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#Dmitry Medvedev

# dmitry-medvedev - Thursday 3 August, 2017

Russia is NOT happy about Donald Trump imposing new sanctions

Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev says the move is a “humiliating” defeat for Trump.

# dmitry-medvedev - Monday 12 June, 2017

Kremlin-critic Alexei Navalny jailed for 30 days after anti-corruption protests

Russian authorities detained the 41-year-old opposition leader and nearly 1,000 of his supporters.

# dmitry-medvedev - Monday 31 August, 2015

Putin hits the gym, brings along a professional photographer Gym Swag This post contains images

Putin hits the gym, brings along a professional photographer

In Soviet Russia, iron pumps you.

# dmitry-medvedev - Friday 8 August, 2014

Russia's food sanctions are hurting the animals at Moscow Zoo

The animals have been caught in the crossfire of the tit-for-tat sanctions war.

# dmitry-medvedev - Wednesday 28 August, 2013

Police seize 'Putin in women's underwear' painting

The painting portrays Putin and Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev lounging together in lingerie.

# dmitry-medvedev - Monday 17 June, 2013

UK 'tapped phones and emails' of other countries at G20 summits

The Guardian says diplomats at a finance ministers’ summit in 2009 were tapped – on the day that a British-hosted G8 begins.

# dmitry-medvedev - Saturday 1 June, 2013

Russia's ambitious anti-tobacco plan aims to cut smoker numbers by half

Russians still smoke plentifully on public transport and administrative buildings, but all that could change under an ambitious new anti-tobacco plan.

# dmitry-medvedev - Monday 15 October, 2012

Putin loyalists set to win Russian local elections

Observers from the independent monitoring organisation Golos recorded more than 1,000 violations nationwide, including voter roll irregularities and multiple voting.

# dmitry-medvedev - Tuesday 12 June, 2012

Thousands of Russians gather for anti-Putin protest

Meanwhile, several key opposition leaders have been summoned by Russia’s top investigation agency for questioning ahead of the rally.

# dmitry-medvedev - Monday 7 May, 2012

In photos: Putin inaugurated for third time amid Moscow protests Putin This post contains images

In photos: Putin inaugurated for third time amid Moscow protests

Vladimir Putin begins new presidential term by formally nominating his predecessor as prime minister – the post Putin just vacated.

# dmitry-medvedev - Monday 26 March, 2012

In pictures: Obama enjoys himself in South Korea Barack Obama This post contains images

In pictures: Obama enjoys himself in South Korea

It’s not all dull being the leader of the free world, you know…

# dmitry-medvedev - Monday 5 March, 2012

'The outcome was never in doubt,' says Irish TD who observed Russian vote

Fine Gael TD Eoghan Murphy was part of an international mission that observed the Russian presidential election and said that the campaign coverage had been “biased” in favour of Vladimir Putin.

Watch: Putin in tears as he secures victory in Russian election Russia This post contains videos

Watch: Putin in tears as he secures victory in Russian election

Opposition candidates have claimed that the vote was “illegitimate” while one independent observer said there had been ballot-box stuffing.

# dmitry-medvedev - Thursday 1 March, 2012

Watch: Vladimir Putin adverts attempt to woo 'virgin voters' Russia This post contains videos

Watch: Vladimir Putin adverts attempt to woo 'virgin voters'

Two viral videos are causing a stir ahead of the Russian presidential election on Sunday.

# dmitry-medvedev - Monday 27 February, 2012

Russian secret service 'foils plot to assassinate Putin'

Russian state TV reports that two men have been arrested over an apparent plot to kill the PM after next month’s election.

# dmitry-medvedev - Saturday 4 February, 2012

In pictures: Thousands turn out for anti-Putin protest in Moscow Russia This post contains images

In pictures: Thousands turn out for anti-Putin protest in Moscow

Despite temperatures of -20C, tens of thousands have gathered to protest against Putin’s plans to run for the presidency again.

# dmitry-medvedev - Tuesday 20 December, 2011

Poll: Should Ireland send a message of sympathy to North Korea? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Ireland send a message of sympathy to North Korea?

Ireland has no plans to send its condolences to North Korea on the passing of Kim Jong Il. Should we send formal sympathy?

Kim Jong Il tributes trickle in from other countries

China, Russia and South Korea send messages of condolence, while other countries have merely ‘noted’ the Dear Leader’s passing.

# dmitry-medvedev - Monday 12 December, 2011

Russia's third-richest man to challenge Putin for presidency

Mikhail Prokhorov, the owner of the New Jersey Nets basketball team, says he will contest the election next March.

# dmitry-medvedev - Sunday 11 December, 2011

The Daily Fix: Sunday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Sunday

In tonight’s Fix: ‘No referendum’ on EU deal; why some people want Ireland to change time zone; and how not to flee from the police…

Medvedev responds to Russia protests with Facebook vow to probe fraud

But the prime minister’s status update was met with derision – with hundreds of comments expressing voters’ anger.

