In the Federation Council called the fateful coincidence of dates of elections and the reunification with Crimea

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Vice-speaker of the Federation Council Andrey Turchak called the fateful coincidence of the date of presidential elections in 2018 with a day of reunification with Crimea.

According to him, this will attract attention to the elections and, «undoubtedly, will lead to increased levels of turnout.»

Senator and acting Secretary of General Council of «United Russia» has added that the date of voting — March 18 — appointed in accordance with the law. «It is not necessary to search for reefs,» said Turchak reporters.

The members of the Federation Council today adopted a resolution on the election of the President. It will enter into force as of 18 December, then kicks off the election campaign: the candidates will have the opportunity to register and start campaigning.

Plans to run said already 23 people, including the incumbent leader Vladimir Putin. He will go to elections as the independent candidate. Besides him, the candidates are planning to put TV presenter Ksenia Sobchak, journalist Catherine Gordon, the leaders of Yabloko and the liberal democratic party, Grigory Yavlinsky and Vladimir Zhirinovsky.

The President is elected for a term of six years.

Crimea became a Russian region in the spring of 2014 the referendum. The agreement on the accession of the Republic in structure of Russia signed it on March 18.

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