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REPORTS : "Russia will not participate in the Eurovision song contest anymore!" - Dmitry Medvedev

“Russia will not participate in the Eurovision song contest anymore!” – Dmitry Medvedev.

Serbian news agency SlobodniMediji.com are reporting that AP have reported that Russian Prime Minister Medvedev has said today of the Eurovision Song Contest. 178 more words

Eurovision

Putin on a Show

Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin. Before we start can we just take a moment to see how funny it is that his first name and patronym are the same? 1,301 more words

Blog

Russia defends selling arms to both Azerbaijan and Armenia

MOSCOW – Russia’s prime minister has defended Moscow’s policy of selling arms to both Armenia and Azerbaijan, whose military forces have faced off in a sharp escalation of fighting around Nagorno-Karabakh. 109 more words

World

Russia's poverty rate reaches nine-year high

AFP

© AFP/File | People walk past kiosks in an underground passage in Moscow on November 30, 2015

MOSCOW (AFP) – Russia’s recession-hit economy has propelled the country’s poverty rate to a nine-year high, state statistics published Monday showed, as the country struggles to cope with a crippling economic crisis. 315 more words

Discouraging Growth

Russia’s former Deputy Finance Minister Sergei Aleksashenko gave an interview to RFE/RL the other day identifying the problems currently facing the Russian economy.

According to Aleksashenko the Kremlin is lying about the drop in GDP last year. 337 more words

Russia

Medvedev Speech Transcript, Munich Security Conference 2016: "Terrorism is Civilisation's Problem"

http://government.ru/en/news/21784/
February 13, 2016
Munich, Germany
Posted on Quemado Institute
February 14, 2016

It is common knowledge that terrorism is not a problem within individual countries. 3,638 more words

Russian Politics

Russia's Medvedev Says "We Are Rapidly Rolling Into A Period Of A New Cold War"

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said his country is in a new Cold War with the U.S. and its allies, underscoring the tenuous level of trust that’s putting a day-old plan for a truce in Syria at risk. 14 more words

United States