Dmitry Medvedev says Syrian president would need to see proposals on future of country before any ceding of power.
World Forum of Russian-speaking Jewry dismisses plan to encourage settlement of Russian expatriates in Birobidzhan.
Upon return to Kremlin for a third 6-year term after four years as PM , Valdimir Putin pledged to strengthen democracy.
Putin begins six-year presidential term on Monday; Opposition plans first big protest in two months.
If Obama isn't shooting straight with the American public in general, odds are that he deliberately deludes his Jewish supporters.
Opposition alleges fraud, plans protests against results; Putin faces biggest protests of his 12-year rule.
Russian president tells Erdogan that search for a way to end bloodshed should continue, but foreign intervention not an option.
Former Soviet leader says Putin era has run its course as thousands take to streets to dispute elections.
Prime minister's party expected to lose huge parliament majority in vote seen as test of his popularity.
US President Barack Obama would press ahead with efforts to repair relations regardless of who takes over in the Kremlin.