Medvedev spared Duma election debate

Russia’s ruling party has no plans to include President Dmitry Medvedev in parliamentary election debates, a United Russia functionary said on Thursday. Medvedev heads the party’s 600 candidate list that was formally presented to the Central Electoral Commission ahead of the December 4 poll. “Dmitry Anatolyevich [Medvedev] is at the top of our list but […]