In 2012, Putin went for a third, six-year term.
Russian President Vladimir Putin said that he had no political successor.
He said this, answering questions during the direct line on Thursday.
“The successor, in the classic sense of the word, no. It will define the Russian people, the voters of the Russian Federation”, – said the Russian President.
However, according to Putin, he thinks that Russia “has grown a new young generation of managers, responsible people who will be able to take responsibility for Russia.”
In addition, the Russian President said, “he is not alone on the “political Olympus”.
“To achieve positive results and all results… only by relying on a capable team of professionals and like-minded people”, – Putin said, adding that he has such a command is.
Vladimir Putin was President from 2000 to 2008, then 4 years was Prime Minister of the Russian Federation.
In 2008, the state Duma adopted an amendment to the Constitution to increase the presidential term from four to six years.
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