VLADIMIR Putin has announced he WILL run again for president in the 2024 elections that could see him kept in power until at least 2030.
The Russian tyrant is all but certain to be elected for a fifth time after two already brutal decades of his iron-fist rule.
Russian state media reported today that Putin, 71, finally made his move to extend his power for another six years.
Despite rumours of his failing health, the ageing despot is said to be determined to cling on to power as his war in Ukraine grinds to a stalemate, insider sources said.
Putin’s current powers as head of state expire on May 7, 2024 with the next elections scheduled for March 17, 2024.
Until now, there had been no official confirmation of Putin’s plans to stand for re-election.
The leader has twice used his leverage to amend the constitution and unless he is ousted or dies, he could theoretically stay in power until his mid-80s.
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