Demonstration on «the First channel» Russian documentary about Russian President Vladimir Putin American Director Oliver stone is illegal campaigning for presidential candidate Putin. In this regard, a complaint to the Central election Commission (CEC) of the Russian Federation, informs a site of the candidate in presidents of the Russian Federation Ksenia Sobchak.
«The first channel» has violated the law in the field of election requirements. In the air of Federal TV from 12 th to February 15 broadcast a documentary «Putin,» which was directed by Oliver stone. In total, screening of all series takes four and a half hours. The film details the biography of Putin, told about his parents, family, Hobbies. It is not only about Putin duties of the President of the Russian Federation, but also about his personality» – said in the message.
Representatives Sobchak noted that according to Russian law, the campaign period in 2018 begins February 19.
«Thus, «First channel», releasing broadcast the film «Putin» in violation of the requirements of the legislation of the Russian Federation in the sphere of elections. Since the film contains material which are propaganda… there is the possibility of the actions of the employees of the TV channel of an administrative offense», – say the authors of the text.
In this regard, the profession Sobchak asked the CEC and its Chairman, Ella Pamfilova to investigate and to bring the perpetrators to justice.
Representatives of the candidate has also published a program with the mention of the film about Putin.
For the same reason, the Central election Commission appealed Emilia Slabunov, Chairman of the «Yabloko» party, whose representative, Grigory Yavlinsky, is also a candidate for the President of the Russian Federation.
The report notes that the film is illegal election campaigning, because its placement is not paid from the electoral Fund of Putin, and the show runs until the beginning of the permitted period of campaigning in the media.
American channel Showtime showed a four-part film stone «Interview with Putin» from 12 till 15 Jun 2017. In Russia the tape broadcast «First channel» 19-22 Jun.
The Russian presidential election scheduled for March 18, 2018.
Sobchak and the «Apple» complained to the Central election Commission of the Russian Federation for unlawful campaigning for Putin in the «channel» 14.02.2018