TV anchor and the candidate for the presidency in Russia Ksenia Sobchak claimed that a new independent referendum should take place in annexed Crimea as Interfax reported.
'Russia violated the international commitments and it is the main starting point. Russian people live in Crimea and there are a lot of them. We cannot treat them as the subjects of the geopolicy. The policy that is not for people is the bad policy', Sobchak claimed.
'I see the way out of the crisis and unfair situation through a new referendum that provides different points of view', she said.
Sobchak also claimed that she will not campaign in Crimea.
Earlier TV anchor Ksenia Sobchak commented on the annexation of Crimea and said that it belongs to Ukraine in legal terms. Kremlin responded that the issue of ‘the territorial belonging of Crimea’ is out of the question.
Crimea was annexed by Russia by way of the illegal referendum that was held at the peninsula in March 2014. Earlier the Russian militaries that stayed there without any marking conquered all strategic military objects and building of the force and state bodies. The results of the referendum were not recognized by Ukraine and the world society. The number of the European and world countries, including Ukraine imposed the economic sanctions against Russia.