Oct 15, 2010

Election of Moscow Mayor

Consideration by President Dmitry Medvedev candidacy for mayor of Moscow will take place no earlier than next week, said today by RBC Chairman Vladimir Platonov, the Moscow City Duma.

"On Monday (October 18) we will have a meeting of the Commission on the organization of the Moscow City Duma. There we will decide when to consider running for mayor. We have 10 days in which to make a wise decision", - said Vladimir Platonov to RBC .

Vice-Speaker of the MHD Andrei Metelsky noted that the candidacy of Sergei Sobyanin, the mayor of Moscow will be considered after consultation with the candidate at an extraordinary meeting of the Moscow City Duma