Kseniya Subcarpathian: Sobchak recalled the turbulent past and to recognize its extension as the “knight’s move”
TV presenter Ksenia Sobchak announced the decision to participate in elections of the President of Russia, which will be held in March 2018. She announced this in a letter to the newspaper “Vedomosti”.
“I’m Ksenia Sobchak, I am 35 years old, all my life, I live and work in Russia, and I do not care what will become of my country. I am responsible for any action in the field of society, and, realizing the risks and the incredible complexity of this task, I decided that my participation in the presidential elections can indeed be a step towards much-needed in our country reforms”, — she wrote.
According to Sobchak, its extension can be useful for the opposition and for the whole society.
She also criticized the idea of the boycott, comparing himself with the column “against all”. “I am against revolution. But I am a good mediator and organizer”, — said the presenter.
In September, “Vedomosti” wrote that in the administration of the President are thinking about presenting the woman as a “sparring partner main presidential candidates”. The ideal candidate close to administration sources called Sobchak. Later several media outlets, including “the Russian service Bi-bi-si” reported that she already is looking for a campaign Manager, but so far without much success.
The Russian presidential election to be held on 18 March next year. The head of state will be elected for a term of six years. President Vladimir Putin has the right to run, but has not yet announced such an intention.