Putin does not rule out running for presidency again

Source : 112 Ukraine

He has not made the final decision yet
12:24, 22 June 2020

President of Russia Vladimir Putin has not ruled out that he would run for the presidency once more if the proper amendments to the Constitution are adopted, but he has not made the final decision as Interfax reported.

“I do not rule out the possibility, if it will be in the Constitution, to run for the presidency. We will see,” he said.

Nevertheless, the Russian president underlined: “I have not decided for myself yet”.

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The all-Russian voting for amendments to the Constitution is appointed on July 1, but in fact, it will take place from June 25 up to July 1.

The electronic voting will take place for six days in Moscow and Nizhny Novgorod region.

Putin signed the law on the amendments to the Constitution on March 14. One of them provides the zeroing of the presidential term limits of the current head of the state and his predecessors.

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MP from United Russia (Yedinaya Rossiya) Valentina Tereshkova offered to make such amendments to the Constitution. She stated that Russia needs a strong presidential power as the uncertainty risks occur.


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