Putin, Medvedev spar over Libya

Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin (left) and President Dmitry Medvedev at the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, recently.

MOSCOW: Russia’s ruling tandem showed signs of an open crack for the first time as President Dmitry Medvedev publicly scolded Prime Minister Vladimir Putin for harshly criticising the U.N. Security Council resolution allowing military action in Libya.

Mr. Putin condemned the resolution as a “deficient and flawed” document that reminded him of “medieval calls for crusades”. Shortly afterwards, Mr. Medvedev called Mr. Putin’s remarks “impermissible”….

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