Putin Updates Russian Constitution as Western Media Tries to Catch Up...


The Duran | 2020-01-18 14:16 UTC

Changes made to the constitution are aimed at giving more power to parliament and less to the President, as Putin sets the scene for Russia’s democratic future once he leaves his post (as it is widely believed he will) in 2024. For what in essence was clearly an attempt by Putin to further democratise Russia: reducing the number of terms a President can run to two, and ensuring the parliament appoints the Prime Minister as opposed to the President; was perversely portrayed as a sign of authoritarianism, in a desperate attempt to fit the narrative.

By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-18 18:07 UTC
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