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Since taking the top job in 2008, Russian president Dmitry Medvedev has been accused in everything from being Vladimir Putin’s puppet to complete lack of taste when it comes to picking a tie. Yet he has never been “accused” of being gay. Let’s dive under the jump to see why we think he might be gay and how this can be the greatest PR for Russia since WWII.
Is Dmitry Medvedev Gay?by Russia! Staff
Turns out there’s another February holiday that gives us reason to be depressed: It’s called Native Language Day, and it came and went on the 21st. Created by the United Nations a decade ago, the holiday was observed this year with the release of UNESCO’s Atlas of Languages in Danger, a work whose findings on Russia are being heralded as “disturbing” by researchers and members of the media alike. Linguists, brace yourselves for what follows.
Government Snubs 100+ Languages On Endangered Listby Katya Tylevich
Russian first lady Svetlana Medvedeva has been named the most successful businesswoman in Russia, according to a poll conducted by a shadowy organization called the Institute of Politics and Business. And if that weren't eyebrow-raising enough, now we find out that the "first dogs" — two English setters named Joly and Daniel — just claimed first-place titles at the Eurasia-2009 dog show in Moscow. Meanwhile, Aldu, the Medvedevs' golden retriever, won a silver. Only silver? Aldu, you've let us all down.
The Medvedevs: Best In Show, Best In Generalby Katya Tylevich