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.
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
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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
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.