Vladimir Putin was sworn in as President of Russia again, with a personal mandate of harnessing the resource potenial of Russia’s far eastern territories (Photo by Junko Kimura/Getty Images) [GALLO/GETTY] Moscow, Russia - Vladimir Putin – the apex of a highly personalised system – is back as President of Russia. Forget about a velvet [...]
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Putinator power Vladimir Putin is focusing on three key areas for Russia’s future: the economy, development of eastern Russia, and NATO.
Medvedev orders probe into poll allegations President breaks silence after largest anti-government protests in Russia’s post-Soviet history.
At least 50,000 protesters took to the streets on Saturday, claiming Russia‘s parliamentary elections were stolen [EPA] Dmitry Medvedev, the Russian president, says he has instructed the government to investigate the allegations of electoral fraud during the December 4 parliamentary vote. Tens of thousands rallied in Moscow and other cities on Saturday in the largest anti-government protest [...]
North Korean leader Kim Jong-Il, an old-style political poker player, gets Russia to back his game. Pepe Escobar
Kim Jong-Il offered Russian President Dmitry Medvedev the right to build a trans-Korean pipeline [EPA] As much of the world - and news headlines - were transfixed by NATO’s “humanitarian” war in Libya, few noticed as a 69-year-old sporting a trademark Mao-style khaki jumpsuit and wearing sunglasses stepped out of a black armoured Mercedes in the back of beyond in [...]
You can view the video report at: http://english.aljazeera.net/video/europe/2011/07/2011716163013373942.html Investors in Russia are pulling billions of dollars out of the country. In the last few months, an estimated $30bn has left the country. Russia is one of the few places in the world where foreign investors can buy into the country’s massive oil, gas and natural-resources wealth. [...]
Medvedev: Russia Won’t Support Anti-Syria Resolution at UN Expresses Concern for Libya-Style War by Jason Ditz, May 18, 2011 Email This | Print This | Share This | Antiwar Forum With French and British officials expressing confidence that they can eventually collect enough support for such a resolution, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev put a major roadblock in the [...]
Medvedev wants to stay on as Russian president, says leading MP Medvedev set to defy pact with prime minister Vladimir Putin and seek second term, claims prominent politician Share154 Tom Parfitt in Moscow guardian.co.uk, Sunday 1 May 2011 18.17 BST Article history According to a leading politician, the Russian president, Dmitry Medvedev (right), is set [...]