Wednesday, 15 January 2020

Medvedev: loyal ally exits after decades with Putin

Medvedev: loyal ally exits after decades with PutinDmitry Medvedev, who has lost his post as prime minister following the government's resignation, served a single term as president before standing aside to allow Vladimir Putin's return to the Kremlin in 2012. It's unclear how much power Medvedev will have in the newly-created post of deputy head of the Russian security council after his momentous resignation Wednesday. While president, Medvedev launched a campaign of modernisation to pull the country out of its post-Soviet stagnation but never escaped the shadow of his dominant mentor, to whom he remained resolutely loyal.

from Yahoo News - Latest News & Headlines

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