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Dublin: 19 °C Tuesday 29 July, 2014

Moscow

# moscow - Tuesday 22 July, 2014

Britain to hold public inquiry into fatal poisoning of former Russian spy

Russian dissident Alexander Litvinenko was poisoned in London with radioactive tea eight years ago.

# moscow - Tuesday 15 July, 2014

Ten people killed in Moscow metro derailment

Another 106 people have been taken to hospital.

# moscow - Wednesday 9 July, 2014

Kiev promises ‘restraint’ as army nears rebel Donetsk

Francois Hollande and Angela Merkel have urged for a political solution to be reached.

# moscow - Friday 20 June, 2014

Ukrainian president aims to ease fighting with week-long ceasefire

Russia has demanded an apology after a customs officer was wounded at a border checkpoint.

# moscow - Saturday 14 June, 2014

49 dead as pro-Russian rebels shoot down Ukrainian troop plane

The US has also accused Russia of sending tanks and weaponry to the rebels.

# moscow - Saturday 24 May, 2014

From The Score 8 tweets which show how good Richard Dunne was in the play-off final today Inspirational

8 tweets which show how good Richard Dunne was in the play-off final today

The Ireland defender was named man-of-the-match following today’s game.

# moscow - Thursday 22 May, 2014

Russian diplomat for talks over Charles’ Putin-Nazi comment

The heir to the British throne apparently made the remark during a trip to a museum in Canada.

# moscow - Friday 9 May, 2014

Pics: “Hello comrades!” – Putin celebrates Russia’s victory over Nazism by visiting Crimea Victory Day This post contains images

Pics: “Hello comrades!” – Putin celebrates Russia’s victory over Nazism by visiting Crimea

11,000 troops also marched in Red Square as part of Victory Day in Russia.

# moscow - Thursday 8 May, 2014

Russia thinks harsh sanctions imposed on its banking sector are illegal

Sanctions are preventing Russian service suppliers from exercising their trading rights fairly, a trade delegation has said.

# moscow - Friday 2 May, 2014

May Day protests in Turkey turn violent with 90 injuries and 142 arrests

Meanwhile in Moscow, over 100,000 turned out to voice their support for Vladimir Putin.

# moscow - Friday 25 April, 2014

Russian military exercises on Ukraine border could be ‘expensive mistake’

US Secretary of State John Kerry warned refusal to take steps to end the crisis would be costly for Russia.

# moscow - Monday 14 April, 2014

EU ministers send further Putin warning, as White House says Ukraine escalation comes “with a cost”

Tensions have been rising over the past 48 hours, with pro-Kremlin militants seizing official buildings in orchestrated attacks.

# moscow - Saturday 12 April, 2014

The situation in eastern Ukraine is continuing to escalate

Gunman have seized a police station, a security building, and hundreds of weapons.

# moscow - Thursday 10 April, 2014

EU gas shortage concerns, as Putin threatens to cut-off Ukraine’s supply

Nearly a third of the EU’s natural gas comes from Russia, and about 13 per cent transits through Ukraine.

# moscow - Wednesday 9 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge 1994 Wexford car spotted in Moscow… today Moscow Town

# moscow - Monday 7 April, 2014

From massacres and malnutrition to hope and healing – Burundi and Rwanda 20 years on

Deo Niyizonkiza survived a massacre in Burundi – escaped to New York – but returned to his native country with a plan to help thousands.

# moscow - Saturday 29 March, 2014

While most clocks move forward one hour tonight, Crimea will jump TWO hours

Crimea will be moving to Moscow time by setting their clocks forward by two hours tonight.

# moscow - Saturday 22 March, 2014

Russian forces storm Ukraine airbase. Reports of soldier shot.

Shots were fired as armoured vehicles entered the Belbek base near Sevastopol, after a deadline to hand the complex over to Russia expired.

# moscow - Friday 21 March, 2014

Welcome to Russia… Putin plans firework display to mark Crimea accession

The Russian President has signed off on legislation to absorb Crimea into Russia. He says he will holding off on any return punitive measures, following the announcement of US sanctions.

# moscow - Tuesday 18 March, 2014

White says gay laws will ‘stigmatise and criminalise’… but won’t say that to Russian counterpart

Junior health minister Alex White told the Russian LGBT Sport Federation that Ireland disagrees with last year’s anti-gay propaganda law.

