Tag Archives: Medvedev

Stick a Fork in Him, He’s Done

Forgot to post an article from February that, in my view, is in the running for most absurd story of the year. Poor Dmitri Medvedev. A speech he gave to honor Russia’s special forces while he was still president of … Continue reading

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This past weekend Moscow saw a string of protests organized in opposition to Vladimir Putin’s re-inauguration as President of the Russian Federation. After grassroots demonstrations that had waxed and waned dating back to the parliamentary elections in December, the latest … Continue reading

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Oh snap….

This is just ice cold Mr. Medvedev staunchly defended Mr. Putin’s decision to return for a third presidential term, which he said was confirmed by the results of the presidential election last month. He dismissed the notion that vote fraud … Continue reading

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Who’s Vladimir?

Is Medvedev referring to Vladimir Klitschko? Which Vladimir is he talking about?! Thanks to AV for the link to The Daily Show’s take on the hot mic, “The Borscht Whisperer“

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http://newsru.com/russia/21dec2011/pinguin.html

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Dmitri Medvedev = Mark Corrigan

It is exceedingly easy to find direct parallels between Russia’s lame duck President Dmitri Medvedev and Peep Show protagonist Mark Corrigan. Stories that Medvedev likes to drive the streets of Moscow after hours so he can feel like an ‘ordinary … Continue reading

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Тот, кто хорошо играет в бадминтон, у него есть воля…воля добиваться результатов

If I had any sort of video editing skills at all I would find a way to splice these two clips together so that it would appear that badminton enthusiast Dmitri Medvedev were playing against tubby, multi-chinned, brown-eyed Dmitri Medvedev-look-alike … Continue reading

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Can someone put up a Bert and Ernie parody video on youtube already?

http://photoblog.msnbc.msn.com/_news/2011/08/17/7395623-on-holiday-with-vladimir-putin-and-dmitry-medvedev#.TkveShP8y9o.facebook

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More FP Photo Galleries

FP just published a photo gallery on the Medvedev-Putin tandem; there are some amusing shots, but a lot of them you may have seen before in some of the other articles that have been linked on this blog: http://www.foreignpolicy.com/articles/2011/08/11/moscow_s_silly_season?page=0,0 If … Continue reading

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Not too shabby

I think these moves are alright, clip is from two days ago

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