"It is very symbolic, that president of Iran has chosen Russia for his first first to a foreign country after his reelection", said Russia's Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov. "We view it as a sign of active development of relations between Russia and Iran".
I say that it is symbolic indeed, that Mahmoud Ahmadinejad comes to Russia, while his country is torn apart by allegations of rigged elections, elections that he is being accused of rigging, due to Russia's great experience of rigging elections.
Perhaps Ahmadinejad should have come to consult with Vladimir Churov before the elections and not after, since the rigging din't go too well in Iran.
However Chinese representative to the summit in Russia, could instruct him on how to handle the opposition and the civil unrest.