Today, 6 December, Russian President Vladimir Putin has declared, that will participate in the presidential race. Presidential elections will be held in March 2018.
The Western media and users of social networks reacted to the statement of the Russian President.
American under the pseudonym Ronin writes:
«As I understand it we have elections in 2020, you can not be President in two countries at the same time?».
Some make predictions about the future President’s rhetoric:
«… and so Putin is likely to change the geopolitical situation in the coming days / months / years».
There are those who took the news with humor:
«I vote for Putin. It is quite qualifizierung».
«I didn’t know that the US will be another election».
Many foreigners are confident in the leadership qualities of Putin:
«It is good for their country.»