Dmitry Medvedev

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    August 7, 2014  

    Russia imposed a year-long ban on most Western food imports in retaliation for American and European sanctions leveled in response to Russia’s support of rebels in eastern Ukraine. President Obama replied that the Kremlin is hurting its own people. Meanwhile, according to NATO, 20,000 Russian troops have massed near the Ukraine border. Chief foreign affairs correspondent Margaret Warner reports. Continue reading

  • People buy fruits at a market, on August 7, 2014 in Lille, northern France. Russia is introducing a "full embargo" on most food imports from EU, US, and other Western countries that have imposed sanctions against Moscow over its policy on Ukraine, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said Thursday.  Photo by PHILIPPE HUGUEN/AFP/Getty Images
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    Russian Prime Minister, Dmitry Medvedev, announced an immediate ban on the import of fruit, vegetable, meat and milk products from the United States, European Union and several other countries during a government meeting on Thursday. Continue reading

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    March 31, 2014  

    Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev promised increased money for infrastructure and higher pensions and salaries during a visit to Crimea. Meanwhile, Russia withdrew one battalion from the border region, but Secretary of State John Kerry insisted that the U.S. is looking for more. Chief foreign correspondent Margaret Warner joins Gwen Ifill for an update after a reporting trip to Ukraine. Continue reading

  • March 26, 2012  

    Ahead of the nuclear summit Monday in Seoul, President Obama met with Russian President Dmitry Medvedev and discussed prospects for further nuclear reductions for both nations. Judy Woodruff discusses nuclear issues with Ploughshares Fund President Joseph Cirincione and nuclear proliferation expert Stephen Rademaker. Continue reading

  • March 5, 2012  

    With a 64 percent landslide, Vladimir Putin claimed his third term as Russia’s president Sunday, prompting celebrations, protests and accusations of voting fraud. Protesters vowed to continue demonstrating until their demands for democracy are met. Margaret Warner reports from Moscow on Russia’s varying reactions to the vote. Continue reading

  • March 2, 2012  

    Though term limits forced him to cede the post four years ago, Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin on Friday said he’s confident he’ll once again be elected president in Sunday’s vote and called massive protests by opposition groups “a good experience for Russia.” Margaret Warner reports from Moscow. Continue reading

  • January 24, 2012  

    Six weeks before a presidential election in Russia, Prime Minister Vladimir Putin is off and running, attempting a return to another presidential stint — despite growing anti-Putin demonstrations across the country. Jonathan Rugman of Independent Television News reports on the efforts of three revolutionary organizations. Continue reading

  • December 13, 2011  

    Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin faces more political turmoil as protests over alleged vote fraud become more widespread. Margaret Warner reports. Continue reading

  • December 13, 2011  

    In Russia Tuesday, Vladimir Putin faces political turmoil as vote fraud protests become more widespread. Margaret Warner discusses the country’s changing political landscape with Matthew Murray of The Center for Business Ethics and Corporate Governance and the Brookings Institution’s Fiona Hill. Continue reading

  • December 5, 2011    

    The failure of Prime Minister Vladimir Putin’s once-dominant political party to eke out a majority in Russian parliamentary elections over the weekend shows a growing disillusionment with the country’s problems with the economy and corruption, some analysts say. Continue reading

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