The Central Election Commission registered another five blocs for December's parliamentary polls at today's session.
The Liberal Democratic Party, the Agrarian Party, the party for Progress of Private Enterprise, the Motherland bloc, and the bloc Russian Revival Party/Russian Party of Life all qualify to campaign, each with 200,000 public signatures in support of each.
A total nine political parties and four election blocs have registered their tickets for today. Each can nominate constituency candidates without public signatures and/or election deposits up to 6 p.m., local time, October 22.
Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov announced a possible move that Russia can take in response to new US sanctions
When the bill was submitted to Congress on August 2, the reason for imposing the new sanctions on Russia was based on Russia's alleged interference in the US presidential election in 2016, but then something clicked