U.S. cruise missile strikes on a Syrian air base were one step away from clashing with the Russian military, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev charged on Friday, underscoring the risks in U.S. President Donald Trump’s first major foray into the Syrian civil war.
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Medvedev’s spokeswoman has called corruption allegations against him “propagandistic attacks,” saying they amount to pre-election posturing by Navalny, who hopes to run against Putin next year.
Politician. On September 14, 1965, Dmitry Medvedev was born in Leningrad, Soviet Union (now St. Petersburg, Russia). Read Dmitry Medvedev Biography.
RUSSIA POLITICS: US-Russia Row: Putin Rejects Obama’s Tit-For-Tat ‘Kitchen’, Irresponsible Diplomacy
Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov earlier proposed expelling 35 U.S. diplomats after outgoing U.S. President Barack Obama ordered the expulsions and sanctions.