Putin: presidential elections, a large number of applicants refreshes the discussion

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MOSCOW, January 11. /TASS/. Russian President Vladimir Putin considers normal the participation in presidential elections a large number of applicants, it is refreshing debate. This opinion he expressed at the meeting with the leadership of the national print media and news agencies, responding to a question about how he evaluates the fact that in the forthcoming elections of the head of state put forward a lot of applicants.