Sobyanin noted the importance of voting on amendments
Amendment to the Constitution will put an end to the debate about the Kuril Islands and the Crimea, in contrast to the referendum for preserving the Soviet Union, the current vote will entail no legal consequences, said the mayor of Moscow Sergey Sobyanin.
"At the time there was a referendum for preserving the Soviet Union and majority Russians, Ukrainians, and Belarusians, and Kazakhs voted to preserve the Soviet Union, but then vote it doesn't matter. It wasn't included in the Constitution of our country, and it remained on paper, although people voted. Today we vote just for such provisions, the most important, as our country's sovereignty, territorial integrity, which will put an end to discussion about Smoking, about Sevastopol, about the Crimea", - said Sobyanin in the air "Russia 24".
According to him, "it will not just be some abstract referendum or poll of the population."
"This vote, which will entail legal consequences. It will be enshrined in our basic law and to overcome it will be only returning to change the Constitution that will be extremely difficult. That is, it really gives a guarantee of our territorial integrity", - said Sobyanin.