Dmitry Pascutto: Sergey Guneev / RIA Novosti
Press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov commented on the remark of the head of the Central election Commission Ella Pamfilova about the inadmissibility of statements promotional. His words on Friday, February 2, the correspondent “Tapes.ru.»
“Now really is the election period, so here, perhaps, it doesn’t matter what I believe. It is important, as it perceives the CEC,” — said Peskov in response to the question of journalists whether he agrees with the opinion Pamfilova.
A Kremlin spokesman also said that takes note of the remark and apologise for statements that could be interpreted as propaganda. “Continue, of course, at this period, I will be more careful in order not to give reasons for such comments. But, however, I assume that this does not apply to coverage of President Putin as acting head of state”, — noticed Sands.
Earlier in the day Pamfilova on behalf of the Commission made a comment to the press Secretary of the Russian President for “obvious signs of agitation»
The CEC Chairman did not specify what the statement of Peskov was satisfactory. However, on 29 January, the representative of the Kremlin, commenting on organized by Alexei Navalny, the opposition campaign, called current President Vladimir Putin’s “absolute leader of public opinion, the leader of the political Olympus”. In mid-December Peskov also said that Putin’s rival “not yet ripe”.
The Russian presidential election on March 18. Putin announced his intention to run for the fourth time on 6 December.
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