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Rothman: Obama’s Legacy Is a New Cold War

2 months agoNews : Mediaite

"This is my last election,” President Barack Obama told then Russian President Dmitry Medvedev in March of 2012. “After my election I have more flexibility."

The Russian Prime Minister's Office Is Decked Out With Surprisingly Old-School Technology

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev gave the newspaper Komsomolskaya Pravda a tour of his office and showed off some of his stuff including some surprisingly old school electronics, his direct line to President Vladimir Putin, and an odd collection of animal figurines. Show More Summary

Russian Prime Minister: Russia And The US 'Moving Toward A Second Cold War'

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, a former president once viewed as a comparatively pro-Western alternative to Vladimir Putin, warned in a Bloomberg Television interview that the U.S. and Russia are "slowly but surely approaching a second Cold War." The two countries have seen a rapid increase in tensions over the Ukraine crisis. Show More Summary

Russian PM Medvedev Lashes Out at Official Who Threatened to Block Twitter

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev and Russian President Vladimir Putin’s spokesman Dmitry Peskov lashed out at Maxim Ksenzov, the deputy head of the government’s telecommunications watchdog Roskomnadzor, after he said Russia should ban the popular social media network Twitter. Show More Summary

Ukraine Must Pay Up Front for Gazprom Gas Supplies

Gazprom inform that in a recent working meeting, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev tasked Gazprom to switch Ukraine to gas prepayment terms. The meeting involved Dmitry Medvedev,

Cambrex Corporation's CEO Discusses Q1 2014 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Cambrex Corporation (CBM) Q1 2014 Earnings Conference Call May 2, 2014 03:30 ET Executives Greg Sargen – EVP & CFO Steve Klosk – President & CEO Analysts Daniel Rizzo – Sidoti & Company Dmitry Silversteyn – Longbow Research Steve Schwartz...Show More Summary

Hold The Vodka

Russians are turning away from the bottle, at least relatively: [When Dmitry] Medvedev handed the presidency back to Putin in 2012, his anti-alcohol campaign had quietly produced marked improvements in Russian health. Consumption of all types of alcohol had dropped from 18 liters per capita to 15. Show More Summary

Free Speech in Russia

Here are two fascinating articles from The Guardian newspaper which provide competing claims about freedom of speech in Russia. The first is by a journalist, Dmitry Kiselev, who is accused of being a mouthpiece for President Putin but...Show More Summary

Vladimir Putin: the mysterious love life of Russia's president

Credits: DMITRI ASTAKHOV/AFP/Getty Images As Putin and his wife finalise divorce, here are five things you might not know about his personal life Briefing Thursday, April 3, 2014 - 3:16pm AS RUSSIA'S most powerful political figure, Vladimir...Show More Summary

Vladimir Putin's Divorce Is Now Official

The Kremlin just got a tiny bit colder. Russian President Vladimir Putin officially divorced Lyudmila, his wife of more than 30 years, according to multiple reports. Putin spokesperson Dmitry Peskov confirmed the news to Russian news...Show More Summary

Putin Officially Divorces His Wife

Russian President Vladimir Putin has formally divorced his wife Lyudmila after more than 30 years of marriage following a surprise breakup announcement last year. "The divorce has taken place," Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said, without giving any further details. Show More Summary

H.B. Fuller Company's CEO Discusses Q4 2013 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

H.B. Fuller Company (FUL) Q4 2013 Earnings Conference Call March 27, 2014 10:30 AM ET Executives Maximillian Marcy - Senior Manager, Treasury and IR Jim Owens - President and CEO Jim Giertz - EVP and CFO Analysts Dmitry Silversteyn -...Show More Summary

Obama’s ‘Flexibility’ Leads To A Dangerous World

“This is my last election,” President Obama said in words caught on an open mic. “After my election, I have more flexibility.” He was speaking in Seoul, South Korea, in March 2012, almost exactly two years ago, to Dmitry Medvedev, then...Show More Summary

Putin Signs Treaty to Annex Crimea; Russia's Deputy PM Laughs at Obama's Sanctions

Russian President Vladimir Putin signed on Tuesday a treaty making Crimea part of Russia. The move comes after his deputy prime minister, Dmitry Rogozin, dismissed U.S. sanctions meant to freeze the financial assets of 11 Russian and Ukrainian officials as a joke.

Russian Officials Take To Twitter To Mock ‘Comrade Obama’ Sanctions

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin took to Twitter to mock President Barack Obama and the sanctions he levied against the former USSR yesterday. Rogozin called the president, “Comrade Obama” and basically stated the sanctions designed to be repercussions for ongoing actions in Crimea, will have no negative impact at all. Show More Summary

Putin Deputy Mocks “Comrade” @BarackObama’s Sanctions – Calls Him a “Prankster”

Russia’s deputy prime minister laughed off President Obama’s sanction against him calling the president a “comrade” and a “prankster.” Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin tweeted this out today: ABC reported: Russia’s deputy prime minister laughed off President Obama’s sanction against … Continue reading ?

Russia Could ‘Turn the U.S. Into Radioactive Ash,' News Anchor Says

The man hand-picked by Russian President Vladimir Putin to lead the country's state media appeared on a nightly news program on Sunday to say his country could "turn the U.S. into radioactive dust." In the clip, Dmitry Kiselyov, theShow More Summary

‘Putin's Ukraine efforts meet with no understanding’

Russian President Vladimir Putin's efforts to de-escalate the crisis in Ukraine are met with no understanding, his spokesman Dmitry Peskov said. ||| Moscow - Russian President Vladimir Putin's efforts to de-escalate the crisis in Ukraine...Show More Summary

Russia Can’t Take the West Seriously Anymore, but Why Should It?

4 months agoNews : Truthdig

Russian wooden dolls of Presidents Barack Obama and Vladimir Putin on display in St. Petersburg, Russia. (AP/Dmitry Lovetsky) Let’s face it, the West has been sold to the highest bidder and Russian President Vladimir Putin has no reason to fear us. Show More Summary

Russian Diplomacy

Here's a very informative round up of recent events in Ukraine from the BBC web site which reports the latest Russian sabre rattling from Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev who succeeded Vladimir Putin as President - only to stand down after serving just one term so that his pal Vlad could return to the top job again. Show More Summary

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