«Homeland» on Saturday the Congress will decide about participation in presidential elections

© RIA Novosti / Alexei Nikolskiye in fotobelka Zhuravlev. Archival photo«Homeland» on Saturday the Congress will decide about participation in presidential elections© RIA Novosti / Alexei Nikolskiye the image Bank

The party «Motherland» on Saturday the Congress will decide on his participation in the presidential election of 2018, and re-elected Central governing body, reports its press service on Monday.

Earlier, the Chairman of the party, state Duma Deputy Alexei Zhuravlev told RIA Novosti that the «homeland» of July 1, will hold its third Congress in St. Petersburg, during which it will nominate candidates in the election cycle in 2017, and will take a position on the political situation in Russia.

«To be announced position of the party «Motherland» on the elections of the President of Russia in March 2018,» — said the press service of the party.

On the agenda re-election of the Central governing bodies, the nomination of candidates for elections at various levels in 2017 and the formation positions of «homeland» on key political issues. «In particular, the party «Rodina» will announce the beginning of the «renovation of the political system of the Russian Federation» and consolidation of the Russian party», — is spoken in the message.

Among the honorary guests of the Congress, according to the press service, the expected Chairman of the party «Civil platform», the state Duma Deputy Rifat Shaikhutdinov, representatives of the workers ‘ party of Russia, party «Great Motherland», the Russian socialist party and the party of «Born in the USSR», Association of trade unions SOTSPROF, and the Deputy of the state Duma Sergey Vostretsov (EP), co-founder of the party «Fair Russia» eks-the leader of the party «Russian pensioners for justice» and a former member of the sixth Duma Igor Zotov.

«A report by the Chairman of the party, State Duma Deputy of the VII convocation Alexey Zhuravlev», — stated in the message of the party.

According to the press service of the expert reports will present the chief editor of the magazine «national defense», the Chairman of the Council of national defense Igor Korotchenko and analyst, analyst, Chairman of the Board of the party on Economics and business Mikhail Khazin.

In the Duma elections in 2016 in the room checked their mandate two parties that were not represented in the sixth Duma: «Civic platform» and «homeland», the winners in their districts were the leaders of the party Rifat Shaikhutdinov and Alexey Zhuravlev, respectively. On the party list of «homeland» scored a little more than 790 thousand votes (1.51 percent).