Фото: Донецкое агентство новостей/Антон Кузнецов

Donetsk, Dec 21 — DAN. The Russian Federation can develop and get stronger only with such leader as Vladimir Putin, said Donetsk People’s Republic parliament member Yaroslav Lisobei who chairs the regional branch of the All-Russian Society of People with Disabilities. 

“Vladimir Vladimirovich is making Russia a great country while strengthening our sovereignty. Russia is developing its defense capability, industry, medicine and other key sectors while remaining a socially-oriented state as it implements many state programs such as ‘Demography’ and ‘Accessible Environment, ’ Lisobei said. ‘It is only with such leader as Putin that we can go the way of developing and strengthening our big country.’

The Donetsk news Agency earlier reported that President Vladimir Putin had submitted documents to the Central Election Commission to register as a candidate in Russia’s next presidential election. The CEC registered Putin’s nomination papers; the collection of signatures in his support will begin on Saturday. Reports on Thursday said that DPR parliament speaker Artyom Zhoga had joined Putin’s election campaign HQ as a co-chairman.

Russia will hold the presidential election over three days on March 15 — 17, 2024.*jk