Russian PM Medvedev gets rough ride amid Putin anger
(1 month and 2 days ago)
Russian President Vladimir Putin does not look like an easy boss, based on this video footage, which was allegedly taken in secret during a senior cabinet meeting. The video, leaked to the outlet LifeNews and now making big rounds on the Russian web, shows him relentlessly criticizing Prime Minister Dmitri Medvedev's senior cabinet ministers, threatening to fire all of them....
(1 month and 3 days ago)
MOSCOW — President Vladimir Putin pledged to stay on the course on a range of key issues, from macroeconomic policy to the battle with corruption and the composition of Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev’s Cabinet, during a record-breaking live call-in show broadcast on national television last Thursday.
(23 days ago)
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.
(1 month and 9 days ago)
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev defended his government's record in a combative speech to parliament on Wednesday after President Vladimir Putin signaled he may be losing patience with his long-time ally.
(1 month and 4 days ago)
MOSCOW - Russia’s deputy prime minister, Vladislav Surkov, resigned Wednesday, becoming the third leading cabinet official to leave Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev’s year-old government. The Kremlin said in a statement that President Vladimir Putin had accepted Surkov’s resignation, one day after Putin reprimanded the government for failing to carry out all of his...
(14 days ago)
Russia's president threatened to fire cabinet officials and local governors for allegedly failing to follow his orders, the latest warning that the Medvedev government may be facing an imminent reshuffling.
(1 month and 3 days ago)
In “It’s No Good,” Kirill Medvedev turns a pitiless lens on intellectual corruption in Russia in the Putin era.
(2 months and 4 days ago)
Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said he was not ready to part with any of the current ministers, but dismissals are possible in connection with the recently introduced law banning officials from keeping their money in foreign banks.
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Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev vowed Friday that if Yekaterinburg wins its bid to host the World Expo 2020, the government guarantees that all the events will be held at a top-notch level, as a delegation from the Bureau of International Expositions (BIE) called its meeting with Medvedev and President Vladimir Putin a “powerful political backing” behind the city’s bid.
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