The Deputy head of the CEC of Russia Nikolai Bulaev said that living in Israel the citizen of the Russian Federation yaeli Ilinski three times, voted on amendments to the Russian Constitution, threatens responsible for the repeated voting by a group of persons upon a preliminary collusion. About it reports “Interfax”.
Bulaev reminded that Ilinski not only voted three times, but also drew from the vote of his minor daughter, who had no right to vote (she is not yet 18 years old).
According to the Deputy head of the CEC, Ilinski to return to Russia “will have long-term relationships with the Investigative Committee will continue judicial decisions”. Article 142.2 of the Criminal code on the illegal issuance and receipt of the ballot provides for a fine up to 300 thousand rubles (about 115 thousand UAH) or deprivation of liberty for a term up to three years.
Bulaev said that overseas voting the Russian legislation defines as the vote of person – a person comes to the polling station, present a passport, it make the list of voters. He says that this procedure is “fair man.”
Upon completion of the voting the CEC will be able to create a database of all voters and to identify the repeated vote, the representative of the CEC.
Ilinski participated in the electronic voting, and then voted at the Russian Embassy in tel Aviv and the Consulate in Haifa. According to her, none of the consulates do not ask, was whether you’re on electronic voting, and did not check.
She also noted that her daughter who has no right to vote because she is a minor, also were able to take part in it. Her age did not check at the Consulate in Haifa, but checked in tel Aviv.
This is not the first case when Russians several times to vote for the amendment. On 25 June the journalist Pavel Lobkov, as an experiment, tried to vote twice – online and on the site – and he succeeded. The journalist reported that after application on electronic voting was not excluded from the list of participants at precinct election Commission.
On 28 June the same way he entered and living in London Muscovite. He voted twice, and as proof showed the Bulletin and recorded a video of the vote, according to the movement “Voice”.
25 June in Russia began voting on amendments to the Constitutioninitiated by the President of the country Vladimir Putin. Online voting will take place from 10.00 am 25 June to 20.00 on 30 June. You can vote online, at home and at the polling station at the place of permanent residence or place of actual residence.
According to the CEC, as of the morning of June 29 voted (including remote voting) 40 415 883 citizens (the turnout of 37.2%).
A nationwide vote on amendments to the Constitution of the Russian Federation, one of which involves the nullification of presidential terms of Russia’s leader, Vladimir Putin, appointed on 1 July 2020.
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. On 11 February the Committee of the state Duma has approved the amendments to the Constitution, in the case of adoption of which Putin after leaving from a post of the President for life will remain a member of the Federation Council.
Putin also proposed an amendment, which provides for the formation of the head of state of the state Council “to ensure the concerted functioning and interaction of public authorities”.
Some experts believethat thus the Russian leader is trying to solve the problem of retaining power after 2024, when is the next presidential term. Putin is the Russian President since 2000 with a short break. According to the current Constitution he cannot run for the post of the head of the Kremlin in 2024.