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Russian parliament backs changes allowing Putin to run again for president

Russian parliament backs changes allowing Putin to run again for president

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Constitutional changes allowing Vladimir Putin to run for president again in 2024 sailed through Russia’s lower house of parliament on Wednesday, opening the way for him to potentially stay in power until 2036. Screens display the vote results during a session of Russia’s lower house of parliament, …

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Empty chairs for MH17 victims outside Russia’s Hague Embassy

Empty chairs for MH17 victims outside Russia's Hague Embassy

THE HAGUE (Reuters) – Rows of white chairs were placed in front of Russia’s embassy in The Hague on Sunday in a quiet protest by families of those who were shot down with Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, on the eve of the trial – in absentia – of four men …

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