Foiled Putin assassination not confirmed
Tvoy Den newspaper says that Russian security forces prevented the assassination attempt. A 24-year-old Tajik national was detained when a central Moscow apartment was stormed.
Weapons were reportedly found there.
On March 2nd, both Putin and Medvedev appeared before a large crowd on Red Square, in perfect sight from the windows of the apartment.
The detained man has admitted to owning the weapons, including a Kalashnikov rifle, but has not revealed what they were for, writes the paper.
He was arrested several hours before Putin and Medvedev appeared in public.