Find RelSci relationships, employment history, board memberships, donations, awards, and more. I mean freedom in all its manifestations – personal freedom, economic freedom and, finally, freedom of expression. Although he also considered studying linguistics, Medvedev later said he never regretted his choice, finding his chosen subject increasingly fascinating, stating that he was lucky "to have chosen a field that genuinely interested him and that it was really 'his thing'".

[198], For other people named Dmitry Medvedev, see, Deputy Chairman of the Security Council (2020–present), Anti-corruption and accusations of corruption, Itar Tass, "Pres to launch education modernization project in few days". The report states that the original source of wealth is gifts by Russian oligarchs and loans from state owned banks.

He expressed his hope that Russia’s partners, especially the new US administration, “will make a choice in favor of a full-fledged relationship with Russia.”. [74][75], Medvedev has named technological innovation one of the key priorities of his presidency.

However, the opposition to the ruling United Russia party of Medvedev and Prime Minister Putin dismissed the proposals as political posturing that failed to adequately address protesters who claimed 4 December election was rigged. It is likely that during this conversation, Medvedev authorised the use of force against Georgia. Previous Prime Ministers had proven to be almost completely subordinate to the President and none of them had enjoyed strong public approval, with Yevgeny Primakov and Putin's previous tenure (1999–2000) as Prime Minister under Boris Yeltsin being the only exceptions. The central message of Medvedev’s subsequent presidential campaign was “Freedom is better than no freedom,” a remark that hinted at an openness to the West that was uncharacteristic of the Putin years.

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