Putin tells Russian soldiers he will run for president

Updated December 9 2023 - 6:55am, first published 6:52am
Russian President Vladimir Putin has told Artyom Zhoga "I will run for the post of president". (AP PHOTO)
Russian President Vladimir Putin has told Artyom Zhoga "I will run for the post of president". (AP PHOTO)

Russian President Vladimir Putin has told soldiers who had fought in the Ukraine war that he would run for president again in the 2024 election, a move that will allow the former KGB spy to stay in power until at least 2030.