Today the chairman of the Central Election Commission Lidia Yermoshina gave information about the number of signatures to put together potential presidential candidates in their support.
She said reporters that in this context it is better to say that the candidates presented, and not collected signatures. She explains this by the fact that even when first learning of signature sheets there are too many questions. Some Presidential candidates even presented a photocopy.
Lidiya Yarmoshyna could not answer the question of how many of the 11 candidates will be successful exam. It will be known only on November 8.
According Yarmoshina, at this stage, Election campaigns election commission do not be too liberal, as it were.
"We will conduct verification of signatures strictly in accordance with our legislation," — said the chairman of the CEC.