Vladimir Putin and Dmitry Peskov
Russian President Vladimir Putin may announce their intention to participate in the forthcoming elections of the head of state any day, said Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov. His words to the correspondent “Tapes.ru” on Wednesday, December 6.
“You have to be ready every day. When he does that, I don’t know, but the rumors we have about each day and go,” — said Peskov, commenting on the assumption of some experts about what Putin intends to announce the nomination on December 6 at the forum “Volunteer”.
4 Dec sociologists have found that if elections were held next Sunday, then for Putin’s opponents in total would vote 25 percent of Russians. Among them, the greatest support is the leader of the liberal Democrats Vladimir Zhirinovsky, would vote for him eight percent of the respondents.
The next presidential elections will be held in March 2018, the campaign is supposed to start in December. To date, about presidential ambitions announced presenters Ksenia Sobchak and Catherine Gordon, the leader of LDPR Vladimir Zhirinovsky, the Chairman of the CPRF Gennady Zyuganov and businessman Sergei Polonsky. President Vladimir Putin has not yet announced plans to participate in the campaign. In June, he said that the successor to the head of state can choose only Russian people.
Prime Minister of Russia Dmitry Medvedev earlier held a post of the head of state in late November, has denied his involvement in the presidential election next year.