Putin 23 Dec attend the Congress of «United Russia»

© RIA Novosti / Alexei Nikolskiye in Photobacterium of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin. Archival photoPutin 23 Dec attend the Congress of «United Russia»© RIA Novosti / Alexei Nikolskiye the image Bank

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Saturday, December 23, will take part in the Congress of the party «United Russia», reported the press Secretary of the head of state, Dmitry Peskov.

«Tomorrow, the President will participate in the Congress of the party «United Russia», — said Peskov told reporters.

The Congress of United Russia on the elections of the President of the Russian Federation in 2018, was launched in Moscow on Friday. It will last two days and will be attended by about 2.5 thousand participants. On the first day of the Congress the Prime Minister of the Russian Federation, the Chairman of the EP Dmitry Medvedev will hold a meeting of the Commission on control of implementation of the election program of the party, the second day he will speak at the plenary session.

The eighteenth of November in Russia officially started the election campaign before the presidential election. Putin announced that he will go to elections as the independent candidate.