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Putin’s Amendments To Russia’s Constitution Sparks Debate About Russian Nationalism

Putin’s Amendments To Russia’s Constitution Sparks Debate About Russian Nationalism

On many occasions, Russian President Vladimir Putin has called for the adoption of new amendments to the Russian Constitution. Putin has usually referenced several reasons why the head of State would want to change the basic law of the country, which is only 27 years old. This is the desire to expand the powers of the Parliament (State Duma), and limit the tenure of the presidency to two terms without the fateful word “in a row”, which allowed Putin to be elected 4 times, to ensure the immunity of former presidents and establish the priority of the Constitution of the Russian Federation over International Law. Read more about Putin’s Amendments To Russia’s Constitution Sparks Debate About Russian Nationalism