The CEC will prepare a proposal for amendments to the Constitution

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the Central election Commission shall prepare proposals to amendments to the Constitution of the Russian Federation, said the CEC head Ella Pamfilova.

According to her, the President created a working group is interested in competent opinion of the Commission. “We are also involved preparing their proposals to the working group, as it could be. This is absolutely normal, legal, logical, and lawful process,” Pamfilova was quoted by the Agency “Moscow”.

on January 15 in the message to the Federal Assembly, the Russian leader said that the Constitution should take precedence over international law. He invited the Russians to vote on a number of changes.

January 20, Vladimir Putin submitted a draft law on amendments to the Constitution of the Russian Federation to the state Duma. According to the draft law, one and the same person cannot hold the office of President of the Russian Federation more than two terms. In addition, the head of state can become a person aged 35 years, residing in the country for at least 25 years, without foreign citizenship.

the Prime Minister and government members will be appointed by the President after approval by the state Duma. The Prosecutor General and his deputies will be appointed to the position and to be released by the Federation Council on recommendation of the leader of the country.

To ensure transparency of law enforcement agencies, law enforcement agencies, independence of prosecution bodies in the regions to appoint the heads of the Federal bodies of Executive power, which directs the President of the Russian Federation and prosecutors of regions is proposed after consultation with the Federation Council.

the powers of SF want to take termination on representation of the President of office of judges of the constitutional court of the Russian Federation, judges of the Supreme court, judges of the cassation and appeals courts.

in addition, it proposes to strengthen the regular indexation of pensions in Russia the guarantee of social benefits and other social payments. The minimum wage, according to the amendments, should not be below the subsistence minimum laborcontradict people.

the Speaker of the state Duma Vyacheslav Volodin considers that the list outlined in the bill issues to expand is not necessary. In his opinion, it makes sense to concentrate and maintain a current, already developed proposals.

January 23, the state Duma has passed the bill in the first reading. On 27 January the state Duma Committee on state construction and law 17 amendments to the document.

Press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov said that the vote on the amendments to the Constitution is not a formality. He noted that who is working on the order and timing. According to the representative of the Kremlin, need to arrange a vote was not, however, on the insistence of the President.

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