Putin, 65, stated earlier this month he would run for re-election as a self-nominated candidate, in a contest he appears certain to win comfortably, extending his grip on energy into a 3rd decade.
Talking at an annual gathering of United Russia, Medvedev stated the social gathering was Putin’s social gathering, and his key political useful resource.
Medvedev promised it will help Putin within the election, which is scheduled for March 18.
“We will provide you with, Vladimir Vladimirovich, all doable help, now and sooner or later,” stated Medvedev, addressing Putin by his first and patronymic names.
Putin has been in energy since 2000 both as president or prime minister.
If he wins what can be a fourth presidential time period, he shall be eligible to serve one other six years till 2024, when he turns 72.
Putin thanked Medvedev for the help and introduced some objectives for the longer term, corresponding to greater financial progress and higher healthcare.
“We have to obtain a long-range regular improve in actual incomes of residents, to extend pensions and social help,” he stated.
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