The CEC of the Russian Federation reported that the majority of Russians supported the amendments to the Constitution

CEC has processed 99.9% of protocols of voting on amendments to the Constitution – voted 77,92% of the voters. About it it is spoken on the CEC website.

Opposed of 21.26%. The turnout was 65%.

According to official data, the only region where the number of opponents of adoption of the amendments exceeded the number of supporters, became the Nenets Autonomous Okrug.

25 June start of early voting on amendments to the Constitution of the Russian Federation, initiated by Putin. Until 30 June to vote can be online, at home and at the polling station at the place of permanent residence or place of actual residence.

Polling stations organized including in the trunks of cars, playgrounds, on benches and stumps, said “Snob”. In Israel, the Russian yaeli Ilinski was able to vote three times: electronically, as well as in diplomatic missions in Haifa and tel Aviv, the Russian journalist Pavel Pubic was able to take part in the plebiscite, two times: online and on site in Moscow.

A nationwide vote held on July 1.

June 30, ended online voting. Turnout on it made of 93.02%.

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.

In addition, now the Constitution will reinforce the position that Russia – the legal successor of the USSR, will add a mention of God, marriage is defined as Union of man and woman, and the Russian language give the language status of a constituent people.

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