The amendment allows the President of Russia Vladimir Putin to participate in the elections, was proposed for inclusion in the Constitution, to Russia’s system earned the support of constitutional authorities. About the same time, Senator Andrey Klishas said owned by Grigory Berezkin RBC.

In January, as reported by “the Rambler”, Putin proposed to make the Constitution a number of changes. In March, cosmonaut and State Duma Deputy Valentina Tereshkova offered to make the Constitution an amendment that would allow Putin to run for President, despite the fact that he has held this position for a second consecutive term.

Today Klishas, Chairman of the Federation Council Committee on constitutional legislation and co-chair of the working group to develop amendments to the Constitution, explained that this amendment was made in order to stabilize system, support for constitutional government.

According to him, this system is necessary to Russia it was impossible to return in 1990-e years in such matters as social security and sovereignty, and to make the system work, the political class needs to stop thinking about who will succeed Putin.