Russian Voters approved to make Vladimir Putin as President of Russia till 2036. Putin’s term was to end in 2024. The terms of the Russian constitution were amended to allow him to remain in office for another two terms. He’s one of the topmost leaders in the World his strong leadership holds Russia one of the strongest nations in the world.
Opposition party boycotted this rally and totally unhappy with the results. Several allegations made over the results. Putin completely denied it. Alexei Navalny, a senior Russian leader, said the change was a “big lie” and did not reflect the views of the general public. No independent verification of the seven-day vote.
Interior minister of Russia confirmed that voting process had gone smoothly. He also said that there was no violation that could affect the Election results. The 67 year old President ruling Russia for the Past 10 years he will be still ruling the nation for the next 16 years. Several constitutional changes were made with immediate effect which includes ban on same sex marriage and Russia’s ancient “faith in God.”. Changes were approved by both houses of the Russian parliament
During the voting process COVID-19 safety measures were taken strictly body temperatures of all voters are checked and enusred every voters wears masks.
- In Russia, the term of the presidency is six years.
- A person can contest elections twice in a row.
- Putin was President of Russia from 2000 to 2008.
- He was then the Prime Minister of Russia from 2008 to 2012.
- Putin won re-election in 2012.
- He then became President again in 2018.
- Putin’s current term ends in 2024.
Many voters of the nation disappointed with Putin’s rule for again and again. This is a black day in terms of democracy.
Prime Minister Modi congratulated Russia on the 75th anniversary of Russia’s victory in World War II and congratulated Putin on the successful completion of the vote on constitutional reforms in Russia.