Russian parliament approves constitutional changes that would allow President Vladimir Putin contest again

Constitutional changes allowing Vladimir Putin to run for president again in 2024 sailed through both houses of Russia’s parliament on Wednesday, raising the prospect he could clock up over three decades in the Kremlin. Putin, 67, who has dominated Russia’s political landscape for two decades as either president or prime minister, made a dramatic appearance… Read More Russian parliament approves constitutional changes that would allow President Vladimir Putin contest again

Russian President Vladimir Putin opens door to changes that would allow him remain in power till 2036

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday opened the door to constitutional changes that would allow him to remain in power until 2036 if he chose to do so, despite saying he had misgivings about the legal amendments. Putin, who in January unveiled a major shake-up of Russian politics and a constitutional overhaul, is required by… Read More Russian President Vladimir Putin opens door to changes that would allow him remain in power till 2036