During a meeting with Chechen officials, the head of Chechnya, Ramzan Kadyrov urged all to vote for the amendments to the Constitution initiated by the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin. Video of the meeting appeared in the Telegram-channel Kadyrov_95 June 30.
“I always said we need to elect Vladimir Putin President for life. Today who can replace him? There is no such political leader on a global scale. We should be proud of it,” – said Kadyrov.
Putin’s press Secretary Dmitry Peskov commented on the proposal of the head of Chechnya, he said that the Constitution of Russia has not provided the position of “President for life”, reported the Agency TASS.
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 citizen 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.