Russian President Vladimir Putin arrives to attend the Libya summit in Berlin, Germany, on Sunday. Photo: Reuters

Vladimir Putin pushes ahead with Russia shake-up, as some fear he plans to be ‘leader for life’

  • Changes will limit power of presidency, a post Putin is expected to step down from in 2024, in what critics call a ‘constitutional coup’
  • Surprise reforms unveiled last week prompted resignation of PM Dmitry Medvedev and his government
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Russian President Vladimir Putin arrives to attend the Libya summit in Berlin, Germany, on Sunday. Photo: Reuters
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