24th of October, Izhevsk — The head of Izhevsk city administration Denis Agashin being a member of general council of the United Russia party blackmailed the memebers of veteran organisations. He declared that state-financing of these organisations fully depends on the number of votes for United Russia on the forthcoming parliamentary elections. If the veterans don't provide the required number of votes, the financing would be cut. The election comittee of Izhevsk saw the violation of administrative law and handed the case over to the police on November 7. Denis Agashin still holds the post of the head of administration.