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Russian President Dmitry Medvedev speaks during his television interview in the Gorki residence outside Moscow, on September 29, 2011.
Friday, Sep. 30, 2011

Open quoteThe choice is made by the people, and these are not empty words — that's absolutely the way it is.Close quote

  • Russian President, saying that voters will decide whether to reinstate Prime Minister Vladimir Putin as president, in an attempt to allay the feelings of some Russians who believe their voices don't count in a system dominated by Putin and his party
Photo: Dmitry Astakhov / AFP / Getty Images | Source: Reuters