Sobchak said that it cannot be judged for the words about Crimea
MOSCOW, 25 Jul — RIA Novosti. TV presenter Ksenia Sobchak, has announced its intention to participate in presidential elections in 2018, told RIA Novosti that it cannot be judged for the words about the Crimea.
At the first press conference after the announcement of the intention to participate in presidential election campaign, Sobchak said he believes Crimea is Ukrainian territory, and the restoration of relations of Russia and Ukraine — the main task of Russia, for which she was criticized by many politicians.
“The law says that jurisdiction calls for the separation or violation of territorial integrity. In the law there is no word about a statement of fact, and even the statement of opinion that does not coincide with the state. Judge me for it, and Suleiman Kadyrov can not be too. All the people that have been convicted of it, political prisoners and innocent. That’s what I’m campaigning to be illegal to condemn in silence,” said Sobchak RIA Novosti.
According to media reports, Suleiman Kadyrov in the Crimea accused of public appeals to implementation of actions aimed at violating the territorial integrity of the Russian Federation for publication in a social network post about the affiliation of Crimea to Ukraine.
Russian lawyers have disagreed about whether the TV presenter Ksenia Sobchak to face criminal responsibility for the words about the Crimea, which she called the Ukrainian territory. According to some experts interviewed by RIA Novosti, saying it is only a manifestation of freedom of speech, others point out that the jurisprudence on this claim already, and Sobchak can prosecute in that case, if she will find the signs of separatism.