Pamfilova confirmed date of presidential election


RIA Novosti

The head of the Central election Commission Ella Pamfilova said the Russian presidential election in March 2018. As reports TASS, it said that early elections are “technically impossible.”

Pamfilova said that it has in mind the formation of next year’s budget, which was not provided for expenditures on elections.

In early November, the press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov said that the agenda of the Kremlin there is no question of postponing the elections. President Vladimir Putin previously said that she had not yet decided whether to participate in the elections in 2018. According to him, the decision on this issue depends on whether the implemented “plans and objectives” that are set before them his team. Putin also said in an interview with Bloomberg that the future leader of the country “must be a young man, but Mature”.