Photo Gallery: A Political Career from St. Petersburg to Moscow 02/26/2008
 Medvedev tests a Kalashnikov gun during a visit to the Izhmash plant, the...
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Medvedev tests a Kalashnikov gun during a visit to the Izhmash plant, the largest firearms producer in Russia. But how much fire power will he have as Russian president? During a recent speech before the Russian State Council, Putin laid out a set of goals that went as far into the future as 2020.