An open letter to the presenter came to the office one of the publications. Ksenia Sobchak has confirmed the information that was discussed in the Network the last few weeks. The star has declared that do not belong to existing political parties, and considers himself a candidate “Against all”.
To the editor of one of the business journal received a letter Ksenia Sobchak, in which she announced plans to participate in the presidential elections in 2018. The star said that made the decision.
The rumors about the participation Sobchak in the elections became a sensation in the Network
According to Sobchak, for the time that she is actively interested in social and political life, its views are “completely formed”.
“I’m Ksenia Sobchak, I am 35 years old, all my life, I live and work in Russia, and I do not care what will become of my country. I am responsible for any action in the field of society, and, realizing the risks and the incredible complexity of this task, I decided that my participation in the presidential elections can indeed be a step towards much-needed in our country reforms,” – said Ksenia.
Sobchak stressed that it does not represent any existing party. The presenter calls himself the candidate “Against all”. According to star, she fits the role. In his address, Ksenia explained why.
“I am beyond rigid ideological framework. I do not belong to specific parties, not connected to the party or group discipline in this campaign, I’m not even at “our Crimea” and not against it. (…) I know what I risk, and proved its willingness to take these risks. I have things to do, but I have put aside everything to do what I think necessary (and possible) in this political moment,” – said Ksenia.
The plans of the presenter – the formation of its staff. The star said she was open to advice from.
“In the near future will be formed of the fundraising, the volunteer team will open the campaign site. We promise that the work will be fully transparent to citizens and observers open to all media, Russian and foreign”, – shared the leading.
In preparation for the big event that will happen on March 18, 2018, Ksenia has created the official page of a potential candidate for the presidency. Sobchak has recorded a video message explaining his participation in the presidential elections. The presenter stressed that it wants to change the status quo, when in the elections involved the same person.
In an open letter that provoked heated discussions on the Network, Sobchak admitted that she was mulling the decision for several months, writes “Vedomosti”.
Earlier, anonymous sources told the journalists that Ksenia Sobchak met with President Vladimir Putin. According to the mother presenter Lyudmila Narusova, she is preparing a film about the life and career of his father. According to some reports, after the interview Sobchak was left to talk with Putin in private. The press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov refused to comment on this information.
The rumors about the participation of Ksenia Sobchak in the elections appeared online in early September. Speaking about the material journalists, in which he discussed this data, the presenter called himself an independent man. “Very proud,” added the star. She also noted that for a long time watching the “political landscape”. The Xenia has not confirmed nor denied the speculation of the public.
On Wednesday, Dmitry Peskov commented on the fact that Ksenia Sobchak can take part in the presidential elections.
“If I understand correctly, she completely fits the position of our Constitution. She is the citizen of the Russian Federation, which in accordance with the Constitution can run for President of the country. Of course after all the necessary procedures and formalities as described in our legislation. (…) I think that if she has any views on politics, she will have to gain experience. Policy differs from journalism and show business, it’s an entirely different substance. The policy involves the will of the people. If She is able to respond to this expression of the will of the people will have a chance in politics,” he said.
Press Secretary of the head of state also called the presenter a talented man. According to Peskov, during the last years, she “gained experience, and in the most different areas”, TV channel “Rain”.