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Moskalkova has assessed the impact of the amendments on human rights guarantees in Russia

The proposed amendments to the Constitution raise the level of human rights guarantees in the country, said the Commissioner for human rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova.

"The amendments significantly raise the level of human rights guarantees, it is my belief, and everything to do with the strengthening of the sovereignty of our state and moral-moral climate," - said Moskalkova, the TV channel "Russia 24".

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.