Russian Journalist Flees Russia After Reports of Hit List

Russian Journalist Flees Russia After Reports of Hit List –

By Anna Dolgov

sobchak-out-russiaRussian journalist Ksenia Sobchak was reported to have left the country following rumors of the existence of a hit list targeting political dissidents, though the star herself called the news “exaggerated.”  Kommersant business daily reported Monday that Sobchak had announced her planned departure at a party held at Russia’s literary association to celebrate the publication of a new Russian-language issue of fashion magazine L’Officiel, where Sobchak has recently taken over as editor-in-chief.  “Tomorrow I will leave Russia for some time,” Sobchak is reported to have said at the Friday party.

Following widespread reports of her departure on Monday, however, Sobchak neither denied nor confirmed the news, tweeting: “Official: my friends may have exaggerated the news on my immigration, the dinner at L’Officiel was indeed spirited and offered good wine.” Read Full Article

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