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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

"Bring it to the end": Putin and Merkel announced the need to complete the "Nord Stream - 2"

"Bring it to the end": Putin and Merkel announced the need to complete the "Nord Stream - 2"

Russian President Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel held talks in Moscow. They discussed bilateral relations and the international agenda. So, leaders said that Nord Stream 2 will be completed, despite American sanctions. Speaking about the situation in the Middle East, Putin and Merkel noted the need to maintain a peaceful dialogue to resolve the Syrian and Libyan conflicts, as well as to do everything to maintain a nuclear deal with Iran. Read more about "Bring it to the end": Putin and Merkel announced the need to complete the "Nord Stream - 2"