Putin goes after the Constitution
January 15, 2020 8:44 AM Subscribe
Russia's Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev and his government have resigned. Medvedev has agreed to take a new role in overseeing defence and security. This comes after President Vladimir Putin Putin 'said Parliament should have the power to choose the country's prime minister - but that the president should still have wide-ranging powers. Protests calling for political reform erupted last year after opposition politicians were barred from running in local elections. Putin said he would hold a referendum on any changes to the constitution.'
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