The founder of the “Open Russia” Mikhail Khodorkovsky admitted that with the discomfort watching the debate politician Alexei Navalny and TV host Ksenia Sobchak. Recall that the head of the Fund of struggle against corruption called Xenia “Kremlin project” and urged her not to become “liberal ridicule” in the upcoming presidential election.
Mikhail Khodorkovsky has spoken out about the dispute Alexei Navalny and Ksenia Sobchak on his page in Facebook. The founder of the “Open Russia” noted that he does not consider “criminal” for anyone using “clearly losing the elections for the rise of his popularity.”
Khodorkovsky, in his own words, sympathetic to the obvious populism Navalny and Sobchak considers “stupid in submitting its position to society.” “It saddens me when political allies instead of advancing a common position hurt each other in the eyes of society,” he wrote.
Khodorkovsky plans to follow the tactics of “active boycott” of “coming to the sites and protest vote or writing in the Bulletin the names of the same Navalny, Sobchak or that person”.
The conflict between Navalny and Sobchak broke out on the background of rumors about the possible involvement of the presenter in the presidential race. The head of the FCO stated that the Kremlin’s nomination of Xenia need in order to present for election the liberal caricature of the candidate that will cause fury among the population of their “cannibalistic rhetoric.” The opposition leader also said that the place the presenter in show business and not in politics.
Sobchak saw in the Bulk of the charges “sad signs” that he believes himself to be the owner of the “monopoly on opposition.” It reminded me how many opposition members lost a job in television and his career because of his views. Leading Bulk also advised not to alienate their allies, when “somewhere loomed the prospect of political competition.”
In September, “Vedomosti”, citing its sources wrote that the Kremlin is interested in the participation of female candidates in the presidential race. It was noted that the ideal “sparring partner” for Vladimir Putin would be Xenia Sobchak.
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