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[credit provider=”YouTube” url=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ffcueHZHI6Y”] Russian oligarch Dmitry Rybolovlev is the largest shareholder in the Bank of Cyprus, with a 9.9% stake in the company.He may have slept better this weekend when European officials announced that Cypriot banks would get a much-needed bailout, but on the condition that they accept a one-time […]
[credit provider=”Natalia Kolesnikova/AFP”] Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev slammed as “unacceptable” the recognition and support by France and other states of the Syrian opposition battling the regime of President Bashar al-Assad.In a wide-ranging interview with Agence France-Presse and Le Figaro ahead of a visit to Paris starting Monday, Medvedev also […]
[credit provider=”Mark Zuckerberg” url=”https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10100515916066861&set=p.10100515916066861&type=1&theatre”] Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is in Russia and just visited with Russian prime minister Dmitry Medvedev.Medvedev is the official widely viewed as a figurehead who swaps jobs with Russian president Vladimir Putin to help Putin get around term limits. But he’s also been taking the lead […]
[credit provider=”RT” url=”http://rt.com/on-air/pussy-riot-verdict-live/”] Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has called for the release of jailed Russian art group Pussy Riot, the AP reports.Medvedev, the former Russian President, said that anymore time in jail for the three member of the group would be “unproductive”.
[credit provider=”JamesList” url=”http://blog.jameslist.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/08/Picture-11-600×395.png”] A Moscow-based think tank, the Institute of Contemporary Development, has published a huge database of Russian civil servants incomes and salaries at PublicRevenue.Ru.While government workers are required by law to disclose their earnings, this appears to be the first time they have been collated — and some […]
[credit provider=”https://twitter.com/#!/MedvedevRussia” url=”https://twitter.com/#!/MedvedevRussia”] MOSCOW (AP) — It was the end of an era, the kind of moment when a Twitter buff might unleash a barrage of 140-character spurts of sentiment, humour or self-aggrandizement.But Dmitry Medvedev, Russia’s one-time tweeter-in-chief, was characteristically modest and a little flat when his term as president […]
President Obama’s trip to Seoul, South Korea, was fraught with domestic peril. A hot mic caught Obama telling outgoing Russian President Dmitry Medvedev that he will have more flexibility to deal with missile defence after the 2012 election.
Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has accused Mitt Romney of living in a 1970s Cold War movie after he described Russia as America’s “number one geopolitical foe.”
A luxury Italian spa hotel is preparing to play host to an unexpected visitor from Moscow: the wife of the outgoing president, Dmitry Medvedev, the Guardian reports.The Hotel La Pace in Montecatini Terme, which has been graced by the likes of Giuseppe Verdi, Paul Cézanne, Clark Gable, Grace Kelly, Audrey […]
[credit provider=”AP”] Most people believe Vladimir Putin’s stranglehold over Russia is weakening after 13 years in power.Putin was President of Russia for two consecutive terms, then stepped down because of term limits, only to serve as Prime Minister. He is now standing for re-election as President in what most Russians […]
[credit provider=”YouTube”] As promised, Russians are back on the streets demonstrating against Vladimir Putin. The Wall Street Journal reports that there are thousands demonstrating in Moscow. In St. Petersburg the scene is basically the same (video, via the Telegraph, below).Russia’s ruling party has kept it cool in the face of the Arab Spring […]
The Russian president, Dmitry Medvedev is the subject of a cheeky commercial for travel company travelmenu.ru.
Determined to demonstrate that he’s equally talented as Russia’s action man Vladimir Putin, Dmitry Medvedev has tried his hand at folk dancing.
It appears that after that brief moment where they had to actually talk about politics earlier this month, the Russian political elite will return to their neverending run of bizarre publicity stunts.
[credit provider=”Kremlin.ru” url=”http://www.kremlin.ru/news/12331″] No Russian election cycle has been accompanied by quite such a large number of scandals and cadre unrest as the current one. First, there was the sensational removal of Mikhail Prokhorov from the leadership of Right Cause [pravoye delo], and the de facto death of that party […]
[credit provider=”wikimedia”] The plan for Vladimir Putin and Dmitry Medvedev to swap positions, announced at the United Russia congress Sept. 24., unleashed a lot of tension that had been building up in society at large. So when President Medvedev sat down with the heads of Russia’s three major television channels […]
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