Rumors that gathered in the presidential election of TV presenter Ksenia Sobchak plans to change the name, her press Secretary Ksenia Chudinova has not confirmed nor denied. About this newspaper “Izvestia”.
Chudinov said that it is very difficult to comment on some “surprising and, frankly, ingenious ear.” “But I can neither refute nor to say: “Yes, indeed we discussed it”. I just think it’s a funny joke. Ha ha ha. Let’s all laugh. Point,” said the spokesman.
She added that on Wednesday, October 25, did not meet with Sobchak did not ask her whether she’s going to change his name “or something in this spirit.”
The CEC rumors about a possible change of the names of Sobchak declined to comment, Recalling that by law, a candidate is obliged to submit documents about the change of name. In this case, if name of two or more candidates are identical, then the candidate who changed name during the year, indicate the previous name.
Sobchak announced his intention to compete for the presidency on October 18. She explained that they would try to replace the missing in bulletins the column “against all”. The presenter believes that in this way it is possible to turn the situation on the presidential election and to establish new rules of the game. Secular browser Bozena of Rynska, commenting on the intention of the presenter, said that she is in this situation, “to officially replace the name Sobchak on Protivvseh”.
Then Sobchak said that from the point of view of international law the Crimea belongs to Kiev, but Moscow has violated the Budapest Memorandum of 1994 guaranteeing Ukraine’s security in exchange for abandonment of nuclear weapons.
Statement Sobchak on the status of Crimea has caused a wide public resonance. Press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov said that “de jure and de facto the Crimea is an integral part of the Russian Federation”. In turn, the LDPR leader Vladimir Zhirinovsky called on to put TV presenter.