publication date: Tuesday, February 28, 2012 (part of Winter 2012)

category: Government

clue: This politician is a placeholder from St. Petersburg.

explanation: Medvedev, originally from Leningrad (later renamed Saint Petersburg), was widely considered to hold the Russian presidency for one term only because Vladimir Putin had reached a limit on consecutive terms. more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Samir Mehta, Chris Lemler, Richard Slominsky, Justin Woods, Joanna Woods, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, and Jon Berry

trivia: Several players guessed George LeMieux.

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