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Pro-Putin Party Against Allowing Third Term


http://gdb.rferl.org/0416a3bd-2c1b-4953-b18f-b0bdf1ea2afa_w203.jpg --> http://gdb.rferl.org/0416a3bd-2c1b-4953-b18f-b0bdf1ea2afa_mw800_mh600.jpg Boris Gryzlov (file photo) (CTK) April 18, 2006 -- The pro-Kremlin Unified Russia party says it would not support a vote in parliament to change the constitution to allow President Vladimir Putin to run for a third term in 2008.


The statement by the party's leader, Boris Gryzlov, came after a pro-Kremlin civic group in North Ossetia made the latest in a series of calls for Putin to remain in office beyond March 2008, when his second and final term ends.


(Interfax, AP)

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