January 23, 2020 | By Ivo H. Daalder

#AskIvo: How Long Is Putin Planning to Stay in Power in Russia?

Last week, President Vladimir Putin announced sweeping plans for a constitutional overhaul in Russia. Widely viewed as a means to extend his political power after his current presidential term ends in 2024, the changes are now rocketing toward passage in Russia’s parliament. In this week’s episode of #AskIvo, Council President Ivo Daalder looks at why this move should have caught no one by surprise.

#AskIvo: How Long Is Putin Planning to Stay in Power in Russia?

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