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More than 73% of Russians have backed changes that…

MOSCOW, July 1 – More than 73% of Russian voters have backed constitutional changes that would allow Vladimir Putin to run again for president twice, electoral data showed on Wednesday after counting of more than a quarter of votes.

Russia gave families financial windfalls on Wednesday on the final day of the vote on constitutional changes that could allow Putin to stay in power until 2036, a prospect that prompted a small protest by Kremlin critics on Red Square. (Reporting by Anton Zverev; writing by Vladimir Soldatkin; editing by Chris Reese)

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