Push to Keep Vladimir Putin President Until 2036 Dubbed ‘Shameful’

Vladimir Putin has raised the prospect that he could be Russia’s head of state for life after he said he would back a constitutional amendment that would allow him to run again as president when his current term ends.

The Russian leader’s fourth term as head of stated finishes in 2024 by which time he is constitutionally required to step down because he can only serve two terms in a row.

There was speculation regarding Putin’s intentions in January when he fired prime minister Dmitry Medvedev and proposed broader constitutional changes which many saw as a push to hold on to power.

Full article at :Newsweek

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