In particular Ms.Perino said “ We'll let the internal Russian politics play out on that”. When asked if the US President ever met D. Medvedev at any, the Press-Secretary answered: “ I don't know. We'll check.”
Vladimir Putin backed the candidacy of First Vice-Premier Dmitry Medvedev as the next Russian President. The candidacy was suggested by four political parties – the United Russia, Agrarian Party, Civil Force and Just Russia, RIA Novosti reported.