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14 March 2020 Military News

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  • Putin Formally Signs Off On Constitutional Changes That Allow Him To Extend Power RFE/RL 14 Mar 2020 -- Russia's Constitutional Court convened for an urgent session on March 14 to launch a review of constitutional amendments that, among other changes, would allow Vladimir Putin to run again for president in 2024.
  • Putin Signs Constitutional Amendments Into Law Sputnik 14 Mar 2020 -- The constitutional reform legislation put forward by Putin includes the expansion of the Parliament's powers, a ban on senior officials from having a residence permit in other countries, a limit on the number of presidential terms, the main law's precedence over international agreements, and strengthening the social obligations of the state.
  • Washington Post hypes fake news on coronavirus 'burial pits' in Iran Press TV 14 Mar 2020 -- The Washington Post has turned to publishing fake news about Iran's response to the coronavirus outbreak, claiming that Iran has dug mass "burial pits" for victims of the disease and was covering the true number of deaths.
  • Romanian Deputies Back New Orban Government RFE/RL 14 Mar 2020 -- Lawmakers in Romania backed center-right Prime Minister Ludovic Orban's government in a vote of confidence on March 14 to end a month of wrangling and allow officials to try and combat the global new coronavirus pandemic.



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