Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed the law allowing him to put forward candidacy to become the president of the Russian Federation, Report informs, citing TASS.
The document was published on the official legal information portal.
Some provisions of the law were elaborated to make amendments in the Constitution. According to one of the provisions, the limit on the number of terms of a presidency is applied to the current president without considering his previous terms of presidency. So, the current president has been granted the right to run again for two more terms.
According to the document, the candidate for the post of the president must: i) be at least 35 years old; ii) resident in Russia for at least 25 years; iii) not have foreign citizenship or residence permit in a foreign country, either at the time of the election or at any time before.