Peskov denied the idea of holding referendums to increase turnout

© RIA Novosti / Sergey Goneeverything in photobanks Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov. Archival photoPeskov denied the idea of holding referendums to increase turnout© RIA Novosti / Sergey Goneeverything the image Bank

Press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov denied information about what the Kremlin considers possibility of the organisation of local referendums on non-political issues in the day of the presidential election in 2018 to increase voter turnout.

«No,» — said Peskov told reporters in response to the question of whether a variant of the parallel presidential elections and plebiscites does this issue work in the presidential administration.

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