MOSCOW, 24 Dec — RIA Novosti. Alexei Navalny announced his intention to participate in presidential elections as the independent candidate, filed to the CEC documents for the nomination of the Commission took them, the correspondent of RIA Novosti.
Earlier, the CEC head Ella Pamfilova said that Navalny, sentenced probation in the case about the theft of “Kirovles”, the conviction could not run for presidential elections in 2018, he will be able to think about participation in the presidential campaign only after 2028. According to the law “About presidential elections of the Russian Federation”, convicted to imprisonment for committing a serious crime can become head of state only after 10 years from the date of withdrawal or cancellation of conviction. However, as assured by the Minister, the CEC will consider the documents of all candidates for the post of the President of Russia, which will go to the Commission after the necessary pre-election activities on promotion of congresses or meetings of the action teams.
Earlier in Serebryany Bor, a meeting was held of the initiative group of voters in support of nomination Bulk.