Individual observers at the 2018 Russian presidential election in annexed Crimea

43 individual observers monitored the illegitimate 2018 Russian presidential election in Russia-annexed Crimea upon invitations from the Russian State Duma and Federation Council. The main official behind inviting them was Chairman of the State Duma Committee on International Affairs Leonid Slutsky. Several Russian and foreign organisations coordinated trips of individual observers to Crimea, including but not limited to: (1) Civic Control Association headed by Alexander Brod, (2) Agency of Ethno-National Strategies headed by Alexander Kobrinskiy, (3) Russian Peace Foundation headed by Leonid Slutsky, (4) Foundation for the Development of Eurasian Cooperation headed by Mger Simonyan, and (5) Civic Organisation “Dialogue” headed by Yuriy Navoyan.