Dmitry Medvedev

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  • Russian PM argues for Pussy Riot members release

    Russia's prime minister said Friday the women in the Pussy Riot punk band serving two-year prison sentences should be set free, while a band member's husband tried to visit his wife in jail in a central Russian region known for its gloomy Stalinist-era gulags.


  • Russia pushes Facebook to open research center

    Facebook head Mark Zuckerberg was in Moscow on Monday, where top officials were pressing him to expand the company's operations in Russia.


  • Russian President Vladimir Putin and Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, left, stroll at the Novo-Ogaryovo residence outside Moscow, Thursday, Sept. 27, 2012. (AP Photo/RIA-Novosti, Dmitry Astakhov, Government Press Service)

    Putin rolls back protege's modest liberal legacy

    President Vladimir Putin is turning back the clock on his predecessor's reforms — literally.


  • Law enforcement authorities work at the site of a Sept. 22, 2012, crash where a heavily drunk driver killed seven people at a bus stop in Moscow. Five orphaned teens were waiting for a bus with their guardians when a car careened into them, killing all seven. (Associated Press)

    DUI tragedy forces Russian road safety rethink

    It took a weekend road tragedy to jolt Russia into action over one of its most deadly threats: a chronic culture of drunken driving.


  • Russian PM calls for Pussy Riot to be freed

    Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev on Wednesday called for three members of the punk band Pussy Riot to be freed, a sign that the women's release could be imminent since their case comes up for appeal on Oct. 1.


  • BOOK REVIEW: ‘Fool Me Twice’

    "This is my last election. After my election I'll have more flexibility." That is an exact quote from the mouth of President Obama, unaware that the confidence (infamously shared with then-Russian President Dmitry Medvedev) was picked up by microphones and transmitted into America's living rooms, where millions of Americans heard the president's hushed tones.


  • A guide to Pussy Riot's oeuvre

    Given how world famous Pussy Riot has become, people are sometimes surprised to learn that the entire oeuvre of the women's punk band is made up of six songs and five videos.


  • Russia's Medvedev rankles Japanese with visit to disputed Pacific islands

    In a visit that left Japan seething, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev traveled Tuesday to a disputed Pacific island and pledged to boost financing for four impoverished islands whose ownership has been disputed by Tokyo since World War II.


  • Among the members of Russian President Vladimir Putin's new Cabinet are (from right) Industry and Trade Minister Denis Manturov, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and Interior Minister Vladimir Kolokoltsev, shown attending a Cabinet meeting in the Kremlin in Moscow on Monday, May 21, 2012. (AP Photo/RIA-Novosti, Alexei Druzhinin, Government Press Service)

    Russia's Putin solidifies his power with new Cabinet

    Russian President Vladimir Putin named a new Cabinet on Monday that retained some of the outgoing government's key figures but added a few fresh faces, cementing his grip on power as he begins his third presidential term.


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