Russian President Vladimir Putin said that he supports the plans of the head of Tatarstan Rustam Minnikhanov to run again for the post of head of the Republic in the next elections.

“Tatarstan’s main indicators is indeed the leader among all regions, it really is, and all this is achieved as a result of your work at the head of the Republic. So I certainly will support your nomination as a candidate for the position of head of the Republic for the next term” – the words of Putin TASS.

The powers of the President expire in 2020.

Before that, the Russian President praised Tatarstan for the work to combat coronavirus.