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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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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

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