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Experts: Webcams do not guarantee honest election

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July 19, 2012, 11:42 p.m. | Politics — by Yuriy Onyshkiv

People in the Russian Central Election Commission in Moscow look at screens that broadcast images from polling stations via a network of webcams on March 4. Ukraine is adopting the same technology in a bid to prevent election fraud during the Oct. 28 parliamentary election.
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Yuriy Onyshkiv

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Ukrainian officials say they will install webcams at polling stations for the Oct. 28 parliamentary elections to help ensure honesty in the election and prevent allegations of fraud from the political opposition.
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myron kry July 20, 2012, 5:19 p.m.    

How are the camara's going to prevent electronic minipulation of the results? In many cases, a fractional percentage change is all that is needed to affect the outcome. This is the issue. The election agency in control of posting the results is who needs to be closely audited.

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blueriver July 22, 2012, 2:29 p.m.    

The simple truth is Yanukovych was supported by Putin Russia in 2004 and in 2010

In October if Putin decides to Support Yulia of course she will win

No cameras made by the Yanukovych men will work in an honest way

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Luke Smith July 26, 2012, 8:43 a.m.    

Maybe organise Ukrainin elections abroad.

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