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Thursday, January 18, 2018

Putin did not rule out the participation of Ksenia Sobchak in the presidential election

The President of Russia Vladimir Putin during the press-conference on the results of the BRICS summit in China, said that each candidate can participate in the presidential elections to be held in Russia next year. According to him, is no exception and Ksenia Sobchak.

photo: Lily Sharlovskoe

The head of state stressed that he personally is not obliged to determine “who is better for the Russian people” as President.

“Ultimately, this election will determine the. But every person in accordance with applicable law, if it withstands the requirements of the law, has the right to stand as a candidate, and Ksenia Sobchak is no exception,” – said Putin.

At the same time, the incumbent President recognized that the possibility of participation of Ksenia Sobchak in the presidential race hears for the first time.

Note that from journalists about his “presidential ambitions” and found out she TV presenter. Earlier media reported that the Kremlin allegedly wanted to admit to participation in elections, the female candidate, and as candidates allegedly seen Sobchak.

We will remind, presidential elections will be held on 18 March 2018.

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