Russian power duo riding high

Russian power duo riding high

Published: 25 October, 2011, 22:30

Dmitry Medvedev (RIA Novosti / Ekaterina Shtukina)

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Russia’s president and prime minister have joined forces again, this time to get the harvest in.

­Vladimir Putin and Dmitry Medvedev went from steering the country to steering a giant combine around a cornfield. Each of them apparently brought in six tons.

Russia’s president and prime minister met farmers and agricultural officials during a visit to one of Russia’s key grain producing regions.

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Norman Hill
October 26, 2011, 01:35

Fishing and farming are still honourable work, more so than big business and big finance institutions. Agriculture was a good point of the old USSR days. We have to eat, not take in too much technology.

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