Peskov commented on the intention of Gordon to become President

Press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov commented on the statement of the journalist and human rights activist Catherine Gordon plans to become a candidate. His words to the correspondent “” on Monday, October 30.

“The Constitution of Russia the opportunity to participate in elections is determined by a set of conditions, which do not include any provision about the involvement or lack of involvement in politics. Read the Constitution — defined line. More to talk about,” — said Peskov in response to the question, how in the Kremlin are candidates who do not have political experience.

Earlier Catherine Gordon announced his intention to compete for the Russian presidency in elections in March 2018. In the program she plans to focus on the rights of women and children, the protection of which it is engaged in the last four years. Possible candidate also noted that it is not representative of the glamour and not “born with a silver spoon in your mouth”.

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Secretary of the CEC, Maya Grishina, commenting to RIA Novosti presidential ambitions Gordon, called the positive trend of increased involvement of women in politics. “This is a worldwide trend, really. We, therefore, are shared on the same wavelength with other civilizations,” she added.

October 18, the TV presenter Ksenia Sobchak said that he was going to claim the highest office. She explained that they would try to replace the missing in bulletins the column “against all”. The head of her election headquarters was the analyst and co-founder of NTV Igor Malashenko