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Peres says nuclear Iran is a death camp

Peres says nuclear Iran is a death camp

MOSCOW, Aug. 19 (UPI) -- Nuclear weapons in Iranian hands have only one meaning: a flying death camp, Israeli President Shimon Peres told Russian President Dmitry Medvedev.

Medvedev calls for Caspian oil development

MOSCOW, Aug. 18 (UPI) -- Demarcation of disputed waters in the Caspian Sea should not overshadow the need to push for offshore development, the Russian president said in Moscow.

Medvedev, Merkel discuss Nord Stream

SOCHI, Russia, Aug. 14 (UPI) -- The Nord Stream natural gas pipeline and a series of investment deals are expected to be the focus of Friday bilateral talks between Russia and Germany.

Yushchenko disappointed in Medvedev

KIEV, Ukraine, Aug. 14 (UPI) -- A decision by Moscow to delay sending its new envoy to Kiev in part due to lingering natural gas issues is "very" disappointing, said the Ukrainian president.

Yushchenko rebukes Russia

KIEV, Russia, Aug. 13 (UPI) -- Ukrainian President Viktor Yushchenko said Thursday Russia shares responsibility for "serious problems" between the two countries.

Yushchenko target of Medvedev ire

MOSCOW, Aug. 13 (UPI) -- Comments that Kiev was at fault for deteriorating relations with Moscow were aimed at President Viktor Yushchenko, not the entire country, Moscow said.

Opposition in Kiev reacts to Medvedev

KIEV, Ukraine, Aug. 12 (UPI) -- Opposition leaders in Kiev say a Moscow decision to delay diplomatic appointments in part on gas disputes is regrettable but consistent.
Ukrainian-Russian relations deteriorate

Ukrainian-Russian relations deteriorate

KIEV, Ukraine, Aug. 11 (UPI) -- A supporter of Ukraine's president Tuesday condemned Russian President Dmitry Medvedev for trying to influence Ukraine's presidential election.

Medvedev delays Kiev envoy in part on gas

MOSCOW, Aug. 11 (UPI) -- Russian President Dmitry Medvedev on Tuesday cited gas disputes with Kiev as among the factors contributing to his decision to withhold his Ukrainian envoy.
Medvedev: Sarkozy key in ending conflict

Medvedev: Sarkozy key in ending conflict

MOSCOW, Aug. 8 (UPI) -- The role played by French President Nicolas Sarkozy in ending last year's conflict between Russia and Georgia was crucial, his Russian counterpart says.

Nord Stream gaining momentum?

MUNICH, Germany, July 17 (UPI) -- The Nabucco natural gas pipeline to Europe is not a source of envy for Moscow as Russian President Dmitry Medvedev lobbies for the rival Nord Stream in Germany.

Medvedev in Germany to talk Nord Stream

MUNICH, Germany, July 16 (UPI) -- Russian President Dmitry Medvedev met Thursday with German Chancellor Angela Merkel to discuss energy security and the Nord Stream gas pipeline.

Gazprom Neft hit with antitrust verdict

MOSCOW, July 10 (UPI) -- Russian market regulators found Gazprom Neft, the oil arm of energy giant Gazprom, violated antitrust laws by abusing its dominant market position.

Medvedev, Brown said to talk energy deal

L'AQUILA, Italy, July 9 (UPI) -- Russian President Dmitry Medvedev and British Prime Minister Gordon Brown discussed alternative energy teamwork, a Russian Group of Eight summit delegate said.
Obama, Medvedev look maintain talks at G8

Obama, Medvedev look maintain talks at G8

MOSCOW, July 7 (UPI) -- U.S. President Barack Obama and Russian President Dmitry Medvedev said they looked forward to talking at the Group of 8 meeting later this week in Italy.

Obama, Medvedev renew U.S.-Russian ties

MOSCOW, July 6 (UPI) -- U.S. President Barack Obama and Russian President Dmitry Medvedev agreed Monday to reduce their countries' nuclear missile arsenals in a major step forward for U.S.-Russian relations.
U.S., Russia inch ahead on missile shield

U.S., Russia inch ahead on missile shield

MOSCOW, July 6 (UPI) -- U.S. President Barack Obama and Russian President Dmitry Medvedev agreed Monday to work through their disagreements on a U.S. missile defense system in Europe.
U.S., Russia agree to arms reduction

U.S., Russia agree to arms reduction

MOSCOW, July 6 (UPI) -- U.S. President Barack Obama and Russian President Dmitry Medvedev agreed Monday to reduce their countries' strategic arsenals.

Moscow, Vatican discuss diplomatic ties

MOSCOW, July 5 (UPI) -- Russian President Dmitry Medvedev said Sunday Moscow and the Vatican are discussing establishing diplomatic relations.

Medvedev 'optimistic' on Obama Moscow trip

MOSCOW, July 5 (UPI) -- U.S. President Barack Obama's visit to Moscow could set the tone for improved bilateral relations, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev says.
No pardon for Khodorkovsky in works

No pardon for Khodorkovsky in works

MOSCOW, July 5 (UPI) -- Russian President Dmitry Medvedev says there's no pardon in the works for imprisoned oil magnate Mikhail Khodorkovsky, who was once the country's richest man.

Medvedev: Russia must cut substance abuse

MOSCOW, July 4 (UPI) -- To reduce drug and alcohol abuse, Russia needs a comprehensive program, not just bans on their use, President Dmitry Medvedev said Saturday.

Obama plans energy talks with Russians

MOSCOW, July 3 (UPI) -- U.S. President Barack Obama will seek Russian cooperation in preventing climate change through better energy technology in a Moscow visit, officials said.

Israel moves to block missiles to Iran

TEL AVIV, Israel, July 1 (UPI) -- Israel has intensified its efforts to block the sale of advanced Russian air-defense missiles to Iran that would be a serious obstacle to any Israeli airstrikes against the Islamic Republic's nuclear infrastructure, according to media reports in Tel Aviv and Moscow.

Russia horns in on China in Africa

ABUJA, Nigeria, June 25 (UPI) -- Russian President Dmitry Medvedev's visit this week to Nigeria, sub-Saharan Africa's biggest oil producer, to sign natural gas deals threw down the gauntlet to energy-hungry China, which has been aggressively sinking its commercial hooks in the mineral-rich continent for the last few years.
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