SOCHI, October 19. /TASS/. The Kremlin is preparing a campaign of Ksenia Sobchak, who declared earlier the intention to participate in presidential elections. “No, it’s not so” – said the press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov. Thus he answered the question about whether the President’s administration assistance to potential candidate in preparation for the campaign.
Peskov could not confirm or deny that Vladimir Putin meeting with Sobchak allegedly expressed dissatisfaction with its plans to participate in presidential elections. A Kremlin spokesman said that he was not present at this meeting.
Answering the question of whether or not the Kremlin Sobchak “worthy opponent,” Peskov noted that the electoral campaign has not yet begun and none of the candidates is not registered. “While one can hardly speak about some of the opponents of Putin, because Putin himself has not yet spoken about his intention to run,” he said. According to Peskov, Putin is now fully focused on the presidential job.”