Mar 3, 2020, 9:37 PM
“The Russian Federation, united by a thousand-year history, preserving the memory of the ancestors who transmitted to us the ideals and faith in God, as well as the continuity in the development of the Russian state, recognizes the historical state unity,”
Declares boundaries. May make claim on other territories by implication.
“The state language of the Russian Federation throughout its territory is Russian as the language of a state-forming people”
The declaration of the state and its assets as the property of the ethnically Russian people is an interesting development, that disambiguates nation state into ethno-state.
“The priority of Russian laws over international law (the amendment will allow not to comply with decisions of international courts, in particular the ECHR and the International Criminal Court);”
Good. Same needs be done for the USA.
“Restriction on the occupation of higher posts for persons who have *EVER* had a second citizenship or residence permit in another country;”
Well, that’s useful for at least three classes of people.
immigrants, jews, a lot of the oligarchs and their families.
“Senior officials banned from having accounts or other assets abroad”
Asid from loyalties, this will bar many competitors for the presidency from competing with putin or his replacement.