Hockey player Ovechkin will vote in the presidential elections of the Russian Federation in Philadelphia

MOSCOW, March 15. /TASS/. The Russian forward club of the National hockey League (NHL) “Washington” Alexander Ovechkin will vote in the election of the President of the Russian Federation on March 18 in Philadelphia. About this TASS said the player’s agent Gleb Chistyakov.

Washington on 18 March will play an away game in the regular championship of NHL against the “Philadelphia”.

“He’ll be able to vote in Philadelphia, where his team is at this day will be the match of the NHL. Alexander will help with the Russian Consulate. Most likely, everything will be exactly,” – said Chistyakov.

The Russian presidential election on March 18 for a post fight eight candidates: Sergey Baburin (“Russian national Union”), Pavel Grudinin (KPRF), Vladimir Zhirinovsky (LDPR), Vladimir Putin (the independent candidate), Ksenia Sobchak (“Civil initiative”), Maxim suraykin (“Communists of Russia”), Boris Titov (Batch growth) and Grigory Yavlinsky (Yabloko).