Russia is considering retaliating against Western nations after new sanctions grounded a subsidiary of flagship carrier Aeroflot over the Ukraine crisis, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said on Tuesday.
Russia questioned the legitimacy of the new Ukrainian authorities on Monday, with its prime minister saying it sees the turmoil in Ukraine as a threat to both Russian citizens and Russian interests in Ukraine.
Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has denied reported tensions between him and President Vladimir Putin over the designation of tax crime investigative power, and said he will lead the government as long as he can.
Observing that Russia has very "purposeful" relationship with India, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev on Friday said it would like to consolidate the bilateral strategic partnership and help India in expanding its peaceful nuclear energy programme.
The director of a small Russian museum was briefly detained on Tuesday after it exhibited a painting of President Vladimir Putin and Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev wearing women`s underwear, a colleague said.
Despite progress in Russia-US relations, Moscow and the West could face a serious crisis if the sides fail to resolve the standoff over the deployment of a US missile shield in Europe, Russian Prime Minister Medvedev has said.