Russia’s former president Medvedev on Nord Stream 2 | DW News

DW News published this video item, entitled “Russia’s former president Medvedev on Nord Stream 2 | DW News” – below is their description. Russia’s former President Dmitry Medvedev has welcomed the US-German agreement on Nord Stream 2 that would pave the way for the completion of the controversial gas pipeline. Speaking to DW, he insisted … Read more Russia’s former president Medvedev on Nord Stream 2 | DW News

START Treaty: U.S. Extends Sole Remaining Nuclear Arms Pact with Russia

Bloomberg Quicktake: Now published this video item, entitled “START Treaty: U.S. Extends Sole Remaining Nuclear Arms Pact with Russia” – below is their description. The United States joined Russia on Wednesday in extending the two countries’ last remaining treaty limiting their stockpiles of nuclear weapons, two days before the pact was set to expire. Secretary … Read more START Treaty: U.S. Extends Sole Remaining Nuclear Arms Pact with Russia

US and Russia agree to extend ‘New START’ nuclear arms treaty | DW News

DW News published this video item, entitled “US and Russia agree to extend ‘New START’ nuclear arms treaty | DW News” – below is their description. The extension of the landmark arms control treaty will continue to limit the number of nuclear missiles and warheads each country can deploy. The Russian lower house of Parliament, … Read more US and Russia agree to extend ‘New START’ nuclear arms treaty | DW News

Biden Administration Seeks 5-Year Extension of Nuclear Arms Treaty with Russia

Bloomberg Quicktake: Now published this video item, entitled “Biden Administration Seeks 5-Year Extension of Nuclear Arms Treaty with Russia” – below is their description. The Biden administration is proposing to Russia a five-year extension of the New START treaty limiting the number of U.S. and Russian strategic nuclear weapons. White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki … Read more Biden Administration Seeks 5-Year Extension of Nuclear Arms Treaty with Russia

Russia regional elections: Putin’s United Russia on course to victory | DW News

DW News published this video item, entitled “Russia regional elections: Putin’s United Russia on course to victory | DW News” – below is their description. The ruling United Russia party was set for victory in a number of local election seats on Sunday, but was also on course for some setbacks as Kremlin critic Alexei … Read more Russia regional elections: Putin’s United Russia on course to victory | DW News

Russia Opposition Leader in Intensive Care After ‘Poisoning’

Russian opposition leader and anti-corruption campaigner Alexey Navalny has been hospitalized with suspected poisoning and is in intensive care, his spokeswoman said Thursday. Navalny, 44, fell ill on a plane returning to Moscow from the Siberian city of Tomsk, Kira Yarmysh, the spokeswoman, said on Twitter. The aircraft made an emergency landing in Omsk where … Read more Russia Opposition Leader in Intensive Care After ‘Poisoning’

Trump Says He and Putin Discussed U.S.-Russia Arms Control Deal

U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed progress in combating the coronavirus pandemic along with arms control issues and oil prices in a phone call Thursday, the White House and the Kremlin said. The White House said Trump spoke with Putin “to commemorate and reflect upon the 75th anniversary of Victory in … Read more Trump Says He and Putin Discussed U.S.-Russia Arms Control Deal

Is Vladimir Putin holding on to power? | Inside Story

Russia’s Parliament has overwhelmingly approved the nation’s new Prime Minister. The former head of the federal tax service, Mikhail Mishustin will succeed Dmitry Medvedev. He resigned along with the entire government on Wednesday after President Vladimir Putin announced major consitutional changes. The reforms could see Putin keep influence over policy, even after his final term … Read more Is Vladimir Putin holding on to power? | Inside Story

Mikhail Mishustin: the unknown tax chief surprisingly promoted to Russian PM by Putin

President Vladimir Putin nominated a new prime minister on Wednesday 15 January after the shock resignation of Dmitry Medvedev, who has been at the head of the government since 2012. Medvedev will be succeeded by Mikhail Mishustin, who until now was a barely known tax chief with no political clout. Subscribe to France 24 now: … Read more Mikhail Mishustin: the unknown tax chief surprisingly promoted to Russian PM by Putin

Kremlin reshuffle: Will Putin reforms guarantee grip on power?

A classic Putin move. The master of the Kremlin catching all comers off guard with the sacking of his cabinet, the kicking upstairs of longtime shadow Dmitry Medvedev, and plans for a constitutional reform that the opposition suspects is all about keeping the reins of power beyond the end of his term-limited mandate in 2024.  Subscribe to … Read more Kremlin reshuffle: Will Putin reforms guarantee grip on power?

Shock shake-up: Russian government resigns to give way to Putin’s plan

A major shake-up in Russian politics has been set in motion: Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has announced that the entire government is resigning, in a surprise statement, released shortly after President Vladimir Putin delivered his annual state-of-the-nation address on Wednesday. The move comes in response to Putin’s suggested amendments to the constitution – effectively … Read more Shock shake-up: Russian government resigns to give way to Putin’s plan

Russian government resignation: Mikhail Mishustin ‘is a safe place holder’

After the shock resignation of Dmitry Medvedev, President Vladimir Putin nominated Mikhail Mishustin as the new prime minister of Russia. Douglas Herbert explains more on the situation. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Visit our website: http://www.france24.com Subscribe to our YouTube channel: http://f24.my/youtubeEN Like … Read more Russian government resignation: Mikhail Mishustin ‘is a safe place holder’

January 24th 2011: Explosion at Domodedovo Airport, Moscow

The Russian President, Dmitri Medvedev is holding emergency talks at the Kremlin after an explosion at Domodedovo Airport in Moscow in which over thirty people are believed to have been killed. The Russian premier has expressed his condolences to the victims and bereaved families affected by the incident. The NATO Secretary General, Anders Fogh Rasmussen, … Read more January 24th 2011: Explosion at Domodedovo Airport, Moscow

START Treaty Ratified by US Senate

The Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty has been ratified by the US Senate, giving weight to this latest commitment to non-proliferation between the former Cold-War states. President Barack Obama spoke to Dmitry Medvedev, the President of Russia, over the telephone on 23rd December 2010 to exchange season’s greetings and satisfaction at the progress of the treaty. … Read more START Treaty Ratified by US Senate