# dmitry-medvedev - Thursday 8 December, 2011

From The Daily Edge Medvedev 'accidentally' retweets obscene pro-government message Russia

Medvedev 'accidentally' retweets obscene pro-government message

A tweet from an outgoing parliamentary official, with some rather unparliamentary language, gets retweeted to 740,000 followers.

# dmitry-medvedev - Wednesday 7 December, 2011

YouTube videos may show evidence of Russian election fraud Russia This post contains videos

YouTube videos may show evidence of Russian election fraud

Disgruntled Russian voters have been sharing videos which purport to show extensive rigging in Sunday’s parliamentary election.

# dmitry-medvedev - Tuesday 6 December, 2011

Russia: Protesters alleging election fraud clash with police in Moscow Russia This post contains images

Russia: Protesters alleging election fraud clash with police in Moscow

At least 250 people were detained by police at a protest in downtown Moscow that included flare-type fireworks thrown at a group of pro-Kremlin youth

# dmitry-medvedev - Sunday 4 December, 2011

Exit poll shows support for Putin's party down in Russia

The election is seen as a referendum on prime minister Vladimir Putin’s popularity as he bids to regain the presidency.

# dmitry-medvedev - Monday 28 November, 2011

Putin's United Russia party may lose two-thirds majority

Recent opinion polls indicate Vladimir Putin’s party could lose its parliamentary majority – making it unable to impose constitutional changes at will.

# dmitry-medvedev - Sunday 27 November, 2011

Vladimir Putin tells West not to interfere in Russian politics

Formally announcing his presidency bid, the current PM warned Western leaders not to meddle in Russian polls.

# dmitry-medvedev - Wednesday 23 November, 2011

Medvedev: Russia will deploy missiles if US shield goes ahead in Europe

Russian president takes a tough stance over the controversial missile defence shield,

# dmitry-medvedev - Wednesday 26 October, 2011

From The Daily Edge Russia wants to take over the world...the badminton world that is Shuttlecock This post contains videos

Russia wants to take over the world...the badminton world that is

Watch Vladimir Putin take on Dmitry Medvedev in a game of badminton.

# dmitry-medvedev - Tuesday 4 October, 2011

Putin proposes the formation of a 'Eurasian Union'

Russian President Vladimir Putin says the union would be based on a higher level of economic integration between former Soviet states – but insisted it was not some kind of re-formation of the Soviet Union.

# dmitry-medvedev - Friday 30 September, 2011

'He's more popular': Medvedev defends Putin's latest presidential bid Russia This post contains images

'He's more popular': Medvedev defends Putin's latest presidential bid

Gallery: Putin and Medvedev together at work and at play.

# dmitry-medvedev - Monday 26 September, 2011

Russia's finance minister quits... after being ordered to

Alexei Kudrin was publicly told to resign by president Dmitry Medvedev in a row over the country’s leadership.

From The Daily Edge Has Vladimir Putin had cosmetic surgery? Surgery-ski? This post contains images

Has Vladimir Putin had cosmetic surgery?

The face of the man certain to become president of Russia again is the subject of much speculation.

# dmitry-medvedev - Saturday 24 September, 2011

The Daily Fix: Saturday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Saturday

Catch up on the day’s biggest news stories, as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed…

Putin to run for Russian presidency in 2012

Vladimir Putin is to run for the Russian presidency next year, while current president Dmitry Medvedev is set to take over as prime minister.

# dmitry-medvedev - Monday 12 September, 2011

Death toll in Syria reaches 2,600 - UN

Navi Pillay told the Human Rights Council in Geneva today that at least 2,600 people have been killed in Syria since unrest broke out in mid-March.

Cameron and Putin meet for talks during rare visit

The British PM is in Moscow for talks aimed at rebuilding relations between the two countries.

# dmitry-medvedev - Wednesday 24 August, 2011

North Korea ready to resume anti-nuclear talks ‘without preconditions’

After talks with Russia, North Korea is reportedly willing to start six-day disarmament talks without prior conditions.

# dmitry-medvedev - Friday 22 July, 2011

From The Daily Edge Russia finally decides: beer is not actually a food Bombshell

Russia finally decides: beer is not actually a food

Dmitry Medvedev signs a law that classifies beer as an alcoholic drink – ending its status as an unregulated foodstuff.

# dmitry-medvedev - Saturday 28 May, 2011

Gaddafi 'on the run' as Russia sides with G8 criticism G8

Gaddafi 'on the run' as Russia sides with G8 criticism

As Russia – Libya’s last major ally – calls for Gaddafi to go, a UK official says Muammar Gaddafi has gone “on the run”.

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