Chairman of the Russian Central Election Committee: Russian opposition leader Navalny will not be able to run for presidential election
According to the Chairman of the Central Election Committee of Russian Federation (CEC), Ella Pamfilova, Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny will not be able to run for the upcoming presidential election due to his criminal record, Dozhd reports.
“I understand – and he understands this – that he has no chance to be registered in the election due to his conviction,” Pamfilova said.
She added that as the official who heads the structure obliged to register candidates, she does not currently have the right to express her own position regarding potential candidates.
“Although he has practically no chance to register, and now there …read more