On March 18 the Russians will elect a President from eight candidates

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MOSCOW, February 8. /TASS./ CEC finished registration of candidates on a post of the President of the Russian Federation. In the ballots that voters will receive on March 18, 2018, will appear the names of eight candidates.

Seven of them nominated by political parties, acting President Vladimir Putin is running as self-nominated candidates.

Registration is completed

On Thursday, the Central election Commission put an end to a tense stage of the election campaign, which resulted in the formation of the final list of contenders for the highest office.