Russian President Medvedev News Conference


AIR DATE: Wednesday, May 18, 2011
OVERVIEW:
Russian President Medvedev held a news conference in Skolkovo, which is located outside Moscow and considered the next high-technology business hub and similar to Silicon Valley in the U.S. Topics included NATO and missile defense, U.S. relations, modernization of Russia under his leadership, his relationship with Prime Minister Putin, and whether he will run for president in the 2012 election.
KEYWORDS: Foreign Affairs & Defense, Soviet Union, Russian Federation