Yavlinsky did not rule out that the second round of the presidential election

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One of the founders of the party «Yabloko» Grigory Yavlinsky said that he goes to the presidential election in a dramatic moment for Russia and did not rule out his participation in the second round.

«There comes a dramatic moment, which I can’t miss to make everything possible… I hope that I will be able to make it so that the largest possible number of people, millions of people heard that you need a lot of things seriously, to radically change Russian politics in the system, because (otherwise — ed.) promising future for Russia. In this dramatic moment. Then it will be too late. The train again will go. I participated in the presidential elections, when it was believed that this is a critical moment for the future of Russia,» said Yavlinsky in an interview in the program «Pozner».

According to him, the meaning of victory in the presidential election is not only a personal change of government and change policy system, the establishment of relations with Ukraine, the withdrawal of troops from Syria and the lifting of sanctions, a fundamental change in the economic system of the country.

«It is possible the second round», — the politician said, speaking about what he plans to achieve in the elections.

In the presidential election of 2000, Yavlinsky came in third place with slightly less than 6% of the vote.

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. Communist party leader Gennady Zyuganov said that he, as leader of the Communist party, was nominated as the presidential candidate of all party organizations, but the final decision of the Congress.

The intention to run in the upcoming elections, said the journalist and TV presenter Ksenia 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. Candidates intend to stand and journalist Catherine Gordon, head of the Association of entrepreneurs for development of business of patriotism «Avanti» Rahman Yanakov, the leader of the party «Female dialogue» Elena Semerikova, the businessman Sergey Polonsky. The President of the National parent Committee Irina Volynets and the leader of movement «the Renaissance» Alexander Chukhlebov, Director of the Institute of political sociology Vyacheslav Smirnov and expert in the field of social psychology Mikhail Kozlov also announced their presidential ambitions.