Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, commenting on a shooting incident during a wedding party in the Russian capital, said firing gunshots in a fit of joy - whether in Moscow, Makhachkala, or New York - is unacceptable everywhere in the world.
Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has spoken out against the verdict handed to controversial punk band Pussy Riot, saying he believed the time they spent behind bars before and during the trial was punishment enough.
As the US presidential campaign heads into the final muddy lap, GOP challenger Mitt Romney is busy painting Barack Obama as a weak and gutless leader who is letting Moscow push Washington around on the global stage.
A Smolensk court has sentenced political activist Taisiya Osipova – a member of the unregistered Other Russia Party – to eight years in prison for drug dealing. The party and defense lawyers insist the case was trumped-up.
Dmitry Medvedev has told the government to pay more attention to foreign migrants to prevent ethnic enclaves from appearing on Russian soil, as well as excessive expansion of foreigners to the country’s Far East.