on Wednesday, President Vladimir Putin made a televised address to the citizens of Russia, in which he proposed to postpone the vote to a later date because of the situation with coronavirus.
“To assign a new date for the vote, the President will issue a new decree,” said Klishas. He recalled that after the signing of the decree on holding a nationwide vote on 22 April, the President admitted the possibility of postponement of the event if required by the epidemiological situation.
Most importantly from the appeal of Vladimir Putin to the citizens of
Recall that the order of appointment of the all-Russian vote on the amendment to the Constitution prescribed in article 2 of the law, approved by the Federation Council on March 14.
“the Initiative of holding a nationwide vote belongs to the President of the Russian Federation. The Russian President appoints a nationwide vote of his decree. The presidential decree on the appointment of the nationwide vote contains the question to be submitted to a nationwide vote determined the day of nationwide voting”, – stated in the paragraphs 2 and 3 of this article.
Support of the amendments, more than half of the participants – a prerequisite for their entry into force.