Today Central Commission at elections ceases registration of the candidates for elections of the Presidents of Russia.Today the number of the participants in the presidential race will be precisely known. The chairman of the Commission on elections Mr. Veshniakov has declared, that at this serious stage there was an active raising objection of the initiatives. In a total of stated initiatives was 42. Only 33 of them were registered. 15 challengers have filed the applications and necessary documents. Four of them were dismissed. At the end of the day, the Commission has received a solution to affirm 11 candidates in their number there have come Skuratov, Sevostianov, Djabrailov, Yavlinski, Putin, Ziuganov, Panfilova, Titov.
Yesterday state TV schedule VGTRK has declared, that many candidates use unscrupulous methods of the collecting signatures in their support for performance them in Central Electoral Commission. The program’s leading journalist affirmed, that there are firms, which specialize in the manufacture of subscription sheets and forge the signatures of the citizens maintaining the candidate.
Mr. Veshniakov has stated, that the investigation will be conducted and the criminal cases against such firms under clause 142 Criminal Codes of Russia will be possible lodged.
Mr. Veshniakov also has confirmed that fact, that the politician, known in Russia as the most scandal, Zhyrinovski, the chairman of Liberally Democratic Party attempted to render direct pressure on some members of the Central Electoral Commission. The chairman of the Central Electoral Commission has stated that he wouldn’t pay attention to operations, contradicting to the Civil code undertook by Zhyrinovski.
- GAZPROM chief Rem Viahirev declared his support to the candidate Putin after his meeting with the acting in the capacity of the President of Russia.
Viahirev is sure that Putin is the most favorable candidate at this elections. He is not pleased with the surroundings loyal to Putin, criticizes those Counselors of Putin who gave him not correct recommendations.
The registered candidate Vladimir Putin is very active in his presidential race.