TV presenter Ksenia Sobchak, announced its decision to participate in the next presidential race, intends to create a political party after the elections of 2018. She told about it to TV channel “Rain”.
“My role as a man who, showing a result of a line “against all”, and then can form a big movement, the party that then can participate in the Duma elections. The movement, which took so long in Russia,” she explained.
She added that it could make its political programme the starting point of a major political bloc with the support of like-minded people, which hopes to obtain in the elections.
Sobchak announced plans to participate in presidential elections in mid-October. The vote will take place March 2018. To date, about presidential ambitions also announced presenters Catherine Gordon, the party leaders Vladimir Zhirinovsky and Gennady Zyuganov and businessman Sergei Polonsky. Navalny is also planned to run, however in the Central electoral Commission of Russia has repeatedly pointed out the lack of this right because of their criminal record. Vladimir Putin has announced the intention to participate in the campaign.