Dmitry Medvedev

Piss-Poor - The Russian Authorities' Understanding of Pussy Riot

Neil Durkin | Posted 28.10.2013 | UK Entertainment
Neil Durkin

One of the last times I posted something on Pussy Riot I was waxing lyrical (literally) on what I saw as the underlying radicalism of Pussy Riot's situationist-style art-cum-music stunts. I reckon it's pointless looking at them as "political musicians", still less as a musicians trying to carve out a career in the music industry.

Shirtless Putin Takes A Fishing Holiday With Sidekick Medvedev (PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 25.09.2013 | UK

SEE ALSO Boris Vs Vlad: Who Does It Better? (PICTURES) Shirtless, wielding a fishing rod and wrestling a pike: These can only be the holiday snaps ...

Russia's Initiatives for the BRICS

Sergei Katyrin | Posted 27.05.2013 | UK Politics
Sergei Katyrin

This week South Africa hosts the fifth Brics summit, completing the first 'cycle' of summits that began in Yekaterinburg in 2008. Individually no-one disputes the group has flourished since then. Our respective economies have each grown apace in what have been very difficult circumstances.

Huffington Post Picture Desk Live: 1st October 2012

Posted 30.11.2012 | UK

Scroll down for some of the best news, entertainment, culture and sports pictures from around the world, brought to you by The Huffington Post's Pictu...

'Free Pussy Riot' Says Russia's PM

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 13.09.2012 | UK

Russia's prime minister, Dmitry Medvedev, has called for the three jailed members of female punk band Pussy Riot to be freed. Medvedev said the pro...

Pussy Riot Day of Action

Amin Elmubarak | Posted 16.10.2012 | UK Politics
Amin Elmubarak

Though many have speculated that Judge Syrova's decision was a foregone conclusion, on Friday 17 August, all eyes will be fixed on Russia to see the fate of the Pussy Rioters.

Putin's Perverse Fear of Soft Power

Tomas Hirst | Posted 01.05.2012 | UK Politics
Tomas Hirst

Vladimir Putin's preoccupation with shadowy political manoeuvring betrays a self-defeating unwillingness to engage in an open debate with the public.

WATCH: Russian Travel Website Advert Shows Russian President Groping Women

Huffington Post | Alastair Plumb | Posted 22.12.2011 | UK Comedy

Here's a clever way of taking the mick out of your country's leader and advertising your website at the same time: greenscreening Dmitry Medvedev's he...

Billionaire Owner Of US Basketball Team To Run Against Russia's Putin

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.12.2011 | UK

The billionaire owner of an American basketball team has announced he intends to challenge Vladimir Putin for the Russian presidency. Mikhail Prok...

President Medvedev Orders Electoral Fraud Inquiry After More Protests

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 10.02.2012 | UK

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev ordered an inquiry into claims of electoral fraud after tens of thousands joined a protest in Moscow on Saturday. ...

Russian Putin Supporter Thrown Into St Petersburg River (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Alastair Plumb | Posted 06.12.2011 | UK Comedy

A YouTube video has been posted online that appears to show a supporter of Vladimir Putin's party, United Russia, being picked up and thrown into a ri...

PICTURES: Putin And Medvedev Unveil Rival Beauties For Presidential Fight

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 01.02.2012 | UK

Russian presidential candidates Vladimir Putin and Dmitry Medvedev have recruited some unusual political allies for their rival campaigns. At a re...

VIDEO: Dmitry Medvedev Dances (Badly) As Russian Election Approaches

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.11.2011 | UK

Russia has announced its presidential election will be held on 4 March, and former president Vladimir Putin's chances of being swept back into power c...

UK Halts Russian Military Agreement

PA | Posted 25.11.2011 | UK Politics

The UK is to stop sharing military information with Russia under an international convention following Moscow's failure to co-operate, the Government ...

The Bizarre Cult of Vladamir Putin

Antony Timlin | Posted 26.12.2011 | UK Politics
Antony Timlin

On the day that justice finally caught up with Muammar Gaddafi, former American Presidential candidate John McCain appeared on Newsnight and remarked that dictators all over the world - including those in Russia - should be nervous. "This is the Spring" he said, "not just the Arab Spring."

Medvedev: Vladimir Putin Is More Popular Than Me

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 30.11.2011 | UK

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has said that he will not run for a second term in office because Prime Minister Vladimir Putin is a more popular an...

Shame on China and Russia for Supporting the Butchers of Syria

Nehad Ismail | Posted 14.11.2011 | UK
Nehad Ismail

Two Headlines in the Huffington Post World News Section caught my attention on the 14th September and prompted me to write this piece. One was "Russi...

Does Cameron Have What It Takes To Be A Putin-Style Action Man?

Olivia Williams | Posted 12.11.2011 | UK

In a press conference in Moscow on Monday, British Prime Minster David Cameron and Russian President Dmitry Medvedev had a light-hearted moment discus...

Would Cameron Have What It Takes To Be A Putin-Style Action Man?

Olivia Williams | Posted 12.11.2011 | UK

In a press conference in Moscow on Monday, British Prime Minster David Cameron and Russian President Dmitry Medvedev had a light-hearted moment discus...

Cameron Vows To Bring Litvinenko Killer To Justice

The Huffington Post UK | Olivia Williams | Posted 12.11.2011 | UK

David Cameron has vowed to being Alexander Litvinenko's killer to justice during a landmark trip to Russia, aimed at boosting trade ties. Speaking...

Putin Kick Starts Election Campaign

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 30.10.2011 | UK

Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has marked the opening of the presidential election race by riding a Harley Davidson alongside a fleet of Russia...

Russia Finally Classifies Beer As Alcoholic

BBC | Posted 21.09.2011 | UK

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has signed a bill that officially classifies beer as alcoholic. Until now anything containing less than 10% alcohol ...