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Medvedev 'Wants' 2nd Term

Kremlin economic aide Arkady Dvorkovich said he believes President Dmitry Medvedev wants to seek a second term in the 2012 presidential election, the BBC reported Friday.

When asked whether the president wanted another term in the Kremlin, Dvorkovich answered: “I believe he does.”

He also said he believed Medvedev and Prime Minister Vladimir Putin had not yet decided who will run.

“I think that from what anyone can see when they look at what President Medvedev does … he wants to continue his term and continue the agenda he started in 2008,” Dvorkovich told the BBC in English, according to a transcript BBC supplied.

(Reuters)

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