First lady Svetlana Medvedev Patron of the Arts
A patron of Russian fashion, socialite and supporter of the arts, Svetlana Medvedeva is shaking off her air of mystery as she prepares to become Russia's first lady.
Medvedeva becomes first lady when her husband, Dmitry Medvedev, 42, takes over as president in May following his election victory on Sunday. [from chinadaily]
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, huge painting by R Marinho.