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Low turnout in vote on Constitution change is not considered in the Kremlin as weakness of the governors of the regions in which it was marked. This was stated press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov, RIA Novosti reported on Tuesday, June 30.
A Kremlin spokesman said that at present it is too early to draw any conclusions on the turnout.
Earlier the Central election Commission (CEC) reported that the highest turnout was recorded in the Chechen Republic where it constituted 75.8% of the registered voters.
The high activity of citizens recorded in Tuva and also in the Bryansk, Tambov and Kemerovo regions.
A nationwide vote on the issue of changing the basic law takes place from 25 June to 1 July inclusive. Citizens need to answer “Yes” or “no” to the question whether they approve the amendments to the Constitution. Among the proposed amendments is the right of the incumbent President be re-elected for a new term, the priority of Russian laws over international. All the proposals approved by the regional parliaments and the State Duma, the Federation Council and the constitutional court.
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