Another Russian female journalist joins presidential race
"We are a country of single mothers, nobody cares about us," - said the journalist on her website, "Gordon for Gals" (gordonzabab.ru).
Russian journalist and human rights activist Ekaterina Gordon announced her entention to run for the Russian President in 2018. The main idea of her election campaign is protection of the rights of women and children; she notes her huge experience in this field. The main tips of the journalist’s political program are listed on her website "Gordon for Gals" (gordonzabab.ru).
Ekaterina Gordon, 37, is a mother of two children and co-founder of a law firm, she tells about it in her election video.
"I know how the judicial system works in practise, as well as how women raise children by themselves, while men escape their responsibility," Gordon says. “We are a country of single mothers, nobody cares about us.”
Gordon is the second female candidate in the ongoing presidential race. Recently, October 18, Ksenia Sobchak announced her candidacy. She declared her political position as an "None of the above" option in the upcoming elections.
In early November 2017, Basmanny Court of Moscow has satisfied the motion brought by the Main Investigations Directorate in the City of Moscow of the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation (ICR) and remanded Aleksander Shukyurov, Director of the Capital Renovation Directorate State Budgetary Institution of Moscow, in custody. The head of the institution subordinate to the Department of Capital Renovation of the City of Moscow that had acted as the client in tenders worth dozens of billions of rubles is suspected of swindling on an especially large scale.