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Russian police seize 'Putin in women's underwear' painting

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Saint-Petersburg: Russian police said Wednesday they had raided an exhibition and confiscated a painting that portrayed President Vladimir Putin and Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev lounging together i

Russian PM says Pussy Riot women should not be in prison


Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said on Friday that he believed that punk band Pussy Riot should not be in prison, after two members convicted of hooliganism began two-year terms in camps.


Russia unveils world's longest bridge for landmark summit


Russia on Monday unveiled the world's longest cable-stayed bridge as it put the finishing touches on a troubled multi-billion investment aimed at revitalising the country's distant Far East.

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Putin and Medvedev complete job swap in Russia


Russia's lower house of parliament confirmed former president Dmitry Medvedev as prime minister on Tuesday, completing a job swap with Vladimir Putin that has sparked protests against the two leaders'

Russia to launch commercial-free public TV

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has signed a decree to establish a commercial-free, public television broadcast service that will be launched on January 1 next year.

Medvedev had called for the cre

US, Russia missile shield deal in two years


US President Barack Obama hopes to reach a compromised agreement with Russia on the American missile defence system in Europe next year or in 2014, Josh Earnest, White House's deputy press secretary,

'My cat is safe', President Dmitry Medvedev assures Russia

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Setting aside fears for a new arms race with the United States or the conflict in Syria, President Dmitry Medvedev took to Twitter on Wednesday to reassure Russia on another burning issue -- the wellb

Barack Obama confident to win, asks Russia for 'space' on missile defence

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US President Barack Obama on Monday told President Dmitry Medvedev he had little flexibility to address Russia's objections to a US missile defence shield before his November reelection bid and added

Russians rally as Medvedev offers reforms


Over a hundred thousand people braved the bitter cold at two major rallies in Moscow on Saturday as a power play between champions of political liberalisation and supporters of Prime Minister Vladimir

Dmitry Medvedev invites rock band Smokie to Kremlin Dinner


Russian president Dmitry Medvedev has invited British rock band Smokie to play at a Kremlin dinner.

Medvedev, who is a fan of British rock has previously had English rockers Deep Purple over for tea

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I want to begin with a little story that was told to me by a leading executive at Aptech. He was exercising in a gym with a lot of younger people.

Shekhar Kapur’s Bandit Queen didn’t make the cut. Neither did Shaji Karun’s Piravi, which bagged 31 international awards.