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Dmitry Medvedev

Dmitry Anatolyevich Medvedev, born September 14, 1965) is the third and current President of the Russian Federation, inaugurated on 7 May 2008. He won the presidential election held on 2 March 2008 with 71.25% of the popular vote.

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Facebook chief woos Moscow

Oct 02, 2012 - Independent

A thee-way waltz in Honolulu

Nov 15, 2011 - Asia Times Online

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Russian President Vladimir Putin takes off his jacket as he leaves the Elysee Palace in Paris, after a supper with France's President Francois Hollande
Russia to Create Emergency Fund for Sanctions-Hit Companies, to Build New Rail Line Bypassing Ukraine

By IBTimes AU

Russia is set to create an anti-crisis reserve. (Sep 15)

MORE TOPICS: EUROPEAN UNION, RUSSIA, UKRAINE

Russia's President Vladimir Putin talks to reporters during a meeting in Brasilia July 16, 2014
Ukraine Crisis: New EU Sanctions vs Russia Goes Into Effect Friday

By IBTimes AU

Russia has pulled out its troops from Ukraine, NATO said there still remained 1,000 troops on the ground. (Sep 12)

MORE TOPICS: EUROPEAN UNION, RUSSIA, UKRAINE

A Boeing 777-F aircraft of German Lufthansa Cargo air carrier stands on the tarmac during loading at Fraport airport in Frankfurt July 28, 2014. Today Lufthansa transports 66 horses to Tehran airport.  REUTERS/Ralph Orlowski (GERMANY - Tags: ANIMALS TRANS
Russia Sure To Retaliate Against New Western Sanctions, Will Bar Western Airlines From Its Airspace

By IBTimes AU

Russia continued to adopt a strong stand against a definitive new round of economic sanctions to be imposed by the European Union. It has even warned that should the body push through with the new list, it will bar western airlines from its airspace effective immediately. (Sep 09)

MORE TOPICS: EUROPEAN UNION, RUSSIA, UNITED AIRLINES

Russia's President Putin addresses audience in Ulan Bator
EU Slaps New Sanctions On Russia: Makes Ukraine Peace A Condition For Review

By IBTimes AU

When EU itself is reeling under an economic slowdown, how far this will deter Russia needs to be seen (Sep 09)

MORE TOPICS: EUROPEAN UNION, RUSSIA, POLAND, UKRAINE

Russia's President Vladimir Putin talks to reporters during a meeting in Brasilia July 16, 2014
Russia Covers up Ukraine Invasion w/ Peace-keeping Mission - NATO; Russia Retaliates Against MH17 Downing Sanction

By IBTimes AU

NATO thinks Russia is using peace-keeping mission as cover up to invade Ukraine (Aug 07)

MORE TOPICS: EUROPEAN UNION, RUSSIA, UKRAINE

Ukraine Peace Deal Falters as Rebels Show no Sign of Surrender
Ukraine President Calls for New Anti-rebel Offensive as Crisis Deal Falters

By Reuters

Ukraine's acting president, Oleksander Turchinov, called on Tuesday for government forces to relaunch an offensive against pro-Russian rebels after a local politician from his own party was found dead with signs of torture. (Apr 23)

MORE TOPICS: JOE BIDEN, EUROPEAN UNION, UNITED NATIONS, RUSSIA, WHITE HOUSE, POLAND

Russian prime minister angers Ukraine by visiting Crimea
Russian Prime Minister Angers Ukraine by Visiting Crimea

By Reuters

Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev flaunted Russia's grip on Crimea by flying to the region and holding a government meeting there on Monday, angering Ukraine and defying Western demands to hand the peninsula back to Kiev. (Apr 01)

MORE TOPICS: TWITTER, EUROPEAN UNION, RUSSIA, WHITE HOUSE, UKRAINE

Putin Completes Crimea's Annexation, Russia Investors Take Fright

By Reuters

President Vladimir Putin signed laws completing Russia's annexation of Crimea on Friday as investors took fright at a US decision to slap sanctions on his inner circle of money men and security officials. (Mar 22)

MORE TOPICS: BARACK OBAMA, IMF, GERMANY, EUROPEAN UNION, RUSSIA, UKRAINE, INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Fugitive Ukraine Leader Wanted for Murder, Russia Sounds Alarm
Fugitive Ukraine Leader Wanted for Murder, Russia Sounds Alarm

By Reuters

Ukraine's fugitive president was indicted for "mass murder" on Monday over the shooting of demonstrators as new leaders in Kiev sought urgent Western aid to make up for a loss of funding from Russia, which is angry at the overthrow of its ally. (Feb 25)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, IMF, FACEBOOK, EUROPEAN UNION, JAPAN, RUSSIA

 Dmitry Medvedev, Oleg Deripaska, and  Dmitry Kozak inspect the Olympic Village
2014 Winter Olympics: Bodies Found in Bomb-Rigged Cars Near Sochi, Russia on High Alert

By IBTimes AU

Russia is now on high alert after discovering bodies in bomb-rigged cars near Sochi, host city of February's 2014 Winter Olympics. (Jan 10)

MORE TOPICS: RUSSIA