The CEC called Putin’s spending on campaigning
The current President of Russia Vladimir Putin spent from the electoral Fund of about 9 million rubles for the production and distribution of campaign materials for the upcoming elections. Everything, by data for January 5 was spent 13.4 million rubles from the received 400 million, according to the website of the CEC.
As specified in the CEC, part of the funds received are donations to the “United Russia”, as well as funds to support regional cooperation and development.
The published material is based on data provided by Sberbank of Russia in which applicants had to open electoral account.
On December 27 the Central election Commission of the Russian Federation adopted by the President of Russia a package of documents required for nomination for the presidential elections in 2018. And on 5 January 2018 and has started collecting signatures in support of a candidate.
The independent candidate must collect in his support not less than 300 thousand signatures of voters.
January 8 was finished documents acceptance from candidates self-nominated for presidential elections.