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Putin's fourth (and last?) term

Elections in Russia delivered a fourth term to president Putin, who will retain power in Moscow until 2024. But while he had no trouble in securing a new term in power, governing Russia for the next six years will be no easy task. And as this will probably, though not certainly, be Putin's last term, succession struggles in Moscow and attempts by the president to secure a safe departure from office are likely to impact on Russian politics in the years to come.

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