Breitbart: Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev made a startling announcement on Wednesday that he and his entire government will resign to get out of President Vladimir Putin’s way as Putin rewrites the Russian constitution.
Putin seeks to add provisions that would allow him to remain in power indefinitely, although he might still have to forfeit the title of “president.”
Putin laid out his proposed constitutional changes only a few hours earlier during Russia’s version of the State of the Union address, calling for a nationwide referendum to implement them. Russian officials gave the impression this referendum would be organized quickly and held in the very near future. Read More …
Opinion: Putin might have to settle for Czar Vladimir, a title I’m pretty sure he dreams about.
Joel Rosenberg’s groundbreaking 2006 book “Epicenter” (autographed) sits on my bookshelf. Chapter 7 “A Czar Rises in Russia” does not make Rosenberg a prophet, but it is prophetic.
Rosenberg was speaking with Congressional leaders and explained that an ancient prophecy pointed to a Russian Czar in the last days called Gog (Ezekiel 38:1-2) who would lead an attack against Israel to take great plunder.
Is Putin Gog? And will this move place him in the same position as Xi Jinping of China?
The news broke on March 18, 2011 on the BBC: