Journalist and former 2018 presidential candidate Ksenia Sobchak ran away Russia To Lithuania, the Russian state news agency TASS reported on Thursday 27. And she left the country after taking her An apartment was searched by security officers as part of a criminal racketeering case.
Lithuania’s Ministry of State Security confirmed to TASS that Sobchak entered the country using his Israeli passport.
And the journalist announced, on Wednesday, through her Telegram channel, the arrest of the commercial director of her media company, Kirill Sukhanov, and his accusation of blackmailing a Russian state-owned company. President’s competitor Russian President Vladimir Putin She denounced this as “ridiculous” and an attack on its editorial board.
“I do not think so [nessas acusações] I hope they now sort it out quickly and see that this is all kind of nonsense,” she said.
Sobchak is suspected in the case of extortion of 11 million rubles (about 950 thousand Brazilian reais) from the head of a state company rustic, Sergey Chemezov. The Russian state holding company controls everything aircraft manufacturers in the country.
The daughter of one of Putin’s political mentors, Anatoly Sobchak, a socialite is one of the most controversial figures in Russia. She was once identified as a supporter of the Kremlin, but she took a stand in opposition to the current president’s regime by becoming a precursor to one of Moscow’s most prominent media outlets, the TV network. twelve
Over the years, she has frequently criticized Putin, participating in anti-government protests in 2011 and Run against him in the 2018 elections. His decision to run for president was widely criticized by Russian opposition leaders, including Alexei Navalny, who accused his campaign of fraud and called it the “Kremlin project”.
Experts estimate the journalist’s exit from Russian soil as an indication of Increased level of repression by the systemEven figures associated with the government are being persecuted.
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