Sobchak goes for the presidency: a cartoon on “the alternative to Putin”Uncategorized October 19, 2017
Russian TV presenter Ksenia Sobchak on Wednesday, October 18, announced on his candidacy in the presidential elections of the aggressor state of Russia in 2018, leading the list of possible participants of the race. The German news Agency Deutsche Welle published on this occasion a new cartoon by Sergei Elkin.
In the figure, except Sobchak, you can see the most anticipated alternative candidates in the upcoming presidential elections in the Russian Federation – Gennady Zyuganov, Vladimir Zhirinovsky and Grigory Yavlinsky.
Illustration: Sergei Elkin / DW
In September 2017, Russian media wrotethat the Kremlin allegedly wanted to make Sobchak “perfect” opponent of Vladimir Putin in the elections of 2018. Then the presenter saidhe was not going to go into politics, and especially to participate in the upcoming presidential elections.
Putin himself has not yet officially announced his candidacy for a fourth presidential term.