15:17 GMT12 June 2021
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    Vladimir Zhirinovsky, the leader of the Liberal Democratic Party of Russia (LDPR), said on Saturday he would most likely present his candidature for the Russian presidential election scheduled for 2018.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Earlier on Saturday, Zhirinovsky was reelected the leader of LDPR.

    "Most likely, I will be the LDPR nominee at these elections. This will be the sixth time," Zhirinovsky told reporters.

    He added it would be "a Europe-scale record."

    The incumbent leader, Vladimir Putin, said in September he had not yet made a decision on whether he would participate in the election.


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