Adviser to the Yeltsin resigned from Sobchak

Alexei Sitnikov

The campaign headquarters of TV presenter Ksenia Sobchak, who previously announced his intention to compete for the post of President of Russia, in full force left the group participating in the election campaign of Boris Yeltsin political consultant Alexei Sitnikov. On Tuesday, October 31, reports “Kommersant”.

“This morning, the headquarters is empty, Sitnikov led off with a nearly two-thirds of all members of staff. Just quietly gone and all,” — said the source publication.

Ksenia Sobchak has presented members of his election headquarters during a press conference on 24 October. The orchestra was headed by the political scientist, co-founder of NTV Igor Malashenko. Online promotion is entrusted with the political analyst Vitaly Sklyarov. It was assumed that the Sitnikov will be responsible for the collection of signatures and interaction with volunteers. Press Secretary Sobchak became a journalist Ksenia Chudinova.

The presenter said that he was going to claim a higher state post, 18 Oct. She explained that they would try to replace the missing in bulletins the column “against all”.

The next presidential elections will be held in March 2018, the campaign is supposed to start in December.

Alexei Sitnikov worked in the headquarters of Boris Yeltsin in 1996.