Is Medvedev aware Russian people demand his resignation?
Russian social media is guessing if prime minister Dmitry Medvedev (pictured) is aware of what happens in the country, while skiing amid a massive anti-corruption protests demanding his resignation.
“How was your day?” an Instagram user identified as inspiridonoff messaged Medvedev within hours after Russia saw its largest nationwide demonstrations in years, underscored by calls from protesters for the prime minister to resign amid corruption allegations, questioning the sources of his extraordinary wealth. In recent year living standards of regular Russians drastically declined, officially registering 23 millions of poor, while the alternative non-governmental statistic researches ague the real number reaches 70 million, indicating more than half of population struggling with poverty.
“Not bad, I was skiing” he replied on his damedvedev handle without mentioning where, adding a smiley with its tongue hanging out for good measure.
Prime minister Medvedev is a big fan of skiing, personally supervising the development of ski resorts in Sochi, uniting and restructuring different companies, exploiting the mountain slopes.