Date of completion of collection of signatures in support of Putin’s participation in the elections is not defined

MOSCOW, January 17. /TASS/. Date of completion of collection of signatures of citizens in support of the participation in presidential elections of the Russian Federation acting head of state Vladimir Putin has not been determined.

“There is no deadline is not installed” – confirmed on Wednesday, the TASS press-Secretary of the election headquarters of presidential candidate Andrei Kondrashov. However, he did not rule out that the expiration date of the collection staff can be determined in a short time.

According to him, January 17 at the headquarters will take a significant part of the signatures collected in support of Putin.

“Carried out a rigorous verification of signatures”, – said the press-Secretary of the headquarters.

The participation of Putin in the elections

The Russian presidential election will be held on 18 March. Vladimir Putin takes part in them in the manner of self-nomination for registration as a candidate it is necessary to collect not less than 300 thousand signatures of citizens. Their collection began January 5, it takes place in 267 settlements in all 85 subjects of the Russian Federation.

As reported TASS, the Secretary of the CEC, Maya Grishina, candidate for President of Russia, participating in the elections in the self-nomination may submit to the Central election Commission not less than 300 thousand and not more than 315 thousand signatures of voters. Each candidate, the CEC will check for 60 thousand signatures.

According to the electoral headquarters on January 16 in support of Putin were collected over 1 million signatures. While staff had “decided not to stop collecting and give an opportunity for everyone to Express their support for the candidate.”

“The signatures, will not be submitted to the CEC, will remain in the headquarters to form the base of supporters of the candidate,” – said in the headquarters.