President of Russia

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The President of Russia, officially the President of the Russian Federation, is the head of state of the Russian Federation, as well as the commander-in-chief of the Russian Armed Forces.wikipedia
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Russian Armed Forces

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The President of Russia, officially the President of the Russian Federation, is the head of state of the Russian Federation, as well as the commander-in-chief of the Russian Armed Forces.
The Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces is the President of Russia.

Government of Russia

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According to the current 1993 Constitution of Russia, the President of Russia is not a part of the Government of Russia, which exercises executive power.
According to the 1991 amendment to the 1978 Russian Constitution, the President of Russia was the head of the executive branch and headed the Council of Ministers of Russia.

Vladimir Putin

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In May 2012, Vladimir Putin became the fourth president; he was re-elected in March 2018 and inaugurated in May to a six-year term.
Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin (Владимир Владимирович Путин, ; born 7 October 1952) is the president of Russia since 2012, previously holding the position from 2000 until 2008.

Russian Constitution of 1978

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According to the 1978 Russian Constitution, the President of Russia was head of the executive branch and headed the Council of Ministers of Russia.
It lost its legal force by the referendum of 12 December 1993, which was preceded by a power struggle between the President of Russia and Russia's legislative institutions – the Congress of People's Deputies and the Supreme Soviet of Russia.

Prime Minister of Russia

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In all cases where the President of the Russian Federation is unable to fulfill his duties, they shall be temporarily delegated to the Prime Minister of Russia, who becomes Acting President of Russia.
Due to the central role of the President of Russia in the political system, the activities of the executive branch (including the Prime Minister) are significantly influenced by the head of state (for example, it is the President who appoints and dismisses the Prime Minister and other members of the Government; the President may chair the meetings of the cabinet and give obligatory orders to the Prime Minister and other members of the Government, the President may also revoke any act of the Government).

Fourth inauguration of Vladimir Putin

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In May 2012, Vladimir Putin became the fourth president; he was re-elected in March 2018 and inaugurated in May to a six-year term.
The Fourth inauguration of Vladimir Putin as the President of Russia took place on Monday, 7 May 2018, in the Hall of the Order of St. Andrew of the Grand Kremlin Palace in Moscow.

Acting President of Russia

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In all cases where the President of the Russian Federation is unable to fulfill his duties, they shall be temporarily delegated to the Prime Minister of Russia, who becomes Acting President of Russia.
The Acting President is a person who fulfills the duties of President of the Russian Federation when cases of incapacity and vacancy occur.

Dmitry Medvedev

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Terms were extended from four to six years in 2008, during Dmitry Medvedev's administration.
From 2008 to 2012, Medvedev served as president of Russia.

Supreme Commander-in-Chief of the Russian Armed Forces

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The President of Russia, officially the President of the Russian Federation, is the head of state of the Russian Federation, as well as the commander-in-chief of the Russian Armed Forces.
The Supreme Commander-in-Chief of the Russian Armed Forces is the ultimate commanding authority of the Russian Armed Forces, an executive role vested in the President of Russia in accordance with Article 87 of the Constitution.

2024 Russian presidential election

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The last presidential election was in 2018, and the next is in 2024.
The 2024 election will determine the fifth President of Russia.

2018 Russian presidential election

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In May 2012, Vladimir Putin became the fourth president; he was re-elected in March 2018 and inaugurated in May to a six-year term. The last presidential election was in 2018, and the next is in 2024.
The President of Russia is directly elected for a term of six years, since being extended from four years in 2008 during Dmitry Medvedev's administration.

Impeachment in Russia

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Vacancies in the office of President may arise under several possible circumstances: death, resignation and removal from office.
Impeachment of the President of the Russian Federation — initiated by the Parliament's legal procedure, providing for the termination of the Russian President of his powers.

Russia

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The President of Russia, officially the President of the Russian Federation, is the head of state of the Russian Federation, as well as the commander-in-chief of the Russian Armed Forces.
A huge military parade, hosted by the President of Russia, is annually organised in Moscow on Red Square.

Chairman of the Federation Council (Russia)

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The Chairman of the Federation Council is the third important position after the President and the Prime Minister.
It is the third highest position, after the President and the Prime Minister, in the government of Russia.

Term limit

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The Constitution of Russia limits the election of one person to the Presidency to two consecutive terms.
The Russian Federation has a rule for the head of state that allows the President of Russia to serve more than two terms if not consecutive (as in the case of Vladimir Putin).

Decree of the President of Russia

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These insignia and the procedure were established by the presidential decree 1138 from 5 August 1996, and modified by decree 832 from 6 May 2000.
A Decree of the President of the Russian Federation (Указ Президента Российской Федерации; Ukaz Prezidenta Rossiyskoy Federatsii) or Executive Order (Decree) of the President of Russia is a legal act (ukase) with the status of a by-law made by the Russian president.

Hero of the Russian Federation

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The state awards of the Russian Federation include the title of Hero of the Russian Federation, Hero of Labour of the Russian Federation as well as orders, medals, emblems and honorary titles.
The title is bestowed by decree of the president of the Russian Federation.

Boris Yeltsin

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It was planned that it would remain at the disposal of Vladimir Putin after his term ended, as Gorki-9 (Горки-9) (also called Barvikha, but actually near it) had remained at the disposal of Boris Yeltsin after his retirement.
Boris Nikolayevich Yeltsin (1 February 1931 – 23 April 2007) was a Soviet and Russian politician who served as the first president of the Russian Federation from 1991 to 1999.

Moscow Kremlin

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The primary working President's residence is the Senate building (also known as 1st building) in the Moscow Kremlin complex.
The complex now serves as the official residence of the President of the Russian Federation and as a museum with 2,746,405 visitors in 2017.

Hero of Labour of the Russian Federation

The state awards of the Russian Federation include the title of Hero of the Russian Federation, Hero of Labour of the Russian Federation as well as orders, medals, emblems and honorary titles.
The award was established by Russian President Vladimir Putin by Presidential Decree №294 of March 29, 2013, "On establishing the Labour Hero of the Russian Federation".

Supreme Court of Russia

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The President submits nominations to the Federation Council, the upper house of the parliament, for judges of the Constitutional Court, the Supreme Court and the Supreme Arbitration Court, as well as for Prosecutor General of Russia.
Supreme Court judges are nominated by the President of Russia and appointed by the Federation Council.

Foreign relations of Russia

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The President determines Russia's position in international affairs, alongside with the Prime Minister and the Government of the Federation, and represents the state in international relations, conducts negotiations and signs ratification documents.

Prosecutor General of Russia

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The President submits nominations to the Federation Council, the upper house of the parliament, for judges of the Constitutional Court, the Supreme Court and the Supreme Arbitration Court, as well as for Prosecutor General of Russia.
The Prosecutor General is nominated to the office by the President of Russia and appointed by the majority of Federation Council of Russia (the Upper House of the Russian Parliament).

Barvikha

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It was planned that it would remain at the disposal of Vladimir Putin after his term ended, as Gorki-9 (Горки-9) (also called Barvikha, but actually near it) had remained at the disposal of Boris Yeltsin after his retirement.
It is the site of the Barvikha Sanatorium, the health resort of the President of Russia.