Thursday, 16 January 2020 The changes, which triggered the resignation of the prime minister and government, are widely seen as giving Putin, 67, scope to extend his grip on power once he leaves the presidency in 2024. He has dominated Russian politics, as president or as prime minister, for two decades.
Russia's ruling party on Thursday unanimously backed President Vladimir Putin's surprise choice for prime minister, Mikhail Mishustin, a man with almost no political profile. But why was he picked? Lauren Anthony reports.
A Russian man recently pranked people in his apartment building by sticking a fake portrait of Russian President Vladimir Putin in the elevator. Luckily, the man also thought to install a video camera..
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