Russia in 2018: Putin's re-election and a World Cup, but what else?

Russia in 2018: Putin's re-election and a World Cup, but what else?

29-Dec-2017 10:59:31 | The Guardian

The president seems certain to be re-elected in March, but the manner of his win will influence how the year develops

Barring severe illness or the most extraordinary electoral upset of the 21st century, Vladimir Putin will end 2018 in the Kremlin, having won a new six-year mandate in March elections that will take his rule over Russia to 2024.

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