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2010-09-17 13:00:00

KIEV, Ukraine, September 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych and the President of Russia Dmitriy Medvedev take part in the International Road Rally "Avtoprobeg" taking place between the two biggest European countries. Meeting "behind the wheels" the two Heads of State not only demonstrate the warming climate in the two countries' relationship, but set a new trend in high profile meetings between national leaders. Photo:...

2008-11-04 12:00:21

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev is not expected to announce much new government spending during his inaugural State of the Nation speech, officials say. Unlike his predecessor, Prime Minister Vladimir Putin, who announced big capital projects, Medvedev is faced with dwindling revenues because of plunging oil prices, ballooning expenses and, in general, effects of the global financial crises, the Moscow Times reported Tuesday. Oksana Dmitriyeva, a senior State Duma deputy with the...

2008-08-15 09:00:25

Text of the article by Latvian newspaper Diena on 15 August [Article by Pavils Sirovs: "During conflict Putin shows he still runs Russia"] Analysts say that the conflict in Georgia has removed any doubt as to who is the true ruler of Russia, because during the conflict, Russian President Dmitriy Medvedev was forced to play a secondary role while Prime Minister Vladimir Putin became the main hero in the events. Medvedev has been president for only 100 days, but already talk has begun that...

2008-07-07 21:00:09

By Tom Raum TOYAKO, Japan - President Bush today called new Russian President Dmitry Medvedev a "smart guy" who understands the issues. But the U.S. president would not go so far as to say he got a sense of Medvedev's soul, as he once famously said of Vladimir Putin after their first meeting. "I'm not going to sit here and psychoanalyze the guy," Bush said after his first sit-down with Medvedev since the Russian president took office. "He's comfortable and competent, and I believe when he...

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