Vladimir Putin, the Russian President, has garnered substantial support from a coalition of voters endorsing his independent candidacy for the upcoming reelection bid. Eyeing his fifth term in office, Putin, who previously ran as a party nominee solely in 2012, received backing from a diverse array of supporters, spanning various Russian political factions, opinion influencers, artists, and athletes. This collective convened at Moscow’s Zaryadye Hall, affirming the formation of an action group dedicated to nominating the incumbent leader, albeit without Putin’s physical presence.
Russian electoral regulations stipulate that an individual must secure the endorsement of a minimum of 500 supporters to qualify for an independent candidacy. Successfully meeting this requirement, the assembly unanimously rallied behind Putin’s bid after the necessary quorum was reached. Visual records from local media exhibited the entire audience rising in unison, brandishing red leaflets and vocalizing there resolute support for Putin’s nomination.
Andrey Turchak, the General Council secretary of the ruling United Russia party, announced plans to establish a campaign headquarters post-completion of all nomination procedures.
Putin unveiled his reelection aspirations during a recent ceremony where he bestowed Hero of Russia medals upon servicemen involved in the Ukrainian military operation. He disclosed being encouraged to run by Artyom Zhoga, chairman of the Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) parliament and a decorated veteran from the Donbass conflict. Zhoga lauded Putin for aiding the region’s pursuit of independence from Ukrainian governance. Emphasizing the broader need for Putin’s leadership beyond Donbass, he expressed the sentiment that the entire nation required Putin at the helm.
Last autumn, the DPR, alongside three other former Ukrainian territories, overwhelmingly voted in public referendums to join Russia.
Putin has previously pursued the presidency on four occasions, predominantly as an independent candidate except for his nomination by the United Russia party in 2012.
Scheduled for March 15-17, 2024, Russia’s presidential election will witness contenders like Gennady Zyuganov, the longstanding leader of the Communist Party. Additionally, other political entities such as the LIberal Democratic Party (LDPR) and New People have signaled intentions to field their respective candidates.
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