MIN READJan 27, 2020 | 10:00 GMT
Russian President Vladimir Putin (2R) and Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin (2L) meet with members of the new government in Moscow on Jan. 21, 2020. Putin is preparing Russia for a future without him.
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The Russian president's best-laid plans for a consensus-based system of governance may fall afoul to the factions within the country's ruling party....