Dmitry Medvedev Is Sworn In as Russia's Third President

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Russia's President is now Dmitry Medvedev, the first leader of a generation that did not come to power during the days of the Soviet Union. Medvedev, who has never before held elected office, was sworn in today inside the Grand Kremlin Palace. Clifford Levy, who reports from Moscow for the New York Times, has more on the new president--and the role of former president, Vladimir Putin.

Credits

Guest:
Clifford Levy - Moscow Bureau Chief, New York Times

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Katie Cooper, Sonya Geis, Christian Bordal