Crimean authorities have set a goal to bring the level of turnout in the presidential election and the results of voting for Vladimir Putin the referendum on joining the Peninsula to Russia. About it writes RBC with reference to close to the Kremlin sources.
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Presidential elections will be held on March 18, the fourth anniversary of the reunification of Crimea with Russia. As noted by one of the interlocutors edition, in fact, we are talking about the referendum and Putin’s trust.
To mobilize voters, the authorities of the Peninsula will hold extended celebration of the “Crimean spring”. The costs of these activities are incorporated in the budget of the Republic, the newspaper writes. In addition, the region will be more billboards and campaigning in social networks, posters in train stations and airports.
One of close to the presidential administration of the interlocutors of RBC I am sure that Putin is prepared to vote the vast majority of Crimeans, however, much depends on the work of agitators. “Relatively speaking, the task is: Crimeans want to support Putin, and not one of them “lose the road”, – said the interlocutor of the edition.
Regarding Putin’s competitors, the support of the population can expect Vladimir Zhirinovsky. According to political strategist Vyacheslav Smirnov, he will vote for the military, which has always supported the program of the liberal democratic party “we are for the poor Russian”.
“The supporters of the return of Crimea to Ukraine will vote for Sobchak, and the proponents of the “attack on Kiev” — Baburin,” — said Smirnov. He predicts that Putin will get the Crimea, the maximum support is about 80%.
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