Machinations in the Kremlin Putin's Risky Bid to Hold on to Power

Vladimir Putin appears to have found a way to remain the most powerful man in Russia after he leaves office as president -- without having to amend the constitution. But his plan is not without risk. It could aggravate tensions within the innermost Kremlin circle.
An activist of Molodaya Gvardia (Young Guards), the pro-Kremlin youth movement. Putin is still highly popular with Russians, but will his machinations to stay in power provoke a power struggle inside the Kremlin?

An activist of Molodaya Gvardia (Young Guards), the pro-Kremlin youth movement. Putin is still highly popular with Russians, but will his machinations to stay in power provoke a power struggle inside the Kremlin?

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