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  12/22/2011, Kislev 26, 5772

Russia: Medvedev Calls for Political Reforms

Russian President Dimitri Medvedev calls for all-encompassing political reforms in Russia. In a media announcement, Medvedev suggested regional governors be elected by the population and not by the Kremlin. Medvedev also recommended establishing an independent public TV broadcasting authority. (Maariv)