Today the Supreme Court of Russia annulled a Tuvan Court decision taken September 5, cancelling election registration of the Life party candidates list. Among those who found the Tuvan Court decision illegal were Prosecutor General Office, Central Election Commission of Russia, Election Commission of Tuva, Tuvan Department of Life party. The only one backing it was United Russia in Tuva.
One of the most scandalous Russian politicians, Liberal Democrats leader Vladimir Zhirinovski made a three-hour-long visit to Tuva on Sunday, September 24.
He was met in the airport by a Tuvan representative executive power team - Vice-Prime-Ministers Alexandr Brokert, Sergei Barybin; Minister of Economics Galina Balakina, Internal Affairs Minister Viktor Lesnyak, Culture Minister Zoya Samdan, and Kyzyl mayor Dmitri Dongak.