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Russian Prime Minister Medvedev steps down; Putin moves may point to extended term in office

Jan 16, 2020 - The Boston Globe
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Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev of Russia abruptly resigned on Wednesday, shortly after his political patron, President Vladimir Putin, sent the country's political elite into a swirl with proposals for sweeping constitutional changes that could extend his hold on power for many years.

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Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev and President Vladimir Putin spoke on Wednesday in Moscow.

MOSCOW — Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev of Russia abruptly resigned on...