Russia's election commission accepts Putin's documents as presidency candidate

Reuters News
Posted: Dec 27, 2017 5:59 AM

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's central election commission on Wednesday accepted documents from Vladimir Putin needed to register him as a candidate in next March's presidential ballot.

Putin submitted the documents in person, Reuters TV showed. The central election commission is due to say whether he is registered as a candidate during the next couple of days.

(Reporting by Katya Golubkova; Writing by Polina Nikolskaya; Editing by)