Yavlinsky promised to close the border with Ukraine, if he becomes President

© RIA Novosti / Anton to Deniability in fotobasketball faction of the Yabloko party Grigory Yavlinsky during the election of the Congress. Archival photoYavlinsky promised to close the border with Ukraine, if he becomes President© RIA Novosti / Anton to Danilovmarat the image Bank

One of the founders of the party «Yabloko» Grigory Yavlinsky said that in case of a victory on presidential election it is for the cessation of hostilities in the Ukraine would stop anti-Ukrainian propaganda in Russia and closed the border between the two countries.

«First of all, I will stop the anti-Ukrainian propaganda, which has become a propaganda of hatred and war propaganda… as soon As I declare that he intends to make peace with Ukraine, everyone who wants to stay on TV, guess what, it is better not to engage in lies and propaganda. Secondly, we have to solve the problem of the Crimea. I must say that what was done in 2014, not consistent with international law and we want to trigger and initiate an international conference on the status of Crimea», — said Yavlinsky in an interview in the program «Pozner».

«About The Donbass. It is necessary to make absolutely clear that Russia stops support for all separatist movements: military, political, material and propaganda. Then we are talking about the introduction of the security forces and the closure of the border between Russia and Ukraine and the termination of the administration there, «vacationers», — he said.

As a result, according to the politician, «these areas get a UN mandate… and some time after long procedures go again to Ukraine».

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.