Russia's new leader- Dmitry Medvedev
In the Russian presidential election, Dmitry Medvedev won with an overwhelming victoy, reports the Washington Post.
Medvedev was endorsed by President Vladimir Putin, says the Washington Post.
Medvedev had more than 70 percent of the vote with 97 percent of the precincts counted, according to the Central Election Commission, reports the Washington Post.
"We can maintain the course proposed by Putin,â€? said Medvedev, at a concert Sunday. (Washington Post)
CNN also reports that Medvedev plans to work closely with Putin.
Medvedev said he would follow the foreign policy set during Putinâ€™s eight year rule, and Putin is set to be in the position of prime minister, reports CNN.