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Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said on Facebook that the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has adopted a "shameful decision" in refusing to invite 15 "justified" athletes and coaches from Russia to attend the Winter Olympics in South Korea.
"The IOC Commission has adopted a shameful decision. Unjust and unlawful. Immoral and politically motivated. By denying our athletes, whose rights were reinstated by a sports court designed specifically to resolve such disputable situations, the …
Right after Russian President Vladimir Putin commented on the dismissal of the entire Russian team from the Olympics in Korea, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said that nobody would prevent the athletes from participating in the Olympics under neutral status. Moreover, he even promised to cheer for them.
"This decision was a heavy blow for millions of our people and a real tragedy for many Russian athletes, since the South Korean Olympics is the last chance for some of them to compete …
The EU is expanding the requirements of the Third Energy Package to force Russia to abandon the construction of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline, as stated by Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev after participation in the ASEAN summit and the East Asian summit in the Philippines, TASS news agency reported.
“In all likelihood, this is a way of putting pressure on our country to either force us to abandon the construction of the second line of Nord Stream, or somehow complicate this work,” …
The U.S. wants to bury the Nord Stream-2 gas pipeline, as stated by Prime Minister of Russia Dmitry Medvedev at a press conference following a meeting with his Finnish counterpart Juha Sipila, Interfax reports.
“The most pragmatic is the position of the United States, which wants to bury this project with all sorts of legal decisions, instruments, sanctions, having an ambiguous impact on the European Union,” said Medvedev.
He noted that the European Commission’s position on Nord Stream-2 is …
Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has signed a decree prohibiting the purchase of imported furniture for state institutions for two years, as of December 1.
The decree was published on the Russian government’s website.
Manufacturers in the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) will be an exception.
“The decisions were made in order to utilize the production capacity of domestic furniture and woodwork industry enterprises, in order to improve the competitiveness of Russian production,” the …
Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev called President Donald Trump’s signing of sanctions against Russia an “all-out trade war.”
“First of all, any hope of improving our relations with the new U.S. administration is at an end. Secondly, an all-out trade war has been declared on Russia. Thirdly, the Trump administration has demonstrated complete impotence, in the most humiliating manner, in transferring executive powers to Congress. This changes the alignment of power in U.S. political …
In Tomsk, an eleventh-grader sent an open letter to the Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev and urged him to resign.
Sergei Tchaikovsky is a pupil of the Russian classical gymnasium No. 2. His message was published on the website of the local TV channel "TV2.” In the letter, the young man referred to the film-investigation of the Anti-Corruption Foundation. "He is not Dimon to you,” he said.
"I'm 18 years old now. Although I'm quite young, believe me, I've seen much in my life except for …
The charity funds, which are considered part of the "secret empire" of Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, have published their financials for the first time. This was reported by the founder of the Anti-Corruption Fund and the leader of the Russian opposition, Alexey Navalny, who earlier published a high-profile investigation on the wealth of the head of the Russian government.
Reporting for the funds Gradislava, Sotsgosproekt, Dar and the Fund for the Support of Winter Olympic Sports …
The President of Russia, Vladimir Putin earned 8,858,432 rubles (157,243 USD) in 2016, as indicated on Putin's financial disclosure, published on April 14th on the Kremlin's website.
Compared to the previous year, the President's income declined by about 33,000 rubles (586 USD). In 2015, Putin's income amounted to 8,891,777 (157, 835 USD).
However, Putin's Press Secretary, Dmitry Peskov, in 2016 earned 12.8 million rubles (227,000 USD). The income of Peskov’s wife, ice skater Tatiana Navka, …
Russian President Vladimir Putin said that the recent anticorruption rallies are “a tool of the Arab Spring,” reports RBC news agency.
“This is an instrument of the Arab Spring. We know very well what this led to. It was the reason for the government overthrow in Ukraine, and it plunged the country into chaos,” he said.
According to Putin, Russian authorities are consistently battling corruption, and its level has declined.
“The problem has decreased recently, as is shown by public opinion …