Russian prime minister's government resigns after Putin proposes constitutional changes designed to keep him ‘leader-for-life’

Russian prime minister's government resigns after Putin proposes constitutional changes designed to keep him ‘leader-for-life’
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Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev just announced he and his government have submitted their resignations, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty reports.


The move comes after Russian President Vladimir Putin announced constitutional changes.

“Putin has proposed changes to the constitution that critics say clear the way for him to remain the country’s leader-for-life,” The Globe and Mail adds.

The Financial Times’ Moscow correspondent Max Seddon sheds some light:

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