Election

Vladimir Putin wins Russia vote that could let him rule until 2036

1 month ago   |   By The Guardian

Russians back amendments including constitutional mention of ‘faith in God', pension and minimum wage boosts and a ban on gay marriage The Kremlin and its supporters have won a controversial vote to amend the constitution and reset Vladimir Putin's term limits, potentially allowing him to rule as president until 2036. The ad-hoc vote, which did not fulfil legal criteria to be a referendum, saw 77.93% of voters endorse constitutional amendments, with 21.26% against the changes, and 99.9% of the ballots counted. Turnout was 64.99%, the election commission said.
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Vladimir Putin could stay in power until 2036 as Russians approve constitutional reforms

1 month ago   |   By Evening Standard

Russians have opened the door to Vladimir Putin staying in power until 2036 by voting overwhelmingly for constitutional changes that will allow him to run again for president twice.
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Russia vote: President Putin could stay in power until 2036 as Russians approve constitutional reforms

Russia vote: President Putin could stay in power until 2036 as Russians approve constitutional reforms

1 month ago   |   By Wessexfm

A majority of Russians have voted to approve amendments to the country's constitution which would allow President Vladimir Putin to stay in power until 2036, despite protests in Moscow and Saint Petersburg.
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