Congressmen Cohen and Wilson Introduce Resolution to End U.S. Recognition of Vladimir Putin as President of Russia in 2024

November 18, 2021
Press Release
Notes Russia’s own Constitution permits only two consecutive terms

WASHINGTON – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09), Co-Chairman of the Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe, better known as the Helsinki Commission, along with Ranking Member Joe Wilson of South Carolina, today introduced a Congressional Resolution to end recognition of Vladimir Putin as president of Russia after May 7, 2024, if the autocrat remains in power.

The resolution notes the irregularities in elections that kept Putin in power and makes the case that his continuation in office is illegitimate.

See the resolution here.