Putin remains coy on his future political plans

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin said recently that a nationwide vote on constitutional changes he proposed would not be used to extend his current term in office, but remained tight-lipped about his future political plans. Kremlin critics have seen Putin’s amendments as part of his efforts to stay at the helm after his current presidential term expires in 2024. The proposed changes, however, do not make it clear exactly how he could do that. More details in Thursday’s Borneo Bulletin