Tag Archives: Dmitry Medvedev
- Medvedev denies Sochi casino zone suggestion
December 20, 2013
Well that didn't take long. Only a day after it was reported that Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev proposed to turn Sochi into a gambling zone after the 2014 Winter Olympics, his spokeswoman Natalya Timakova denied those claims, saying that her boss had issued no such proposals and that the...
- Russian PM ponders casino zone in Sochi
December 19, 2013
UPDATE: A Medvedev spokesman has since denied that the prime minister ever made such a proposal, saying the idea "was suggested by a member of the banking community." Sochi is currently in the middle of preparations to host the 2013 Winter Olympics but the rising costs the city has spent...
- Medvedev bans casinos in one region
November 30, 2010
Former Russian President Vladimir Putin is one of the few world leaders that can point to being in the same social setting as Calvin Ayre and Silvio Berlusconi at one moment in time. Some off the hook gamblin’ drinkin’ and carryin’ on was to be had that night, but it...
Russian betting industry icon Oleg Zhuravsky dies suddenly
March 17, 2017
Russia blocks Google over online gambling redirect
June 23, 2017
Marathon launch Russian-licensed sports betting site
July 21, 2017
Bitcoin touches $1,300 mark on Poloniex, Bitfinex
April 21, 2017