Russian President Vladimir Putin says that he will step down when he has reached constitutional term limits; Putin has served as either president or prime minister continually since the year 2000 and may run for a final presidential term in 2018
Jun 14, 2002 · Signed by Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Kasyanov late last week, the new regulation is related to a long-delayed law on emergency rule signed into law in the spring of 2001.
Prime Minister Vladimir Putin and Danish Prime Minister Lars Loekke Rasmussen will attend the opening of the trans-Atlantic line on Monday, the government said. Maersk accounts for 20 percent of Russia’s container shipments, it added. (Bloomberg) 17:22, March 22, 2010 Communist party of China: CPC delegation leaves for party meeting in Russia
Medvedev, who has held onto the post of Russian prime minister, served a single term as president before standing aside to allow Vladimir Putin's return to the Kremlin in 2012, becoming a premier with diminishing powers and authority. While president, Medvedev attempted to launch a campaign of modernisation to pull the country out of its post ...
Russian President Boris Yeltsin fires his Prime Minister, Sergei Stepashin, and for the fourth time fires his entire cabinet. 2000-08-12 The Oscar class submarine K-141 Kursk of the Russian Navy explodes and sinks in the Barents Sea during a military exercise.