Dmitry Medvedev: “Nothing terrible is going on here. On the contrary, it testifies to the high quality of work and mutual understanding.” Source: Dmitry Astakhov / TASS
"In the long-term, Russia will become a member of the EU. If you don’t like this, you can consider that the EU will become part of Russia.”
Czech President Milos Zeman in an interview with Czech radio. Thursday, April 23
“Nothing terrible is going on here. On the contrary, it testifies to the high quality of work and mutual understanding.”
Prime-minister Dmitry Medvedev on the absence of Finance Minister Anton Siluanov during a meeting dedicated to economic development issues. Friday, April 24
“Congratulating veterans on their light-filled holiday in an undertaker’s office is outrageous. Funeral companies should be more circumspect when planning their advertising campaigns.”
Chairman of the regional council of the United Russia party Viktor Babenko on a Yekaterinburg funeral company’s desire to invite WWII veterans to its office for festive tea-drinking to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the victory over Nazi Germany in WWII. Thursday, April 23
“Those kinds of injuries were considered light wounds during the war. That’s why in the hospital the fragment was removed without anesthetic.”
Russian WWII veteran Alexander Velichko on the injury to his skull from a shell fragment, in an interview with the RIA Novosti agency. Friday, April 24
“It’s great. I recommend that everyone try this someday.”
Russian astronaut Oleg Artemyev on his feelings when working in open space. Wednesday, April 22
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