Sobchak said about the need for a new referendum in the Crimea

Sobchak said about the need for a new referendum in the Crimea

In her opinion, the referendum, which “implies different points of view” will be the way out of the crisis.

Ekaterinburg. 27 Oct. INTERFAX-URAL — TV Presenter Ksenia Sobchak, who decided to run for President of Russia in 2018, believes that in the Crimea must pass a new independent referendum.

“Russia has violated international obligations; the main point of reference. In Crimea live Russian people, a lot of them there. (…) We cannot treat them as subjects of geopolitics. Bad the policy, which is not for the people”, — said Sobchak at the meeting with journalists and supporters in Yekaterinburg on Friday.

“I see a way out of crisis and unjust situation through a new referendum, which involves different points of view,” she said.
Sobchak also stated that it will not conduct the campaign in the Crimea.

Previously Sobchak said that Crimea is Ukrainian, from the point of view of international law.

Crimea became part of Russia after the referendum in March 2014. Ukraine the results it recognizes and considers part of its temporarily occupied territory. The EU and the United States called Russia’s actions of the annexation and has imposed sanctions against several companies, politicians and businessmen.