The Supreme court accepted the appeal of Ksenia Sobchak for the registration of Vladimir Putin as a candidate in the Russian presidential election on March 18, appointed the hearing for 10 a.m. Friday, February 16. About it reported in a press-service of the court.
Socpac asked the court to invalidate the relevant decision of the CEC. She claims that under the Constitution, Putin cannot run for presidency because already won him two consecutive terms.
Sobchak, itself being a presidential candidate, announced his intention to file the complaint at a meeting with supporters in Kursk. The CEC suggested that the journalist acts on the emotions, stressing that the ban on participation in the presidential elections, Putin is now not.