Putin signs law allowing him to serve 2 more terms as Russia's president

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Russian President Vladimir Putin signed into law on Monday a change to the country’s constitution that will allow him to run for two more six-year terms, granting himself the chance to remain in power until 2036. The Russian leader, 68, has already run the country for more than two decades, and with his recent crackdown on political opponents and civil society, he has made it clear that there’s little room for dissent.

A copy of the new law was posted on the government’s legal information website on Monday, confirming that…

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