The Latest: Putin keeps mum on whether seeking another term
June 16, 2017
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Russian President Vladimir Putin's live call-in show (all times local):
Russian President Vladimir Putin has ended his marathon TV show without saying if he plans to seek another term next year.
During Thursday's call-in show that lasted four hours, Putin dodged several questions about his intentions.
Asked if he was grooming a successor, he answered that he has some personal preferences but it's up to the voters to decide who will be Russia's next leader. He similarly dodged a question if the annual show would be the last one with him.