President Dmitriy Anatolyevich Medvedev of Russia

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has called for a ceasefire in Gaza Strip during phone talks with Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert, the Kremlin said on Sunday.
President Medvedev has signed a law - backed by Dear Leader Putin - that abolishes jury trials for crimes against the state, softening the ground for full-scale political purges.
Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has sent a message of greetings to Japanese Emperor Akihito on the occasion of the emperor's birthday, the Kremlin press service said Tuesday.
President Dmitry Medvedev was giving a speech to scientists and bureaucrats Friday marking Constitution Day when a young man stood up and started yelling.
Public unconvinced President Medvedev is Russia's real le.
Medvedev was appointed First Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian government on 14 November 2005.
A technocrat and political appointee, Medvedev had never held elective office before 2008.
Medvedev was born to Anatoly Afanasevich Medvedev and Yulia Veniaminovna Medvedeva (née Shaposhnikova), both university professors, and brought up in Kupchino, Leningrad.
Medvedev was a B student at the secondary school.
Medvedev was fond of sports, in particular weightlifting.
From 2000 to 2001, Medvedev was chair of Gazprom's board of directors.
An apparently mild-mannered person, Dmitry Medvedev is considered to be a moderate liberal pragmatic, an able administrator and a loyalist of Putin.
There were other potential candidates, such as Sergey Ivanov and Viktor Zubkov, but on 10 December 2007, President Putin announced that Medvedev was his preferred successor.
United Russia held its party congress on 17 December 2007 where by secret ballot of the delegates, Medvedev was officially endorsed as their candidate in the 2008 presidential election.
Medvedev was seen as generally more liberal than his predecessor, Vladimir Putin.
Medvedev was elected President of Russia on 2 March 2008.
On 7 May, Dmitry Medvedev took an oath as the third President of the Russian Federation in a ceremony held in Kremlin Palace.
In December 2005, Medvedev was named Person of the Year by Expert magazine, Russian business weekly.
Medvedev is married and has a son named Ilya (born 1996.
Medvedev is a devoted fan of hard rock, listing Deep Purple, Black Sabbath, Pink Floyd, and Led Zeppelin as his favorite bands.
On the Runet, Medvedev is sometimes associated with the Medved meme, linked to padonki slang, which resulted in many ironical and satirical writings and cartoons that blend Medvedev with a bear.
Medvedev is familiar with this phenomenon and takes no offence, stating that the web meme has the right to exist.
Public unconvinced President Medvedev is Russia.
Medvedev is fourth on the list - Gazeta.
We'll do the job and get top grades.
Russian President Dmitriy Medvedev turns 43 this Sunday.
Today, Medvedev has an expansive record collection.
After winning the expected large majority in Sunday's presidential election in Russia, Dmitry Medvedev has vowed to work in an "effective tandem" with his predecessor, Vladimir Putin, who is now to become prime minister.
Mr Medvedev has already confirmed he is set to work in tandem with Mr Putin, but denied speculation that the institutional powers of the president and government would be altered.
Of course, the real reason that Putin nominated Medvedev has nothing to do with all the speculated political intrigues and loyalties.
The real reason is Medvedev is the only man in the Kremlin shorter than Putin.
for some other equally significant issues.
facilities in the Central Asian region, had taken place.
Turkmen partners for the heartfelt welcome and hospitality.
been in the focus defining trade and economic partnership as a priority trend.
that there were the vast opportunities for new and very promising joint projects.
this August would give the splendid opportunities to demonstrate them.
Medvedev expressed special gratitude to Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov.
contacts in the framework of the Commonwealth of Independent States.
to enhance co-operation in the framework of the United Nations Organisation.
Concerning his relations with Putin, Medvedev said that we are tied by friendship and by trust (25 March.
He said that Putin will retain leadership at first, but it is still unclear whether Medvedev will take it over in the future, because we do not know what Putin wants and what Medvedev is capable of.
Kolesnikov noted that the question infuriated Putin, who responded that Medvedev is no less of a Russian nationalist, in the good sense of the word, than I am.
Russian President Dmitriy Medvedev has given an interview to the country's three main channels, an excerpt from which was broadcast on news channel Vesti TV on 31 August.
Premier Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin is the head of government.
election results: State Duma - United Russia 64.
results: State Duma - United Russia 64.