Kozhemyako said as relates to the criticism

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Acting Governor of Primorsky Krai Oleg Kozhemyako, who submitted documents for participation in elections of the head of the region said calmly to the criticism and confirmed his readiness to help the opponents to pass the municipal filter.

«Every politician has their views, their aims, that proportion of the criticism …positive criticism that should be taken into account in the work to make something corrected is normal and good. What is the period of the election campaign… if it’s not rabid criticism, lies, slander, that sometimes accompany us, we to these things calmly. The power exactly applies to all political opponents when he sees them ready and able to decide something for the region,» said Kozhemyako told reporters.

He previously reported that he is ready to help candidates pass the municipal filter.

«Of course I’ll help, but this does not mean that candidates have to sit idly by and expect someone need to bring on a silver platter these signatures… Need to work, to go to the municipalities, to convince the program to municipal deputies really believed in the candidate,» — said the acting head of the region.

The electoral Commission of Primorye, on the recommendation of the CEC of RF acknowledged the election results of the head region is invalid. New elections are scheduled for December 16. Acting head of the region was Oleg Kozhemyako, head to this Sakhalin oblast. He said he plans to participate in the elections as an independent candidate. Under his region has adopted a law allowing independents to participate in elections of the Governor.