View Full Version : Medvedev: Govt role in economy has to be cut

06-17-2011, 02:41 PM
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) -- Russian President Dmitry Medvedev on Friday challenged the legacy of his powerful predecessor, Vladimir Putin, condemning the centralization of economic and political power at the Kremlin in what was interpreted by some as an early campaign move ahead of next year's presidential election.