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OP said the propaganda of the Communist party against the amendments to the Constitution

Head of the working group of the RF Public chamber on public control over the voting Maxim Grigoriev drew attention to the active dissemination of the Communist party of the Russian Federation leaflets calling to vote against the amendments to the Constitution of the Russian Federation, Chairman of the Central Committee of the Communist party Yuri Afonin, in turn, noted that the position in relation to the amendment is expressed legally.

"The Communist party spreads open spreading Newspapers, leaflets, and mass distributes the call to vote against amendments to the Constitution," - said Grigoriev during a press briefing.

The Chairman of the Central Committee of the Communist party said that nothing illegal in this.

"All attempts to accuse the Russian Communist party in the dissemination of illegal content are not true. We its position stated in relation to the amendment - against the boycott vote, but are against and campaigning for their proposals. Everything else is now thrown, - no relation to the party Central Committee has not, it is all provocations and insinuations," - said A. Afonin RIA Novosti in response to a request to comment on the statement of a member OP the Russian Federation.

A nationwide vote on amendments to the Constitution of the Russian Federation was scheduled for 22 April, but then postponed because of the epidemic of coronavirus in the country. Later, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree on a new date for voting on 1 July. Because of the need to take into account the epidemiological situation and the security of the population, it was decided that the Russians will be able to vote all week from 25 June to 1 July.