Vladimir Putin is almost certain to become Russia's President once again. But as The World's Laura Lynch reports, there is growing disillusionment with Putin over his perceived corruption and abuse of authority.
The BBC's Rupert Wingfield-Hayes is observing Medvedev's trip to Silicon Valley from Moscow. He says Medvedev is trying to raise his profile over that of Prime Minister Vladimir Putin, who is still seen as Russia's puppet master by observers.
Russia' Communist party has produced a video that has gone viral. It is a spoof of a disaster film, describing the possible election of either of Russia's two leading candidates for president in 2012. Jessica Golloher reports.
Anchor Lisa Mullins talks to Russian rock critic and social commentator Artemy Troitsky, who's being sued by a popular musician who says Troitsky slandered him by calling him "a trained poodle" for a figure in President Dmitry Medvedev's government.
Russian President Dmitry Medvedev and Prime Minister Vladimir Putin are working hard on their image, trying to differentiate themselves ahead of the 2012 presidential elections in Russia. Jessica Golloher reports from Moscow.