MOSCOW, December 29. /TASS/. The Russia’s Central election Commission on Friday registered commissioners of the Communist party in the presidential elections, the commissioners of the candidate of the party Pavel Grudinina on financial issues and allowed him to open a special electoral account.
“Allow the candidate for the position of President of the Russian Federation Pavel Nikolayevich Grudinina to open a special election account for formation of election Fund”, – stated in the decree of the CEC.
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Grudinin has applied to the CEC the documents required for nomination, the day before. In a press-service of the CEC prior to this reported that for the verification of documents of all candidates is sent 14 requests in 12 different departments . However, as a rule, the Commission adopts a decision on registration of commissioners and the permission to open electoral account on the next day after receiving the documents.
Special electoral account of all the candidates open the branch of Sberbank in Oruzheiny pereulok in Moscow. Only after that candidate can start the active phase of the election campaign: to collect signatures of voters and to campaign, because the manufacture of subscription lists, campaign materials and any other work must be paid for from the electoral Fund. The size of the election Fund of a candidate in the presidential elections may not exceed 400 million rubles. Grudinina, which is nominated by the parliamentary party to collect signatures is not required, he will soon be able to apply for registration.
The nomination Grudinina, who is Director of the Moscow enterprise “Sovkhoz imeni Lenina”, was held at the Congress of the Communist party on December 23. This is the second case in the history of the party, when the election of the head of state, it proposes not the Chairman of the Central Committee Gennady Zyuganov. Previously, he participated in all presidential election campaigns, except for elections of 2004, when the Communist party has nominated Nikolai Kharitonov. This is the first case when from the Communist party to the presidential election is non-partisan.
Zyuganov is sure that Putin is thinking about the opportunity to participate in the debate with Mr. Grudinina
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Zyuganov will head the electoral headquarters of the party’s campaign, the Supreme Council of national-Patriotic forces.
Earlier, the CEC is allowed to open a special electoral account, Russian President Vladimir Putin, who goes on elections as the independent candidate, the LDPR leader Vladimir Zhirinovsky (passed the registration procedure), the business Ombudsman, the head of the Party of growth, Boris Titov, one of the founders of the “Yabloko” Grigory Yavlinsky, nominated by “Civil initiative” Ksenia Sobchak and several other candidates.
Presidential elections will be held on 18 March.