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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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Nov 15, 2011 - Asia Times Online

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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

Russian Smartphone Yota Comes With Double-Sided Screens

By IBTimes AU

Despite doubts of many smartphone analysts of today that the Russian smartphone Yota will have a hard time keeping up with all the other popular phones of today, it still pushed through with its launch. (Dec 06)

MORE TOPICS: IPHONE, CONSUMER ELECTRONICS SHOW, SAMSUNG, RUSSIA, SMARTPHONE, ARCHITECTURE

German Minister Snubs Ukraine Leaders on Kiev Visit

By Reuters

Germany's foreign minister met Ukrainian opposition leaders at their protest camp in Kiev on Wednesday, in a snub to President Viktor Yanukovich, who triggered mass street demonstrations by spurning a pact with the EU and seeking closer ties with Moscow. (Dec 05)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, HUMAN RIGHTS, RUSSIA, UKRAINE

Ukraine to Sign Energy Deal Worth $4bn With EDF and Eni

By IBTimes UK

Business between the Ukraine and the west continues despite political tensions between EU and Moscow (Nov 28)

MORE TOPICS: IMF, CHEVRON, EUROPEAN UNION, RUSSIA, UKRAINE, INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

50 Killed as Boeing Airliner Crashes in Russian City

By Reuters

A Boeing 737 airliner crashed on Sunday in the Russian city of Kazan, killing all 50 people on board and spotlighting the poor safety record of regional airlines that ply internal routes across the world's largest nation. (Nov 18)

MORE TOPICS: AIR TRANSPORT ASSOCIATION, RUSSIA