Dmitry Medvedev

Putin’s Environmental Initiative Faces $4.5Bln Budget Cut

The 1.87 trillion ruble ($26 billion) budget that had been initially planned for the environmental project has seen a 17 percent cut, bringing it …

The City

Kremlin to wait for details on US sanctions before retaliating: report

Russian President Vladimir Putin has yet to order retaliatory sanctions against the U.S., Reuters reported Monday.<p>Putin reportedly wants to wait and …


Russia says will ditch U.S. securities amid sanctions: RIA

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia will further decrease its holdings of U.S. securities in response to new sanctions against Moscow but has no plans to shut down U.S. companies in Russia, Finance Minister Anton Siluanov said on state TV on Sunday, RIA news agency reported.<p>On Friday, Prime Minister Dmitry …


Medvedev: U.S. sanctions against Russian banks would be 'declaration of economic war'

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev warned Friday that his nation could retaliate against the United States' newly issued economic sanctions, saying it would consider any action against its banks an act of economic war.<p>“I would not like to comment on talks about future sanctions, but I can say …


Moscow to treat new US sanctions as act of economic war

Moscow considers Washington's new anti-Russia sanctions over the ex-spy poisoning as a declaration of economic war, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev …


U.S. curbs on Russian banks would be act of economic war - PM

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia would consider any U.S. move to curb the operations of Russian banks or their foreign currency dealings a declaration of economic war, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said on Friday.<p>The United States announced a new round of sanctions on Wednesday targeting Russia that …


Russia likens U.S. sanctions to economic war

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has reportedly warned the U.S. that sanctions it plans to impose against Moscow over the nerve-agent attack of …


‘Moscow would regard more U.S. sanctions as economic war’

Updated: August 10, 2018 11:23 IST<p>In this August 7, 2018 file photo, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev speaks during an interview with Russia's …


Russia warns of 'horrible' conflict if Georgia joins NATO

MOSCOW (AP) — An attempt by NATO to incorporate the former Soviet republic of Georgia could trigger a new, "horrible" conflict, Russia's prime minister said Tuesday in a stern warning to the West marking 10 years since the Russia-Georgia war.<p>Dmitry Medvedev said in an interview with the Kommersant …


Russia, PH reach ‘new level of solid partnership’

Russia Ambassador Igor Khovaev underscored the "mutually beneficial engagements" between Russia and the Philippines at the Day of Russia reception on …


Ringleader of Russian ‘Humpty Dumpty’ Hackers Released Early

The ringleader of the Shaltai Boltai hacking collective notorious for blackmailing top Russian officials has reportedly been granted early release …

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Russia calls talk of Georgia joining NATO "a threat to peace"

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev warned Monday that NATO's commitment to eventually allow Georgia to join the military alliance "is an …


Russian PM warns NATO admission of Georgia could trigger 'terrible conflict'

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said on Monday that any future NATO decision to admit Georgia to its ranks could trigger "a terrible conflict" and questioned why the alliance would consider such a move.<p>Medvedev's comments come weeks after President Vladimir Putin warned …


Russia starts imposing new taxes on U.S. goods

Russia on Sunday started imposing additional import tariffs of 25-40 percent for a range of U.S. goods, according to the Russian government.<p>Russian …

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EU Sanctions 6 Russian Firms Over Crimea Bridge

The European Council said it has frozen the assets of six entities involved in the Crimean bridge’s construction, including two companies owned by …


Trump Tweets Out Old Video of Clinton Saying This About Russia

President Trump on Thursday tweeted out part of an old interview with Hillary Clinton during which she argues a “strong Russia” is in the world’s …

Conservative View

Hillary Clinton pushes back at Trump’s Russia tweet

Hillary Clinton responded to a deceptively edited video tweeted by President Trump that showed her claiming that a “strong, competent, prosperous, …

Hillary Clinton

Merkel: 'Good for All' That Trump, Putin Plan to Meet Again

Meetings between the U.S. and Russian presidents should become the "normality", German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Friday, adding that it is "good …

Donald Trump

Trump: I ‘Would’ Hold Putin Responsible for 2016 Election Interference

In an interview with CBS’ Jeff Glor Wednesday, President Donald Trump said he “would” hold Russian President Vladimir Putin “responsible” for Russian …

Donald Trump

Russian lawmakers back higher retirement age in preliminary vote

© Reuters. A man attends a protest against the government's plan to raise the pension age in Moscow<p>MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian lawmakers backed a …


Facebook gave a Russian firm with Kremlin ties an extension on data collection

Hmmm, the Facebook data collection scandal just got more interesting.<p>It turns out that one of the 61 companies that got an extension to collect …


Russian prime minister warns of ‘horrible conflict’ if Georgia joins Nato alliance

An attempt by Nato to incorporate the former Soviet republic of Georgia could trigger a new, “horrible” conflict, Russia’s prime minister said on …


From Berlusconi to Maduro, foreign politicians at Erdoğan’s inauguration

More than 50 foreign leaders, including Russia’s Dmitry Medvedev and Venezuela’s Nicolas Maduro, as well as a number of former prime ministers, like …


After Russia's glorious World Cup run, fans ask - 'Where was Putin?'

By Tom Balmforth<p>MOSCOW (Reuters) - As Russia's World Cup dream ended with defeat to Croatia, some soccer fans noted the absence from the stadium of President Vladimir Putin, who attended only one match in Russia's best World Cup run since the Soviet collapse in 1991.<p>Putin was at Russia's opening …


Russian PM to visit Turkey for Erdogan's inauguration on July 9

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev is to lead the Russian delegation at the inauguration of Tayyip Erdogan in Turkey on July 9, the Russian government said in a statement on Saturday.

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Russia's VEB will need new capital injection in future: Prime Minister

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian state development bank VEB, which is to be the main vehicle to implement economic goals set by President Vladimir Putin earlier this month, will need a capital injection in future, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said on Tuesday.<p>FILE PHOTO: Dmitry Medvedev, who was …


Russia's PM proposes Lavrov keeps foreign minister job

FILE PHOTO: Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov attends a meeting with his Bangladeshi counterpart Abul Hassan Mahmud Ali in Moscow, Russia April 2, 2018. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin/File Photo


Russia inches towards making observation of U.S. sanctions a crime

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian lawmakers unanimously approved in its first reading on Tuesday a bill that makes it a criminal offense to observe sanctions imposed by the United States or other countries, as part of counter-sanctions measures against Washington.<p>The United States last month imposed …


Russia's Putin, PM Medvedev likely to discuss members of new government on Tuesday: Kremlin

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin and Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev are likely to discuss who will become ministers in the Russia’s new government on Tuesday, Dmitry Peskov, the Kremlin spokesman, told reporters on a conference call.<p>Russian President Vladimir Putin (L) meets with …