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Press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov has promised to read the opinion of philologists error in the ballot on the Constitution. It is reported by RIA Novosti.
“Of course, is important,” he said.
A Kremlin spokesman said he did not consider that the error “relates to the legitimacy of the voting and, most importantly, to the purity of the ballot”.
Leading researcher of the Institute, candidate of philological Sciences Olga Severskaya, the radio station “Echo of Moscow”, the recording of which is available on YouTube, said about found a grammatical error on the ballot. This applies to the wording of the question: “do You approve the amendments to the Constitution of the Russian Federation?” Severskaya noted that such a construction violate the language norm, as it used the wrong case. According to her, that’s right — “the Constitution”.
A nationwide vote began on 25 June across Russia and will last until 1 July inclusive. On it the citizens of Russia asked whether they approve the amendment to the Constitution. The Bulletin indicated the options “Yes” and “no”. Primary election day — July 1 — declared. Among the proposed amendments, the priority of Russian on international law and the right of the incumbent President of Russia to be re-elected for a new term and at the end of two presidential terms before the changes come into force. All the proposals approved by the constitutional court, the state Duma, the Federation Council and regional parliaments.
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