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MOSCOW, December 26. /TASS/. The meeting of initiative group of voters have decided to support the nomination of Russian President Vladimir Putin in the presidential elections that will be held on 18 March 2018. Under the law, to support self-candidate, you need to create a group of voters in number of not less than 500 citizens of the Russian Federation. In the meeting held on Tuesday in the historical Park “Russia – my story” at ENEA, attended by 668 people.
After the meeting of the group of candidate not later than January 7 will have to personally apply to the Central election Commission with a petition for registration of group and a number of other documents.
No empty praises
The head of the Supreme Council of “United Russia” Boris Gryzlov considers that, based on the current international situation, Putin’s decision to go on elections as the independent candidate will bring to the election campaign of his supporters from other parties and are usually which greatly differs from policy, citizens, and all thinking about the future of the country of the Russians. The “United Russia” will try “to play the role of coordinator of the work of the group and to ensure the coherence, effectiveness and efficiency that meets the goals of the majority party,” he assured, adding that the party important victory, achieved by popular vote in the choice for the future of the country, not just to win elections.