Majority party eyes shift in Russia’s political system


Russia’s largest political party, United Russia, has unanimously backed the creation of a new party chairman position. United Russia is due to officially ask outgoing President Vladimir Putin to become chairman. If he accepts, Putin will combine the party leadership with the role of prime minister from May 8.

Russia Today

UPDATE:

Putin officially agrees to remain biggest boss in Russia

Pravda

And you thought Vlad, was gone

Posted in Russia. 3 Comments »

3 Responses to “Majority party eyes shift in Russia’s political system”

  1. Angus Dei Says:

    Vlad the Puppet Master.

  2. yojimbo Says:

    In less polite circles they might call this a dictatorship in the making.

  3. Rebecca H Says:

    Vlad is busily recreating the Old Soviet Union (so far, without all the other republics slave states).


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