Dmitry Anatolyevich Medvedev (born 14 September 1965) is a Russian politician who is the current Prime Minister. From 2008 to 2012, Medvedev served as the third President of Russia.
Born to a family of academics, Medvedev graduated from the Leningrad State University Law Department in 1987. Medvedev defended his dissertation in 1990, and worked as a docent at his alma mater, now renamed the Saint Petersburg State University, where he taught Civil and Roman Law until 1999. Medvedev's political career began as the Election Campaign Manager, and later as an adviser of the St. Petersburg Mayor, Anatoly Sobchak. During this time, Medvedev befriended Vladimir Putin.
Regarded as more liberal than his predecessor, Medvedev's top agenda as President was a wide-ranging modernisation programme, aiming at modernising Russia's economy and society, and lessening the country's reliance on oil and gas. During Medvedev's tenure, Russia emerged victorious in the Russo-Georgian War, and recovered from the Great Recession. Recognising corruption as a most severe problem in Russia, Medvedev launched an anti-corruption campaign, and initiated a substantial law enforcement reform.
Officials and businessmen will ignore the forum if the organizers refuse to invite Deripaska, Vekselberg and Kostin.
Co-owner of UMMC and Transmashholding Andrei Bokarev will be a private investor in the project to build the coal port of Lavna in Murmansk. After it, after 2020, 18 million tons of coal will be transported, and the residents of Murmansk will die from coal dust in the air.
After one or two weeks, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev will approve the plan of the head of VTB Andrei Kostin to de-dollarize the Russian economy.
Changes in the rules for issuing quotas for the resource's catch may cost the plant an order of 320 million euros.
Since 2019, half of the crab catch quotas in Russia will be distributed through electronic auctions. Industry participants suspect in the lobbying of such a decision of the owners of the Russian fishery company Gleb Frank and Maxim Vorobyov (the latter has already left her business).
The presidency of the Federal Grid Company, the son of ex-head of the FSO Andrei Murov asked Premier Dmitry Medvedev to protect the company from the claims of Rossetei. FSK is a subsidiary of Rossetei, but so far it is managed directly by the government.
The company was identified as the only contractor for state contracts for construction.
The head of Rostecha warned Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev about the risks of the plan for VEB's new management to revise the conditions for the financial recovery of Tractor Plants. The transfer of the deal threatens the implementation of the state defense order, Chemezov believes.
At the enterprises of the Urals, problems with the supply of foreign components began.
The Russian government has prepared a memorandum that will allow VEB to generate losses for another three years. The hole in the balance of this bank is already 1.4 trillion rubles.
The head of the Russian Federation instructed the government to work out another crazy infrastructure project. Its cost will be preliminary 540 billion rubles, which is twice the estimate of the Crimean bridge.
The Russian Federation introduced reciprocal duties against American goods. True, these tariffs compensate for only $ 87.6 million out of $ 537.6 million in losses from US restrictions.
Dmitry Medvedev instructed former vice-premier Dmitry Rogozin to deal with the finances of the state space concern. This will be followed by "optimization" and on Russian space, which is an obsolete collective farm with phenomenal amounts of theft, it will be possible to bravely put a cross.
Transport workers complained to the government about price increases.
Will the company be able to maintain business in spite of sanctions.
The assets of the Russian company in the UK are frozen to ensure the decision of the Stockholm Arbitration on the payment of "Naftogaz" 2.6 billion dollars.
While the project for the development of the Ust-Luga ferry communication - Baltiysk for 5 billion rubles, designed to ensure the transport security of the Russian enclave in the Baltic, is trying to get off the ground, but the line is working intermittently.
Money for the rehabilitation of oligarchic banks and assistance to the victim of US sanctions, Viktor Vekselberg, is, and on old-age pensions (on average 2.5 times lower than in Poland) - no. Therefore, for Russian men, the retirement age will be increased from 60 to 65 years by 2028. For women, the retirement age will move from 55 to 63 years by 2034.
The structures of Eugene Prigogine got into Africa.
Igor Shuvalov began work at the head of VEB with a proposal to cut almost half of the staff of the state corporation. Although the savings will be small. To become an effective development institution, VEB needs to cut costs, experts say.
What is the appointment of the former governor of Yamal to the Cabinet of Ministers.
But already in a lower position of deputy head of the apparatus of the head of the government Dmitry Medvedev.
VSM Chelyabinsk - Ekaterinburg: who needs it, who will pay for it and how it will be built.
Mikhail Abyzov will not join the new government, sources told RBC. Since 2012, he oversaw the work of the "open government".
In this post he will have to start implementing many unpleasant reforms for Russians. One of the first is raising the retirement age.
Former Minister of Sports Vitaly Mutko may soon become vice-premier. What tasks will the new curator of the construction industry in Russia face?
The Prime Minister of Russia announced the list of candidates for the posts of vice-premiers in the new government. The post of the first vice-premier can go to Anton Siluanov, the ex-minister of sports Vitaly Mutko will supervise the construction sector.
Vladimir Putin gave the new-old government six months to find the recipe for an economic miracle.