Zhirinovsky became the first registered candidate

LDPR leader Vladimir Zhirinovsky

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MOSCOW, December 29. /TASS/. The Central election Commission of Russia at session on Friday has registered the Chairman of LDPR Vladimir Zhirinovsky as a presidential candidate.

The leader of the liberal Democrats became the first of the contenders for the presidency who passed the registration procedure.