Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks at the State Duma in Moscow on Tuesday. Photo: EPA-EFE Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks at the State Duma in Moscow on Tuesday. Photo: EPA-EFE
Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks at the State Duma in Moscow on Tuesday. Photo: EPA-EFE
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Vladimir Putin approves changes allowing him to stay in power until 2036

  • Stability a priority when country is experiencing ‘shocks and difficulties’, president says, adding that Russia is still recovering from Soviet Union’s collapse
  • Putin is required by constitution to step down in 2024, but proposed overhaul could see him in office until age of 83

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Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks at the State Duma in Moscow on Tuesday. Photo: EPA-EFE Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks at the State Duma in Moscow on Tuesday. Photo: EPA-EFE
Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks at the State Duma in Moscow on Tuesday. Photo: EPA-EFE
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