Sobchak told about Putin’s role in her baptism


Xenia, Subjectto: Maxim Blinov / RIA Novosti

The presidential candidate from the party “Civil initiative” Ksenia Sobchak, said that the head of state Vladimir Putin did not take part in her baptism. She told about it in interview of radio station “Echo of Moscow” on Monday, March 12.

“Really, I swear, I have the baptism at 12 years was not that memorable event. For me it was the story that the mother for the extra three gum asked me to come at a specific time to stand for three hours in the Church (…) was There, including Vladimir Putin, but as my mother used to say, he wasn’t my godfather,” said Sobchak.

She also added that has no personal contacts with the current President. “I only met him on the sad anniversary [of death] my father. No other connection with Vladimir Putin and I have not been,” — said Sobchak.

January 15 on air of radio “Komsomolskaya Pravda” Sobchak also said that Putin is her godfather. “Vladimir Vladimirovich worked for many years with my dad, when he was mayor. But I was a little girl. I was 7-8 years old,” she said.

In October 2017, Sobchak said that deciding to run for President, she met with Putin and told him of his intention. “He said that every person has the right to make their own decisions and have to bear responsibility”, — said Sobchak, adding that, as it seemed, this decision he did not like.

Of intention to claim a higher state post Sobchak announced on 18 October. The presenter explained that he would try to replace the missing in the ballot the column “against all”. The current President of Russia Vladimir Putin announced his intentions on December 6. He is involved in as a candidate.

Presidential elections will be held in Russia on March 18, 2018.

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