Letter Communist party leader Gennady Zyuganov in the media coverage of the election campaign of the candidate from the Communist party “takes note” in the Kremlin, said press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov. His words on Tuesday, January 16, the correspondent “”.
“If we are talking about a formal complaint, it should be addressed to the CEC,” â€” said Peskov.
He also added that the head of state has no influence on the editorial policy of TV channels. “This cannot be and speeches”, â€” concluded the representative of the Kremlin.
Earlier, the leader of the Communist party sent to the President of Russia Vladimir Putin a letter asking him to prevent the use of air time for “counter-propaganda” against the candidate of Pavel Grudinina, reports “Interfax”.
Zyuganov has noticed that “the whole television programs devoted to discussions around how to deal with our candidate which to hang labels, how to defame”. In this case the candidate from the Communist party has no opportunity to answer the charges, said the politician.
“I ask you to take the necessary measures in order to return the campaign to the track a fair and principled competition,” the letter says. The request was also sent to the Chairman of the Central election Commission Ella Pamfilova and the heads of the First channel and VGTRK.
Presidential elections are scheduled for March 18, 2018, the election campaign officially started on 18 December.