Law of the Week: President Putin signs bill potentially enabling him to remain president until 2036

Week-ending 9 April 2021 This week President Putin, who is currently serving his fourth term as president of Russia, signed into force a law that allows him to stand for…

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Law of the Week: State Duma adopts bill making it possible for Vladimir Putin to stand for election as president in 2024 and 2030.

Week-ending 26 March 2021 On 24 March 2021 the State Duma approved in its third and final reading a bill making it possible for President Putin to stand for election…

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Sergei Pashin: What crimes can a former president commit and still have nothing happen to him?

19 November 2020 Interview with Sergei Pashin, former judge, member of the Moscow Helsinki Group, and professor at the Higher School of Economics, by Dmitry Kokko for Free Press Source:…

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Law of the Week. State Duma passes bills asserting supremacy of Russian Constitution over international law

Week-ending 20 November 2020 A series of bills passed their third and final readings in the State Duma on 18 November 2020 amending Russia's law codes - the Civil Code,…

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