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Russia government resigns following announcement of reforms to weaken Putins successor

Jan 16, 2020 - Legal Monitor Worldwide
Board and Executive Moves

(JURIST) - Russian President Vladimir Putin addressed the Federal Assembly on Wednesday and proposed constitutional reforms that would weaken the next President of Russia, causing the entire Russian government to resign. Putin also addressed the countrys changing demographics and social issues such as supporting working families.

It is speculated that the changes are being made to prepare for Putins transition to the role of Prime Minster after his term limit is up. In 2008 Putin made the ...