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Mar 3: Medvedev insists he will control Kremlin

International affairs editor, Quentin Peel, assesses Russian politics as Dmitry Medvedev is elected president and Vladimir Putin becomes his Prime Minister. He says together they face the prospect of a weakening economy and pressure to modify foreign policy towards western countries. He tells Rob Minto of FT.com that Medvedev must also balance powerful interests in the corridors of the Kremlin.