Dmitry Medvedev: an "intelligent technocrat"

Nikolay Svanidze, journalist

1955 – Born in Moscow
1977 – Graduates, Moscow State University
1977 – Joins Institute of U.S. and Canadian Studies, USSR Academy of Sciences
1991 – Works in Russian television
1996 – Deputy Chairman, All-Russian State Television and Radio Company
1997 – Chairman, All-Russian State Television and Radio Company
2005 – Member, Russian Public Chamber
2008 – Publishes book about Dmitry Medvedev

On May 7, Dmitry Medvedev is being sworn in as Russia’s new leader. Who is Medvedev? The question probably raises curiosity from many people around the world. Today we will talk to a person who should know the answer. Our guest today is journalist Nikolay Svanidze, the author of a book about Russia’s next leading man.