MOSCOW, February 16 (Itar-Tass) — The notorious Russian Perestroika-era TV star, hypnotist and psychic healer Anatoly Kashpirovsky has been registered as an election agent of leader of the Liberal Democratic Party of Russia (LDPR) Vladimir Zhirinovsky, who is running for Russian president.
On Thursday, Russia’s Central Election Commission registered another list of Zhirinovsky’s election agents featuring 17 names. Kashpirovsky appear here as a retiree. There are a number of “domestic engineers” on the list.
Under the Russian law, each candidate for presidency may appoint up to 600 election agents who may take part in the canvassing campaign, including in debates.