Dmitry Medvedev

Russia's government raises retirement age and VAT

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said the retirement age and value-added tax (VAT) will be raised in Russia.  The PM said that the Russian government proposed to raise the retirement age to 65 for men …

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New Russia's cabinet composition presented

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has presented President Vladimir Putin with a list of people he wishes to appoint as ministers in the new government created after the recent inauguration of the president. …

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Medvedev to head Russian government

Russian President Vladimir Putin put forward Dmitry Medvedev for the post of prime minister, the Kremlin said in a statement on its website. Medvedev, who had been prime minister since 2012, resigned …

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Russia endorses free trade zone between EEU and Iran

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev signed an interim agreement with a term of 4 years that provides for the formation of a free trade area on a limited range of goods between the EEU and Iran, according to the government …

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Russian prime minister congratulates hockey team

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev congratulated the men’s hockey team on winning gold in the Winter Olympics, The Washington Post reports. In a message on Twitter on Sunday, Medvedev crowed: “Our …

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Russian Investment Forum opens in Sochi

The Russian Investment Forum opened in Sochi. The key topic of this year’s forum is 'Envisioning the future'. The programme features three topical modules: 'New Regional Policy: Improving Administration', 'A Fresh Boost …

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Everyone included in 'Kremlin report'

The U.S. Treasury Department has released "Kremlin report" - the list of Russians who are potential targets for future U.S. sanctions. The list has the names of 114 senior politicians and members of the Russian leadership, as well …

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