MOSCOW, December 24. /TASS/. Nominated by the political party “Russian national Union” on presidential elections former Deputy speaker of the state Duma Sergey Baburin said that he considers himself a rescuer of Russia and wants to fight from ruining its neo-liberalism.

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“I’m the last 25 years engaged in the rescue of the Fatherland. If you want, my job is a lifeguard, I participated in almost all conflicts since 1991”, Baburin said to journalists on Sunday before submitting to the CEC the documents required for the presidential nomination.

According to Baburin, “domestic policy, which is carried out in recent years completely failed” and “no matter who is to blame – the government, the President.” Baburin sure that it is “neo-liberalism is ruining the country” . “We have decided that the Russian alternative, it is, otherwise we can expect very hard times We need change, but change in an evolutionary way”, – he stressed.

Baburin intends to fight to “vampires that stuck to our President and to our budget, this oligarchic power” is gone. “We want the spiritual and cultural traditions, which for centuries existed in Russia, would create a fair, efficient, socially oriented economy”, – he concluded.

Vice-speaker of the state Duma on Sunday submitted to the CEC of Russia the documents required for nomination for the election of the President, the correspondent of TASS.

Earlier it was reported that in the atrium of the CEC Baburin met with his potential rival in the election, businessman Sergei Polonsky. He came to apply early, however, because it is not notified the Commission about his visit in advance, unlike Baburin, asked him to wait.

When nominating a candidate must come personally to the CEC and submit the package of documents, including a statement of consent to run, information about criminal records, income, property abroad, as well as the Protocol of the Congress with the decision on his nomination. Independent candidates must apply no later than January 7, candidates from political parties – no later than January 12.

After nomination for candidates comes the stage of collecting signatures. Baburina as a candidate from non-parliamentary parties to register for the presidential elections is necessary to collect 100 thousand signatures of voters and within the region may be collected not more than 2,5 thousand signatures. To submit tips and documents for the registration will be possible from December 27 until January 31. Presidential elections will be held on 18 March.

Baburin, Vice-speaker of the state Duma in the period 1993-2000 and 2004-2007.