To talk about the election campaign of Putin prematurely, said Sands

To talk about the election campaign of Putin prematurely, said Sands

MOSCOW, 19 Jul — RIA Novosti. It is premature to talk about opponents of Vladimir Putin in the Russian presidential election because it has not declared its participation, and the campaign has not yet begun, reported the press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov in response to a request to assess a candidate Ksenia Sobchak as a potential rival of the incumbent President in the upcoming elections.

Sobchak said earlier this month its intention to participate in presidential elections in 2018, she positions herself as the candidate “against all”. To participate in the presidential elections of citizens who have reached 35 years of age. In November presenter will be 36 years old.

Regular elections of the President of Russia will be held in March 2018, the campaign is supposed to start in December 2017.

“As long as we know the election campaign has not begun, so far, no registered candidates no, while one can hardly speak about the opponents of Putin, because Putin himself has not yet spoken about his intention to run. Now he prefers to concentrate on the presidential work,” Peskov said in response to the question of whether the Kremlin Sobchak worthy opponent in the presidential elections and how to evaluate its concept as a candidate “against all”.