Putin Forever? – BBC News

BBC News
Feb 13, 2020

When President Putin dropped his bombshell announcement last month about rearranging Russia’s power structure, some wondered if he was looking for a smooth exit or rather that he wanted to stay in charge of his country for life. Opponents of President Putin have launched a campaign to stop him re-writing the Russian Constitution. The Kremlin leader has proposed a number of amendments he says will make Russia stronger; but his critics claim the real aim of the changes is to allow Mr Putin to hold onto power indefinitely BBC’s Moscow correspondent Steve Rosenberg has been to Russia’s industrial heartland to canvass opinions.

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