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Moscow does not allow Medvedev's plane to land

4 February 2013 - 3:55pm

So far the strongest snowfall in the winter of 2012-2013 in Moscow
has brought inconveniences not only to the city's public services but also to
the Russian government. The plane of the Russian Prime Minister Dmitry
Medvedev, flying from Sochi was not allowed to land at the capital's
airports due to weather conditions. Medvedev's press secretary, Natalya Timakova, said the head of the government could not
land due to "weather conditions", RIA Novosti reports.

On Monday, Dmitry Medvedev was scheduled to meet with the Deputy Prime
Minister in Gorki near Moscow.

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