May 12, 2013
Vladimir Putin’s first year in his latest term as president has been highly eventful. Here is a look at the most notable facts and quotations of the past 12 months
May 10, 2013
May 6, 2013
A party linked to opposition figurehead Alexei Navalny is unlikely to be able to participate in this year’s regional elections after the Justice Ministry halted its consideration of the party’s bid for official registration, a party member said on Mo
March 9, 2013
China’s new president is expected to visit Russia in his first overseas trip, as Beijing seeks to boost strategic partnership with Moscow, Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi said on Saturday.
March 4, 2013
Today marks exactly one year since Vladimir Putin was elected Russian president for the third time. Media outlets discuss what has happened in the political and public life of the country within this year. Some political analysts note that Putin has
September 20, 2012
At a meeting with representatives of public organizations to counteract corruption head of the Russian presidential administration Sergei Ivanov urged the state authorities and the civil society to unite in the struggle against corruption.
August 16, 2012
Summing up the first 100 days of Vladimir Putin’s third presidential term
July 30, 2012
Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev does not rule out that he will run for Russian president at the presidential elections in 2018.
July 16, 2012
The keenly contested presidential elections in India could spur changes in the country’s political system
May 31, 2012
Russia’s position on Syria will not change, Dmitry Peskov, President Vladimir Putin’s press secretary told Itar-Tass in the run-up to the first series of foreign visits Putin is going to make after the inauguration.
May 4, 2012
There is no reason to expect a different Putin to emerge, when he's back as a president. On the other hand, present world changes so quickly, that politicians have to adapt, whether they want to or not
April 27, 2012
The expectations of change became an independent factor in the political life of Russia. But at the same time both society and authorities reasonably fear a repeat of the chaotic past times
April 24, 2012
Vladimir Putin will become president of Russia on May 7. RIR takes a closer look at the ceremony and the privileges it will afford him
January 25, 2012
President Dmitry Medvedev said on Wednesday he has not ruled out running for president again in future.
January 23, 2012
Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin suggests setting up a federal structure for affairs of ethnic development in Russia.
January 20, 2012
Prime Minister Vladimir Putin currently has the support of 45% of the population in his effort to become president, according to the latest poll by the Public Opinion Fund.
January 12, 2012
Prime Minister Vladimir Putin, who is running for president, will not take part in election debates, his press secretary Dmitry Peskov told reporters on Thursday.