The seven ways Vladimir Putin wants to change Russia's constitution.
Putin's proposed changes to the constitution appear to be limiting the power of the presidency. But his sights are set beyond 2024 when he'll no longer be president.
Russian politics depends on a competition between different power networks. And hardline nationalists are winning at the expense of reformers.
Stepping back from the current crisis in US-Russia relations, a Soviet expert asks: what's in store for Russia in the long term, and is a peaceful transition possible when Putin's gig is up?