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Medvedev called on U.S. to improve relations with Russia

First steps for improving the relationship between U.S. and Russia belong to U.S. They must take the initiative this time, said Dmitri Medvedev.

“In order to overcome the existing problems, you just need to abandon the sanctions and put the relations on the working plane. 197 more words


Quick analysis on Russia and the Ruble

We heard lately that Russia intends to continue to operate in a floating regime concerning its exchange rate despite a sell-off of the currency. USDRUB is now trading at an all-time high of 42.85, and I am asking myself how far we could go… 406 more words

Global Macro

Who rules Russia: a quick look at Putin's power collective

Very often Vladimir Putin is portrayed as a ruthless, insidious and irrational Byzantine dictator, but this image is simplistic in so many ways. It’s a shame we still think of Putin in those terms because having observed him for 15 years we really should know better. 891 more words


Medvedev: Syria’s government is sole bearer of Syrian people’s sovereignty


by Ruaa al-Jazaeri/Rasha Milhem/Haifa Said

Moscow, SANA – Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said Syria is the “sole bearer of the sovereignty of the Syrian people,” stressing that the consent of the government of Syria must be guaranteed if the recently formed international alliance was to take any action against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terrorist organization. 169 more words


October 16th

I read a couple of recently published articles which I thought were particularly interesting when looked at side by side.

The first essentially described some statements made by John Kerry regarding US-Russian relations. 380 more words


We Are Not Prepared

As we’ve reported in our developing story Ebola Arrives In A U.S. That’s Totally Unprepared, the Ebola crisis is one for which mankind must immediately rally, or face the prospect of extinction. 536 more words


PressTV: Russian PM Medvedev questions Obama’s mental state

Obama and Medvedev stand together at the end of a bilateral meeting at the Nuclear Security Summit in Seoul, South Korea, March 26, 2012

Thu Oct 16, 2014 10:8AM GMT… 279 more words