The Congress of the “Yabloko” nominated Yavlinsky as a presidential candidate
MOSCOW, Dec 22 — RIA Novosti. The Congress of the “Yabloko” nominated one of the founders of the party Grigory Yavlinsky at the presidential elections in Russia in 2018, reports RIA Novosti.
The next presidential elections will be held on March 18, 2018, the election campaign officially started on 18 December.
“The vote was as follows: “for” Grigorii Alekseevich — 98, against — 4, the results of the vote decided to nominate Grigory Yavlinsky for presidential elections in 2018,” announced the moderator of the Congress the results of a secret ballot of the party.
Campaign headquarters headed by Yavlinsky Deputy Chairman of Yabloko Nikolai Rybakov.
It is reported RIA Novosti that the party has the necessary resources to collect signatures for a candidate in the upcoming presidential election. The party plans to publish the first campaign materials in support of their candidate after the holidays.
Yavlinsky participated in the presidential elections twice, in 1996 and 2000. Yabloko decided to nominate a co-founder of the party as its presidential candidate in February 2016.