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Russia's Medvedev 'may run' again for president in 2012

The BBC has received the strongest indication yet that Russian President Dmitry Medvedev is considering running for a second presidential term.

He is often viewed as the junior partner in the political double act running Russia - junior to prime minister Vladimir Putin.

But one of the president's closest aides, Arkady Dvorkovich, gave the clearest indication yet that Dmitry Medvedev is keen to keep his job.

Steve Rosenberg reports.

  • 10 Dec 2010