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Putin to contest for presidential polls in 2018

ANI  |  Moscow [Russia] 

Russian President on Wednesday announced he would contest for another term in 2018.

TASS news agency quoted Putin, as saying, "Yes, I will run for the president of the "

He was speaking at a meeting with veterans and workers of the automobile plant GAZ.

The Russian President, whose current term is expiring on May 7, 2018, will participate in a presidential campaign for the fourth time.

If Putin wins the election, he will be the president of for six years, from 2018 to 2024.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Thu, December 07 2017. 02:00 IST
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