Blogger with African roots can go on elections of the President of the party of “Good deeds”


MOSCOW, 8 November. /TASS/. Moscow businessman and blogger, Samson Sholademi said Wednesday in its channel in the Telegram that he is considering the nomination for the election of the President of Russia from party “Good deeds, protection of children, women, freedom, nature, and pensioners”.

Sholademi of African descent, 2 November posted on his page on “Facebook” a statement that is going to run for President. He said that he wanted to use his nomination as a platform to sensitize the General public and Federal authorities to the problems of the Ivanovskoye district in the Eastern administrative district of the capital, including to the state of Terletskiy Park and air pollution. The blogger said that he was ready to give up the nomination for the presidency in favor of the candidate who will be able to draw attention to these issues.

Earlier, Sholademi announced its plans to participate in elections as the independent candidate. But, as he wrote in the Telegram, addressed to him the head of the party of “Good deeds, protection of children, women, freedom, nature, and seniors,” Andrew Kirillov with the proposal to move forward from party. “Two days ago the head of the party of “Good deeds” came to me with a proposal to move forward from their party. He was impressed with my desire thus to attract the attention of the Federal authorities and the media to the problem of Terletskiy Park and frequent emissions of hydrogen sulfide in Moscow and the Moscow region”, – said Sholademi.

He pointed out that the party has registered branches in 67 regions of Russia. According to Sholademi, nominated by the party better as for participation in elections to the candidate from non-parliamentary parties have to collect 100 thousand signatures of voters, and the candidate – 300 thousand

Election campaign at elections of the President of the Russian Federation officially should begin in the period from 7 to 17 December the vote will be held on March 18. Russian President Vladimir Putin has not yet announced the decision to participate in the elections and talked about the intention to nominate his candidacy. Earlier the desire to participate in the presidential campaign has told the Chairman of LDPR Vladimir Zhirinovsky, the founder of the party “Yabloko” Grigory Yavlinsky, head of the “Communists of Russia” Maxim suraykin, political scientist, head of center of social technologies Andrey Bogdanov, TV presenter Ksenia Sobchak, singer and human rights activist Catherine Gordon. Communist party leader Gennady Zyuganov said that all regional organizations of the party in favour of its participation in the elections, but the final decision of the Congress in December.

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