The CEC took the Bulk of the documents for the nomination for President of Russia

MOSCOW, December 24. /TASS/. Blogger Alexei Navalny on Sunday evening submitted to the CEC the documents required for nomination for the election of the President, the correspondent of TASS.

On the morning of 24 Dec in a tent on the beach number 3 in Serebryany Bor in Moscow held a meeting of voters in support of self Navalny on elections of the President. For the nomination of blogger 742 voted in the meeting, by law, to register a group of voters enough 500 people. Lawyer based Navalny Fund of struggle against corruption Ivan Zhdanov announced that the candidate will try to submit documents to the CEC on the same day.

On weekends, the CEC accepts documents of candidates from 10:00 to 15:00 GMT. However, around 16:00 GMT journalists declared that the decision of the Chairman of the Central election Commission Ella Pamfilova working day extended due to the large number of applicants apply candidates.

Debate prep

Navalny arrived in the CEC building at approximately 19:30. He did not answer journalists ‘ questions, drank tea, while the members of his staff passed through the metal detector, and thanked the staff of the CEC for the long wait.

At this time, in the atrium of the CEC of the Christmas tree, where he waited for Navalny, there was another independent candidate – businessman Sergei Polonsky, whose working group has completed the reception of documents. He tried to start a debate with Navalny asked a few times what his profession, and was reminded that he is “developers”. To lead the country, said Polonsky, should be a person with a profession. Navalny said he didn’t even want to shake hands with him.

At the same time, the Central election Commission to submit documents came another independent candidate – journalist Oleg Lurie. Answering the question TASS, why he came to apply so late, Lurie replied that “I saw signatures of the initiative group”. He also tried to engage in a discussion with Bulk and Polonsky, but the Bulk went from opponents.