MOSCOW, February 28. The Chairman of the “Yabloko” Emilia Slabunov proposed that the party Congress held on Sunday in Moscow to nominate the founder of the party and head of its Federal political Committee Grigory Yavlinsky candidate on the post of the President of the Russian Federation on elections in 2018.
Yavlinsky: Yabloko is not planning to unite with the “Parnassus”
“We are putting forward their own candidate for President of Russia, leader trust,” said she. Yavlinsky represents “an alternative image of the future, values, priorities, radically different from what is accepted in today’s Russian politics,” said Slobounov.
Yavlinsky himself before speaking to the delegates of the Congress have set a broader task than just creating a faction in the state Duma in the next election. “The question of the impact on the power of vyrizeni niches in Parliament, about how to “oust” one of the parties does not correspond to the scale of what is happening”, he said. Yabloko is considering a campaign for elections to the state Duma, as “the first stage of the presidential campaign 2018”.
On Sunday, the second day of the Congress of the “Yabloko”, the delegates consider key issues on the agenda, including the nomination of Grigory Yavlinsky on the post of the President of the Russian Federation on elections in 2018.