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.
Presidental candidate Hillary Clinton has failed to correctly pronounce the name of Russia's Deputy Prime Minister, and leading Presidential candidate, while trying to show her strength on foreign affairs. The gaffe over Dmitry Medvedev's name came during