Voting on amendments to Russia’s Constitution starts
MOSCOW, June 25 (RAPSI) – The All-Russian voting on amendments to Constitution started on Thursday 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.
The Central Election Commission along with the consumer rights agency Rospotrebnadzor drafted citizens’ healthcare recommendations for electoral commissions. Thus, obligatory measures and protection means to prevent COVID-19 outbreak are temperature measurement¸ one-use pens, sanitizers, masks, and gloves, disinfectant flooring and social distancing at poll stations.
According to the Russian Civic Chamber’s Secretary Lidia Mikheyeva, foreign nationals may oversee the voting as experts.