Putin: referendum to be held on a working day, which will be announced weekends

a Nationwide vote on amendments to the Constitution will be held on a working day, which will be announced this weekend. This was stated by the President of Russia Vladimir Putin at a meeting with the working group on preparation of amendments to the Constitution. The live broadcast is channel “Russia 24”.

“the attention of the government on this point, then to this day have not pulled up any holidays — may day or Christmas,” said Putin.

the Head of state stressed that the law on amendments to the Constitution will come into force only after the results of the all-Russian vote. It is necessary that “that the citizens of Russia were the authors of these amendments to the Basic law”.

If the Russians would support changes, then the law will come into force. If you do not support the amendments to the Constitution will not be made. “As the people say, so be it”, — Putin said.

the date of the vote is not yet known. However, previously a number of media with reference to the source in the working group called on April 22, which this year falls on Wednesday.