How do you know Vladimir Putin will be President of Russia again? Because he put his successor into power and now both are pretending that there is a genuine rift between them- almost certainly a cover story to give the illusion that the next election involves an actual choice. You know, that whole democracy thing.
Inspired by these events, Axl Rose began working on the next Guns n' Roses album to be titled "Russian Democracy". It is scheduled to be released in 2025.