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President Putin signed the law to stay in power in Russia till 2036


Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday signed the bill, after which he can remain in power of the country till 2036. Signed legislation that gives him the ability to remain in the presidential race until 2036. Through this move, the support received in the vote for constitutional change was formalized last year.

The constitutional voting held on July 1 last year also included a provision that allows Putin to appear in the presidential race two more times. Information related law signed by Putin was shared on the official website.

The 68-year-old Putin, who has been in power for more than two decades, said that after the end of his current term in 2024, he would consider whether he would be seeking re-election for the presidency.

The draft draft law was made following the constitutional amendments adopted in a nationwide referendum held in July 2020.

Under one of 206 constitutional amendments, the head of the country sitting on the post can take the post of president twice without following the previous conditions. After approving the amendment by the Upper House, Putin has the facility to resume his presidency in 2024 and then to get 2 more tenures by 2036.

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