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MOSCOW, February 28 (Itar-Tass) —— Russia’s Central Election Commission on Tuesday will hold a video conference with members of all election commission in the country to check their readiness for the forthcoming presidential polls.
The agenda includes reports by the chairman of the Central Election Commission, Vladimir Churiv, the secretary of the Central Election Commission, Nikolai Konkin, officials from the Russian government, the ministry of communications, the emergencies ministry, the federal migration service, etc. Officials from the presidential administration, the prosecutor general’s office, federal and regional executive authorities and journalists were also invited to take part.
Elections of the Russian president will be held on March 4. Five candidates are vying the post. Four of these candidates were nominated by the four parliamentary parties. The candidates are Vladimir Putin of the ruling United Russia party, leader of the Communist Party of the Russian Federation (CPRF) Gennady Zyuganov, leader of the Liberal Democratic Party of Russia (LDPR) Vladimir Zhirinovsky, and self-nominated billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov.