Russian ambassador urges NATO to abandon military domination policyRussian Politics & Diplomacy March 30, 21:05
Three Russian cities interested in hosting 2023 Basketball World ChampionshipSport March 30, 21:02
White House gives no specific dates for Russian-US summitWorld March 30, 20:23
United Arab Emirates shows interest in Russian helicoptersBusiness & Economy March 30, 20:19
NATO secretary general says ceasefire in Donbass works only on paperWorld March 30, 19:47
Putin not against Russian businessman Deripaska speaking to US Congress about ManafortRussian Politics & Diplomacy March 30, 18:55
Russian space rocket center receives first tested engines for Soyuz spacecraftScience & Space March 30, 18:42
Ukrainian president orders to implement ceasefire starting from April 1World March 30, 18:41
Google agrees with basic terms of amicable agreement with Russian anti-trust regulatorBusiness & Economy March 30, 18:18
MOSCOW, May 22. /TASS/. Russia’s Prime Minister and Chairman of the United Russia party Dmitry Medvedev will be on a working visit to Crimea in the next three days, the Cabinet’s press service reported.
The agenda of the visit contain mainly activities of the party.
On Sunday, in Sevastopol, Medvedev is to hold a meeting with the participants of the preliminary voting of the United Russia. The candidates from the Republic of Crimea and Sevastopol city will participate.
On Sunday, the United Russia party conducts a preliminary vote (primaries) to select party candidates who will participate in election to the State Duma, lower house of parliament this fall.
The essence of early voting is that everyone - a member of the United Russia, or an independent candidate takes part in the open rating vote and during that procedure receives evaluation from ordinary voters.
Going through the procedure of preliminary vote is obligatory for inclusion in the list of candidates for election to the State Duma, the regional and local authorities.
However a person who is proposed by the chairman of the party and approved by the party’s Congress can enter the final list of candidates bypassing the primaries procedure.
Nomination of candidates, who participate in the primaries this year, was held from February 15 to April 10, their registration was completed on April 15.
The Congress of United Russia will approve the final list of candidates in June.