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Medvedev's Middle East mission - Russian PM meets Israeli and Palestinian leaders

The war in Syria, nuclear proliferation and trade have topped talks between Russia and Israel during a three day tour to the Middle East by Russian Prime Minister Dmitry…

The war in Syria, nuclear proliferation and trade have topped talks between Russia and Israel during a three day tour to the Middle East by Russian Prime Minister Dmitry…

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United Russia Party's victory clears way for Putin's 4th term

Putin’s, United Russia party’s landslide victory in this weekend’s parliamentary elections, where they were on track to increase their majority to 76 percent, gives Vladimir Putin a clear run at a fou

Putin’s, United Russia party’s landslide victory in this weekend’s parliamentary elections, where they were on track to increase their majority to 76 percent, gives Vladimir Putin a clear run at a fou

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United Russia set to win 343 of 450 seats in lower house of parliament

With 93 percent of the votes counted in Russia’s parliamentary elections, the country’s Central Election Commission announced the governing United Russia party is on track to win 343 seats in the 450-

With 93 percent of the votes counted in Russia’s parliamentary elections, the country’s Central Election Commission announced the governing United Russia party is on track to win 343 seats in the 450-

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Russian Olympic medallists awarded free BMWs

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev thanked National Olympic team members for their achievements in Rio and rewarded them with a BMW each at a

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev thanked National Olympic team members for their achievements in Rio and rewarded them with a BMW each at a

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Syria would be 'chaos' if Assad ousted, says Medvedev

US Secretary of State John Kerry said that if the Syrian peace plan fails, more foreign troops could enter the conflict. Countries such as Saudi

US Secretary of State John Kerry said that if the Syrian peace plan fails, more foreign troops could enter the conflict. Countries such as Saudi

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UN tells world leaders to cooperate over ISIL

Meeting at the annual East Asian summit in Malaysia, world leaders have been urged to cooperate in rooting out terrorism. Days after the Security

Meeting at the annual East Asian summit in Malaysia, world leaders have been urged to cooperate in rooting out terrorism. Days after the Security

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Putin and Medvedev flex their muscle

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev exercise in a gym at the Bocharov Ruchei state residence in Sochi, Russia. They

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev exercise in a gym at the Bocharov Ruchei state residence in Sochi, Russia. They

Business

Food fight as Russia extends ban on EU, US edibles

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has put pen to paper on a decree to extend countermeasures on the EU, US and others in retaliation to

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has put pen to paper on a decree to extend countermeasures on the EU, US and others in retaliation to

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Russia signs deals with China to offset Ukraine sanctions

Russia has signed a series of deals with China to help weather Western sanctions over the Ukraine crisis. They are seen as evidence of Moscow’s

Russia has signed a series of deals with China to help weather Western sanctions over the Ukraine crisis. They are seen as evidence of Moscow’s

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Dmitry Medvedev's Twitter account hacked

The Kremlin is investigating reports that the Twitter account of the Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has been hacked. The alert came when a

The Kremlin is investigating reports that the Twitter account of the Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has been hacked. The alert came when a

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Russia bans or limits EU and Western food imports

Russia is imposing its own bans against the European Union in retaliation for sanctions over Moscow’s support for Ukraine’s rebels. Prime Minister

Russia is imposing its own bans against the European Union in retaliation for sanctions over Moscow’s support for Ukraine’s rebels. Prime Minister

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Medvedev calls Europe's gas threat a 'bluff'

In Moscow parliament has heard talk of Europe importing gas from the US as nothing more than a “bluff”. Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev in an

In Moscow parliament has heard talk of Europe importing gas from the US as nothing more than a “bluff”. Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev in an

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Russia nearly doubles Ukraine gas price in a week

For the second time in three days, Russia has raised the price of gas for Ukraine, stepping up pressure on an economy already on the brink of

For the second time in three days, Russia has raised the price of gas for Ukraine, stepping up pressure on an economy already on the brink of

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Russian PM Medvedev visits Crimea pledging economic boost

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has visited Crimea, emphasising Moscow’s control of the Black Sea peninsula in a move denounced by Ukraine as

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has visited Crimea, emphasising Moscow’s control of the Black Sea peninsula in a move denounced by Ukraine as

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Russian PM Dmitry Medvedev visits China to boost strategic ties

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev was hosted by Chinese counterpart Li Keqiang in Beijing on Tuesday as part of a two-day visit to China to

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev was hosted by Chinese counterpart Li Keqiang in Beijing on Tuesday as part of a two-day visit to China to

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What happened to the museum that dared to show Putin in a bra?

The director of a museum exhibiting a painting of Russian president Vladimir Putin in women’s underwear has been arrested by police, it’s been

The director of a museum exhibiting a painting of Russian president Vladimir Putin in women’s underwear has been arrested by police, it’s been

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Putin and Medvedev in lingerie painting seized by Russian police

Police in Russia have seized a painting of Russian President Vladimir Putin and Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev wearing women’s lingerie from an art

Police in Russia have seized a painting of Russian President Vladimir Putin and Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev wearing women’s lingerie from an art

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Moscow airshow showcases Russian aircraft

Russia’s aircraft manufacturers have taken centre stage on the first day of a major airshow near Moscow. Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev

Russia’s aircraft manufacturers have taken centre stage on the first day of a major airshow near Moscow. Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev

Europe

Tough talking over Cyprus as Russia smells opportunity

Russian Prime Minster Dmitry Medvedev has called for all interested parties to be involved in a deal for Cyprus. He made that statement as

Russian Prime Minster Dmitry Medvedev has called for all interested parties to be involved in a deal for Cyprus. He made that statement as

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Moscow talks on alternative deal to prevent Cyprus going broke

Talks continue in Moscow as the government of Cyprus tries to put together a deal to prevent the country’s bankruptcy by the next week. The

Talks continue in Moscow as the government of Cyprus tries to put together a deal to prevent the country’s bankruptcy by the next week. The

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Cuban President Castro jokes about retiring

Cuba’s President Raul Castro has joked to reporters that he is planning his retirement. The 81-year old, who succeeded his elder brother Fidel was

Cuba’s President Raul Castro has joked to reporters that he is planning his retirement. The 81-year old, who succeeded his elder brother Fidel was

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Russia writes-off part of Cuba debt

Russia has agreed to write-off part of Cuba’s Soviet-era debt. During a trip to Havana on Thursday, Russian prime minister Dmitry Medvedev oversaw

Russia has agreed to write-off part of Cuba’s Soviet-era debt. During a trip to Havana on Thursday, Russian prime minister Dmitry Medvedev oversaw

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Medvedev says Pussy Riot should be freed

Russian Prime Minister Dimitry Medvedev has said that two members of the Pussy Riot feminist opposition group who were jailed for performing a punk

Russian Prime Minister Dimitry Medvedev has said that two members of the Pussy Riot feminist opposition group who were jailed for performing a punk