Kasyanov acknowledged that the coalition of Democrats for the elections in 2018 is not made up

© RIA Novosti / Ilya Petliurite in fotobanka Kasyanov. Archival photoKasyanov acknowledged that the coalition of Democrats for the elections in 2018 is not made up© RIA Novosti / Ilya Petliurite the image Bank

The chair of PARNAS Mikhail Kasyanov, previously offered TV presenter Ksenia Sobchak to present a United front in the elections in 2018, has admitted that the coalition of Democrats does not add up.

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«The call of PARNASSUS to combine efforts in the elections, and Alexei Navalny, and Grigory Yavlinsky ignored. We initiated the coalition design the participation of Democrats in the upcoming elections at this time does not add up. In this regard, consideration of the request Ksenia Sobchak about her nomination PARNAS stopped», — quotes the press service of the party Kasyanov’s statement.

Earlier, Kasyanov said that PARNAS advocates the consolidation of the opposition forces in the presidential elections in Russia. In particular, it is suggested to include in the coalition Sobchak, Yavlinsky and Navalny, who, as noted by CEC, because of a conviction has no right to run for elections-2018. Kasyanov himself is not going to run. The official representative of TV presenter Ksenia Chudinova in this regard, noted that Sobchak is ready to discuss cooperation in the upcoming elections.

Regular elections of the President of Russia will be held in March 2018, the campaign is supposed to start in December 2017. We already know about plans to participate in the electoral campaign of the leader of LDPR Vladimir Zhirinovsky, one of the founders of the party «Yabloko» Grigory Yavlinsky, almost certainly from the Communist party will again run Gennady Zyuganov. The intention to run in the upcoming elections said Sobchak, who is positioning himself as the candidate «against all», the political scientist Andrey Bogdanov and one of the founders of the movement «Nashi» Boris Yakimenko. Also the candidates are going to put journalist Catherine Gordon, head of the Association of entrepreneurs for development of business of patriotism «Avanti» Rahman Anshukov and the leader of the party «Female dialogue» Elena Semerikova and the leader of movement «the Renaissance» Alexander Chukhlebov.