Couple bears, donated by the couple, the Swiss city of Bern Medvedevs expects offspring, the president told the Swiss Ueli Maurer, at a meeting with Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev.
"I want to remind you that we have received from you dear gift — two young bears. They are now dormant, but next summer they will have children," — said the president of Switzerland.
"Excellent information, Mr. President, is very good for the start of negotiations," — replied the head of the Russian government.
In autumn 2009, during a state visit to Switzerland Medvedev's wife Svetlana Medvedev, the then president of donated Bern birth certificate two cubs found in Siberia. This summer, is expected to have grown cubs offspring that the Swiss side can return to Russia.