In Russia opened a criminal case against a woman who three times voted for the amendment to the Constitution

Russia’s investigative Committee opened a criminal case against Yael (Yulia) Ilinski, which at the end of June was three times able to take part in voting on constitutional amendments in Israel. The case was initiated under article for illegal receipt of the Bulletin, told in message SK the Russian Federation.

“Are the investigative and operational-investigative actions, set the location of the woman”, – have noted in investigatory Committee.

According to “Medusa”, the newsletter for participation in the nationwide vote of more than two times during one and the same vote shall be punished by a fine from 100 to 300 thousand roubles, compulsory works or imprisonment for the term up to three years.

Ilinski managed to three times to participate in the voting on the amendments to the Constitution of Russia. About this June 28, she said “MBH media”. The woman took part in electronic voting, and then voted at the Russian Embassy in tel Aviv and the Consulate in Haifa. According to her, none of the consulates did not ask, were recorded on electronic voting, and did not tested it.

Iliinsky noted that her minor daughter was also able to take part in the vote. Her age did not check at the Consulate in Haifa, but checked in tel Aviv.

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 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, which introduced a new wording of the Russian Constitution.

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