Medvedev to take charge of Russia + Medvedev’s hobbies

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Some light-weight coverage on Medvedev, Russia’s new president. ~ Lo


Russia is preparing for the inauguration of only its third president since the fall of communism. 42-year-old Dmitry Medvedev will be sworn in during an elaborate ceremony at the Kremlin on Wednesday. His predecessor, Vladimir Putin, is expected to become prime minister tomorrow.

Government, Gazprom and Deep Purple: Medvedev’s hobbies

In a matter of hours Russia will have a new President who apparently enjoys rock music and lifting weights. He’s also good at yoga twists and loves his cat Dorofey. But will Russia’s new President have any spare time?

Dmitry Medvedev: an “intelligent technocrat”

On May 7, Dmitry Medvedev is being sworn in as Russia’s new leader. Who is Medvedev? The question probably raises curiosity from many people around the world. Today we will talk to a person who should know the answer. Our guest today is journalist Nikolay Svanidze, the author of a book about Russia’s next leading man.