Russian president Vladimir Putin has revealed that he often sleeps in his Kremlin office when burning the candle at both ends at work.
The 67-year-old president said that he is frequently working until the wee small hours of the morning so his cosy office can sometimes serve as handy bedroom.
He added that the small office is solely for his own administrative needs and he does not welcome any world leaders or diplomats there.
When asked what time he normally finishes for the day, Putin said: “Between 1.30 and 2am.”
As the country prepares to vote on the 2020 Russian constitutional referendum, Putin admits that he is spending a lot of nights in his office as there is so much to do.
The amendments to the constitution include one allowing Putin to run for two more six-year terms and making sure the minimum wage cannot be lower than the subsistence minimum.
The referendum is being held from 25th June to 1st July.
The vote was originally meant to take place on 22nd April but was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
When asked if he would run for president again if the constitution is changed, Putin said: “I have not decided anything yet. I don’t rule out running for office if it is approved in the constitution. Let’s see.”
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