Russian President Vladimir Putin instructed the government to consider presentation of a copy of the new Constitution to all citizens of the Russian Federation, first receiving a passport, and persons who have received Russian citizenship. About it it is spoken in the message of press-service of the Kremlin.
About it the speech went at the meeting with the members of the working group on preparation of proposals on introducing amendments to the Constitution after the nationwide vote.
“To consider the presentation of the edition of the Constitution of the Russian Federation in the current edition simultaneously with the passport of the citizen of the Russian Federation citizens who have reached 14 years of age, and persons who acquired citizenship of the Russian Federation”, – stated in the message.
Responsible for the execution of orders Putin appointed Prime Minister Mikhail mishustina. He will have to report on the execution of the order until October 1.
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.