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Putin vows to give voters a say on constitutional changes

Putin vows to give voters a say on constitutional changesRussian President Vladimir Putin promised Thursday that the country’s voters will have a final say on his proposed constitutional amendments, changes widely seen as crafted to let Putin stay in power well beyond the legally mandated end of his presidency in 2024. “It is necessary that people come to the polling stations and say whether they want the changes or not, ” Putin said at a meeting with municipal officials in a Moscow suburb. “Only after the people speak out, I will either sign or not sign” the amendments into law, Putin added.

Russian President Vladimir Putin promised Thursday that the country’s voters will have a final say on his proposed constitutional amendments, changes widely seen as crafted to let Putin stay in power well beyond the legally mandated end of his presidency in 2024. “It is necessary that people come to the polling stations and say whether they want the changes or not, ” Putin said at a meeting with municipal officials in a Moscow suburb. “Only after the people speak out, I will either sign or not sign” the amendments into law, Putin added.Read More

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