Russian President Vladimir Putin signs law allowing him to serve two more terms
Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a law allowing him to serve as the president for two more six-year terms.
The law was published on the Russian official Internet portal of legal information on Monday, AIR reported.
Besides this, the amendment was also made on the restriction of the number of presidential terms for one person.
The amendment allows the current head of state to contest the presidency twice regardless of the previous terms.
The law states that any citizen of Russia no younger than 35 years is eligible to the office of the Russian president provided that he has lived in the country for no less than 25 years and never held the citizenship of another state.
(Edited by Gabriel G Momin)