After Vladimir Putin’s statement about the intention to hold the presidency for another term, Prime Minister of Russia Dmitry Medvedev expressed his sympathy. The Prime Minister said that all means will support Vladimir Putin in the elections.
Dmitry Medvedev named Putin the most successful President and openly declared that he and his party “strongly endorse Vladimir Putin on his way to a new term”. The Prime Minister said through his assistant and press-Secretary Natalia Timakova.
Elections will be held in March next year, as in direct competitors to Vladimir Putin labeled the opposition leader Alexei Navalny and television presenter Ksenia Sobchak. His attitude to opponents, Putin has not yet announced.