The constitutional amendment is overwhelmingly passed, the next president of Russia is ready, the Western world should be in a dilemma
Recently, Russia’s constitutional revision has attracted the attention of various parties. Whether this revision is successful is related to the election of Russia’s next president. According to the latest news from the Observer Network on July 6, on July 1, Russia held a referendum. The main purpose of this referendum was to decide whether the amendment could be passed. On July 2, the Central Election Commission announced This time. The results show that nearly 80%of the voters agreed to the amendment of the law, which was overwhelmingly passed, so according to the relevant procedures, the new law will come into effect on July 4.
Putin or will be reappointed
In this revision, countries are concerned about whether Putin can be re-elected. According to Article 81, Article 3.1 of the new law, the President’s time of office does not take into account the person who was holding this position when the amendment came into effect, that is, the current President. The law provides that after July 4th, he can continue to serve The presidency, which is also called the elimination of tenure. In other words, the current president can be re-elected until 2036.
For this amendment to the law, the biggest beneficiary can be said It is Putin. After passing this amendment, the current President Putin can continue to participate in the presidential elections in 2024. In the face of the status quo in Russia, Putin can continue to be re-elected until 2036.
This revision of the law is also the most widespread in Russian history since 1993. In fact, the date of the amendment of the law was set on April 22 earlier. However, due to the impact of the epidemic, the government had to postpone the date of this amendment to the present.
Putin Expressing opinions
For this time to amend the law, the media also hopes to understand Putin’s views on this amendment. On June 21, local time, Russian TV interviewed him. During the interview, he said that if the law stipulates that he can still participate in the election, then he will not rule out the possibility of his participation in the next election.
In fact, as early as January 2020, the Russian conference put forward a proposal to amend the constitution and submitted a draft of the amendment. Now, the new law is passed with a high number of votes, which means that Putin is more likely to be re-elected.
For the possibility of Putin’s next election success, there are many People have great confidence in it. In fact, in Putin’s first run for president, the support rate was only 31%at the time, but after his efforts, it reached 80%in November.
After this, due to his excellent performance at the international and domestic levels, Russia was about to collapse, so that his expenditure rate has not fallen below 65%. In the next few presidential elections, He is ahead of other competitors with high votes. It is precisely because of Putin that Russia has once again stood on the world stage since the disintegration of the Soviet Union, and the people in the country have greatly recognized it.