13 Dec 2017 10:30

Kudrin sees Putin's nomination for presidency as natural

MOSCOW. Dec 13 (Interfax) - Former Russian Finance Minister Alexei Kudrin sees Vladimir Putin as a strong candidate in the 2018 presidential election and his nomination as natural.

"If the law allows for this, surely, the strongest will compete for the right to be elected president. He [Putin] belongs to the strongest candidates, and his nomination is natural," Kudrin told journalists on Tuesday.