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Akimov told TASS that his priority in the election campaign was to protect the interests of working class, to restore and develop production, and to improve close economic and political cooperation with Russia.
The Union’s chairwoman, Zinaida Naidyon, also gave a list of 52 candidates to the People’s Council (parliament) to the republic’s central election commission.
Earlier, the republic’s head, Igor Plotnitsky, nominated his candidature. He topped the list of 78 candidates from the Mir Luganshchine (Peace to Luhansk Region) public organization for the elections.
In line with the legislation of the LPR, a citizen of the republic at least 30 years old, who has permanently resided in the LPR for at least 10 years, can be elected as the LPR head.