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PM Medvedev says United Russia party should recoup regional election losses

A recent setback suffered by United Russia in regional elections is a good lesson that should be studied and used to regain the lost positions, the party chairman and Russian PM Dmitry Medvedev has said. On Wednesday, Medvedev spoke to senior United Russia members responsible for the party’s election programs and urged them to study the reasons behind recent losses ...

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Putin in constant contact with PM Medvedev, Kremlin states amid reports of injury

The Russian president and prime minister remain in close contact during the latter’s absence from public events, a Kremlin spokesperson said after the government press service revealed Dmitry Medvedev had suffered a sports injury. “The president is traditionally in constant working contact with the chairman of the government,” Vladimir Putin’s press secretary Dmitry Peskov told reporters on Friday. The spokesman ...

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‘Unstable’ Saakashvili, NATO spot for Georgia: Medvedev digs deep in interview on 2008 war

Was the 2008 war with Georgia inevitable? Why did Russia recognize breakaway regions as sovereign nations after it? Could NATO accept Georgia, Kosovo or Northern Cyprus as new allies? Dmitry Medvedev, who was Russia’s president in 2008 when Georgia attacked its breakaway region of South Ossetia, triggering a war with Russia, gave an extensive interview on those events just as ...

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PM Medvedev announces Crimea’s full integration into Russian Federation

The Crimean Republic has completed integration with Russia’s economy, infrastructure and judiciary, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev announced while speaking to members of the Sevastopol city government. “We faced an unprecedented task, both in its difficulty and in its scale – we had to integrate the peninsula in the Russian legal, infrastructure and economic fields. Today we can say that the ...

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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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