In Russia officially started the election campaign for the presidential election
“Rossiyskaya Gazeta” published the decree of the Council of the Federation “On the election of the President of the Russian Federation”. Thus, on December 18, Russia officially started the election campaign preceding the presidential election.
Today party and independent candidates can officially nominate (to announce his desire to run was before) candidates and submit documents to the CEC.
The Federation Council on December 15 unanimously approved a resolution on appointment of presidential elections. They will be held on 18 March 2018. The head of the CEC, Ella Pamfilova noted that the Russian electoral system is “fully prepared” for the elections and to hold them so “that none of us was ashamed.”