Reports of “punishment” of the Communist party and the liberal democratic party for the election results called provocation
Earlier, Vedomosti wrote that the party, from the point of view of the President’s administration, crossed the red line and can share the fate of non-systemic opposition.
Moscow. September 25. INTERFAX.RU — Reports that the Communist party and the liberal democratic party will be “punished” for the results of the gubernatorial elections are fake and provocative, said “Interfax” a source close to the political unit of the presidential administration.
“We can agree with the estimates of the CPRF leader Gennady Zyuganov about the fact that this kind of fakes can spread only provocateurs,” said a source close to the presidential administration.
According to him, the candidates of the CPRF and the LDPR belong to the opposition system and strictly adhere to all rules of conducting pre-election campaigns.
“LDPR and the Communist party systematically played by the rules during this campaign and helped to let off steam,” — said the Agency interlocutor, noting that all of these candidates for Governor’s posts were so-called municipal filter.
The newspaper “Vedomosti”, citing a source reported that “as a possible response of the Communist party and the liberal democratic party may refuse to assist the passage of the municipal filter at the next election, to align them with regions for elections.” The publication, citing a source close to the presidential administration, argued that the liberal democratic party and the Communist party “crossed the red line, in fact, become non-systemic opposition and can now share her fate.”
Earlier, the press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov called the reports groundless. “They (publications) are not baseless. Absolutely,” — said Peskov told reporters.
Monday September 24, Gennady Zyuganov and Vladimir Zhirinovsky announced that their parties had agreed to form coalition governments in the regions where recently elections were held and representatives of “United Russia” won the victory: in the Khabarovsk Krai, Khakassia, Vladimir region.