Peskov said on the question of Putin’s plans to run for President

© RIA Novosti / Sergey Goneeverything in photobanks Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov. Archival photoPeskov said on the question of Putin’s plans to run for President© RIA Novosti / Sergey Goneeverything the image Bank

Press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov said that he knew nothing about the plans of Vladimir Putin to run for another term.

Thus, the press Secretary answered the question, do take advantage of Putin’s proposal of «United Russia» to support his candidacy in the upcoming elections.

During an interview with Russian television, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, who also holds the post of Chairman of «United Russia», said that party members, «unconditionally» support the current head of state. In this case, Medvedev said that Putin would first have to declare his nomination. The Prime Minister also promised that the names of the candidates will be known «very soon».

Election campaign starts in December, and elections will be held on 18 March 2018.

Putin has repeatedly refused to answer the question whether he is going to serve a new term. The head of state told about his plans he’ll tell you later.

While the intention to propose the candidates were announced by the Chairman of LDPR Vladimir Zhirinovsky, the leader of the Party of growth Boris Titov, TV presenter Ksenia Sobchak, 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.