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The Russians need to give the right to participate in the electoral process since I was 16. The proposal was made by a member of the constitutional Committee of the Federation Council Elena Afanasyeva, reports RIA Novosti.
According to her, in this case, the young Russians “will feel like a citizen whose voice will be heard.” She also added that 16 years is too early to be a candidate for election, but in this age it is it would be possible to become an observer.
The Senator noted that in the 16 years young people for two years is the holder of a passport and in some cases, may marry.
Russia now has the right to choose have adult citizens at age 18.
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