Mon, Nov 26 2012 15:57 IST | 0 Views | Add your comment
Russian football hooligans could be banned from all sports events for life under "extremely tough" punishments aimed at protecting the 2018 World Cup, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said Monday.
A law increasing punishments for crimes at sports events is set to come before parliament soon and sets bans from one month to one year, Medvedev’s deputy Dmitry Kozak said.
Medvedev publicly questioned whether this was tough enough at...Read Full Story
The Associated PressMedvedev calls for EU rethink on CyprusFinancial TimesDmitry Medvedev, Russia's prime minister, signalled on Wednesday that Moscow was “prepared to consider various options” for providing aid to Cyprus but said the EU and Cyprus itself must come up with new, workable proposals first. In an hour-long ...Back to bailout drawing board for CyprusSky News AustraliaA country awash with conspiracy theories to explain hard line on bailoutIrish Times (subscription)Bernanke says...Read Full Story
Thu, Dec 15 2011 12:39 IST | 0 Views | Add your comment
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday said India would seek to substantially expand bilateral trade with Russia from the current $8.5 billion, while enhancing ties in a host of areas such as defence, energy, space technology and health.
Ahead of his departure for Moscow Thursday for the annual India-Russia Summit at the invitation of President Dmitry Medvedev, the prime minister said his talks with the Kremlin leadership...Read Full Story
Fri, Mar 23 2012 5:57 IST | 13 Views | Add your comment
Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has proposed establishing an online resource that would provide information on action taken against government officials guilty of abuses and other misdemeanors.
The resource should provide up-to-date information, for example, on a government official charged with a crime, Medvedev said.
"We can write that the charges were dismissed for lack of evidence, or that he has been convicted...Read Full Story
Fri, Nov 11 2011 8:39 IST | 1 Views | Add your comment
Russian President Dmitry Medvedev's account at the country's largest social networking site Vkontakte has gained one million followers in the 24 hours or so since it was set up.
Medvedev created his profile at Vkontakte Wednesday, several hours prior to an informal meeting with Russian bloggers.
The president's profile says his interests are: "work, family, sports, internet" and favourite music is "hard-rock, Black Sabbath...Read Full Story
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