the Results of a nationwide vote on amendments to the Constitution must be absolutely correct, said the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin at a meeting with the Public chamber (OP). According to him, to achieve this goal requires a tight monitoring of the vote of the electoral commissions and OP.
As reported “Interfax”, Putin said: during the vote, there should be no “compulsion” and “cheating” appearance, not to mention failures during the counting of votes. It is important that afterwards no one could ever question the will of the Russians.
Putin also reminded that the current legislation does not provide for the making the vote of such amendments to the Constitution, but he personally felt that it was extremely important. “The people expressed their direct relationship… our citizens have the right to decide what is to be our Basic law”, — Putin said.
Recall that a nationwide vote on amendments to the Constitution of the Russian Federation was scheduled for 22 April, but then postponed due to the difficult epidemiological situation in the country. Later Putin declared that the vote will take place on 1 July. To participate in the distance learning format of voting can the residents of two pilot regions — Moscow and Nizhny Novgorod region. Electronic voting will be held from 25 to 30 June.
on the Eve of “Levada-center” published the results of a survey conducted on behalf of the party “Yabloko”. According to this, when the alternative vote on the Constitution amendments Putin would support only 25% of Russians.
according to “Novaya Gazeta”, in this survey of adherents of Putin’s amendments was less than the supporters of the proposed Public constitutional Council (PCC) and the party “the Apple” “the Constitution of a free people” (28%) and even less than opponents of both projects (26%).
the majority 80% — respondents believe that “the Constitution of the free people” it would be right to vote on a par with Putin’s amendments.
we will Remind, work on an alternative package of amendments called “the Constitution of a free people”, began in January. Then, after the publication in “Novaya Gazeta” was convened by the Public, the constitutional Council, which prepared the amendments, together with leading Russian lawyers-constitutionalists. Deputies from party “the Apple” have made these amendments in the Duma through the regional legislative Assembly.
All the amendments OAKS and “Apple” in the survey, “Levada” was supported by the majority. 82% welcomed the introduction of election of Federation Council members, 68% give the Duma the right to impose a vote of no confidence in individual Ministers, 51% — giving the deputies the right to nominate the Prime Minister. 54% of respondents were in favour of reducing the presidential term from 6 to 4 years, 50% supported the election of court chairmen by vote of the judges. 41% of respondents were in favour of a ban for Russian citizens to participate in the activities of private military companies. However, those who did not agree with the amendment, still was less than 38%. Undecided 20%.
the Greatest support found for social amendment to the state’s obligation to treat children’s diseases due to the budget (95%), about transfer of pension savings inherited (90%), the introduction of individual savings accounts for depositing revenues from exports of natural resources (77%), established in the Constitution of a uniform age of retirement for men and women at 60 years (58%). In General, the package of amendments of the constitutional Council the Public support 74% of Russians opposed by only 17%.
Another question concerned the holding of a nationwide vote on the Constitution in the midst of a pandemic of mers. 60% of respondents believe that it is unpleasant.HT, don’t see the problem 33%.
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