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Ksenia Sobchak

Russian Presidential Candidates Throw Cold Water and Hot Language at First Debate

The Russian presidential election may be a farce in which incumbent President Vladimir Putin’s most realistic concern is low turnout from a bored electorate, but the first presidential debate on Wednesday was pretty exciting. Female candidate Ksenia Sobchak threw a glass of water at Vladimir Zhirinovsky after he told her to shut up, and Zhirinovsky responded by calling her a whore.