President Dmitry Medvedev, left, attends a meeting of the Commission for Modernization and Technological of Russia's Economy in Dimitrovgrad, Russia, Monday, Sept. 26, 2011.Cabinet Chief of Staff, ... more 
President Dmitry Medvedev, left, attends a meeting of the Commission for Modernization and Technological of Russia's Economy in Dimitrovgrad, Russia, Monday, Sept. 26, 2011.Cabinet Chief of Staff, Vyacheslav Volodin, is pin the center. The Kremlin says Russia's influential finance minister has resigned following a televised confrontation with President Dmitry Medvedev. Medvedev had angrily demanded that Alexei Kudrin immediately explain his criticism of Medvedev's policies or step down. (AP Photo/RIA-Novosti, Yekaterina Shtukina, Presidential Press Service, pool) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By RIA-Novosti, Yekaterina Shtukina, Presidential Press Service, pool
Mon, Sep 26, 2011 2:43 PM EDT