Former Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev commented on the decision of Vladimir Putin to run for another term. According to Gorbachev, the current President enjoys the support of the people, and this must be considered, RIA Novosti reported.
“The situation is such that many problems in Russia, and very complicated international situation. The people here have a natural desire to protect yourself and not to rush into making decisions”, — said Gorbachev.
According to the former head of state, currently in society, there is a consensus between intellectuals and rest of society. “Agreed that we need to extend and give another season to work with the President,” — said the ex-leader.
However, he reiterated his commitment to the principle of change of power. But, in his opinion, decisions need to be taken depending on the circumstances. “Now the question arises at all — and smart, and not very well what to do, whether it is necessary to change the management? Take the whole world and you will see that it is used everywhere and accepted non-standard solutions,” concluded Mikhail Gorbachev.
About his desire to go to a new presidential term Vladimir Putin said Wednesday, December 6, during a meeting with the employees of GAZ in Nizhny Novgorod.