Putin signs law banning ‘extremists’ from running in elections, on Navalny’s birthday

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So he’s got no term limit, can’t be prosecuted when he leaves office and is also now controlling who can run against him? You’ve got to hand it to him, he’s got it locked down.

KillAllThePoor

And he who decides what is extremist holds the key to power.

jayfeather31

Why does he even bother? It’s not like elections in Russia have any credibility.

wwarnout

Good. So he will not running for next election.

O-b-s-i-d-i-a-n

Wouldn’t that exclude Putin?

Qlinkenstein