Russian President Vladimir Putin today announced additional resources for social activities, health and education programs and infrastructure in the run-up to the parliamentary elections in September, in view of the declining popularity of training.
According to a poll conducted by the Levada Center last May, only 27% of Russians will vote for United Russia in elections to the State Duma or the lower house, of which 450 will be renewed, half by party lists and the other by majority constituencies.
According to a poll, only 27% of Russians will vote for United Russia in the election for the State Duma
In Moscow, the percentage is still low, 15%.
Despite continuing to fall short of the ruling party’s voting intent, Putin said today at the party’s twentieth convention that the Russians would go to the polls between September 17 and 19 and hoped for the victory of the force to elect the 12 leaders of the federation. Institutions and 39 Regional Parliaments.
“I believe United Russia will set the highest standards for reasserting its leadership and winning elections,” he said, adding that he supported “fair” elections under the law to express “the will of the electorate.”
Alexei Navalny’s opposition will be effectively vetoed in the September elections
Meanwhile, Alexei Navalny’s opposition will be effectively vetoed in the September elections, after his political movement and the two foundations he has created have been declared “extremists” by Russian justice.
Two weeks ago, Putin announced a controversial law directed against radical opposition to the Kremlin, which would bar anyone involved in the activities of “extremist organizations” from standing for election at any level.
Battery of social and economic activities
In an attempt to encourage United Russia, Putin announced a battery of socio-economic measures.
It pledged an additional 50 billion rubles ($ 687 million) for the development and modernization of transport infrastructure and 100 billion rubles ($ 1.3 billion) for the development of a medical system for rehabilitation after operations, injuries or cardiovascular disease. Until 2026.
Announced an additional 30 billion rubles ($ 414 million) by 2024 to improve vocational training in secondary education, soon to be tax deductible for a youth employment support program or for families with two or more children. In home sales. If you spend your savings to buy a new home within a year.
Dmitry Medvedev, Putin’s predecessor in the Kremlin and the current vice-president of the Russian Security Council and President of the United Russia Dmitry Medvedev, called for the approval of the ruling party’s program in August.
As for the force list, Putin argued that there should be new and experienced old faces on them.
Familiar faces on the list
For this reason, he announced that the first five candidates for the party’s Duma should be defense ministers Sergei Shoyuk and Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov; And Denis Protchenko, director of the Kommunarka Hospital in the suburbs of Moscow and treating Govt-19 patients.
They will also head the federal list agreed with Medvedev, the children’s ombudsman, Anna Kuznetsova, and Elena Shmeleva, co-chair of the People’s Front of Russia (ONF) formed by Putin in 2011.
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