In the administration of the President of Russia consider the possibility of holding a nationwide vote on amendments to the Constitution and the Victory parade on the same day — June 24, RBC reports, citing four sources close to the Kremlin.
According to another source, as the base date of the Victory parade is seen on June 24, as this day was held the Victory parade in 1945. A source in the Russian defense Ministry also said that the main option is the parade at the end of June.
the sources emphasize that none of these questions is no final decisions, because everything will depend on the epidemiological situation.
One of the sources said that the Victory parade and a vote on the Constitution in one day is convenient that Wednesday, June 24, will be declared a holiday, as the rate for the paid day on the day of voting was originally founded in the law on amendments.
on March 25, Russian President Vladimir Putin in his address to the Russians said that due the situation with coronavirus in the territory of Russia date of voting on amendments to the Constitution decided to move. According to the head of the state, the decision about the new date will be made on the basis of the development of the situation.
on 16 April Putin during a meeting of the security Council stated that the extremely high level of risk associated with the epidemic coronavirus infection, gives no right to start now preparing for the Victory parade and other events. The President instructed the heads of the defense Ministry and other law enforcement agencies and authorities to re-schedule, postpone the preparations for the military parade on the red square and the military marches in the regions.
the Russian President noted that all festive events on the occasion of Victory in the great Patriotic war will take place in 2020.