Russian reaction to Putin's play for power

Thursday, January 16, 2020 - 4:23pm

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Russian President Vladimir Putin is looking to the future, and many suspect he's laying the groundwork to stay in power. Yesterday, Putin surprised his own cabinet — along with the rest of the world — when he announced sweeping constitutional changes. Today, the BBC's Moscow correspondent Steve Rosenberg looks at how Russian citizens are reacting to the shock announcement.