The state Duma is going on vacation before the election
The state Duma today will hold the last meeting before vacation which will last almost a month, “Vedomosti”.
The next meeting of the state Duma will take place only after presidential elections scheduled for March 18. Formally, the deputies will work in regions, however, take a break to listen to the message of President Vladimir Putin to the Federal Assembly, scheduled for March 1.
By law, the deputies have no right to campaign for some candidates, however, can encourage citizens to vote. As earlier wrote “Kommersant”, the main goal in this election will be turnout, and two of the candidates are representatives of the Duma factions: Pavel Grudinin is running for the Communist party and Vladimir Zhirinovsky of the liberal democratic party. In these circumstances, the work in the regions can help to attract additional sections of the electorate.
Another reason, according to the interlocutors of “Vedomosti”, there may be a decrease in the intensity of information flow on the background of the head of state Vladimir Putin. Indirect confirmation, according to the publication, is to transfer the consideration of the bill rezonansnogo about hostels on 30 March, and abolition of all “the governmental hours” to the government’s report scheduled for April 11.
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