Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet with UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon in the southern Russian resort of Sochi on Friday, Putin’s spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Tuesday.
Russian President Vladimir Putin and Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev attended early on Sunday the Easter service in downtown Moscow's Christ the Savior Cathedral as Russia celebrates Christianity's most important and joyful holiday.
Those who investigated the death in a Moscow jail of Russian lawyer Sergei Magnitsky were competent, Russian President Vladimir Putin’s spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Sunday.
Russian President Vladimir Putin and Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev each earned almost 5.8 million rubles (about $187,000) in 2012, according to their tax reports posted on the president's and the government's websites on Friday.
As Russian President Vladimir Putin continued a European trip marked by protest, his successor as Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev was left looking rather wistful at his office back in Moscow Tuesday. Since Putin and Medvedev swapped jobs in May last year, the latter has foun …
Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has said a levy that bank account holders in Cyprus must pay as part of bailout deal looks like "confiscation".Russian President Vladimir Putin called it "unfair, unprofessional and dangerous",Show More Summary
Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Ukrainian counterpart Viktor Yanukovych will meet in Moscow on Monday to discuss energy cooperation but do not plan to sign any documents, Putin’s spokesman Dmitry Peskov said.
A few years ago Russian president Dmitri Medvedev decided he wanted officials to be chauffeured in Russian limousines, not the German executive sedans everyone had become accustomed to (such as the Mercedes-Benz pictured above). Naturally, that meant turning to Russia's own ZiL to create a litter worthy of a plutocrat and glorious Russian history. Show More Summary
International Olympic Committee President Jacques Rogge, joined by President and CEO of the Sochi 2014 Olympic Organising Committee Dmitry Chernyshenko, officially invited the world’s National Olympic Committees (NOCs) and their athletes...Show More Summary
The most dramatic legacy of Dmitry Medvedev's presidency may have been his impact on Russia's clocks. In addition to dropping 2 of the country's 11 time zones, Medvedev also eliminated daylight savings time. The move was never popular and current President Vladimir Putin has suggested changing it, but Medvedev is apparently digging in his heels. Show More Summary
Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev on Sunday said Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has committed ‘grave, perhaps fatal error’ and that chances of him retaining power are getting “smaller and smaller” every day. Medvedev made the statements in an interview with CNN. His remarks were the most vocal Russian statement that Assad’s days could be numbered. [...]
This week US President Barack Obama took the oath of office for his second term, while Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev arrived at the Davos World Economic Forum.
He played a Russian cop in “Red Heat,” and lavished praise on the country’s former-leader Dmitry Medvedev as an “action president,” but Arnold Schwarzenegger says he is not quite ready to give up his blue U.S. passport and follow fellow actor Gerard Depardieu in becoming a Russian citizen.
Two Siberian brown bears presented by Dmitry Medvedev and his wife to the Swiss city of Bern are expecting cubs, Switzerland’s President Ueli Maurer revealed on Wednesday.
Remember when President Obama was caught on a hot mic telling then-Russian President Dmitry Medvedev to be patient with him because he would have more “flexibility” in his second term when he would never again have to face American voters? That...Show More Summary
Asked about President Obama’s comment in the summer to then Russian president Dmitry Medvedev that he would “have more flexibility” after the election, David Axelrod first tried to dispute that the comment had occurred as phrased inShow More Summary
President Michel Suleiman headed Saturday to Moscow where he is expected to meet with his Russian counterpart President Vladimir Putin, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev and a number of key officials. Suleiman briefed the cabinet last Thursday about his upcoming three-day trip to Russia. Show More Summary
The existing bilateral adoption agreement between Russia and the United States will remain valid until early January 2014, President Vladimir Putin’s press secretary Dmitry Peskov told RIA Novosti.
This past year has been very fruitful in terms of developing broad political dialogue between Russia and Great Britain. President Vladimir Putin and Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev met Prime Minister David Cameron at the G8 and G20 summits and during the Olympic Games in London.
Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev’s off-air comments that Russian Presidents are given a secret file about extraterrestrials living among us created much media interest. Most news reports claimed that Medvedev was simply joking. His apparent...Show More Summary