Constitutional reforms in Russia
The Russians have until the end of today, 1 July, to vote in a referendum on comprehensive
Putin has postponed the
In Russia, the package of constitutional
On 22 April the Russian people are to approve a host of amendments to the country's
In Russia, proposals for
On Monday the Kremlin submitted to parliament the draft constitutional amendments that were announced only last week. People in Russia are now wondering why Putin has convened a 75-member working group to flesh out over the course of the next few months the
The constitutional amendments and government reshuffle announced by Vladimir Putin are the subject of intense discussion. Commentators try to decipher what role the new prime minister Mikhail Mishustin - previously head of the tax authority - will play. Among the many sceptical voices there are also those who take a rather positive view of Putin's plans.