The Supreme court will consider the claim Sobchak cancellation of Putin

MOSCOW, February 16. /TASS./ Russia’s Supreme court on Friday will consider the claim of the candidate in presidents of Xenia Sobchak with the requirement of cancellation of registration of Vladimir Putin in the presidential elections.

“The Supreme court accepted the claim Sobchak, his hearing is scheduled for February 16”, – informed TASS was told in court.

On the campaign website Sobchak appeared the information that the candidate has filed in the Supreme court of Russia the complaint with the requirement to cancel registration of Putin as a candidate in the presidential elections.

Deputy Chairman of the CEC of the Russian Federation Nikolay Bulaev told TASS that “this topic has been discussed”, “the position of the CEC on this issue has long been determined, it has long been closed”. However, he noted that the right to such treatment from Sobchak there.

Sobchak extended the presidential elections from the party “Civil initiative”, Putin is running as the independent candidate. Elections will be held March 18.