The current head of state Vladimir Putin has promised in the near future to decide on its participation in the elections of the President of the Russian Federation of the 2018.
About the Russian leader said at a national forum of volunteers.
During the presentation of the award «Volunteer of Russia 2017», the President was asked whether he is ready to participate in elections.
Putin addressed the audience, ready to support it in case of a positive decision. On it and he responded with a standing ovation. After which the President promised to consider feedback when making decisions.
«This decision should be made soon. And taking it, I’m going to be referring to our conversation today, and your response,» — said Putin.
We will remind, presidential elections of Russia will take place on 18 March 2018. About his presidential ambitions has announced TV presenter Ksenia Sobchak, the head of LDPR Vladimir Zhirinovsky, the founder of the party «Yabloko» Grigory Yavlinsky and journalist Catherine Gordon and the Chairman of the «Party of Growth», the Commissioner for entrepreneurs ‘ rights Boris Titov.
In addition, the former Finance Minister of Russia Alexei Kudrin, who now heads the civil initiatives Committee, said that the opposition leader Alexei Navalny in compliance with the legal procedures, too, could participate in the elections of the President of Russia in 2018.