Putin shake-up could keep him in power past 2024 as cabinet steps aside | Reuters


Russian President Vladimir Putin proposed constitutional changes on Wednesday that would give him scope to extend his grip on power after leaving the presidency, and picked a new prime minister after Dmitry Medvedev and his cabinet stepped down.

Most importantly, Putin suggested diminishing the powers of the presidency and beefing up those of the prime minister.

Source: Putin shake-up could keep him in power past 2024 as cabinet steps aside – Reuters

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