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# 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.

# russia - Monday 14 March, 2016

Russia to withdraw its forces from Syria

The withdrawal will begin tomorrow.

# russia - Sunday 13 March, 2016

From The42 World Rugby suspends two Russian players over Meldonium violations Drugs In Sport

World Rugby suspends two Russian players over Meldonium violations

Rugby’s governing body has confirmed the suspensions.

# russia - Saturday 12 March, 2016

Russia wants to buy 5 dolphins for €22,000 and no, they don’t want to disclose why

Meanwhile, Ukraine wants its dolphins back from them, saying the creatures didn’t have a choice in the referendum.

# russia - Friday 11 March, 2016

Former Putin press secretary died of ‘blunt force trauma’ in Washington hotel

Russian state media had said Mikhail Lesin died of a heart attack.

# russia - Tuesday 8 March, 2016

From The42 Sharapova’s failed dope test shines light on Meldonium Explainer

Sharapova’s failed dope test shines light on Meldonium

The drug is manufactured in Latvia and prescribed to treat heart disease.

# russia - Wednesday 2 March, 2016

Nanny accused of beheading a child and walking through the streets says it was “what Allah ordered”

Suspect Gyulchekhra Bobokulova from Muslim-majority Uzbekistan was detained on Monday.

# russia - Monday 29 February, 2016

Woman arrested in Moscow after being found ‘carrying child’s head’

The child’s body was found after a fire in an apartment.

# russia - Monday 22 February, 2016

‘They kill you all’: Ukraine’s Eurovision entry takes aim at Russia Crimean Tatars This post contains videos

‘They kill you all’: Ukraine’s Eurovision entry takes aim at Russia

“When strangers are coming, they come to your house, they kill you all and say ‘We’re not guilty’.”

# russia - Wednesday 17 February, 2016

RAF jets being sent towards Russian bombers ‘heading for UK airspace’

The Ministry of Defence confirmed the news.

# russia - Monday 15 February, 2016

From The42 Disgraced ex-chief of Russia’s anti-doping agency dies suddenly Sudden Death

Disgraced ex-chief of Russia’s anti-doping agency dies suddenly

Nikita Kamayev fell ill while skiing.

# russia - Sunday 14 February, 2016

A city destroyed: What you need to know about Aleppo

Aleppo in Syria is under heavy attack by government forces. What does this mean for the rebels and the civilians inside?

# russia - Saturday 13 February, 2016

Russia has said a ‘new cold war’ could be on the cards

These come in the face of accusations that it has been involved in civilian bombing in Syria.

# russia - Friday 12 February, 2016

After five years and 250,000 dead, a ceasefire has been agreed in Syria

The International Syria Support Group also agreed “to accelerate and expand the delivery of humanitarian aid beginning immediately”.

# russia - Saturday 6 February, 2016

Tens of thousands flee for Turkish border amid Russia-backed onslaught on Aleppo

Turkey last faced such an influx in 2014 when 200,000 refugees fled the Syrian Kurdish town of Kobane over three days.

# russia - Saturday 30 January, 2016

No truth in Russian claims that girl was ‘raped by migrants’ – German officials

The 13-year-old Russian-German girl ignited an international row with her claims.

# russia - Sunday 24 January, 2016

Women and children killed in suspected Russian bombings on Islamic State

The bombings come ahead of talks aimed at finding a peace settlement.

# russia - Thursday 21 January, 2016

Russia says claims Putin ordered poisoning of ex-spy ‘a joke’

A UK probe found that Putin ‘probably approved’ the killing.

# russia - Monday 18 January, 2016

At least 135 dead and 400 abducted in Islamic State ‘massacre’

Syria’s state news agency SANA said at least 300 civilians were killed.

# russia - Thursday 14 January, 2016

From The42 We’ll Leave it There So: Real Madrid transfer ban, Munster players stay put and all today’s sport Thursday

We’ll Leave it There So: Real Madrid transfer ban, Munster players stay put and all today’s sport

Meanwhile, a damning WADA report has put Russian athletics back in the spotlight.

# russia - Tuesday 12 January, 2016

Putin denies trying to scare Angela Merkel with his dog

The German chancellor was not a fan of Konni.

# russia - Wednesday 6 January, 2016

More airline deaths due to deliberate acts than accidental crashes in 2015

There were eight accidental airline crashes last year – accounting for 161 passenger and crew deaths.

# russia - Monday 4 January, 2016

New evidence emerges about passenger plane shot down over Ukraine

Dutch prosecutors have said they will be looking at new information produced by citizen journalists.

# russia - Wednesday 30 December, 2015

From The42 ‘People wake up to the Olympics every 4 years and just focus in on the shiny medals’ Great Expectations

‘People wake up to the Olympics every 4 years and just focus in on the shiny medals’

David Gillick chats to The42 about Ireland’s hopes for Rio 2016.

# russia - Thursday 17 December, 2015

Vladimir Putin basically trolled the world at his epic end-of-year press conference

Donald Trump? “Outstanding man.” Sepp Blatter? “Should be given the Nobel Peace Prize.”

# russia - Sunday 13 December, 2015

Psychiatric patients killed in hospital fire had been given tranquillisers

The epicentre of the fire was in a place where bedridden patients were sleeping – many having been given tranquillisers.

# russia - Friday 11 December, 2015

“Another ridiculous question”: US-Russian tensions flare up in testy press briefing

A reporter for Russian TV was slammed for “ridiculous” questions in the course of a heated briefing.

# russia - Thursday 10 December, 2015

Russian supermarket apologises for product showing Barack Obama as a monkey

A souvenir calendar chopping board featured a photo of the US president, as the youngest in a family of chimpanzees.

From The42 Euro 2016 draw: We rank the teams in Pot 2 Fingers Crossed

Euro 2016 draw: We rank the teams in Pot 2

It’s time to take a closer look at who Ireland could be pitted against in Saturday’s draw.

# russia - Thursday 3 December, 2015

From The Daily Edge This makeup artist is sticking dead fish to her face Serving Fish

# russia - Wednesday 2 December, 2015

Russia has accused Turkey’s Prime Minister of buying oil from Isis

Ties between Turkey and Russia have shattered after Ankara shot down the jet on its border with Syria last Tuesday.

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