• Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev © Alexander Astafyev
    PM Medvedev to lead United Russia list in 2016 parliamentary polls - report
    United Russia will be led during elections by its current leader Dmitry Medvedev. Party officials said this would help make the president a non-partisan figure, but assured reporters that Vladimir Putin will always remain their “moral leader.”
  • RIA Novosti / Mikhail Klementiev
    Russian PM rules out introducing blacklists for reporters
    Dmitry Medvedev has described the restrictions on journalists’ work introduced in certain countries as an “outrage,” and assured an international press congress that Russia would never stoop to such measures.
  • Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev (RIA Novosti/Ekaterina Shtukina)
    Russia ready to oppose any outside pressure - Medvedev
    The events of the past year have demonstrated that Russian society and authorities can jointly withstand any political or economic pressure from abroad, Russian PM and leader of parliamentary majority party Dmitry Medvedev says.
  • President Vladimir Putin (L) and Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev (RIA Novosti / 
Alexander Astafyev)
    Putin cuts own, PM’s salary by 10 per cent
    Russian President Vladimir Putin, has cut his own salary, the earnings of Prime Minister, Dmitry Medvedev and a number of other high-ranking officials by 10 per cent due to economic hardships experienced by the country.
  • Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev (RIA Novosti / Ekaterina Shtukina)
    PM Medvedev orders commencement of gas deliveries to embattled Donbass
    Russia’s prime minister has ordered the Energy Ministry and state-owned corporation Gazprom to prepare for natural gas deliveries to the self-proclaimed Donetsk and Lugansk Republics after the Kiev regime stopped selling fuel to the regions.
  • Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev (RIA Novosti / Vladimir Astapkovich)
    Russia's oil and gas economy 'exhausted' - Medvedev
    Russia needs to reinvent its economic engine, as the current model doesn’t offer appropriate sustainable growth or incentives, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has said. Russia’s GDP does not match its capacity or ambition he added.
  • RIA Novosti / Mikhail Voskresenskiy
    Sexual disorders listed as contradictions to driving in Russia
    Russia’s new road safety rules have expanded the list of medical conditions preventing people from get a driving license to include sexual disorders, which covers all transgender people, bi-gender, asexuals, transvestites, cross dressers and others.
  • Fourth and fifth right, second row: President Vladimir Putin and Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev attending at the Government House the president's final Cabinet meeting in 2014, December 25, 2014.(RIA Novosti / Alexander Astafyev)
    Medvedev seeks civil servants’ return to state corporation boards
    The Russian prime minister says it’s necessary to return state officials to management boards of major state companies as the crisis situation in the economy demands tougher government control over investment and spending.
  • Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev (RIA Novosti/Alexander Astafyev)
    Russia-US relations 'poisoned' for decades to come – Medvedev
    Russian PM Dmitry Medvedev thinks the recent unfriendly moves by Presidents Poroshenko and Obama effectively turn Ukraine into Russia’s potential enemy. It will also “poison” relations with the US for decades to come.