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Putin, Asked About Succession Plans, Jokes: I'm not Going Anywhere

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday joked that he had no plans to go anywhere when asked to comment on what will happen in 2024 when his current term in the Kremlin is due to end.

Speaking at an annual investment forum, Putin, who has dominated Russian politics for 18 years, said: "What's the hurry, I'm not planning to go anywhere for now."

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