Russian President Vladimir Putin instructed his administration to study the list of political prisoners, which gave him the presidential candidate of Russia Ksenia Sobchak. This list includes 16 people, including Oleg Sentsov and Oleg Navalny. Sobchak asked Putin won the election to pardon these people.
The press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov on Wednesday confirmed to reporters that indeed Ksenia Sobchak during a meeting of Vladimir Putin and his opponents in the presidential campaign gave the President such a list.
“The President accepted it and instructed his administration to work on this list,” the words TASS Peskov.
While a Kremlin spokesman said that while nothing else to add to this information can.
Earlier MKRU reported that the headquarters of Sobchak has published a list of 16 names, which was handed over to the Russian leader. In the publication it was noted that as soon as Sobchak spoke about the pardon of political prisoners to a live broadcast of this meeting on the Russian state TV channels turned off.
The list includes activists who were jailed after protests in Moscow, for example, Dmitry Borisov, Stanislav Simovic, Alexander Shpakov, and sentenced according to the “Ukrainian Affairs” Alexander Kolchenko and Oleg Sentsov. Asked Sobchak and 77-year-old scientist Vladimir lapagina and Oleg Navalny, brother of opposition leader Alexei Navalny. and also sentenced to life imprisonment the former head of the security Department of oil company YUKOS, Alexei Pichugin.
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