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MOSCOW | Russian PM strongly warns US against ramping up sanctions

MOSCOW — Russia’s prime minister sternly warned the United States against ramping up sanctions, saying Friday that Moscow would retaliate with economic, political and unspecified “other” means. The tough message from Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev marked what the Kremlin sees as a red line, reflecting growing dismay with announced U.S. sanctions that have sent the … Continue reading MOSCOW | Russian PM strongly warns US against ramping up sanctions

MOSCOW  | Medvedev approved for new term as Russia’s prime minister

MOSCOW  — Russia’s house of parliament has overwhelmingly approved Dmitry Medvedev for a new term as prime minister. Medvedev was nominated a day earlier by President Vladimir Putin, who was inaugurated for a fourth term as Russia’s president. Putin signed a decree formalizing Medvedev’s appointment soon after the parliamentary vote. Medvedev has been prime minister … Continue reading MOSCOW  | Medvedev approved for new term as Russia’s prime minister