Russian Federation: Authorities suppress criticism of the proposed constitutional amendments

The Russian authorities are resorting to their tried-and-tested methods of silencing all criticism while preparations are made to enact amendments to the country’s Constitution. The amendments were proposed by President Vladimir Putin in January 2020. If adopted, they will, amongst other things, open the way for him to run for fifth and sixth terms as President, and give him the authority to fire judges.

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