Dmitry Medvedev

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Russian spoof video goes viral

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.

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Governator to Russia

Arnold Schwarzenegger is in Moscow to see Russian President Dmitry Medvedev. Anchor Lisa Mullins gets details from New York Times reporter Michael Schwirtz, who says the California governor hopes to help US businessmen connect with Russian innovators.

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Who is boss in Russia?

Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin is seen as a sportsman, a hunter, an athlete, a �manly man.' But what about Russian President Dmitry Medvedev? Jessica Golloher reports from Moscow on the very different public images of Russia's leaders.

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Medvedev's Silicon Valley dreams

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.

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Russia ups the ante

Russia's president, Dmitry Medvedev, recognizes the Georgian regions of South Ossetia and Abkhazia as independent states.