Vladimir Zhirinovsky has decided to run for the presidential elections in Russia in 2018. This was the liberal Democrat told the radio station “Moscow speaking” on Monday, August 21.
“To participate will be sure, Yes,” he said. According to Zhirinovsky, if the current head of state Vladimir Putin will not take part in the campaign, the victory of the liberal democratic party will be provided.
However, he added that the fall of the liberal Democrats plan to introduce in the state Duma the draft amendments to the Constitution, limiting the presidential term to five years without the possibility of reelection for a second term.
4 Feb Zhirinovsky at the party Congress said that is considering to participate in the presidential race. “This is already the sixth time,” said the leader of LDPR.
Vladimir Zhirinovsky, the founder and permanent leader of the liberal democratic party — took part in the presidential campaigns 1991, 1996, 2000, 2008 and 2012. The best result of liberal Democrat demonstrated in 2008 — then for his candidacy voted 9.35 percent of the voters.
The Russian presidential election will be held in 2018. By law, the elected President will hold office for six years. The current leader of the country Vladimir Putin has the right to run, but he has not announced such an intention. But such plans are businessman Sergei Polonsky, who was recently released by the court, and opposition leader Alexei Navalny, whose admission to elections is unlikely because of the conditional terms. His participation in the presidential campaign does not preclude the Chairman of the CPRF Gennady Zyuganov.