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With Putin’s Proposed Changes, Russia Begins Its Transition to One-Party Rule

Vladimir Putin, image via Office of the President of RussiaBESA Center Perspectives Paper No. 1,421, January 24, 2020
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: Vladimir Putin’s proposed changes to the Russian constitution portend a shift toward one-party rule and lay out a framework by which he can continue to be a major power broker well beyond the end of his presidential tenure in 2024.
On Jan 15, 2020, in his State-of-the-Nation address to the Russian political elite, Russian president Vladimir Putin proposed some major constitutional amendments, perhaps the most significant of which was a boost of power for the State Duma (Russia’s parliament). Immediately following …read more

Source:: Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies


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