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Medvedev orders to prepare anti-US sanctions similar to Europe and China’s

PM Dmitry Medvedev has ordered the Russian Economy Ministry to prepare an answer to “openly discriminative” steel and aluminum duties introduced by the United States, noting that Europe and China had already made their moves. Speaking at the Wednesday government session dedicated to international trade issues, Medvedev stated that the restrictions introduced by Washington “cannot be left unanswered.” “The European ...

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PM Medvedev presents his candidates for ministerial posts to Putin

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has presented Vladimir Putin with a list of people he wishes to appoint as ministers in the new government created after the recent inauguration of the president. President Putin signed a decree detailing the new government structure last Tuesday. The new cabinet has 22 ministerial posts instead of 21, as the Ministry of Education and ...

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Russian parliament approves Medvedev as prime minister

The Russian Lower House has approved Vladimir Putin’s longtime ally Dmitry Medvedev as cabinet chairman for a new term, despite opposition from leftist parliamentary caucuses. Of 433 lawmakers, present at the Tuesday session of the State Duma, 374 voted in favor of Medvedev’s candidacy and 56 voted against. There were no abstentions. Earlier, representatives of the Communist Party of the ...

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Putin puts Medvedev candidacy for PM before parliament

Published time: 7 May, 2018 11:43 Edited time: 7 May, 2018 12:33 After the swearing-in ceremony at the Kremlin, President Vladimir Putin formally nominated current chair of the Russian government, Dmitry Medvedev, to retain his post. The candidacy is to be confirmed by the Russian parliament. According to the Russian constitution, the government has to resign after the inauguration of ...

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Russia should ban American products in response to US sanctions – PM Medvedev

Moscow may ban US goods as part of a response to the latest sanctions imposed by Washington, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has suggested. Read more “These can be not only the American securities… but also a whole range of other goods that are delivered to the Russian market or produced by American businesses on the territory of our country,” Medvedev ...

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Russian PM Medvedev, FM Lavrov & other top figures included in US Treasury’s ‘Kremlin List’

The US Treasury Department has released the long awaited ‘Kremlin List’ featuring top Russian officials, including Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, as well influential business figures. Read more The document is part of a sanctions law signed by Trump in August,  which targeted Russia in retaliation for alleged interference in the 2016 presidential election – a claim ...

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Cryptocurrencies may disappear but technology behind them will remain – Medvedev

Virtual currencies are a new challenge for governments and businesses and could soon disappear, but the technology they are based on might remain, as happened with the internet, said Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev. Read more During his speech at the Gaidar Economic Forum in Moscow, Medvedev said that theorists had predicted the emergence of cryptocurrencies already in the middle ...

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United Russia party to support Putin in presidential race – Medvedev

Published time: 30 Nov, 2017 11:38 Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, who is also the head of the parliamentary majority party United Russia, has said that members of the party will “unconditionally” support Vladimir Putin if he decides to run for the presidency in 2018. Read more “If the incumbent president of the country, Vladimir Putin, put forward his candidacy ...

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Kremlin urges caution over Medvedev presidential rumors

Published time: 16 Nov, 2017 16:23 Kremlin press secretary Dmitry Peskov has commented on the rumors about Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev’s possible participation in the 2018 presidential campaign, with a request to retain “wisdom and irony” when reading anonymous internet sources. Read more On Thursday, reporters asked Peskov, press secretary to President Vladimir Putin, to comment on the speculation ...

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EU red tape tying up Russian gas pipeline could be attempt to sabotage project – PM Medvedev

Published time: 14 Nov, 2017 14:27 The European Union’s excessive regulation regarding Russia’s Nord Stream 2 pipeline to Germany could be an attempt to force Russia to scrap the project, according to Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev. “Our approach to the implementation of this project has not changed so far: this is not a political tool, this is a regular ...

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