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Russian Voters Brave The Pandemic To Likely Deliver 16 More Years Of Rule To Putin

Russians are casting their vote Wednesday in a nationwide referendum on a bundle of constitutional amendments that would, among other changes, allow President Vladimir Putin to stay in power until 2036. Despite falling approval ratings, the BBC's Sarah Rainsford tells us Putin is expected to enjoy a victory.

This BBC interview can be heard in the Here & Now podcast or with the WBUR app.

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