Russian President Vladimir Putin. Photo: AFP
Russian President Vladimir Putin. Photo: AFP
Russia

Russia’s Vladimir Putin sets July 1 for vote on constitution to extend his rule for years

  • Russian president sets the stage for a delayed ballot that could extend his rule until 2036
  • Critics have dismissed the vote as a constitutional coup which they fear will be rigged and urged voters to stay away

Topic |   Russia
Russian President Vladimir Putin. Photo: AFP
Russian President Vladimir Putin. Photo: AFP
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