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#Russia

# russia - Yesterday’s News

From The42 'Disgraceful' - Russian doping whistle-blower barred from Rio Olympics Stance

'Disgraceful' - Russian doping whistle-blower barred from Rio Olympics

800m runner Yuliya Stepanova has been running under a neutral flag at recent events.

From The42 Russia escapes blanket ban from 2016 Olympics Controversy

Russia escapes blanket ban from 2016 Olympics

An IOC statement released today said it “was guided by a fundamental rule of the Olympic Charter to protect clean athletes and the integrity of sport”.

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# russia - Thursday 21 July, 2016

From The42 Banned: Russia's track and field athletes lose their appeal to compete at Rio Olympics Doping

Banned: Russia's track and field athletes lose their appeal to compete at Rio Olympics

Decision paves the way for a blanket ban on the entire Russian team.

# russia - Wednesday 20 July, 2016

From The42 IOC reluctant to ban Russia from Rio, will take a week to decide Exclusion

IOC reluctant to ban Russia from Rio, will take a week to decide

The Games’ governing body are cutting it tight for the world’s biggest country.

# russia - Tuesday 19 July, 2016

From The42 IOC to 'explore legal options' for Rio ban on all Russian athletes Hard Line

IOC to 'explore legal options' for Rio ban on all Russian athletes

The governing body has promised to impose ‘the toughest sanctions available’ in the wake of the McLaren report.

From The42 How Russia doped: A hole in the wall, a secret urine bank and table salt No Stone Unturned

How Russia doped: A hole in the wall, a secret urine bank and table salt

Night-time visits by Russian secret service agents were also part of the scheme, the McLaren report claims.

From The42 'Foreign footballer in Russia was protected after failed drugs test' - report Scandal

'Foreign footballer in Russia was protected after failed drugs test' - report

As a result Wada has called on Fifa to investigate sports minister Vitaly Mutko, the president of the Russian football federation and chief organiser of the 2018 World Cup.

# russia - Monday 18 July, 2016

From The42 We'll Leave It There So: Russia blasted over doping report, double-header for Croker and today's sport Monday

We'll Leave It There So: Russia blasted over doping report, double-header for Croker and today's sport

Elsewhere, four Irish U20 players have joined the Connacht academy and Peter Sagan wins a cracking sprint finish in the Tour de France.

From The42 Wada calls for Russia to be banned from all international competition, including Rio Olympics Revelations

Wada calls for Russia to be banned from all international competition, including Rio Olympics

The McLaren report says the nation used a complex state-supported doping scheme at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics.

# russia - Monday 4 July, 2016

Missing Russian couple believed to have been murdered and dismembered on Fiji

Body parts washed up on a beach, police said.

# russia - Friday 24 June, 2016

From The42 5-year ban for English hooligan after Marseille violence Euro 2016

5-year ban for English hooligan after Marseille violence

The hunt is still on for Russian hooligans who left two English supporters in comas.

# russia - Monday 20 June, 2016

From The42 Bale inspires Wales to emphatic win that sees them top Group B Whale Of A Time This post contains videos

Bale inspires Wales to emphatic win that sees them top Group B

Aaron Ramsey and Neil Taylor were also on target for Chris Coleman’s side against Russia.

# russia - Sunday 19 June, 2016

At least 13 children drown in Russia lake tragedy

The group were taking part in a summer camp close to the lake.

From The42 Bale: Burger and chips helped me get over England last-gasp defeat Cheat Meal

Bale: Burger and chips helped me get over England last-gasp defeat

The 26-year-old has revealed junk food provided the perfect cure for his woes following Wales’ heartbreaking defeat.

This is the world's 'biggest and most powerful' icebreaker

It can cut through ice of up to 2.8 metres thick

# russia - Friday 17 June, 2016

From The42 IAAF uphold ban on Russian athletes ahead of Olympic Games Doping

IAAF uphold ban on Russian athletes ahead of Olympic Games

A task force found that they did not meet the criteria needed to lift the ban and no vote was taken in Vienna today.

# russia - Thursday 16 June, 2016

"Absolutely unacceptable": Moscow slams arrest of Russia fans in France

Russia has summoned the French ambassador to protest over the arrests.

