Nalchik/Agency Caucasus – President Arsen Kanakov of Kabardino-Balkaria is set to run for the State Duma of Russia, or the lower house of the Federal Assembly of the Federation.
The ruling United Russian Party officials put Kanakov on top of the list of candidates from Kabardino-Balkaria to run for the State Duma. The list has three other names as well, who are Duma Deputy Yuri Vasilyev, Mikhail Zalihanov and Adalbi Shagoshev, head of the ‘Solidarity’ charity.
Kanokov, 50, was long expected to run for the Duma elections. He was elected in