The press secretary of the Russian president, Dmitry Peskov, declined to give the name of the only natural person who transferred funds to the electoral fund of Vladimir Putin, who is running for the fourth presidential term.
"I'm a spokesman for President Vladimir Putin, and not a presidential candidate and I can not answer this question by law," Peskov explained, answering the question of Vedomosti. The Kremlin spokesman redirected this issue to Putin's election headquarters, which, he said, would work very soon.
The Central Election Commission earlier published data on the size of the electoral funds of presidential candidates. According to the election commission, Putin raised more funds than all the competitors put together: on January 5, his fund had 400 million rubles. This is the maximum amount allowed by law. The president has already spent 13.4 million rubles on printed agitation materials.
Among the legal entities that contributed to the electoral fund of Putin - the party "United Russia". She contributed 28 million rubles. Is the maximum allowed amount. Donations were also made by 20 affiliated with the party structures - these are various regional funds supporting cooperation and development (FPRSR). The CEC also took into account the donation to the Putin fund, made by an individual for more than 20,000 rubles.
According to the CEC, Vladimir Zhirinovsky's election fund received more than 200 million rubles. Business Ombudsman Boris Titov raised 20.7 million rubles for the campaign. The fund of TV presenter Ksenia Sobchak is 19.4 million rubles. The fund of Yabloko leader Grigory Yavlinsky received 15 million rubles. The smallest electoral fund - a candidate from the Communist Party Pavel Grudinin. He collected for the campaign 1066 rubles.