NIZHNY NOVGOROD, December 6. /TASS/. Russian President Vladimir Putin has not taken a decision yet who will manage his election campaign, he told reporters.
Earlier in the day, Putin announced his intention to run for president at the election scheduled for March 2018. His current term expires on May 7, 2018.
In 2018, Putin will participate in a presidential election campaign for the fourth time. In case of victory he will stay in office as the head of state for six years, from 2018 to 2024.
During the presidential election in 2000, his campaign was headed by Dmitry Medvedev, who was the first deputy chief of staff of the Presidential Executive Office at the time.
Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Kozak, who was then a deputy chief of staff at the Kremlin, led the second for Putin presidential election campaign in 2004. In the run-up to the 2012 election, the film director Stanislav Govorukhin, a co-chair the United People’s Front movement central headquarters, was in charge of Putin’s presidential race.