Speaking at the opening of the XV Congress of the party “United Russia” Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said that the party is fundamentally important to win elections to the state Duma 2016, despite the pressure “from all sides”.
“The country is in a difficult situation, and the reasons are known. We have a lot of their own problems. We are under pressure from all sides. And for “United Russia” it is crucial to win now, not in the times report about the progress of lifting of oil, and in the period of tests and difficult decisions, and to win in open political struggle,” Medvedev said.
He also reminded that the party is a political resource of the President and support in the conduct of his course. According to him, “United Russia” actually formed the Executive power — the government, he added.