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Why Legal ‘Innovation’ Might be Bad News for Rights in Russia

Expand Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a meeting on drafting constitutional changes at the Novo-Ogaryovo residence outside Moscow, Russia, January 16, 2020. © 2020 Mikhail Klimentyev, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP Yesterday, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced plans for constitutional reform that, among other things, seem to clear a path for him to remain in power – albeit not as president – after his term expires in 2024. But the reforms have implications beyond Putin’s political future. Some, like me, are pondering the impact on the rights of millions of Russians if…

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