the Russians must vote on amendments to the constitution, which may give Vladimir Putin the possibility to remain president until 2036.
The 67-year-old Putin has been in power for two decades as the president or prime minister. He's longest-serving Russian or soviet leader since Joseph Stalin.
If the changes in the constitution voted through, can Putin be re-elected two more times. Thus he can potentially stay in power until he is 83 years old.
Putin has not surprisingly called on Russian citizens to vote for the reform.
- We can ensure the stability, security, prosperity and a dignified life for the people only through the development and only together, says Putin.
the Vote is spread over six days, in an attempt to maintain the restrictions that have been put in place to limit the spread of the coronavirus.
Wednesday is afstemningens last day. Putin has declared it as a public holiday in order to get the most possible to the polls.
the Reform, as the russians are to vote on, involves a large number of other points.
Russian voters vote on them all together and can only give a yes or no to the entire package. It is already approved by Russia's parliament and signed by Putin.
other items in the reform applies to inflationssikrede pensions and a fair calculation of the minimum wage. It should also be written into the constitution, that Russia shall be based on the belief in the christian god.
There it must be that marriage between a man and a woman is the only form of marriage.
the Government, in its campaign up to the referendum on the these changes.
There are used, less effort to tell, that the reform also gives Putin the chance to be on the presidential election of 2036.
Critics see it as an effective method to keep the power in Putin's hands.
opinion Polls point in the direction of that a majority of Russia's voters vote for total reform.