In Russia released data of exit polls of voting for amendments to the Constitution

76% of participants in the exit poll, conducted by the Russian centre for public opinion studies (VTSIOM), stated that it supported the amendment of the Constitution. On 29 June told the website of VTSIOM.

The 23.6% voted against the amendments, 0.4 percent said spoiled ballot.

An anonymous survey was conducted June 25-28 at the exit from 800 polling stations in 25 regions of Russia. It was attended by 163 124 people. Answered the question, 70.6% of respondents refused to answer – 29,4%.

25 June start of early voting on amendments to the Constitution initiated by the President of the country Vladimir Putin. Until June 30 you can vote online, at home and at the polling station at the place of permanent residence or place of actual residence. A nationwide vote held on July 1.

According to information of the Central election Commission of the Russian Federation on June 29, in the plebiscite has already taken part 40 415 883 citizens of the country (the turnout of 37.2%).

20 January 2020 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 January 23.

In the document, in particular, to exclude the possibility to occupy the presidency more than two terms, to 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, when is the next presidential term.

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