As a presidential candidate in the elections of 2018 will be one of the founders of the Pro-Kremlin movement «Nashi» Boris Yakimenko, who claims that «may return to Russian citizens the sense of justice and connection with the leadership of the country.»
Informal participation in the presidential campaign can take the younger brother of the candidate – the former leader «Ours» Vasily Yakimenko wrote on Thursday, September 7, the website of the TV channel «Rain».
Boris Yakimenko in the early 2000s, together with his brother Vasily participated in the creation of the Pro-Kremlin movement «Walking together» and «Our». In the press he acted as the ideologist of the movement, in particular, in 2002 in an interview with «Nezavisimaya Gazeta» called American culture a source of evil, and decried the lack of «spirituality and understanding of their own ethnicity».
Since 2007, Yakemenko-the senior led the so-called «Orthodox corps» «Our» and actively campaigned for the introduction in schools of the course «Fundamentals of Orthodox culture». This goal he achieved – and today the Russian schoolboys study Orthodoxy.
Boris Yakemenko said that he has the title of associate Professor, teaches history at people’s friendship University, writes monographs, articles and textbooks and has lectured in the open air.