The media learned of a possible date of voting on amendments to the Constitution

a vote on the amendments to the Constitution may be held on 24 June or 8 July. The final selection will be made on the basis of how to develop the epidemiological situation.

Close to the presidential administration sources, “Kommersant” said that because of the epidemic COVID-19 authorities are guided by the end of June-beginning of July to discuss two dates for voting on the day of the Victory Parade in 1945 (24 June) or the day of family, love and fidelity, which in Russia coincides with the day of the veneration of Orthodox saints Peter and Fevronia (July 8).

According to one of interlocutors of the edition, the Kremlin wants to hold a vote as soon as possible.

the Other interlocutors of the edition familiar with the work of the informal headquarters for the vote, said that it expected to hold until early July. Though in the presidential administration did not rule out the option of end of June.

the Decision will depend on how soon there will be taken measures on isolation of citizens. If the regional restrictions can last a long time, Moscow has a chance to mitigate the quarantine in mid-may, the newspaper writes. Authorities have a few predictions of how things will develop epidemic COVID-19. On the basis of one of these scenarios, the regime of self-isolation in the capital will operate at least until the end of may holidays, after which, perhaps, they partially remove.

According to the law on amendments to the Constitution, a decree appointing the date of election must be published at least 30 days before the plebiscite.

Recall that a nationwide vote on the amendments was held on April 22. However, on 25 March the President of Russia Vladimir Putin announced the postponement of the election indefinitely because of a pandemic coronavirus.

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