05/03/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Medvedev: 'Super Currency' Should Replace Dollar

So much for that fresh start.

Barely 24 hours after announcing that Russia and the United States would cooperate on a host of long-simmering issues, Russia President Dmitri A. Medvedev re-proposed a Russian idea that the United States had thought it had batted away: starting a new basket of strong regional currencies to replace the dollar as the world's reserve currency.

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