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Medvedev lauds ‘courageous’ Russian paralympians


September 11th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has lauded the country's "courageous" achievements at the London Paralympics.Monumental efforts particularly in athletics, where 19 gold were won, and ... Read more...

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1812 war museum opens in Moscow


September 5th, 2012 - 8:35 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 5 (IANS) A museum has been built in Moscow to commemorate Russia's victory in the 1812 Patriotic War against Napoleon, RIA Novosti reported.Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev Tuesday ... Read more...

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Under-construction World Cup stadium disgraceful, says Medvedev


September 1st, 2012 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
St. Petersburg, Sep 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev Saturday said the under-construction football stadium here "looks disgraceful" and would not receive more cash handouts from the government.The ... Read more...

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Russian PM exhorts athletes to do best at Sochi Games


August 14th, 2012 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 14 (IANS) Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has expressed the hope that Russian athletes would do their best at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics.With the conclusion of the ... Read more...

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Medvedev vows to clear ruling party of spoilers


August 11th, 2012 - 10:23 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has pledged to clear the ruling United Russia party of irresponsible members who damage its image."Our party members and leaders ... Read more...

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Medvedev may run for president again


July 31st, 2012 - 10:24 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has not ruled out that he would run for president again if Russians support his return to the Kremlin."I am ... Read more...

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Russian, Western differences on Syria exaggerated: Medvedev


July 31st, 2012 - 8:13 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) There is less difference between the Russian and Western stances on the Syrian crisis than is perceived because both Moscow and its Western partners ... Read more...

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Everything’s OK in US-Russia relations: Medvedev


July 31st, 2012 - 7:34 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has dismissed allegations that the US-Russia relations have deteriorated as of late over a range of issues, including Washington's ... Read more...

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Medvedev calls for land privatisation


July 25th, 2012 - 9:33 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has said the country should be prepared for land privatisation.The land issue has long been a source of heated debate ... Read more...

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Russia, Belarus sign $10 bn nuke plant deal


July 18th, 2012 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Minsk, July 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia signed a $10 billion contract with Belarus Wednesday to build the former Soviet republic's first nuclear power plant.The agreement was signed in the presence ... Read more...

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Bethlehem names street in Putin’s honour


June 27th, 2012 - 10:24 am ICT by IANS
Amman (Jordan), June 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Vladimir Putin said he was surprised when told that a street in Bethlehem was named in his honour.Mahmoud Abbas, head of the ... Read more...

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Medvedev orders to build new aircraft plant


June 10th, 2012 - 9:50 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has ordered for construction of an aircraft manufacturing plant for producing tactical transport aircraft in Kazan city, said Defence Minister ... Read more...

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Russia to build fifth-generation bombers


June 9th, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev Saturday reiterated plans to develop a fifth-generation strategic bomber aircraft."Alongside a fifth-generation fighter, there are also plans to develop an ... Read more...

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Putin, Obama to meet at G20 summit in June


May 30th, 2012 - 1:51 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Vladimir Putin and his US counterpart Barack Obama will continue efforts to improve bilateral ties and sign an agreement on future cooperation ... Read more...

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Russian government structure remains unchanged: Medvedev


May 23rd, 2012 - 7:14 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 23 (IANS) Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said the structure of country' new government has remained virtually unchanged to keep up the pace, otherwise the Cabinet of Ministers ... Read more...

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Medvedev meets Obama


May 20th, 2012 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 20 (IANS) Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev met US President Barack Obama for an informal chat on the sidelines of the Group of Eight summit in Camp ... Read more...

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Putin not to attend G8 Summit


May 10th, 2012 - 9:55 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Vladimir Putin has told his US counterpart Barack Obama over phone that he would not be able to attend the G8 summit ... Read more...

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PM’s job an advanced training course: Putin


May 3rd, 2012 - 6:06 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Outgoing Russian prime minister Vladimir Putin has said that working in the government was a real test for him. He compared it to an advanced ... Read more...

