Sunday, 6 March 2011

Medvedev - no more Mr. nice guy?

The person at Russia´s RIA Novosti news service, who wrote this piece of news, seems to have a sense of humour:
Medvedev orders Putin to tighten Russia´s anti-gaming laws

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has instructed the government to improve legislation outlawing gambling, which has been widely flouted since it was introduced almost two years ago, the Kremlin press service said on Saturday.
Medvedev has given Prime Minister Vladimir Putin, Justice Minister Yury Chaika and Finance Minister Alexei Kudrin two weeks to propose legal changes that would support the country's fight against the illegal gambling business.

Read the entire piece here.

Or maybe this is a sign that the real Medvedev is much tougher than anybody could have imagined. What happens, if Putin does not make the deadline set by the president? Maybe Medvedev will immediately take action and order him fired? Putin must be scared stiff. In two weeks, we will find out ...

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