LONDON, October 20. /TASS/. TV presenter Ksenia Sobchak admits that has no political weight, and does not deserve the nomination for the presidency of Russia, but thinks he should use the opportunity to Express disagreement with the policies of the current leadership of the country. She stated this in an interview with The Guardian published on Friday.
TV presenter Ksenia Sobchak announced his candidacy for President of the Russian Federation on Wednesday. She encouraged us to consider a candidate as a variant “Against all”.
“I have no political weight, and I don’t deserve the right to launch any political programme or to submit your candidacy,” she told the publication.
Sobchak, according to the newspaper, does not believe in the honesty of elections, but considered an important expression of disagreement with government policy in any other way than a simple boycott of the vote. “Every opportunity is important. If your hands are tied, you have to swim with his feet. If your feet are linked, you should try to keep the teeth over the edge of the boat. We must use all options,” – said the interlocutor of The Guardian.
However, she categorically rejected the allegations that her nomination is supported by the Kremlin. “The authorities decided to strangle me with sympathy. This is a very smart tactic. They do everything to make it look as if we are together,” says Sobchak.
Press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov said that the Kremlin is preparing a campaign Sobchak did not advise her.