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US News Call to the Russian people: Putin creates mood for his eternal power

15:40  30 june  2020
15:40  30 june  2020 Source:   ksta.de

Victory 1945: Putin celebrates the Soviet sacrifice that saved the world

 Victory 1945: Putin celebrates the Soviet sacrifice that saved the world © Provided by Le Point Vladimir Poutine commemorated Wednesday the Soviet sacrifice, and the debt that the world still owed to the USSR 75 years after the Nazi defeat, thus kicking off a military parade full of patriotism. A few days before the constitutional referendum to grant him the right to remain in power until 2036, the Russian president presides over this parade of 14,000 men in Red Square, which should have been held on May 9 but was postponed for cause of new coronavirus epidemic.

Veteran TV presenter Vladimir Pozner is known to older English-speaking audiences for his 1980s and 90s collaborations with Ted Koppel and Phil Donahue. Neither believes that the main goal of adopting amendments to the Constitution is to reset Putin ’s presidential clock to zero.

Putin said with a smile. Several days after his inauguration in May 2012, the president visited When people hear about average salaries in their cities and regions, they just assume they're being lied to His sentiment tracked the shifting mood of Nizhny Tagil residents, from support to opposition, after

Wladimir Putin © AP Vladimir Putin

In a speech, Russian President Vladimir Putin called on his compatriots to vote on the new constitution of the country. The new Basic Law is intended to permanently secure power with additional powers. "The voice of each one of you is the most important," said Putin on Tuesday. He thanked those millions who would have already voted "yes". The ballot box ends this Wednesday. The greatest constitutional change in Russian history could keep Putin in office until 2036. Otherwise it would be over for him in 2024. The Basic Law also promises many social benefits.

"We are voting for a country in which we want to live, with modern education and modern healthcare, with reliable social security for citizens, with an effective power apparatus that is accountable to society," said Putin. It is about the future of Russia, said the 67-year-old, who has been in power for 20 years. "We can only ensure stability, security, prosperity and a dignified life for people through development - only together and only with you," said Putin.

Russia: what consequences will the constitutional referendum organized by Vladimir Putin have?

 Russia: what consequences will the constitutional referendum organized by Vladimir Putin have? © Reuters From Thursday, the Russians are invited to vote on a vast constitutional reform that could allow Vladimir Putin to strengthen his grip on the country. After the imposing military parade organized Wednesday morning in Moscow to commemorate the 75 years of the Soviet victory over the Nazis, another great political parade begins in Russia on Thursday. The Russians are thus invited to vote on a vast reform of the Constitution initiated at the beginning of the year.

Russian President Vladimir Putin has been in power for two decades. He's one of the most important leaders in the world, but many people have very In 2006, an anti- Putin campaigner and former spy called Alexander Litvinenko was poisoned in London but Russia refused to send a suspect to the UK

Putin typically starts his workday in the early afternoon (he is late to bed and late to rise) with a trio of leather-bound briefing files: a report Whatever the reason, Putin , a man who, contrary to the macho maverick image, is actually rather risk-averse, appears to be taking increasing risks and allowing the

Opposition runs storm

The opposition accuses him of a constitutional overthrow and the burial of all democratic values ​​with the new constitution. In the case of anonymous post-election surveys, according to state pollsters, 76 percent said they had voted "yes".

The central election commission announced the turnout on Tuesday with 45.7 percent. That was almost 50 million votes. 110.5 million voters can take part in the referendum for six days. Election observers spoke of hundreds of violations such as multiple votes. There was also pressure on voters. In addition - as is often the case in Russia - there were cases where pre-filled ballot papers were stuffed into the urn. (dpa)

New constitution in Russia: Putin's re-election possible until 2036 - falsification accused .
© picture alliance / dpa Vladimir Putin, President of Russia, sits in his Novo-Ogarjowo suburban residence. After a referendum, the controversial constitutional changes in Russia came into force. The new text of the constitution was published on Saturday. President Vladimir Putin had previously signed a corresponding decree. The new constitution extends Putin's powers and allows him to rule until 2036 when he is re-elected. The opposition in Russia accuses the president of a coup d'état.

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