“Independent girl”: why Sobchak met with Putin

“Independent girl”: why Sobchak met with Putin

TV presenter Ksenia Sobchak, a possible participant of presidential elections in 2018, met with Russian President Vladimir Putin. A formal subject interview for the film about Anatoly Sobchak.

To the 80 anniversary from the birthday of the former mayor of St. Petersburg Anatoly Sobchak, his daughter, TV presenter Ksenia Sobchak, a film about the life and career of his father. About it the Russian service Bi-bi-si’s mother told the presenter, a member of the Federation Council Lyudmila Narusova.

For this film Sobchak spoke with Vladimir Putin, you know, two people familiar with the source bi-Bi-si (both asked for anonymity for personal reasons).

On the question of whether Sobchak interview Putin, Narusova said, “it is Expected that Vladimir Putin will be one of the speakers in the movie.”

Press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov on a question of Bi-bi-si about meeting Sobchak and Putin replied: “No comment.” The fact that the TV presenter met with the President and interviewed him, he neither confirmed nor denied.

Ksenia Sobchak on Friday and Saturday did not respond to calls correspondent Bi-bi-si, her assistant asked to send questions in WhatsApp messenger and also did not respond.

Future candidate

Ksenia Sobchak — a possible participant of presidential elections 2018. The nomination Sobchak is seen in the Kremlin as an option to increase interest of the citizens campaign, said in September close to the presidential administration the source Bi-bi-si. Sobchak has not confirmed that they will go to the polls, but never denied it.

“Sobchak is so arranged that it will go to the polls only if Putin says to her, “Need.” And if he did not say it will not go” — he said bi-Bi-si, a former employee of the Kremlin administration.

Discussed whether Sobchak during a meeting with Putin, his involvement in the presidential race, is unknown.

But a few days ago in an interview with Glamour magazine to the question, “Tell me now as a potential candidate for the highest post in the country: you don’t think that your past in show business, you’ll get hurt”, Sobchak did not deny that it will put forward in presidents.