During his visit to Gorky Automobile Plant Vladimir Putin announced his intention to stand in the forthcoming presidential election

December 6, 2017

Vladimir Putin: "Indeed, there is probably no better place or better occasion for announcing this. Thank you for your support. I will be a candidate for the office of President of the Russian Federation. Thank you very much. Thank you for the response. Above all, thank you for your work. Thank you for your attitude to your work, the enterprise, the city, and the country. Together we will succeed."