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Russia’s trade surplus up 26 percent


April 24th, 2012 - 5:08 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 24 (IANS) Russia's trade surplus grew by 26 percent in March year-on-year, Russian Deputy Economic Development Minister Andrei Klepach said Monday."The trade surplus in March reached $21 billion. ... Read more...

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Putin seeks fight against doping, sports gambling


April 14th, 2012 - 9:33 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 14 (IANS) Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has urged the Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) to close ranks to curb doping, illegal sweepstake enterprises and fans' aggressive ... Read more...

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Putin declares income of $122,000 for 2011


April 12th, 2012 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Prime Minister and president-elect Vladimir Putin earned 3.662 million rubles ($122,000) in 2011, according to his income declaration posted on the government's website Thursday.In ... Read more...

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Russia to stop circus aid after 2020


April 6th, 2012 - 10:41 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has approved a circus development blueprint up to 2020 after which circuses will be expected to raise their own ... Read more...

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Putin may meet Obama at G8 in May


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:04 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Prime Minister and president-elect Vladimir Putin will meet US President Barack Obama if he goes to a G8 summit at Camp David, US, ... Read more...

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Putin vows crackdown on traffic privileges


March 8th, 2012 - 10:44 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Prime Minister and president-elect Vladimir Putin has pledged to slash the number of official cars using flashing blue lights that allows them to ignore ... Read more...

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Vote fraud too small to make difference: Putin


March 8th, 2012 - 8:06 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Prime Minister and president-elect Vladimir Putin has said there might have been violations in the vote but they did not go beyond hundredths of ... Read more...

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Putin wins presidential polls with 64 percent of votes (Lead)


March 5th, 2012 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 5 (IANS) Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has won the presidential election with about 64 percent of the votes, the Russian Central Election Commission (CEC) announced Monday.CEC Chairman ... Read more...

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Putin to win polls in first round: Exit poll


March 5th, 2012 - 1:51 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin got 58.3 percent of the vote at Sunday's presidential elections in Russia which was enough for victory, a state-run exit ... Read more...

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Putin vows to continue liberal reforms in Russia


March 4th, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin, who is a presidential candidate this time, has promised to continue liberal reforms in the country if elected president ... Read more...

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Putin documentary to be shown after presidential poll


March 3rd, 2012 - 8:04 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A German documentary highlighting the "human side" of Prime Minister and presidential candidate Vladimir Putin will now be aired after March 4 presidential elections, Russia's ... Read more...

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Putin denies early polls, will make Medvedev the premier (Lead)


March 2nd, 2012 - 8:03 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 2 (IANS) Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin ruled out Friday any possibility of holding early parliamentary elections but confirmed to make President Dmitry Medvedev the country's next premier, ... Read more...

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No plans for early parliamentary polls : Putin


March 2nd, 2012 - 7:02 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Prime Minister and presidential candidate Vladimir Putin Friday ruled out the possibility of holding early parliamentary elections in the country.Asked if he had plans ... Read more...

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Putin top campaign spender


March 2nd, 2012 - 12:58 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin was the top spender in this presidential campaign with 368 million rubles ($12 million), according to financial statements by candidates ... Read more...

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Russia asks Ukraine to extradite Putin plot suspect


March 1st, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia has asked Ukraine to extradite a man charged with plotting an assassination of Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin.The Prosecutor General's Office said Thursday it ... Read more...

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Putin urges opposition to behave during election


March 1st, 2012 - 7:13 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 1 (IANS) Russian Prime Minister and presidential candidate Vladimir Putin has requested the opposition leaders to refrain from using "dirty devices" during the upcoming election."We know that some ... Read more...

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Putin promises better life for all


February 29th, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Improving the quality of life of ordinary citizens throughout Russia must be a priority, Russian Prime Minister and presidential candidate Vladimir Putin said Wednesday."That is ... Read more...

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