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Every Russian regional parliament back changes allowing Putin to extend rule - RIA

Reuters | Moscow | Updated: 13-03-2020 14:31 IST | Created: 13-03-2020 14:10 IST
Every Russian regional parliament back changes allowing Putin to extend rule - RIA
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All of Russia's 85 regional parliaments have voted in favor of constitutional amendments that would allow Vladimir Putin to run for president again in 2024, the RIA news agency cited senior Russian lawmaker Andrei Klishas as saying on Friday.

"The Federation Council (the upper house of parliament) has received the results of the voting in all 85 regional parliaments," said Klishas. "They are all positive. The Council will consider this issue at the plenary session tomorrow."


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