Dmitry Medvedev

Sushma Swaraj arrives in Sochi for Shanghai Cooperation Organisation

Sushma Swaraj arrives in Sochi for Shanghai Cooperation Organisation

The SCO Summit will be held on November 30 and December 1.

Nov 30, 2017, 00:02 AM IST
Las Vegas shooting: 59 killed, over 500 injured; world leaders condole

Las Vegas shooting: 59 killed, over 500 injured; world leaders condole

At least 59 people have been killed and over 527 injured after a gunman opened fire at area around Mandalay Bay Casino here.

Oct 03, 2017, 06:37 AM IST
Russia extends 'tit-for-tat' sanctions against EU

Russia extends 'tit-for-tat' sanctions against EU

On Wednesday, the EU formally extended its economic sanctions on Russia, imposed in July 2014 in response to Moscow's annexation of Ukraine's Crimea region.

 

Jul 01, 2017, 18:42 PM IST

Indians can enter Russia's far east without visa: Dmitry Medvedev

Citizens of India are eligible to visit Russia`s far east without visas, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has said.

Apr 18, 2017, 16:20 PM IST
Vladimir Putin critic Alexei Navalny jailed after protests across Russia

Vladimir Putin critic Alexei Navalny jailed after protests across Russia

Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny was handed a 15-day jail sentence on Monday for his part in a big anti-government protest in Moscow which buoyed the liberal opposition`s morale a year before a presidential election.

Mar 27, 2017, 23:29 PM IST

Russian opposition leader jailed over anti-graft protests

Russian opposition leader Alexey Navalny has been jailed for 15 days for his role in mass anti-corruption protests in Moscow.

Mar 27, 2017, 20:21 PM IST

EU urges Russia to release protesters `without delay`

The European Union on Monday urged Russia "to release without delay" what it said in a statement were peaceful demonstrators detained a day earlier during nationwide protests against corruption.

Mar 27, 2017, 12:27 PM IST
Russia: 33 dead in Siberia after drinking bath essence

Russia: 33 dead in Siberia after drinking bath essence

The Investigative Committee has launched a probe into the deaths caused by drinking a liquid labelled as hawthorn-scented bath essence and has detained two people.
 

Dec 19, 2016, 16:16 PM IST

Pro-Putin party wins Russian Parliamentary Election

Allies of Russian President Vladimir Putin comfortably won a Parliamentary Election, early results showed on Monday, but low turnout suggested a softening of enthusiasm for the ruling elite 18 months before the next Presidential Election.

Sep 19, 2016, 09:30 AM IST
Vladimir Putin's party dominates Russia vote with 44.5 percent: Exit Poll

Vladimir Putin's party dominates Russia vote with 44.5 percent: Exit Poll

Russia's ruling party on Sunday looked set to dominate a new parliament made up of Kremlin loyalists after a state exit poll gave it almost 45 percent in nationwide elections.

Sep 19, 2016, 00:44 AM IST
Russia to pay bonuses to athletes barred from Rio Olympics 2016

Russia to pay bonuses to athletes barred from Rio Olympics 2016

Medvedev congratulated Russian athletes who won medals at the Olympics and handed them keys to brand new off-road vehicles as a reward.

Aug 26, 2016, 17:31 PM IST
Russian President Putin calls for measures to strengthen national currency ruble

Russian President Putin calls for measures to strengthen national currency ruble

 Russian President Vladimir Putin has asked the government to consider measures needed to strengthen the national currency, the ruble, the president's official website said Wednesday.

Jul 20, 2016, 20:56 PM IST
Russia's new MC-21: A challenge to Boeing, Airbus planes?

Russia's new MC-21: A challenge to Boeing, Airbus planes?

Russia on Wednesday presented a new medium-range passenger plane which state media said was superior to its Western-made counterparts in many respects. 

Jun 09, 2016, 21:51 PM IST
Russia unveils new MC-21 passenger plane, says will rival Boeing, Airbus

Russia unveils new MC-21 passenger plane, says will rival Boeing, Airbus

In a glitzy ceremony at a factory in Siberia attended by Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, Irkut Corporation rolled out its new MC-21 passenger plane which is still undergoing testing but is due to enter serial production next year. The plane is sometimes also known as MS-21.

Jun 09, 2016, 20:23 PM IST
PM Narendra Modi is 3rd most popular leader on Instagram

PM Narendra Modi is 3rd most popular leader on Instagram

With 1.7 million followers, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is behind US President Barack Obama’s campaign account on Instagram.

Feb 18, 2016, 12:04 PM IST

EU's Mogherini says no Cold War with Russia as Syria truce agreed

The European Union`s senior diplomat said on Monday there was no Cold War climate between Moscow and the West as they agreed to a pause in the fighting in Syria, although Russia`s prime minister said tension was growing.

Feb 16, 2016, 02:23 AM IST
World has slipped into new Cold War: Russian PM Dmitry Medvedev

World has slipped into new Cold War: Russian PM Dmitry Medvedev

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said Saturday that strains between Russia and the West have plunged the world into a new Cold War.

Feb 13, 2016, 15:01 PM IST
Russia PM warns foreign offensive in Syria could spark `world war`

Russia PM warns foreign offensive in Syria could spark `world war`

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev warned Thursday that if Arab forces entered the Syrian war, they could spark a "new world war" and urged ceasefire talks instead.

Feb 12, 2016, 00:08 AM IST

Russia halts visa-free regime for Turks from January 1: Lavrov

Russia said on Friday it would suspend its visa-free regime for Turkish nationals from January 1 as it retaliates against Ankara for the downing of a Russian warplane.

Nov 27, 2015, 21:56 PM IST
'Act of terror' possibly behind Egypt crash: Russian PM Dmitry Medvedev

'Act of terror' possibly behind Egypt crash: Russian PM Dmitry Medvedev

Russia's Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev admitted Monday that a plane crash in Egypt's Sinai peninsula that killed 224 people was possibly a terrorist attack.

Nov 10, 2015, 02:04 AM IST