Russian cosmonaut Anatoly Ivanishin voted on the Internet for amendments to the Constitution aboard the International space station, reported the press service of Roscosmos.
“While aboard the ISS, he took part in electronic voting on amendments to the Constitution of the Russian Federation. Roscosmos cosmonaut has a constant registration in Moscow, so it has the opportunity to vote remotely on specialized Internet-portal 2020og.ru” – reports RIA “Novosti” the message of Roscosmos.
Earlier, the Deputy Chairman of the Public chamber of Moscow Alexei Venediktov said that Ivanishin asked to vote electronically. Communication in this case, due to the lack on the Russian segment of the ISS experience will be provided through American satellites and the control Center in Houston.
In turn cosmonaut Ivan Wagner will vote July 1, 2020 through the Trustee, which will be in the mission control Center, where a private communication channel to Express their decision, and the Trustee will reflect it in the newsletter.
Now work on the ISS Russian cosmonauts Anatoly Ivanishin and John Wagner, as well as American astronaut Christopher Cassidy, Douglas Hurley and Robert Behnken.
A nationwide vote on amendments to the Constitution is taking place in Russia from 25 June to 1 July. Wednesday, July 1, will be a day off.
The final turnout for remote electronic voting on amendments to the Constitution of Russia amounted to 93,01%, were issued more than 1.1 million ballots.
According to the CEC, participated in the vote on the law on amendments to the Constitution for five days, has received nearly 50 million people. According to VTSIOM, Russians voted from the amendment was supported by 76% of the citizens.