Did Russian Prime Minister Medvedev Drop a Grim Hint About Putins Latest Power Grab?
At a celebration of the Russian Orthodox New Year on Tuesday, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev chose a grim message, the sarcasm of which left his audience on edge. But, then, Medvedev probably knew what Wednesday would bringthe resignation of his entire governmentand the audience did not. On national television, the prime minister remained stone-faced. The prime minister seemed nervous anddescribed as the taxman of the future, digitally acquiring receipts of every transaction in Russia within 90 seconds. It's unclear whether Mishustin will be a placeholder technocrat or assume other responsibilities…Read More