MAKHACHKALA, December 7. /TASS/. The decision of Vladimir Putin’s nomination for the presidential elections in Russia in 2018 is perceived by the inhabitants of the country as one of the important elements of confidence in the future. This opinion was voiced journalists on Thursday the acting head of Dagestan Vladimir Vasiliev.
“It (the nomination of Putin – approx. TASS) was expected, for me anyway. I was hoping for it. It happened in the difficult period for Russia, and I think it’s people is perceived as one of the important elements of confidence in the future”, – said the acting head of the Republic.
According to Vasilyev, Putin “has shown that serves the people and is effectively raising the prestige of Russia”.
On Wednesday, the head of state at a meeting with veterans and workers of the automobile plant GAZ in Nizhny Novgorod, announced that he will run for another presidential term in 2018. Elections will be held on March 18, 2018, the campaign will be officially launched in the period from 7 to 17 December.