Russian President Vladimir Putin said that it is too early to speak about its participation in presidential elections in 2018. He said this at a press conference following his visit to China.
In particular, the question whether it was not time to announce our participation in the next presidential election, Putin replied in the negative.
Recall, according to Russian media, the election may turn into a referendum of confidence in the national leader – Vladimir Putin. This was supposedly said at a closed meeting of the head of the presidential administration of Russia Sergey Kirienko with the experts.