The Russian State Duma voted in favour of Dmitry Medvedev continuing in his post as prime minister in Moscow on Tuesday. The lawmakers supported Medvedev's candidacy with 374 votes in favour and 56 against. He will be in the position for the next six years. «Regardless of [your] support or criticism of the government, the government of the Russian Federation will be ready to work with every... Еще lawmaker of the State Duma,» Medvedev said, addressing the Duma. On May 7, newly-inaugurated Russian President Vladimir Putin nominated Medvedev for the prime minister's post. Medvedev has been Russian Prime Minister since 2012. He was Russian President from 2008 to 2012.