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Saturday, April 14, 2018

“Doubt zaputintsah”: a caricature of Charlie Hebdo on elections has caused controversy

Published by the gallery owner Marat Gelman photo page of the French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo caused controversy in the Network. “Where are they in France know?” – wrote Gelman, anticipating the publication of the cartoons, where the candidate in presidents of Russia Ksenia Sobchak depicts a puppet of Vladimir Putin.

This time the French cartoonists have done without the bare ass, toilets and mockery of the corpses. A cartoon about the Russian presidential election like copied from “Crocodile” 70-ies. There is a master puppeteer, in this case Vladimir Putin, have not admitted to the elections, the main opposition leader Aleksey Navalny is a puppet – Ksenia Sobchak. Vladimir Putin at a figure holding a female figure, which has the caption: “my name is Ksenia Sobchak, the anti-Putin candidate in the presidential elections.” Behind Putin’s back, handcuffed and tied face sitting. The caption under the prisoner says: “I am Alexei Navalny, the only Democrat. Don’t vote!”

Some users agreed with this interpretation: “So God was immediately clear”.

However, there were those who stood up to defend Sobchak. “And I have nothing bad to nominate Sobchak did not see. And I don’t care whose is the sanction was or was not. She said all the right things in the state. channels. And if it is at least one zaputinets doubt, is good.”

The Russian presidential election in 2018. Chronicle of events

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