# moscow - Sunday 16 March, 2014

93 per cent of Crimeans want to re-join Russia: exit polls

Crimeans have been going to the polls to decide on whether to leave Ukraine and join Russia. Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore has condemned the ballot as ‘illegal’.

# moscow - Saturday 15 March, 2014

Russia isolated as China abstains from UN vote on Crimea

Moscow has vetoed a resolution criticising tomorrow’s succession referendum in Crimea. China, which often backs Russia, abstained from the UN vote.

“Putin, get out of Ukraine”: 50,000 turn out for anti-intervention rally… in Moscow

The march comes on the eve of Crimea’s vote on whether to secede from Ukraine and join Russia.

Alex White to discuss LGBTI concerns with civil rights groups in Moscow

The Junior Health Minister will be visiting the Russian capital as part of the government’s St Patrick’s Day “Promote Ireland” programme.

# moscow - Friday 7 March, 2014

‘Violation of sovereignty’: Obama and Putin hold hour-long phonecall on Ukraine crisis

Obama said Russia had violated Ukraine’s “territorial integrity”. Meanwhile, Russia’s parliament has indicated it will back plans for a referendum in Crimea.

# moscow - Thursday 6 March, 2014

“A big public show”… Russia Today hits back after anchor quits live on air

“I’m proud to be an American and believe in disseminating the truth” the newscaster said. Her bosses say she should have “quit like a professional”, in private.

# moscow - Tuesday 4 March, 2014

“Frightening and dangerous”: Taoiseach hopeful Ukraine crisis can be solved through diplomacy

The EU has condemned Russia’s “acts of aggression” in the region and called on Moscow to recall its troops from their deployment across Crimea.

Putin calls end to ‘military exercises’ as Kerry heads to Kiev

The Russian President has called an end to the drill near Ukraine’s border involving army, navy and airforce troops.

# moscow - Monday 3 March, 2014

‘A clear violation of sovereignty’: G7 leaders condemn Russian troop build-up

Russia’s partners in the G8 have condemned Moscow’s military escalation and cancelled their participation in preparations for the group’s summit in Sochi this June.

# moscow - Monday 3 February, 2014

From The Daily Edge This parallel parking driver is insanely lucky Fail

This parallel parking driver is insanely lucky

Definitely not advisable.

Police officer and teacher killed at Moscow school shooting

The gunman shot and killed a police officer and teacher before taking the students hostage.

# moscow - Friday 31 January, 2014

Russian men drink too much vodka…and it’s killing them

At present, one in four Russian men die before the age of 55.

# moscow - Wednesday 22 January, 2014

Explainer: What exactly is going on in Ukraine?

Three people were killed in Kiev clashes this morning amid renewed violence in the Ukrainian capital. But what’s behind the dispute?

# moscow - Tuesday 24 December, 2013

Edward Snowden declares “mission accomplished” on leaks NSA

Edward Snowden declares “mission accomplished” on leaks

The former NSA contractor has given his first in-person interview since arriving in Russia in June.

# moscow - Tuesday 17 December, 2013

Putin woos Ukraine President with €11 billion bond deal

The deal is aimed at encouraging Ukraine to shelve a pact with the EU and build closer ties with Russia.

# moscow - Monday 18 November, 2013

Video shows moment Russian plane plunged nose-first into the ground

The Tatarstan Airlines’ Boeing 737-500 crashed on landing at the airport in the Volga city of Kazan last night.

# moscow - Monday 11 November, 2013

Russian artist strips naked and nails his testicles to a cobblestone in Red Square

It is not the first time 29-year-old Pyotr Pavlensky has resorted to eye-watering methods of protest.

# moscow - Friday 18 October, 2013

Snowden insists Russia has no access to NSA files

In an interview with The New York Times, NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden says that he did not take any documents with him to Moscow.

# moscow - Monday 9 September, 2013

Putin ally wins tight Moscow poll, his opponent vows to protest

Mayor Sergei Sobyanin just crept over the finish line to win 51.3 per cent of votes in yesterday’s poll.

# moscow - Monday 19 August, 2013

From The Score Usain Bolt gives Moscow 7/10 and says Russians need to smile more Charm Offensive

Usain Bolt gives Moscow 7/10 and says Russians need to smile more

The sprint world champion reflected on Gold Medal-filled week.

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