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    Early Presidential Elections in Russia Possible, Though Inexpedient – Putin

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    Putin's 2016 Annual Year-End Press Conference (72)
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    According to the Russian president, early presidential elections in Russia are possible, but probably unnecessary.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Early presidential elections in Russia are possible, but probably unnecessary, Russia’s President Vladimir Putin said during the annual press conference on Friday.

    "It’s possible, but inexpedient," Putin said, asked whether it is possible that next year Russia will have early presidential elections.

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