All Posts Tagged With: "Dmitri Medvedev"

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United Russia Announces ‘Party School’ for Young Leaders

United Russia has announced the founding of a “party school” to teach “promising young people” party ideology, psychology, electoral campaign technology and other subjects to supposedly help raise party competitiveness and revive the party in general.

Jun 1, 2012 | Continued
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Medvedev Meets With Russian Opposition Leaders

Russian President Dmitri Medvedev held a meeting with several leaders of the non-systemic opposition on Monday to discuss political prisoners, reform of the country’s political system, and term limits for the post of president

Feb 20, 2012 | Continued
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Kremlin Sorry to See Kim Jong Il Go – Havel, Not So Much

Neither Dmitri Medvedev nor Vladimir Putin have expressed their sympathies on the death of Czech President Vaclav Havel, but made sure to note the passing of North Korea’s Kim Jong Il.

Dec 19, 2011 | Continued
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Yabloko Files First Electoral Fraud Lawsuits

Yabloko has officially filed the first lawsuits about electoral fraud as Medvedev dismisses protesters’ complaints and a resolution by the European Parliament to free jailed oppositionists.

Dec 16, 2011 | Continued
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Financial Times Reports on Putin’s Palace

The Financial Times has come out with a report on the disturbing questions raised by connections between Putin, Bank Rossiya, and a grandiose palace on the Black Sea.

Dec 4, 2011 | Continued
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The Russian March to Nothingness

In light of this past week’s Russian March, noted political analyst Andrei Piontkovsky examines the growing Russian nationalist movement and its origins in the Second Chechen War and ongoing conflicts in the North Caucasus.

Nov 6, 2011 | Continued
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Medvedev Admits the Futility of Appealing to the State

President Medvedev had admitted that while it is now easier to appeal to government officials, doing so has become markedly less effective as a method of actually resolving issues.

Oct 19, 2011 | Continued
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Turning the Chessboard

Despite Medvedev’s return of the presidential gauntlet to Putin, some of the president’s supporters continue to look for a “liberating tsar” in the president. Opposition leader Garry Kasparov attempts to disavow them of this notion. Exclusive translation by

Oct 9, 2011 | Continued
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Studio 360 Features Russian Anarchist Artists

In the wake of the news about Putin’s coming return to the presidency, Studio 360 has featured a story on the Russian anarchist art groups Voina and Monolog.

Oct 2, 2011 | Continued
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Get Ready for Twelve More Years of President Putin

Putin announces his intent to run for Russian president in March 2012; current legislation would allow him to remain in that post until 2024.

Sep 24, 2011 | Continued