Daniel 7: 5: And behold another beast, a second, like to a bear, and it raised up itself on one side, and it had three ribs in the mouth of it between the teeth of it: and they said thus unto it, Arise, devour much flesh.
Jeremiah 51: 11: Make bright the arrows; gather the shields: the LORD hath raised up the spirit of the kings of the Medes: for his device is against Babylon, to destroy it; because it is the vengeance of the LORD, the vengeance of his temple.
Medo-Persia was represented by the bear; it was the power that destroyed Babylon.
Modern Mystery Babylon (papal Rome; Revelation 17: 5) will likewise be destroyed by a nation represented by the bear: Russia.
The LORD has again raised up the spirit of the Medes to execute His wrath upon the world.
Former president and now Prime Minister of Russia, Dmitry Medvedev, has a surname with a twofold meaning:
“Medved” means in Russian, “Bear”.
The word “Medes” is also etymologically related to “Medved”.