Medvedev: I sure hope Obama gets reelected

Russia’s President Dmitry Medvedev says he wants a second term, but won’t stand against Vladimir Putin.

Medvedev said in an interview with the Financial Times broadcast Monday by Russian television stations that he and Putin wouldn’t face one another in the election next March because their rivalry would hurt the country…

Medvedev also said that he has enjoyed working with President Barack Obama. “I can tell you openly — I would like Barack Obama to be re-elected president of the United States,” he said.