“Kommersant”: the sources named the starting date of the election staff of Putin



According to sources close to the presidential administration, the informal campaign headquarters of the President of Russia Vladimir Putin will start functioning in March, a year before the vote, reports “Kommersant”.

They noted that as a possible support for staff are considered public corporations and state-owned companies, as resources of “United Russia” to provide a private network for the support of the President, will not be enough.

According to experts, in the case of reliance on state Corporation is necessary in order to make elections for referendum scenario, self-promotion and collection of signatures in support of the main candidate, which will allow you to participate in the initiative group of well-known personalities and opinion leaders.

Earlier it was reported that the Kremlin does not discuss the possible participation of Putin in the elections in 2018.