Dmitry Medvedev

Transgender People Banned From Driving In Russia

CP | Lynn Berry, The Associated Press | Posted 01.09.2015 | Canada Living

MOSCOW -- New Russian road safety regulations bar transsexuals, transvestites and others with sexual "disorders'' from driving, ostensibly for medical...

Russian PM Warns Of 'Deep Recession'

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 12.23.2014 | Canada Business

MOSCOW (AP) -- Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has warned that the country faces a risk of a "deep recession'' if the government ditches its sp...

Russia Mulls Cutting Off Airspace To Europe-Asia Flights

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 10.05.2014 | Canada Business

MOSCOW - Shares in European airlines fell Tuesday on a report that Russia is considering cutting off the country's airspace for European flights to As...

A Mercedes For Every Medallist

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 04.29.2014 | Canada

MOSCOW - Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has given a Mercedes-Benz to each Olympic medallist from the host country of the 2014 Sochi Games.Medv...

Russia Won't Let Same-Sex Couples Adopt

CBC | Posted 04.15.2014 | Canada

Russia has banned adoptions of Russian children by same-sex couples as well as single people from countries — like Canada — where same-sex marria...

Calling All High-Profile Doomsters. Please Report to Davos

Diane Francis | Posted 03.21.2013 | Canada
Diane Francis

This is the magic of Davos. Participants find themselves seated beside a tycoon at breakfast, a Nobel Prize winner at lunch and a President, potentate or a future crook at dinner.

Russia's War With Islam

Peter Worthington | Posted 12.07.2011 | Canada
Peter Worthington

We in North America tend to forget that Russia is Europe's second biggest economy. It's also the world's biggest producer of oil and gas -- probably more than the rest of the world combined. What Russia has that we haven't to the same extent, is Islamic terrorism.