Zhirinovsky has told, whom he considers competitors for the presidential elections

© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Fedorenkova in fotobasketball of the LDPR faction Vladimir Zhirinovsky. Archival photoZhirinovsky has told, whom he considers competitors for the presidential elections© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Fedorenkova the image Bank

LDPR leader Vladimir Zhirinovsky called on Russian President Vladimir Putin and President of the Central Committee of Communist party Gennady Zyuganov, the main competitors in the election of 2018.

«The current President, it is clear, once we go to the post which he occupies, then we consider it as a competitor. And here Communists Zyuganov, the experience he has,» — said Zhirinovsky on the question of who he sees as his competitors in the presidential election in the First channel.

Speaking of Zyuganov, he noted that the leader of the Communist party «a good experience, but also profession — arithmetic, mathematics-it is not good for the President.»

Zhirinovsky added that he was «terribly negative» refers to Xenia Sobchak as a possible contender for the highest public office. «Her life story, her knowledge. She knows something? It may be a good journalist with any transfer, here impossible is a state. She was in Central Asia, it is in Syria, Turkey was? What she saw in your life? It was in Siberia? She was in the army? She was a member? Nowhere was nothing, just a girl,» said he.

Regular elections of the President of Russia will be held in March 2018, the campaign is supposed to start in December.