Russian public figure, the head, the former head of the Orthodox corps of the movement “Nashi” Boris Yakimenko stated desire to nominate his candidacy for the presidential elections in 2018. He told RIA Novosti.
He noted that he would like to go to the polls as an independent candidate. “I would not want to rely on a party. The presidential campaign has not started yet, so now I will try to prepare at least some of the platforms on which it will be possible to begin the process and then quietly, as it should be””, — said Yakimenko.
Yakimenko said about his supporters, including his former students and former members of the movement “Nashi”. “I now write, ask if they are for me to do something. Moreover, they are all from different cities,” he said.