TV presenter Ksenia Sobchak, have declared their intention to participate in elections of the President of Russia, considered illegitimate actions of Russia in Crimea. This opinion was expressed at his press conference on Tuesday, October 24. Broadcast performances Sobchak led YouTube channel “Open Russia”.
“From the point of view of international law, Crimea — Ukrainian (…) We broke our word, we violated the Budapest Memorandum of 1994. We made a promise, and we promise not fulfilled,” — said Sobchak.
She emphasized that this situation requires further discussion and compromise.
Earlier on Tuesday it became known that the head of the election headquarters of TV presenter Ksenia Sobchak became a political scientist, co-founder of NTV Igor Malashenko.
20 Oct Ksenia Sobchak has declared that has no right to stand as a candidate for the post of the President of Russia, because it has political weight. However, according to her, she uses his nomination as a way to Express disagreement with the policies of the current leadership of the country. Plans to compete for the highest office Sobchak announced on 18 October.
Crimea became part of Russia after the March 2014 referendum in which the majority of voters the people of the region supported this decision.