Dmitry Medvedev

Latest Dmitry Medvedev Items
  • Obama sidelined as player in summits

    As President Obama prepares to play host to a doubleheader of global diplomacy at the Group of Eight and NATO summits this weekend, there are increasing signs that the world is tuning out his message.


  • Vladimir Putin

    Putin won't attend G-8 meeting

    President Obama will have to wait a little while longer to ask Russian President Vladimir Putin for more "flexibility" on missile-defense talks.


  • Dmitry Medvedev became Russia's prime minister on Tuesday, a job Vladimir Putin just relinquished. Mr. Putin is again serving as his nation's president. He struck back against critics in parliament irritated by failed policies and slow progress during Mr. Medvedev's four-year term as president. (Ria-Novosti via Associated Press)

    Putin chides lawmakers critical of slow progress, failures

    Russian President Vladimir Putin had no trouble getting the Kremlin-controlled parliament to approve former President Dmitry Medvedev as his prime minister Tuesday, but he did not much like the startlingly critical questions Mr. Medvedev faced from lawmakers before the vote.


  • Medvedev era as seen on Twitter

    It was the end of an era, the kind of moment when a Twitter buff might unleash a barrage of 140-character spurts of sentiment, humor or self-aggrandizement.


  • Russian President Dmitry Medvedev (right) addresses the State Council in the Kremlin in Moscow on Tuesday, April 24, 2012. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)

    Russia's Medvedev vows to continue modernization

    Russian President Dmitry Medvedev vowed Tuesday to pursue his modernization agenda and implement political reforms enacted after massive street protests, after he shifts into the prime minister's job.


  • The Republican National Committee says Russian President Dmitry Medvedev should have a D after his name.

    THORNBERRY: Obama plans double cross on missile defense

    There is so much constant, loud clatter in politics that often it is difficult to separate that which is important and revealing from that which is just noise. But President Obama said something important and revealing on Monday in South Korea. The White House tried to laugh off his comments at first and then to explain them away. But the implications are too serious for political spin.


  • The Republican National Committee says Russian President Dmitry Medvedev should have a D after his name.

    Inside the Beltway: In the streets

    "Don't shoot me, I'm a congresswoman" and "Don't shoot me, I'm a pastor" are among the protest mottos to be seen at high noon Thursday when reactions to the shooting of Trayvon Martin get more vigorous, and more political.


  • U.S. President Barack Obama, left, laughs with Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev, center, and Russian President Dmitry Medvedev during their joint statement at the Nuclear Security Summit at the Coex Center, in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, March 27, 2012. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

    Republicans fear Obama will sell out to Russia

    A defensive President Obama said Tuesday that he wasn't guilty of "hiding the ball" when an open microphone caught him pleading with the president of Russia to delay missile-shield talks until after this year's U.S. elections.


  • ** FILE ** Unaware that a microphone was recording him, President Obama asked outgoing Russian President Dmitry Medvedev on Monday, March 26, 2012, for breathing room until after Mr. Obama's re-election campaign to negotiate on missile defense. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

    Hot mic: Obama begs Russians for 'space' on missile defense talks

    Unaware that a microphone was recording him, President Obama asked outgoing Russian President Dmitry Medvedev Monday for breathing room until after Mr. Obama's re-election campaign to negotiate on missile defense.


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