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Division of Power Shifting in Russia

Boris Vishnevsky, Novaja Gazeta | June 12, 2008

Whatever Putin and Medvedev said, there is no doubt that the transfer of power towards Moscow's White House has begun. ++ The head of the presidential administration has called for a change to the Constitution, with the purpose of strengthening the role of the government. ++ According to his proposal, the number of subjects with the right to introduce bills in the Duma should be reduced. ++ If the goal is to strengthen the branch of power where the "national leader" is sitting at the moment, then the process will continue further.


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