Russian presidential election proposed to be held on March 17
Russian President Vladimir Putin will contest the elections next year for another 6-year term.
Moscow (The Moscow Times Newspaper report)
The Russian parliament has proposed to hold the presidential elections 2024 on March 17 next year.
International media reports cited a senior lawmaker as saying that the Russian parliament will vote on Thursday on a proposal to hold the country’s next presidential election on March 17.
On the issue of elections, the head of the House Committee on Constitutional Legislation, Andrey Klishas, has said that the issue will be presented in the next session of the Federation Council on December 7, 2023.
It should be noted that although the announcement of the election date is formal, it will clear the way for the expected announcement of the elections by Russian President Vladimir Putin, who will contest the elections next year for another 6-year term.
In Russia, Boris Yeltsin resigned in 1999 and made Vladimir Putin the acting president and he has been in power ever since.