• Dmitry Medvedev resigns, who is Dmitry Medvedev

    Who is Dmitry Medvedev, the Russian PM who resigned

    World | January 15, 2020 20:34 IST

    Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev on Wednesday handed his resignation to Russian President Vladimir Putin. The resignation came moments after Vladimir Putin addressed Russia's Federal Assembly (Russian Parliament) in his State of the Nation address. State of the Nation address is an annual event in which Russian President conveys his vision of Russia.

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    Russian PM Medvedev resigns moments after Vladimir Putin's State of the Nation address

    World | January 15, 2020 23:52 IST

    The Tass news agency reports that Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev submitted his resignation to President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday. Russian news agencies said Putin thanked Medvedev for his service but noted that the prime minister’s Cabinet failed to fulfil all the objectives set for it.

  • Devendra Fadnavis presents a Ganesha idol to Russian PM

    Devendra Fadnavis gifts Lord Ganesha idol to Russian PM Dmitry Medvedev

    World | July 11, 2016 23:13 IST

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, who is on an official visit to Russia, today presented a Ganesha idol to Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev during the ongoing International Industrial Exhibition ‘Innoprom’ in Ekaterinburg. A

  • donald trump s favorite excuse it was just a retweet

    Donald Trump's favorite excuse? It was just a 'retweet'

    World | February 23, 2016 7:41 IST

    Las Vegas: Donald Trump has repeated inaccurate and racially charged crime statistics, reposted pledges of support from white supremacists and retweeted dubious questions about the citizenship of his presidential rivals to an online following of

  • russia at risk of deep recession says medvedev

    Russia at risk of 'deep recession', says Medvedev

    World | December 24, 2014 8:30 IST

    Moscow: Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has warned that the country stares at a "deep recession" and accused some countries of deliberately hindering Russia's economic progress, alluding to the West."Setting too modest goals creates a

  • india russia ties will be strengthened modi tells medvedev

    India-Russia ties will be strengthened: Modi tells Medvedev

    World | November 13, 2014 9:42 IST

    Nay Pyi Taw: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi Thursday met his Russian counterpart Dmitry Medvedev and said he was sure India-Russia ties will be strengthened."Am sure India-Russia ties will be strengthened: PM @narendramodi to PM

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    Dmitry Medvedev signs discount on Russian gas supplied to Ukraine

    World | November 02, 2014 6:14 IST

    Moscow: Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has signed a decree to apply a discount on export tariffs depending on the price of the gas supplied to Ukraine.According to the decree, a discount of $100 will

  • russia urges compromise on gas dispute with ukraine

    Russia urges compromise on gas dispute with Ukraine

    World | October 07, 2014 11:00 IST

    Moscow: Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has said that Moscow and Ukraine should continue for a compromise over the gas dispute.Search for compromises must be continued, and therefore contacts must go on, Medvedev said Monday

  • russia could restrict airspace in sanctions battle dmitry

    Russia could restrict airspace in sanctions battle: Dmitry Medvedev

    World | September 08, 2014 16:32 IST

    Moscow: Russia will retaliate against a new round of Western sanctions over Ukraine and may block flights through its airspace, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said in an interview published on today.Medvedev also suggested that Western

  • russian pm s twitter account hacked

    Russian PM's Twitter account hacked

    World | August 14, 2014 13:26 IST

    Moscow: Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev's Twitter account was hacked on Thursday, the government press service said.The hacker used Medvedev's page to declare the PM's intention to resign and pursue a career as a freelance

  • russia awards cars to its olympic medalists

    Russia awards cars to its Olympic medalists

    Other Sports | February 27, 2014 19:38 IST

    MOSCOW: Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has given a Mercedes-Benz to each Olympic medalist from the host country of the 2014 Sochi Games.  Medvedev reportedly gave away dozens of white Mercedes-Benz cars, decorated with the

  • pm clears air on kudankulam

    PM Clears Air On Kudankulam

    World | December 16, 2011 16:58 IST

    Moscow, Dec 16: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today cleared the uncertainty over the start of Kudankulam nuclear project declaring that the first unit will be operationalised in a couple of weeks but India and Russia

  • medvedev orders probe into vote rigging in russian polls

    Medvedev Orders Probe Into Vote Rigging In Russian Polls

    World | December 11, 2011 22:46 IST

    Moscow, Dec 11: President Dmitry Medvedev today ordered a probe into allegations of vote rigging that sparked the biggest anti-government agitation in post-Soviet Russia by tens of thousands of protestors who called for an end

  • medvedev congratulates sonia on her birthday

    Medvedev Congratulates Sonia On Her Birthday

    India | December 10, 2011 8:31 IST

    Moscow, Dec 10: Russian President Dmitry Medvedev on Friday congratulated Congress President Sonia Gandhi on her 66th birthday and appreciated her contribution in building the traditions of friendship between the two countries.  “I have warm

  • putin s party barely hangs on to its majority

    Putin's Party Barely Hangs On To Its Majority

    World | December 05, 2011 17:39 IST

    Moscow, Dec 5: Prime Minister Vladimir Putin's party saw its majority in Russia's parliament weaken sharply, according to preliminary election results released Monday, a humiliating setback for the man who has steadily tightened his grip

  • medvedev vows reasonable response to us missile shield

    Medvedev Vows 'Reasonable' Response To US Missile Shield

    World | November 21, 2011 23:12 IST

    Moscow, Nov 21: Russian President Dmitry Medvedev today vowed a “reasonable and adequate” response to the US missile shield in Europe, viewed by Moscow as a mortal threat to the country's nuclear deterrent.“We will have

  • russian president sacks his finance minister amid spat

    Russian President Sacks His Finance Minister Amid Spat

    World | September 27, 2011 12:06 IST

    Moscow, Sept 27: President Dmitry Medvedev on Monday sacked Vice Premier and Finance Minister Alexei Kudrin after an unusually public spat with the Russian head of state over a pact with Prime Minister Vladimir Putin

  • cameron would have been a good kgb agent medvedev

    Cameron Would Have Been A Good KGB Agent : Medvedev

    World | September 12, 2011 22:32 IST

    Moscow, Sep 12: David Cameron would have been a “good KGB agent”, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev today said in a lighter vein after his tough parleys with the visiting British Prime Minister.“David would have been

  • russia offers to mediate gaddafi s early exit

    Russia Offers To Mediate Gaddafi's Early Exit

    World | May 28, 2011 15:54 IST

    Deauville, France, May 28:  Russia abandoned one-time ally Moammar Gaddafi and offered Friday to mediate a deal for the Libyan leader to leave the country he has ruled for more than 40 years.The striking proposal

  • medvedev sends n safety proposals to g 8 brics leaders

    Medvedev Sends N-Safety Proposals To G-8, BRICS Leaders

    World | April 27, 2011 9:32 IST

    Moscow, Apr 26  :  Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has sent a set of proposals to the leaders of G-8 and BRICS, grouping of the most industrialised nations and the fastest emerging economies, including India to