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# medvedev - Monday 7 May, 2012

The Daily Fix: Monday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Monday

Our round-up of the day’s main stories – as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed.

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.

# medvedev - Monday 26 March, 2012

Obama caught on mic telling Medvedev things will change AFTER he wins re-election Whoops This post contains videos

# medvedev - Tuesday 6 March, 2012

Hundreds arrested in Moscow at anti-Putin protest

The Russian leader was re-elected president for the third time on Sunday in an election which observers said had been “clearly skewed” in his favour.

# medvedev - Monday 5 March, 2012

Medvedev orders conviction review for Russian tycoon

Russian’s president has ordered a re-examination the conviction of Mikhail Khodorkovsky – whose imprisonment has been widely viewed as Kremlin punishment for his political ambitions.

# medvedev - Sunday 11 December, 2011

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.

# medvedev - Saturday 10 December, 2011

Huge day of protest against vote fraud begins in Russia

Tens of thousands of Russians are due to attend protests today over allegedly fraudulent parliamentary elections.

# medvedev - Wednesday 21 July, 2010

TWO PEOPLE WERE KILLED and another two injured in an attack on a hydro-electric power station in Russia early this morning. The two dead men are believed to have been security guards at the Baksan power plant.

The attackers planted explosives in the facility after killing the guards and assaulting two technicians. Four exploded and another device was discovered intact, and defused.

Insurgents from the volatile north Caucasus region have been blamed for the incident. Three generators were put out of action as a result of the explosions, temporarily halting the plant’s operations.

Following the attack, Russia’s president Dmitry Medvedev tweeted: “Security at strategic sites tightened after today’s explosions at the HPP.”

He added that there were no electricity shortages in the area supplied by the station.

No group has yet claimed responsibility for the attack.

Today, Foreign Policy listed Russia’s reaction to Chechen militants as one of the five “World’s Worst Counter-terrorism Ideas”. The report refers to Russia’s punishment of militant’s families in an attempt to target insurgents.