Vladimir Putin, the President of Russia, strengthened his hold in the country. This was done by bringing about a few legal changes. A law was signed by the Russian President according to which he will be eligible to run in the elections for the office of the President for a total of two terms. This might extend the role of the head of the state until the year 2036.
Vladimir Putin For Another 12 Years
The 69-year-old Russian President is holding his office for the fourth term. This is to come to an end in the year 2024. The announcement of the newly introduced legislation came in this Monday. If he happens to win over the two terms of the elections, Vladimir Putin will be holding the office for a period of 12 years. However, he will have to win both times.
The newly introduced law makes the result of the referendum of the year, 2020, a formal one. This is with regard to the amendments to the constitution of Russia. The referendum also supported the amendments of another was other than that of the term limits of Vladimir Putin. There was a provision for marriage according to which the constitutional definition of marriage is the “union of man and a woman.”
The acts of the Russian President that took place previously, have led to a lot of protests taking place in the country. It also faced criticism on the international level. Vladimir Putin had attempted a job swap with Dmitry Medvedev, the then prime minister of the country. The incident took place in the year 2008. He then returned to the presidency of the country in the year 2012. The country went through a lot of protests at the beginning of the new year concerning the jailing of Alexey Navalny, the opposition figure.