Recently, an overwhelming majority of Uzbekistan’s electorate voted in favor of President Shavkat Mirziyoyev’s proposal to revise the country’s Constitution, which pledged to provide more rights to the citizens of the ex-Soviet republic and may allow the President to exceed ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2023
Category: International / World Current Affairs
The Russian President Vladimir Putin recently signed a legislation that will allow him to stay in power till 2036. The Russian leader had already been in power for more than two decades. And he is 68 years old. Background According ..
The French President Emmanuel Macron recently announced a referendum to add the fight against climate change into the French Constitution. Also, the need to preserve the environment is to be added. What is a Referendum? It is a general vote ..
The New Caledonia is a French territory located in southwest Pacific Ocean. It is a popular tourist spot and well known for its coral seas. The territory voted against independence from France under its new referendum that was held recently. ..
On July 1, 2020, Russia announced the results of the new referendum. The referendum introduced constitutional amendments. One of the most important amendments of these is the amendment that will allow the Russian President Vladimir Putin to contest for two ..
Month: Current Affairs - July, 2020
Recently, Bougainville, a chain of islands voted for a referendum of independence from Papua Guinea. The referendum saw 85% voter turnout choosing Papua Guinea as second option. The referendum was introduced because the peace agreement signed before 20 years ended. ..