Putin promised not to be President more than two termsof Vladimir Putin / Photo: press-service of the Kremlin
Fourth, Putin’s presidential term expires in 2024
The President of Russia Vladimir Putin declared about the intention not to violate the Constitution and take the presidential post more than two terms in a row, reports “Interfax”.
“I have always strictly adhered to the Constitution. The Constitution clearly spelled out – no more than two consecutive terms. Right now I have a second consecutive term – no more than two consecutive terms,” – said Putin, answering a journalist’s question whether he will leave his post at the conclusion of the current presidential term.
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According to Reuters, the fourth presidential term for Putin, which began three weeks ago, expires in 2024.
“It is not excluded that the Russian President can use an already tested them the recipe and give one six-year period someone from your controlled environment”, – stated in the material.
We will remind, Vladimir Putin first became President of the Russian Federation in 1999, when Boris Yeltsin appointed him acting head of state in connection with the departure of the first President of Russia in early retirement.
For the first time Putin was elected President in 2000. Then was re-elected to the presidency in 2004, 2012 and 2018.
In 2008, President of Russia, he was replaced by current Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev.
Before the 2012 elections the presidential term was increased from 4 to 6 years.