Russia gets new PM as Putin proposes major Constitutional changes

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Russian Prime Minister Dmitri A Medvedev and his Cabinet resigned on Wednesday after President Vladimir Putin proposed sweeping constitutional changes that could extend his hold on power for many years.

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Published 3 days ago -  01:18
Putin consolidates power: Russian govt resigns to set off constitutional changes | OneIndia News
In a shocking move, Russian President Vladimir Putin has set off changes that are designed to clear the way for him to extend his 20-year presidential rule and also give him sweeping powers. On Wednesday night, the Russian govt resigned so that Putin can carry out constitutional changes that shifts the power balance in the Russian govt towards the PM and Parliament. We explain how this helps Putin.

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