Press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov refused to comment on the trip a TV presenter and a candidate for the presidency of Ksenia Sobchak in the United States. The representative of the Kremlin recalled that he already had one warning from the CEC for the words of Putin as an “absolute leader of the political Olympus.”
Journalists asked Peskov tell how it relates to the visit of the pretender to the presidency of Ksenia Sobchak in the United States shortly before the elections that will be held on March 18. “You know I already have one warning from Ella Pamfilova, and do not want to have a second” — said Peskov, deviating from the response from the question, RIA Novosti reported.
Last week, the CEC Chairman, Ella Pamfilova made the remark, the press Secretary for the statement about Vladimir Putin, which saw signs of agitation. Probably it was about the words of Peskov, when he called the current President “the absolute leader of public opinion and the political Olympus”.
The speaker of the Kremlin took note Pamfilova noted. “I apologize for making statements that could be interpreted as propaganda,” – said the press Secretary of the head of state. He promised to continue to be “more careful” and not to give reasons for such comments.
Ksenia Sobchak went to the USA in the framework of his election tour. Earlier it was reported that the TV presenter was invited to the national prayer Breakfast February 8. This is a traditional event with the participation of high-ranking politicians and religious leaders of different faiths will be visited by the President of the United States Donald trump.
However, in an interview with RBC Sobchak said that he decided at the prayer Breakfast not to go, “because not allowed the schedule of the campaign.” In addition, from attending the event in Washington refused, and the deputies of the state Duma.
According to the head of the Committee on financial market Anatoly Aksakov (“Fair Russia”), the decision was taken after the US Treasury published the open part of the “Kremlin report” with a list of people who potentially may be exposed to U.S. sanctions.
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