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The Federation Council may announce the date of the Russian presidential elections in December

ANKARA, Oct. 8 Federation Council, probably , will announce the date of the presidential elections in Russia in December, said the head of the Federation Council Commission for the Protection of State Sovereignty Andrei Klimov during a visit to Ankara.

"Elections have not been announced. The Federation Council announces the elections. Apparently this will be done in December. Well, according to the Constitution, in fact, too, which the president recently mentioned,” said the parliamentarian.

He noted that after the start of the election campaign, it is followed by “an appropriate procedure.”

” Since (Russian President – Ed.) Vladimir Putin is the founder of our party (“United Russia” – Ed.) and our political leader, of course, we, as Putin's party, are determined to participate in the election campaign accordingly.” , Klimov added.

At the same time, he recalled that the head of state himself called questions about his participation in the elections premature. The parliamentarian stressed that he had nothing to add on this topic.

Presidential elections are scheduled for March 2024. Current President Vladimir Putin has not yet announced whether he will run for a new term. Answering this question at the plenary session of the Eastern Economic Forum in mid-September, he noted that according to the law, parliament must set a date for presidential elections at the end of the year, then it will be possible to talk about participation in them.

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