The French presidential election of 2017 will take place on Sunday 23 April and 7 May. It will aim to elect the President of the French Republic for a five-year term. It will be the eleventh presidential election of the Fifth Republic and the tenth by direct universal suffrage.
All candidates for the presidential election were unveiled on Saturday 18 March by Laurent Fabius, President of the Constitutional Council. Three last-minute guests joined the eight already qualified for the first round of 23 April: Jacques Cheminade, Jean Lassalle and Philippe Poutou
But of the 5 main candidates who are François Fillon, Marine Le Pen, Benoît Hamon, Jean-Luc Mélenchon and Emmanuel Macron. Russian president vladimir putin “gives his intention to vote for Marine Le Pen because in diplomacy and europe, the candidate of the national front Wants among other things the Exit of the European Union and the Schengen area, drastic limitation of immigration , Withdrawal of NATO , withdrawing the European flag from public places, rapprochement with Russia, which is in accordance with Russian foreign policy.
Russian President Vladimir Putin had received Friday for the first time Marine Le Pen, assuring however that there would be no Russian interference in the French presidential election.