# russia - Tuesday 14 June, 2016

Shocking GoPro footage of Russian hooligans attacking English fans

It was announced earlier today that the team was being hit with a suspended disqualification.

Euro 2016: Russia handed suspended ban over fan violence, fined €150,000

It means the side are allowed remain in the competition but face being kicked out if there’s more trouble.

# russia - Monday 13 June, 2016

From The42 Russian MP tells hooligans to 'keep it up' Trouble

Russian MP tells hooligans to 'keep it up'

The senior Russian football official and politician says 90 per cent of fans go to a game looking to fight, insisting that it is “normal”

'Well trained' Russian hooligans behind fighting with English fans

10 people – six Britons, three French and an Austrian – face an immediate trial.

'The English fans use chairs and bottles, the Russian style is only fists'

A Russian hooligan speaks out after violent scenes in France.

# russia - Sunday 12 June, 2016

From The42 UEFA to implement 'corrective measures' after Marseille blunders Trouble

UEFA to implement 'corrective measures' after Marseille blunders

UEFA will work with local authorities to try to ensure there is no repeat of the violence that followed England’s 1-1 draw with Russia.

From The42 Slutsky refuses to condemn rioting Russia fans Trouble

Slutsky refuses to condemn rioting Russia fans

The 45-year-old was keen to talk about on-field matters only following his side’s 1-1 draw with England.

# russia - Saturday 11 June, 2016

From The42 As it happened: England v Russia, Euro 2016 Liveblog

As it happened: England v Russia, Euro 2016

England took on Russia in their opening Group B encounter.

# russia - Tuesday 24 May, 2016

From The42 14 Russian athletes fail Beijing re-tests Controversy

14 Russian athletes fail Beijing re-tests

It was announced by the International Olympic Committee last week 31 athletes from six sports could be banned from competing in Rio.

# russia - Wednesday 18 May, 2016

Former Nato general warns that the west is risking a nuclear war with Russia

Western relations with Russia have been strained since the country annexed Crimea in March 2014

# russia - Sunday 15 May, 2016

These colourised photos bring pre-communist era Russia to life

The photos are the work of Sergei Mikhailovich Prokudin-Gorskii, who systematically documented the Russian Empire between 1905 and 1915.

Ukraine snatches Eurovision crown from Australia

The winning song, 1944, is about the deportations of Crimean Tatars during World War II.

# russia - Friday 13 May, 2016

Russia accused of cyber attack that knocked French TV station off air

Germany’s domestic secret service contends that Russia was behind a series of attacks.

# russia - Thursday 28 April, 2016

10-year-girl flies across Russia with no ID or ticket

It sounds a bit like a scene from Home Alone.

# russia - Wednesday 13 April, 2016

America is angry that Russian jets keep flying close to their ships

“These actions have the potential to unnecessarily escalate tensions between countries and could result in a miscalculation.”

# russia - Monday 11 April, 2016

Suicide bombers blow themselves up outside police station

The identity of the bombers who attacked the station was not immediately clear.

# russia - Monday 28 March, 2016

From The42 Snipers to be deployed to boost security at France v Russia Precaution

Snipers to be deployed to boost security at France v Russia

Extra security measures will be taken for the French team’s first game back at Stade de France since November’s terrorist attacks.

# russia - Saturday 19 March, 2016

62 dead as airliner crashes and bursts into flames in poor weather

The accident happened early this morning.

# russia - Thursday 17 March, 2016

The Kremlin is NOT happy with Donald Trump’s latest ad Putin The Boot In This post contains videos

The Kremlin is NOT happy with Donald Trump’s latest ad

It calls Vladimir Putin and Islamic State America’s “toughest opponents”.

German agent spied for the CIA and Russia because he wanted to do ‘something exciting’

We don’t think it’s meant to work like that.

From The42 Russian four-time world champion swimmer facing lifetime ban for meldonium use Pulling A Stroke

Russian four-time world champion swimmer facing lifetime ban for meldonium use

Yuliya Efimova was also a medallist at the 2012 Olympics.

# russia - Tuesday 15 March, 2016

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

Russia gets ready to pull its planes from Syria

The Russian airbase in the country is preparing after an order from Putin.

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