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Dmitry Medvedev

Dmitry Anatolyevich Medvedev (born 14 September 1965) is a Russian politician and the tenth and current Prime Minister of Russia incumbent since 2012. He previously served as the third President of Russia from 2008 to 2012.

Medvedev was born in 1965 in Leningrad, Soviet Union. Since 1992 he was the law adviser to the Mayor of Saint Petersburg (Leningrad in current name).

In 2005 he was appointed as the Head of the Kremlin Staff under president Vladimir Putin, and in 2008 he was elected as third Russian President and the youngest Russian Leader since 1917.

In 2012 he was appointed as Prime Minister of Russia and Leader of United Russia.

He is known for his modernisation reforms in Russian society, especially in economy and politics.