The Central election Commission (CEC) of Russia approved the results of the nationwide voting on the amendments proposed to the amendments to the Constitution of Russia. About it reports TASS.

In January, as reported by “the Rambler”, the President of Russia Vladimir Putin proposed to make the Constitution a number of changes. June 10, start of early voting on amendments to the Constitution, June 25 started a nationwide voting and the main voting day took place on 1 July.


Yesterday the Central election Commission has processed 100% of protocols and has presented preliminary results of the vote. According to them, 77,92% of Russians supported the amendments to the Constitution of 21.27% is not supported. Today the Commission adopted these voting results, passing a corresponding resolution at the meeting.

Yesterday, Putin’s press Secretary Dmitry Peskov called the results of voting on amendments to the Constitution is unequivocal triumph and said that de facto the vote was a referendum on confidence in Putin. In turn, Moscow mayor Sergei Sobyanin said that in fact the vote was a plebiscite on the consolidation of society around Putin as the best hope for stability, order and overcoming Russia’s most difficult challenges.