July 4 was officially published and entered into force amendments to the Constitution of the Russian Federation. At the Internet-portal of legal information the document was released under the title “the Constitution of the President of the Russian Federation”. About it in the Telegram wrote the co-Chairman of the Russian movement “the Voice” Grigory Melkonyants.
“Jamb on a jamb. Are unable to organize even the correct official publication of the new Constitution. On the official Internet portal of legal information write: the Constitution, the President of the Russian Federation”, – he said and posted a screenshot of the page.
As writes “Medusa”, the title of the document have been corrected, cached copy of the page available in archive.is. The title “the Constitution of the President” can be seen in the page code, it appears in the tab name the document and save the page to bookmarks.
20 January 2020, Russian President Vladimir Putin submitted the draft law on amendments to the Constitution of the Russian Federation to the state Duma. It was unanimously adopted in the first reading on 23 January and finally approved on March 14.
Adopted amendments to ban to occupy the presidency more than two terms, and fix the priority of the Constitution over international law, as well as to expand the powers of the constitutional court. The state Duma of the Russian Federation also supported the amendment to abolish presidential terms of Putin that will allow him to remain in power after 2024, the end of his fourth presidential term. Thus, he can hold the office of President until 2036.
From 25 June to 1 July, Russia held a referendum, 77,92% of which supported the amendments voted against them of 21.27%.
July 3, Putin signed a decree that introduced a new edition of the Constitution of Russia. In accordance with the document, it shall come into force from 4 July.