Representatives of the Central election Commission of the Russian Federation stated the fact that currently, the official presidential campaign has not started yet, so the activities of opposition leader Alexei Navalny not apply to the upcoming elections.

An appropriate message published on the official portal of the Ministry, reports “Russian conversation”.

According to the voiced information, the decision on purpose of elections in 2018, it must happen before December of this year.

“Given the above, the actions of the organization “headquarters” to support candidate A. A. Navalny outside the official electoral campaign for the elections of the President of the Russian Federation and outside the regulation of the electoral legislation”, – stated in the CEC.

In addition, the Agency reminded about the absence of the Bulk of such factors as passive suffrage .

Previously, “Russian conversation” passed as opposition politicians could not run for senior presidency because of criminal proceedings against him. Moreover, the CEC drew attention to the impossibility of participation in elections for Bulk over the next 15 years.