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Putin proposes power shift to parliament and PM, in possible hint on own future

Credit: Reuters- Published on January 15, 2020
President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday proposed giving parliament the power to choose Russia's prime minister and other key positions, a major change to the Russian constitution that may offer a hint about his own future.
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Published on January 16, 2020 -  01:18
Putin consolidates power: Russian govt resigns to set off constitutional changes | OneIndia News
In a shocking move, Russian President Vladimir Putin has set off changes that are designed to clear the way for him to extend his 20-year presidential rule and also give him sweeping powers. On Wednesday night, the Russian govt resigned so that Putin can carry out constitutional changes that shifts the power balance in the Russian govt towards the PM and Parliament. We explain how this helps Putin.

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