Sobchak will act for the abolition of the law on gay propaganda and against the influence of the Russian Orthodox Church
During the election campaign Kseniya Sobchak will raise topics that are not usually discussed in society, told RBC journalist, member of the staff of the TV presenter Anton Krasovsky.
“She will advocate for the equality of people regardless of gender, nationality and sexual orientation, for the abolition of the law on gay propaganda, the establishment of partnerships with the United States and the restoration of relations with Ukraine, for the cessation of hostilities in Syria,” said Krasovsky. In addition, the presenter will be to speak out against the excessive influence of the Russian Orthodox Church on all spheres of life, he said.
The law banning the propaganda of nontraditional sexual relations among minors was adopted in 2013. The document caused a critical reaction in the West. In particular, against the law were expressed by President Barack Obama. In June 2017, the ECHR declared the law discriminatory and violate the right to freedom of expression, having satisfied thus the complaint of the activists of the LGBT movement Nikolai Baev, Alexei Kiselyov and Nikolay Alekseev.
“This is a serious topic in respect of which the company has no consensus either among liberals or among conservatives, but there is no serious debate. Controversial issues are not give away with the people, and we see that most of them not even agreement within the elite,” — says Krasovsky. Putin, in his words, “decided that is the way all saluted, but really not all agree with him”: “moreover, on most issues most of him really does not agree”.