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Amid Questions About Political Future, Putin Says He Doesn’t Intend To Become Head Of State Council

March 06, 2020 17:26 GMT Russian President Vladimir Putin has said he did not intend to head a newly empowered State Council once his presidency formally ends in 2024. In comments on March 6, Putin also said he doesn’t want to end presidential term limits. The remarks add to mounting questions about his future plans, as well as uncertainty about

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Putin, Lukashenka Make Little Reported Progress At Sochi Talks On Energy, Integration

February 07, 2020 18:18 GMT UPDATED February 08, 2020 11:41 GMT Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Belarusian counterpart, Alyaksandr Lukashenka, made little reported progress during talks on the thorny issues of energy prices and closer integration. The two met at Putin’s residence in Russia’s Black Sea resort of Sochi on February 7 amid increasing economic pressure by Moscow on Minsk.

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Putin Stresses ‘Responsibility’ At Ruling Party Congress

November 23, 2019 13:07 GMT Russian President Vladimir (the KGB office boy) Putin told a congress of the ruling United Russia on November 23 that the party has prospered by prioritizing “citizens’ interests [and] the interests of our Motherland” and urged his allies not to fear “difficult decisions that don’t yield situational popularity and extra points at elections.” The congress

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