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Russian prime minister and government resign after Vladimir Putin speech

Hindu Wednesday, 15 January 2020
The unexpected announcement, which came shortly after Mr. Putin proposed a nationwide vote on sweeping changes that would shift power from the presidency to parliament, means Russia will also get a new prime minister.
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