Bookmakers estimated the chances of the applicants for the post of President of Russia

Vladimir Putin

Foreign bookmakers have started taking bets on the winner of the presidential elections in Russia. On Thursday, December 7, writes portal with reference to the website Oddschecker.

Betfair about the chances of victory of the current President of Russia Vladimir Putin coefficient of 1.05 (for example, if you put on this event 100, the gain will constitute 105 roubles). The leader of LDPR Vladimir Zhirinovsky can put 12.40, the oppositionist Alexei Navalny, the registration of which the candidate is considered to be impossible for 26.00.

On 6 December, Vladimir Putin announced plans for the fourth time to run for the presidential elections. Also, the desire to compete for the post of President was declared by the Deputy of the state Duma Vladimir Zhirinovsky, TV presenter Ksenia Sobchak and Catherine Gordon, the businessman Sergey Polonsky and the business Ombudsman Boris Titov.

According to the Centre for sociology, current President supports two-thirds of young people. Official Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said that Putin believes the strongest candidate for the highest office.

The Russian presidential election will be held on 18 March 2018. The campaign should start in mid-December 2017.