Zyuganov will head the election headquarters of Pavel Grudinina
The leader of the Communist party is preparing an election program for a new candidate from the party and intends to announce it at the Congress on Saturday.
ROZHDESTVENNO (Moscow oblast), Dec 23 — RIA Novosti. Communist party leader Gennady Zyuganov called the Director of the Lenin state farm Pavel Grudinina successful candidate in the presidential elections and confirmed that he will lead his campaign staff.
“The plenary yesterday unanimously nominated Pavel Nikolaevich. I was supported and elected head of the Supreme state Council of the people’s Patriotic forces and campaign Manager, tasked with preparing the electoral programme, agreed with all forces,” Zyuganov said before the Congress of the Communist party.
He promised to submit to Congress a version of the election program. It will be 18 points, including for “repair power”.
According to the leader of the Communist party, the candidacy of Grudinina successful and represents the expectations of the voters.
“This is a man who is able to work, able to hear people and to fulfill their promises,” — said Zyuganov.
On the eve of Zyuganov proposed to nominate Grudinina in the presidency, and the Plenum of the Central Committee of the Communist party, this idea was unanimously supported. The final decision of the Congress.
Grudinin said that for him the decision of the Plenum was a surprise, “because the Communist party is very much worthy candidates.”
He is non-partisan.
Regular elections of the President of Russia will be held on 18 March 2018.