Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin is a Russian politician and former intelligence officer serving as President of Russia since 2012, previously holding the position from 2000 until 2008. In between his presidential terms he was also the Prime Minister of Russia under his close associate Dmitry Medvedev.
He used the Russia to-day is to promote holiday, a controversial reform of The Constitution , which could keep him in office until 2036.
Mr Putin, 67, has dominated Russia for the last 20 years, whether as President or Prime Minister .
Moscow lifted lockdown curbs This Week , despite a huge number of infections.
But there's confusion was because The Mayor of the capital Sergey Sobyanin, and urged people to stay home, while the Friday in the holidays, and another on 24 June, the notes of victory in the second World War .
About 510,000 people is positive, the highest number of cases tested for the Corona Virus in Russia, the third in the World After the USA and Brazil. Russia 6,705 deaths recorded in the midst of allegations of under-reporting by The Authorities .Where has been President Putin?
Flanked by the allies, he visited an open-air flag-raising Ceremony in the West of Moscow on Friday.
In his speech, he urged the Russians to turn and the votes for the constitutional reform in a referendum on 1. July, said he was sure that an "absolute majority" of Russians supported it.
The reform would effectively enable him to stand for two more terms as President after his current six-year term in the year 2024 increases.
Putin's critics have accused The Authorities of trying to bribe Russians to turn up for the vote.
The City of Moscow, for example, is planning to hand out shopping vouchers to those who vote, the the offer as an incentive to stimulate consumer demand for lockdown.
Georgi Alburov, an ally of opposition leader Alexei Navalny , said The Mayor of Moscow had failed, the support of small businesses during the lockout but could the money "a lot, when he tempt to reaffirm the people to "dial local" Czar Putin", Reuters news Agency reported.
Russia, as in many countries, which are suffering acute economic hardship because of his blocking, which began at The End of March.
against the background of rising unemployment, there were signs of a growing disillusionment with the Kremlin.