About 400 Constitution amending vote applications submitted to Russian Ombudsman
MOSCOW, June 29 (RAPSI) – Office’s of the Federal Ombudsman had received around 400 applications concerning the voting on amendments to the Constitution, the country’s High Commissioner for Human Rights Tatiana Moskalkova told journalists on Monday.
According to the Ombudsman, people mostly wanted to receive information they were interested in, including the location of their poll station and online voting registration. She also received complaints about the vote participation coercion that was a serious law violation. Moskalkova sent about 20 such applications to prosecutors.
On June 25, the All-Russian voting on amendments to Constitution started in the country and abroad. The main voting day, according to the presidential decree, is July 1; however, citizens may also vote from June 25 to 30. Residents of Moscow and Niznny Novgorod have an opportunity to vote online.