07 Dec 2023, 14:32

Russia presidential election set for March 17, 2024

MOSCOW, Dec 7, 2023 (BSS/AFP) - Russia's upper house of parliament on Thursday set March 17, 2024 as the date for the next presidential election.

In a meeting televised live, the senators unanimously approved the date in a decision that "practically kicks off the presidential campaign", according to the head of the chamber, Valentina Matvienko.