Date for next years presidential elections in Russia have been announced

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September 19, 2017 – Fort Russ News – Paul Antonopoulos

Elections of Russian president will take place on March 18, 2018, Secretary of the Russian Central Elections Commission (CEC) Maya Grishina told TASS on Monday that Russia’s presidential election next year will occur on March 18.

“The week from March 5 to 11 includes one holiday, hence presidential elections will be held on the following Sunday. So, we say it officially that the elections will be organized on March 18,” Grishina said.

TASS explained that under the Russia law, presidential elections are appointed by the Federation Council upper parliament house within 100 to 90 days ahead of the voting day, which is the second Sunday of the month of the previous presidential elections.

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