About 70% of the Russians were over the weekend to vote on the Constitution

RBC has published the results of a survey about the attitude of Russians to vote on amendments to the Constitution of the Russian Federation. In the study the question was asked — how are citizens to the fact that the vote will take place April 22 — on a weekday, which is declared a public holiday. 68% of Russians answered that relate to the announcement day is positive.

Only 13% admitted that the idea of a negative attitude. 64% of respondents are going to come to a vote. 31% definitely will participate in the vote, and 20% incline, which is likely to take. Another 13% would rather take than not take. And only 25% are not going to participate in the plebiscite. Of these, 13% said they definitely will not participate in the vote, 6% — that most likely will not accept, and another 6% that most will not accept than accept.

in addition, citizens were asked whether they heard anything about the ballot amendments. 32% answered that they know about it, 26% had heard “something”, and 41% have heard for the first time. The survey was conducted among 1,5 thousand respondents.

to vote on 22 April it was suggested at the meeting of Russian President Vladimir Putin with members of the working group. Senator Andrei Klishas explained the choice of this date is that it is between Easter and the start of Ramadan. The head of the Duma Committee on state construction and legislation Pavel Krasheninnikov said that Putin supported the proposal by the date. Press Secretary of the Kremlin Dmitry Peskov confirmed this information.