Ján Čarnogurský

Versions of names: Ян Чарногурский
Slovakia

Ján Čarnogurský is a former Prime Minister of Slovakia (1991-1992) and a former Minister of Justice of the Slovak Republic (1998-2002). He is the president of the Slovak-Russian Society that called upon the Slovak authorities not to support the EU sanctions against Russia. He regularly comments for the Russian state-controlled Sputnik website. He is the head of the Coordinating Council of the International Association "Friends of Crimea".

Missions

Individual observers at the 2018 Russian presidential election

identified

Kresťanskodemokratické hnutie (KDH) / Christian Democratic movement

Institutional affiliation to Slovak-Russian association

Official function: Institutional affiliation to "Friends of Crimea" Association

Впечатления у меня очень хорошие. Мы посетили 8 избирательных участков. Техническое оборудование участков лучше, чем в Восточной Европе. По крайней мере, лучше, чем в Словакии, Чехии, Венгрии, может быть, даже в Австрии. Бюллетени бросали в электронные урны, на каждом участке были камеры, которые снимали всё, что там происходило, чтобы ЦИК могла контролировать порядок голосования на любом участке. Люди, которые приходили, были уверены в том, что эти выборы важны для России, что они хотят участвовать в ни

Individual observers at the 2019 presidential elections in the unrecognised Republic of Abkhazia

identified

Kresťanskodemokratické hnutie (KDH) / Christian Democratic movement

Institutional affiliation to "Friends of Crimea" Association

...эти выборы проходят без всякой ненависти и популистских заявлений. Это свидетельствует о демократической натуре политического общества Абхазии.

Corresponding elections

legitimate
The seventh presidential election in Russia was held on 18 March 2018. With the exception of the election in Russia-annexed Crimea, this election is considered legitimate. The election held in Crimea for the Russian presidency is internationally considered to be an illegitimate election, see more on this at the election page 2018 Russian presidential election in annexed Crimea.
illegitimate
The so-called Republic of Abkhazia, located within the internationally recognised borders of Georgia, held “presidential elections” on 25 August and 8 September 2019. The overwhelming majority of the world’s nations does not recognise the sovereignty of the Republic of Abkhazia, while international institutions such as the OSCE ODIHR considered “elections” there as illegitimate and did not send international election observers there.