The Russian president's term ends in 2024, he can now run for two more six-year terms

Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a law allowing him to potentially hold onto power until 2036. This is a change, possible thanks to the constitutional referendum, a move that formalizes constitutional changes endorsed in a vote last July. The Russian president’s term ends in 2024, and he can now run for two more six-year terms. If elected both times he would surpass Josef Stalin as the longest-serving leader of Russia since Peter the Great.

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