Ksenia Sobchak visit Yekaterinburg

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The candidate in presidents of Russia, the famous TV presenter Ksenia Sobchak on Saturday will visit Ekaterinburg, where he will participate in the opening of its headquarters, the press service of the staff.

In addition to open staff, Sobchak intends to meet with supporters and journalists in the conference hall of the hotel «Onegin».

Earlier, the Chairman of the party «Civil initiative» Andrey Nechaev has told RIA Novosti that the political Council of the party unanimously supported the nomination of Sobchak in the elections of the President of Russia in 2018 from political power and appointed the pre-election Congress on December 23. Sobchak has positioned himself as the candidate «against all».

Regular elections of the President of Russia will be held in March 2018, the election campaign officially starts on December 18.

The intention to run in the upcoming elections last week, said Russian President Vladimir Putin. At the annual press conference on Thursday, he said that he would go on the 2018 elections as the independent candidate. In addition to Putin, to qualify for the presidency expect the political scientist Andrey Bogdanov and one of the founders of the movement «Nashi» Boris Yakimenko. Communist party leader Gennady Zyuganov said that he, as leader of the Communist party, was nominated as the presidential candidate of all party organizations, but the final decision of the Congress.

Candidates intend to stand journalist Catherine Gordon, head of the Association of entrepreneurs for development of business of patriotism «Avanti» Rahman Yanakov, the leader of the party «Female dialogue» Elena Semerikova, the businessman Sergey Polonsky. The President of the National parent Committee Irina Volynets and the leader of movement «the Renaissance» Alexander Chukhlebov, Director of the Institute of political sociology Vyacheslav Smirnov and expert in the field of social psychology Mikhail Kozlov also announced their presidential ambitions. In addition, the «Yabloko» party reported that on December 21-22, will hold pre-election Congress, which will nominate a presidential candidacy of the leader and founder of the party Grigory Yavlinsky.

Earlier plans to run for President in 2018, also said opposition leader Alexei Navalny. The head of the CEC of Russia Ella Pamfilova had repeatedly stated that the Bulk of outstanding convictions may not run for presidential elections in 2018 and will be able to think about participation in the presidential campaign only after 2028.