Russians vote to allow Putin to rule until 2036Christian Fernsby ▼ | July 2, 2020
Russians overwhelming voted to pass constitutional amendments that could allow President Vladimir Putin to remain in power until 2036, according to preliminary results released Thursday.
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Russia's constitution stipulates that a president must step down after serving two six-year terms but the amendments voted on this week will allow Putin to sit at the head of the government for an additional two terms. ■