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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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Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev (R) chairs a meeting on economic issues in Moscow
Russian Prime Minister Meets Exporting Companies To Find Solutions To Falling Ruble

By IBTimes AU

The Russian currency, ruble, has been falling sharply. The depreciating currency has prompted the government and the central bank to take measures. (11:57 am)

MORE TOPICS: EUROPEAN UNION, RUSSIA

Russian President Putin and US President Obama/Reuters File
3 Proofs Russia Will Retaliate Against Planned Economic Sanctions, Military Aid to Ukraine by U.S.

By IBTimes AU

As U.S. President Barack Obama mulls over the fresh round of economic sanctions against Russia and the military aid to Ukraine that the American Congress has recently approved, Russia is showing signs that it is ready to meet pressure with force. (Dec 16)

MORE TOPICS: BARACK OBAMA, NUCLEAR WEAPONS, EUROPEAN UNION, RUSSIA, UKRAINE, AIDS

Australia's Prime Minister Tony Abbott (R) talks with Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko after the latter presented him with a book, during their meeting in Melbourne December 11, 2014. Poroshenko is on a three-day official visit to Australia from Decem
Australia May Export Coal And Uranium To Ukraine Amid Russian Threats Over Gas Debt

By IBTimes AU

Australia has welcomed Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko in a state visit that would allow an opportunity for both countries to build ties. (Dec 12)

MORE TOPICS: COURT, AUSTRALIA, RUSSIA, UKRAINE, TONY ABBOTT, LAWSUIT

People celebrate and wave Russian flags as the preliminary results of today's referendum are announced in the Crimean city of Sevastopol on 16 March, 2014.
The Russian iPhone: Dual-Screened, Spy-Free, Putin-Approved Smartphone To Rival Apple

By IBTimes AU

The Russian designed YotaPhone 2 has been tagged as 2014’s most positively disrupting smartphone. (Dec 10)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, IPHONE, RUSSIA, SMARTPHONE, ANDROID, CONGRESS

President of the European Commission Jose Manuel Barroso (R) and Australian opposition leader Tony Abbott
Australia In ‘Income Recession’ While Russia Struggles To Ward Off Recession In 2015

By IBTimes AU

Falling oil prices and slowing down of growth has got many investors concerned about a global recession hitting the markets. (Dec 04)

MORE TOPICS: EUROPEAN UNION, GDP, AUSTRALIA, RUSSIA, UKRAINE, OPEC

Gas tanks are pictured at Austria's largest natural gas import and distribution station in Baumgarten May 2, 2014.
Russia Agrees To Supply Gas To Ukraine: Deal Comes After Ukraine Agrees To Pay Past Dues

By IBTimes AU

Russia seems to be the winner as some muscle flexing made EU assisting Ukraine to pay the dues. (Nov 03)

MORE TOPICS: EUROPEAN UNION, RUSSIA, NEW YORK, UKRAINE, INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

This U.S. Navy handout image shows Baker, the second of the two atomic bomb tests, in which a 63-kiloton warhead was exploded 90 feet under water as part of Operation Crossroads, conducted at Bikini Atoll in July 1946 to measure nuclear weapon effects on
Just So You May Know Russia Has 5000 Nukes – Putin Tells the World

By IBTimes AU

Vladimir Putin warned the U.S. and its allies Russia's 5,000 nuclear warheads are just around the corner, ready to be fired anytime. (Oct 21)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, NUCLEAR WEAPONS, JAPAN, RUSSIA, UKRAINE

Australia's Prime Minister Tony Abbott takes part in a presentation with a patient simulator
Labor Leader Asks Abbott to Act ‘Sober’ with Putin

By IBTimes AU

Deputy Labor leader Tanya Plibersek asked the Australian Prime Minister to use more "sober" language while talking about Putin. (Oct 16)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA, G20, TONY ABBOTT

Russia's President Putin and China's President Xi Jinping attend a signing ceremony in Shanghai
Russia and China To Build Second Gas Pipeline Via Western Route; Ukraine Sanctions Force Moscow to Turn East

By IBTimes AU

Russia and China has signed a series of deals to reduce the effects of Western sanctions over the Ukraine crisis. A second natural gas pipeline is being negotiated and the final details are expected in 2015. (Oct 14)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, RUSSIA, UKRAINE

Putin Walks Past Obama At The G20 In St. Petersburg
Former Australian PM Julia Gillard Says Setting Economic Growth Target In G20 'Not Enough'

By IBTimes AU

Ex-prime minister Julia Gillard said if given the chance, she would not only focus on setting economic targets in the G20 meeting in Brisbane but tackle structural reforms to boost growth. (Sep 30)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA, RUSSIA, CLIMATE CHANGE, UKRAINE, G20, JULIA GILLARD