Russia's LDPR nominates Leonid Slutsky as candidate in upcoming presidential election

Leonid Slutsky, Leader of  Liberal Democratic Party of Russia (LDPR)

© APA | Leonid Slutsky, Leader of Liberal Democratic Party of Russia (LDPR)

# 19 December 2023 19:05 (UTC +04:00)

The 35th congress of the Liberal Democratic Party of Russia (LDPR) has nominated Leonid Slutsky, the party’s current leader, as the LDPR’s candidate in the upcoming Russian presidential election, APA reports citing TASS.

The upper house Federation Council formally designated March 17, 2024 as the date of the presidential election. In turn, the Russian Central Election Commission decided that citizens would be able to cast their ballots during a three-day voting period on March 15-17, making this Russia’s first three-day presidential election.

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