Russia

“Hello everyone! I'm on Twitter, and this is my first tweet.” Former Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has put the Kremlin on Twitter sending his first tweet from Twitter headquarters on 23 June 2010. In November 2010 the @KremlinRussia account was renamed to @MedvedevRussia and a new institutional Kremlin account was set up for presidential news which is now run by the social media team of President Vladimir Putin. All Twitter accounts of the Russian government are available in real time English translations.

First tweet

Translation: Vladimir Putin: "Russia is concentrated - the challenges that we must answer» http://t.co/vyIvur8U

First tweet

Translation: Good day, dear users! Here we will publish news about the President of the Russian Federation. Thanks to all who read us.

First tweet

Translation: Hello everyone! I'm on Twitter and this is my first post!

First tweet

Translation: Good afternoon! This is the official Twitter account of the Russian Government. News of the Prime Minister and the ministries here.