28. Are there provisions for direct public funding to political parties?

Russian Federation

Russian Federation

Yes, both regularly and in relation to campaigns

Art. 33 - "(1) State support for political parties through their state funding is based on results of participation of political parties in elections in order to compensate for the financial costs incurred by political parties at the expense of federal funds in the manner stipulated by this Federal law."

Source: Article 33 (1), Federal Law on Political Parties of the Russian Federation, 2001 (as of December 5, 2017)


Regularly (annualy) provided public funding based on the results from Parliamentary elections and as a lump sum in relation to campaign results, based on the outcomes of Presidential elections.

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