15 April 2008 /
IX congress of the “United Russia” party


On April 14 and 15, Victoria Lopyreva took part in the work of the IX United Russia congress.
President of Russia Vladimir Putin said he was ready to head the federal list of the "United Russia" party.

"I accept with gratitude the proposal to head the United Russia list," — he said at the party congress.

Officially, Putin does not belong to a party. He stated he was determined to keep his non-party status.

Putin also remarked, he might head the Russian government after elections 2008 and leave the President's post.