The Kremlin responded to questions error-in ballots and multiple voting

philologists Have had disagreements in the inflection of the word “Constitution” in the text of the newsletter that is offered when addressing the fate of amendments in the Russian Basic law. See the opinion of the specialists of the Institute of Russian language named after V. V. Vinogradova ran promised the Kremlin’s spokesman, Dmitry Peskov.

this is Certainly important, acknowledged by the press Secretary of the President of Russia. He added that he first heard about the philological philologists disputes about the form of the voting on amendments to the Constitution from journalists, RIA Novosti reported. This Peskov stressed that there are washed away to become more familiar with the opinion of the Institute of Russian language, but it has nothing to do with the legitimacy of the voting.

Leading researcher of the Institute Vinogradova Olga Severskaya stressed that the wording “do You approve the amendments to the Constitution of the Russian Federation?” violates the norm of language. According to experts, the correct options would be “amendments to the Constitution” or “constitutional amendments”. The scholar recalled that experts had warned about the error at the stage of preparation of voting. Thus, according to linguists, the situation is not corrected to replace the word “amendments” with “amendments.” Olga Severskaya stressed that “amendments to the Constitution” — the colloquial.

as for attempts of double voting on amendments, the statement of Dmitry Peskov, it is not a question of reaction of the Kremlin. This is the reaction of the CEC of Russia, said the press Secretary of Vladimir Putin.

the Flaws used by electronic voting system in no way can question the legitimacy of the will of the Russians, said the official representative of the Kremlin.

June 25 started early and electronic voting to change the text of the Russian Constitution. The main voting day is July 1, 2020. The President of Russia Vladimir Putin emphasized that no one should to wonder about the will of the Russians.