MOSCOW, June 16 (RAPSI) – The total number of election observers of the Constitution amendments voting in Russia can exceed 500,000 people, according to the head of the Civic Chamber’s voting public control working group Maxim Grigoryev.

By today, more than 250,000 observers have been registered, he said on Tuesday during the discussion with experts.

In early June, President Vladimir Putin set July 1 as the date of the All-Russian vote on amendments to the Russian Constitution. Residents of Moscow and Niznny Novgorod have an opportunity to vote online.