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It’s official - Medvedev is president
Russia's Central Election Commission has announced the official results of the country's March 2 presidential vote. First Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev was the clear winner in a poll which saw around 70% of eligible voters take part.

March 07, 2008 15:46

Who is Dmitry Medvedev?
According to preliminary presidential election results, Dmitry Medvedev has more than 70% of the votes. He may be relatively new to some foreigners, but his name is well known to Russians and world business leaders. The international community, including

March 04, 2008 12:11

New president to face serious economic issues: experts
Dmitry Medvedev’s landslide victory takes place amid record high oil prices, a rise in Russian consumer spending and an inflow of foreign capital. Meanwhile, economists warn he faces some tough challenges over the next four years.

March 04, 2008 07:25

Police disperse anti-Medvedev rally
Russian riot police have clashed with small groups of protesters who tried to gather in Moscow for an unauthorised opposition rally. Activists lit flares spreading smoke across the square in central Moscow.

March 03, 2008 22:39

Medvedev sweeps to victory
Russia’s youngest leader for more than 100 years will rule from May 7, after Dmitry Medvedev’s stunning victory in the presidential election. The 42-year-old gained 70.2% of the vote, handing him a mandate to continue the stability of the Putin years whil

March 03, 2008 21:47

Medvedev will cause investment surge: analysts
With Dmitry Medvedev’s win in the presidential election investors have got what they crave – stability and a clear direction. Analysts are now predicting an investment surge in Russia.

March 03, 2008 09:09

Whopping lead for Medvedev
A new era in Russia is set to begin, with 42-year-old Dmitry Medvedev almost certain to become the country`s next president. The Central Election Commission says he`s gained 70.2% of votes, while his closest rival, Communist Gennady Zyuganov, has just 17.

March 03, 2008 05:17

Medvedev passes 'face control' in New York
Voters who went to the polls on Sunday have taken many factors into account, including how the candidates look and dress. RT went to find out what notoriously picky New Yorkers think about the candidates.

March 02, 2008 20:10

Medvedev laughs at himself
The election may be a serious affair, but a healthy dose of humour never hurt anyone. Politics has always been a favourite topic for jokes among Russians. And frontrunner Dmitry Medvedev was the star of the show on one of the country's most famous comedy

March 02, 2008 19:01

Spoof site pokes fun at Putin & Co
Social networking may be all the craze, but it's doubtful a group of cheeky Russians are expecting a Presidential Award anytime soon.

February 28, 2008 11:45

Medvedev’s rivals gear up for Sunday’s election
While Dmitry Medvedev campaigned in Nizhny-Novgorod other candidates were busy back here in Moscow. But as campaigning comes to a close, things are getting heated between some of the presidential hopefuls while others are sticking to the issues.

February 27, 2008 19:39

Medvedev campaigns hard ahead of election
As Russia's Presidential candidates prepare for Sunday's showdown, one of the hopefuls, First Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has gone to the city of Nizhny Novgorod to meet voters.

February 27, 2008 17:24