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Putin plans to personally vote on the amendments to the Constitution

Russian President Vladimir Putin plans to participate in nationwide voting on the proposed amendments to the Constitution of the Russian Federation, came to the polling station, on this day personally vote the Chairman of the government Mikhail Mishustin.

Wednesday, July 1 – the main and last day of the all-Russian vote on the amendments to the Constitution. First it was scheduled for 22 April, but then postponed because of the epidemic of coronavirus in the country. Later, Putin signed a decree on the new election day. Taking into account the epidemiological situation and the need to ensure the safety of citizens, it was decided that the Russians will be able to vote from 25 June to 1 July. In two regions of the country also provided for electronic voting.

Press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov, said on Monday that Putin will vote on the amendments at a polling station. "When and how we will let you know" - he said. The press Secretary said that it will be organized with the observance of all precautionary measures, "he would vote so as not to jeopardize your health and the health of others".

The head of the Russian Cabinet of Ministers also intends to participate in the vote on the amendments. "Mikhail Mishustin vote at a polling station of Moscow", - reported in a press-service of the government.

During the electoral campaigns of different levels Putin traditionally voted at one polling station – station # 2151 at the Russian Academy of Sciences. It was here that the President came during the Moscow city Duma elections in 2019, during the municipal elections in 2017 and the elections to the state Duma in 2016