On 10 March, President Vladimir Putin made a rare visit to the State Duma, Russia’s lower house, to speak on amendments proposed by lawmakers during the second reading of the constitutional change bill. Unexpectedly, he backed a proposal to ‘reset’ his presidential term count. This means that, pending final approval from lawmakers and the Constitutional Court, Putin will be able to serve two more terms as president.
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On Russia’s Presidential Term ‘Reset’
The next issue of the bulletin will be released on 24 March.
Writing and analysis: Tatiana Stanovaya
Editing: Ben Tavener, Howard Amos