Ergebnis Abstimmung über Verfassungsänderung infographic
Grafik zeigt das Ergebnis des Referendums zu Russlands Verfassung.


Wladimir Putin gewinnt Russlands Stimmen, die ihn bis 2036 an der Macht lassen

July 2, 2020 - Knapp 78% aller Wähler in Russland haben den Änderungen der Verfassung des Landes zugestimmt, Präsident Wladimir Putin kann bis 2036 an der Macht bleiben, bestätigte die Wahlbehörde Russlands nachdem alle Wählerstimmen ausgezählt waren. Krems Kritiker sind allerdings der Ansicht, dass es zu Wahlmanipulation gekommen ist..

In the week-long balloting that concluded on Wednesday, 77.9% voted for the changes, and 21.3% voted against, with 100% of the precincts counted by Thursday morning, Russia’s Central Election Commission said. The turnout exceeded 64%, according to officials.

The reported numbers reflect the highest level of voter support for Putin in 10 years. In the 2018 presidential election, 76.7% of voters supported his candidacy, while in the 2012 election only 63.6% did.

But Kremlin critics say the numbers alone show they are false, with an unrealistic approval rating for the Russian leader amid wide frustration in the country over declining living standards.

“A record in falsifying votes has been set in Russia,” opposition politician Alexei Navalny said in a Facebook post on Thursday. “The announced result has nothing whatsoever to do with the people’s opinion.”

PUBLISHED: 02/07/2020; STORY: Graphic News
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