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#Russia

# russia - Sunday 29 March, 2015

Russia’s heavy drinkers turn to cleaning products over money woes

One doctor says he has noticed a “wave” of complications.

# russia - Wednesday 25 March, 2015

Passenger flight makes emergency landing after ‘engine shuts down’

It reportedly had 78 passengers on board.

# russia - Tuesday 24 March, 2015

Simon Coveney is NOT happy about Russian war planes flying close to Ireland

The Minister for Defence was speaking in the Dáil today.

# russia - Tuesday 17 March, 2015

# russia - Monday 16 March, 2015

Calm down, Putin isn’t dead

He appeared at a press conference with the leader of Kyrgyzstan earlier today.

# russia - Friday 13 March, 2015

Rumours swirl of Vladimir Putin baby with ex-Russian gymnast

A spokesperson has denied the rumours.

# russia - Thursday 12 March, 2015

Kremlin: Putin’s not ill, he could break your hand if he wanted to

The Russian president hasn’t been seen in public in a while.

# russia - Wednesday 11 March, 2015

Boris Nemtsov murder suspect: Police tortured me into confessing

The man claims he was beaten and subjected to electrical shocks.

From The Daily Edge This man returned home after 2 years and got the best welcome ever from his dog Welcome Home

This man returned home after 2 years and got the best welcome ever from his dog

If you’ve ever seen a happier dog, we don’t want to hear about it.

# russia - Monday 9 March, 2015

Putin: ‘We had heavy machine guns ready so we wouldn’t waste time talking’

Russian president Vladimir Putin has revealed details of the secret meeting he held on taking Crimea.

# russia - Saturday 7 March, 2015

Two arrested over Boris Nemtsov killing

The politician was a high-profile government critic under Putin’s rule.

# russia - Thursday 5 March, 2015

PHOTOS: 32 killed in east Ukraine mine blast Donetsk This post contains images

PHOTOS: 32 killed in east Ukraine mine blast

At least 17 have been killed with 16 more missing.

# russia - Wednesday 4 March, 2015

Australia has killed nearly 700 koalas – but Russia hopes the ‘Putin koala’ was spared

The cull was because the animals were in poor health, the local government said.

# russia - Tuesday 3 March, 2015

Thousands line the streets of Moscow to pay last respects to slain Putin critic

Polish and Latvian officials were ‘barred’ from the funeral of assassinated Boris Nemtsov.

# russia - Sunday 1 March, 2015

Here’s What Happened Today: Sunday

A tragedy in Cork, snow across the country and a big win for Ireland had everyone talking today.

‘He died for Russia’s future’: Tens of thousands march to honour Boris Nemtsov

A sea of supporters, many waving Russian flags and banners marched through Moscow and onto the bridge where he was shot dead.

# russia - Saturday 28 February, 2015

Putin vows to punish killers of Kremlin critic, as opposition condemns “political murder”

Boris Nemtsov was a fierce opponent of Vladamir Putin and was set to lead an opposition rally. He was shot in the back on a bridge near the Kremlin

The 9 at 9: Saturday

It’s the weekend, and here are the morning’s top stories.

# russia - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

From The Daily Edge Here’s how you use a car’s bass system to get snow off the roof Let The Beat Drop

# russia - Sunday 22 February, 2015

The 9 at 9: Sunday

It’s Sunday, and here are the top stories.

# russia - Friday 20 February, 2015

Vladimir Putin says Russia’s army can’t be stopped

The comments come as the fragile ceasefire in Ukraine looks to be crumbling.

# russia - Thursday 19 February, 2015

Russian aircraft enters Irish-controlled airspace AGAIN

The government said incidents like this are “concerning”.

‘This could become a mass grave,’ I thought as we waited there together

As we waited to be evacuated, a shell hit and a woman lost her leg. By the time the ambulance arrived five hours later, she had bled to death.

# russia - Wednesday 18 February, 2015

Tough stray cat miraculously survives kitchen knife in its skull

The knife was removed and the cat is expected to make a full recovery.

# russia - Thursday 12 February, 2015

# russia - Wednesday 11 February, 2015

Are we heading towards the worst East-West crisis since the Cold War?

Leaders from Ukraine Russia, France and Germany are holding last-ditch peace talks today to prevent a further escalation of the conflict.

# russia - Sunday 8 February, 2015

# russia - Saturday 7 February, 2015

‘If these talks fail, we know what will happen – war’

Talks are under way to find a solution to the fighting in Ukraine.

# russia - Friday 30 January, 2015

Russian bomber airplanes flew past the west coast of Ireland

The planes did not enter Irish airspace but were in an area the Irish Aviation Authority has control over.

# russia - Tuesday 27 January, 2015

Russian ex-spy may have been poisoned TWICE

The man was allegedly poisoned by a cup of tea laced with polonium-210 in 2006 and publicly accused Vladamir Putin of ordering his killing before he died three weeks later.

From Business ETC Russia blames a US conspiracy as its debt is rated as junk Putin The Boot In

Russia blames a US conspiracy as its debt is rated as junk

Things are really not going well for the country’s economy.

# russia - Sunday 25 January, 2015

Watch: Dashboard cam captures moment of deadly rocket attack in Ukraine Rebel Advance This post contains videos

Watch: Dashboard cam captures moment of deadly rocket attack in Ukraine

The attack is blamed on pro-Russian rebels and killed 30 people.

# russia - Saturday 24 January, 2015

Pro-Russian rebels launch rocket attack on Ukrainian market, killing 30 and injuring dozens more

The assault on the port of Mariupol follows a rejection of peace talks.

We thought we had it bad… these lads only got ONE hour of sun last month

# russia - Friday 23 January, 2015

Woman who set up site for Russian LGBT teens is fined for “gay propaganda”

Yelena Klimova (26) said she will appeal the verdict.

From Business ETC McDonald’s has seen annual profits fall by 15% in the last year Not Lovin' It

McDonald’s has seen annual profits fall by 15% in the last year

The restaurant has today released its figures for the 2014 period.

# russia - Monday 19 January, 2015

Bloody fight rages on as rebels claim they now control Donetsk airport

The UN estimates that more than 4,700 people have been killed in eastern Ukraine since April.

# russia - Friday 16 January, 2015

From The Daily Edge Cat rescues baby abandoned in street by cuddling it to keep it warm Soft Kitty

Cat rescues baby abandoned in street by cuddling it to keep it warm

It also meowed loudly until someone came to help. Cats = heroes.

Newspaper allowed to call Joseph Stalin a “bloodthirsty cannibal”

The application was rejected as “manifestly ill-founded” and the case declared inadmissible.

# russia - Monday 12 January, 2015

Ukraine’s former president is now on Interpol’s most wanted list

The former president is believed to be living in Russia.

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