Putin unveils shake-up that could extend his influence as cabinet quits

Reuters Wednesday, 15 January 2020
Russian President Vladimir Putin proposed constitutional changes on Wednesday that would give him leeway to extend his grip on power after leaving the presidency, and picked a new prime minister after Dmitry Medvedev and his cabinet resigned.

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