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Russian activists start collecting signatures in support of Putin

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Russian activists start collecting signatures in support of Putin


06.01.2018

The Presidential Administration of RussiaThe facilities for collecting signatures in support of Putin’s self-nomination for the President of Russian Federation are opened. The first ones opened on January 5 in Khbarovsk, reports TASS.

The local coordinator of the signature collection Anastasia Braga said that the process is going on in its due course in full compliance with the current legislation.

The election is to take place on March 18. It is worth reminding that over 50 people are going to compete for the position.

As reropted by the Russkiy Mir Foundation the election campaign started on December 18. Around 300 thousand US dollars are assigned for the election process organization.

Those who wished to compete for the position had 25 days to submit their applications. Self-nominating persons had to do it until January 7, the parties representatives till January 12.

Then they have to be registered as candidates. The Self-nominating persons and the parties representatives (except for the four parliament parties) will have to collect signatures. The Self-nominating persons have to raise at least 300,000 signatures, the party representatives 100,000 signatures in support of their candidate.

Election points will start work in 20 days before the elections. The members of the election committee have to clarify all the necessary information to every person.

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