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The vote on the amendment to the Constitution of Russia can be organized in 2020, provided that promptly solved the question of the format and the questions will be formulated. The CEC reports RIA Novosti.
The speaker of the Federation Council Valentina Matvienko said that the exact timing of amending the Constitution yet. “It takes time, but I would like this year”, she added.
In turn, Senator Vladimir Poletaev considers that the vote can be held together with the elections to the state Duma, which will be held in 2021.
Earlier Wednesday, in his annual address to the Federal Assembly,
the President of Russia Vladimir Putin said about the need to vote before the adoption of the amendments to the basic law. The head of state believes that the 1993 Constitution it’s time to change, but proposed several changes. In particular, he proposed to prescribe that the minimum wage may not be less than the minimum subsistence level. The Russian leader also called on to give the Duma more powers and agreed with the proposal to remove the word “consecutive” in law, which lays down the number of presidential terms.
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