Media: Putin has decided to participate in presidential elections
Vladimir Putin has “made up his mind” to participate in the new presidential elections, RBC news agency reported with reference to a federal official.
Discussion is underway as to when and how he will announce this, sources close to the Kremlin told the news outlet.
The intention to run for presidency can be announced before the Federation Council designates the presidential campaign, or afterwards. The Federation Council is scheduled to make the decision regarding the campaign between December 7-17. According to a correspondent close to the Kremlin, the announcement will be made before convention of United Russia, scheduled for December 22-23, and …read more