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  • ** 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.


  • Russian President Dmitry Medvedev (left) greets former U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan, the U.N.-Arab League envoy to Syria, in Moscow on Sunday, March 25, 2012. (AP Photo/AP Photo, RIA Novosti Kremlin, Ekaterina Shtukina, Presidential Press Service)

    Medvedev: Annan's mission is Syria's last chance


  • ** FILE ** Russian President Dmitry Medvedev (Associated Press/Presidential Press Service)

    Moscow, Beijing reject 'interference' in Syria

    Moscow and Beijing remain opposed to any foreign interference in Syria, the Foreign Ministry said Thursday as Russia worked to shore up international support for its position ahead of a major international conference.


  • Russian President Dmitry Medvedev (left) meets with leaders of unregistered political parties at the Gorki residence outside Moscow on Monday, Feb. 20, 2012. (AP Photo/RIA-Novosti, Yekaterina Shtukina, Presidential Press Service)

    Russia's Medvedev meets with critics on reforms

    Russian President Dmitry Medvedev held an unprecedented meeting Monday with opposition leaders, who said they were encouraged by his promises to make it easier for anti-Kremlin parties to take part in elections, but he was unwilling to meet protesters' main demands.


  • Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin meets with supporters in Moscow on Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2011. (AP Photo/RIA Novosti, Yana Lapikova, Pool)

    Putin resists rerun; Kremlin ideologist out

    Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin said Tuesday that the March election, in which he will seek to reclaim presidency, should be transparent and fair, but he rejected demands from swelling numbers of protesters for a rerun of the fraud-tainted parliamentary election.


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    A ballistic missile that is to be a cornerstone of Russia's nuclear arsenal has completed its rocky test program and will be commissioned by the military, President Dmitry Medvedev announced Tuesday during a meeting with military officers.


  • ** FILE ** Russian President Dmitry Medvedev (Associated Press/Presidential Press Service)

    Medvedev: Tests completed on much-heralded new missile

    A ballistic missile that is to be a cornerstone of Russia's nuclear arsenal has completed its rocky test program and will be commissioned by the military, President Dmitry Medvedev announced Tuesday during a meeting with military officers.


  • Russia's president proposes election reforms

    President Dmitry Medvedev responded to protests over this month's fraud-tainted parliamentary elections by proposing some reforms Thursday to liberalize Russia's political system.


  • Mikhail Prokhorov, one of Russia's richest tycoons and the owner of the New Jersey Nets, announces his candidacy to run against Prime Minister Vladimir Putin for Russia's presidency on Monday, Dec. 12, 2011, in Moscow. (AP Photo/Misha Japaridze)

    Nets owner challenges Putin for presidency

    After a week of surprising challenges to his authority, Vladimir Putin faces a new one from one of Russia's richest and most glamorous figures: The billionaire owner of the New Jersey Nets says he will run against him in March's presidential election.


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