Russian President Vladimir Putin: Photo: Kremlin/DPA Russian President Vladimir Putin: Photo: Kremlin/DPA
Russian President Vladimir Putin: Photo: Kremlin/DPA
Vladimir Putin

Is Russia’s Putin staying or leaving? New draft law revives speculation on president’s future

  • Backers of the legislation say it’s just part of the 68-year-old’s effort to build a less personalised system to succeed him – whenever he decides it’s time to go
  • The revival of speculation about the leader’s future highlights how central Putin remains to the Russian state

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Russian President Vladimir Putin: Photo: Kremlin/DPA Russian President Vladimir Putin: Photo: Kremlin/DPA
Russian President Vladimir Putin: Photo: Kremlin/DPA
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