Dmitry Medvedev

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3rd Winter World Military Games kick off in Sochi

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev declared the 3rd Winter World Military Games in the Russian Black Sea resort open at a gala ceremony at Sochi’s Ice Cube stadium. "Dear participants and guests! I declare the 3rd 2017 …

Russia has no plans to get back to G8

Russia has no intention of getting back to the G8 format, the Russian presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov said. "This theme [of return to the G8 format] is not being discussed in Moscow in any way," TASS …

8th Gaidar Forum starts in Moscow

Today, the 8th Gaidar Forum started at the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration in Moscow, it will last until 14 January. The key theme of the forum  - 'Russia and the World: the …

Russia celebrates Christmas

Today Russia celebrates Christmas, which is one of two most important religious holidays along with Easter. Patriarch Kirill congratulated Orthodox Christians after a midnight service at the Cathedral …

 Moscow pays last respect to Ambassador Andrey Karlov

Moscow staged a memorial ceremony on Thursday for the Russian ambassador to Turkey Andrei Karlov, who was gunned down in Ankara on Monday. Diplomats and family members gathered at the Russian Foreign Ministry in central …

Medvedev: killing of Andrei Karlov to be punished

Russia will not leave Monday’s assassination of the Russian Ambassador to Turkey, Andrei Karlov, without a response, the Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev wrote on his Facebook page. "International law …

Putin praises government's performance in 2016

Russian President Vladimir Putin has given a positive assessment of the cabinet’s work in 2016. "Despite all the difficulties, the government’s work has yielded an optimal effect," he said at a …