JRL NEWSWATCH: “Next Russian PM a Career Bureaucrat With No Political Desire” – AP

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“Mikhail Mishustin never had any political ambitions as a career bureaucrat and his name didn’t came up as a top candidate to become Russia’s next prime minister. But the 53-year-old … longtime chief of Russia’s tax service, was tapped for the post by … Putin. Putin put Mishustin’s candidacy forward … several hours after … Medvedev resigned along with the whole Cabinet. Just before that, Putin proposed sweeping changes to the constitution that could keep him in power well past the end of his term in 2024. …”

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