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# russia - Yesterday’s News

FactCheck: Was Enda Kenny right about Charlie Flanagan and the Russian ambassador?

The Taoiseach was accused of misleading the Dáil last week. But was what he said true?

# russia - Sunday 23 October, 2016

'It will not be tolerated': Syrian army blamed for third chemical weapons attack on own people

Investigators say the substance may have been chlorine gas, based on the symptoms the victims displayed.

# russia - Saturday 22 October, 2016

Actress Carey Mulligan joins London protest seeking end to Aleppo bombing

Mulligan said the British government must “take a really strong stance and come up with robust measures to deal with this.”

# russia - Friday 21 October, 2016

Russia is sailing a fleet of warships through the English Channel

Britain has deployed the Royal Navy to monitor the aircraft carrier group, which is reportedly en route to Syria.

# russia - Thursday 20 October, 2016

As new grope-accuser comes forward, Trump says he will only accept the election result "if I win"

The billionaire mogul says he will accept a “clear election result” next month, but he will reserve the right to challenge the outcome if he feels it is “questionable”.

# russia - Tuesday 18 October, 2016

From The42 Another scandal for Russian sport as IOC strips weightlifter of London silver Positive Test

Another scandal for Russian sport as IOC strips weightlifter of London silver

Apti Aukhadov finished second in the men’s 85kg event four years ago.

Russia has stopped bombing Aleppo - but for how long?

Russian and Syrian air forces have stopped bombing Aleppo as of 7am this morning, Russia’s defence minister said.

# russia - Thursday 13 October, 2016

Putin says allegations that Russia is committing war crimes are "political rhetoric"

“I am deeply convinced that it is our Western partners, first and foremost of course the United States, who are responsible for the situation.”

# russia - Wednesday 12 October, 2016

Moscow calls Boris Johnson's Syria comments 'Russophobic'

Relations between countries on both sides of the Syrian war are becoming more and more strained.

# russia - Monday 10 October, 2016

Mikhail Gorbachev warns of 'dangerous' consequences of tensions between US and Russia

The ongoing civil war in Syria has seen relations between the countries sour further.

# russia - Friday 7 October, 2016

US accuses Russia of hacking political sites

Pressure has been mounting on the Obama administration to call out Russia for the hacking of US political sites and email accounts.

# russia - Tuesday 4 October, 2016

"Everybody's patience with Russia has run out" - America abandons Syrian talks

The Russian response was just as stark.

# russia - Monday 3 October, 2016

Reports that "prominent" Al-Qaeda leader killed in US airstrike

The announcement came as the US and Russia called off ceasefire talks.

# russia - Friday 30 September, 2016

Warnings of humanitarian catastrophe as bombing turns city into a "giant kill box"

The city of Aleppo has been the centre of a fierce campaign of bombing by regime forces.

Fears for Rudolph as 250,000 reindeer to be culled before Christmas over anthrax fears

A state of emergency was imposed in July over the anthrax outbreak, which has claimed the life of a 12-year-old boy.

# russia - Wednesday 28 September, 2016

Body of Irish woman (83) found in sea off Santa Ponsa

The woman’s body was found by Russian holidaymakers this morning.

Prosecutors: Russian-armed rebels shot down flight MH17, killing all 298 people on board

International investigation finds a Buk missile delivered from Kursk hit MH17 flight from territory controlled by Russian separatists

# russia - Tuesday 27 September, 2016

UN agency says 681 people died in Ireland from air pollution in one year

The UK had 16,355 deaths from air pollution in the same year, according to a WHO report released today.

# russia - Friday 23 September, 2016

Data Protection Commissioner seeking answers after massive Yahoo privacy breach

Yahoo said names, email addresses, birth dates, and scrambled passwords were stolen.

Three-year-old 'Mowgli' found after surviving three days in a Siberian forest

Tserin was wearing shoes – but no coat – when he wandered into the taiga, the snow forest which covers much of Russia and circles the globe.

# russia - Tuesday 20 September, 2016

UN suspends all humanitarian aid convoys in Syria after deadly airstrike

The week-long ceasefire in the war-ravaged country has collapsed.

# russia - Monday 19 September, 2016

UN aid convoy delivering food destroyed by airstrikes in Syria

A week-long ceasefire came to an end today with “non-stop” bombardment in some areas.

# russia - Sunday 18 September, 2016

Putin's party dominates elections with 45% of the vote

The election follows a tumultuous few years that have seen Russia seize the Crimea peninsula from Ukraine and start a military operation in Syria.

US-led coalition expresses regret after it may have killed dozens of Syrian soldiers in airstrikes

“If we determine that we did indeed strike Syrian military personnel, that was not our intention.”

# russia - Saturday 17 September, 2016

Putin appears to offer strongest support yet for Trump... without actually naming him

Putin has so far refused to publicly endorse either candidate. .

# russia - Wednesday 14 September, 2016

Russian scientists trapped in weather station for two weeks by polar bears

The area around their facility was surrounded by ten adult bears, and several cubs.

# russia - Tuesday 13 September, 2016

'The last chance to save Syria' - the ceasefire has held overnight

US Secretary of State John Kerry says it’s far too early to draw conclusions, but that the plan has a chance to work.

# russia - Monday 12 September, 2016

'Civilians have no hope anymore': Unclear if rebels will agree to ceasefire in Syria

Rebels battling the Syrian regime and the political opposition are still weighing whether to abide by the agreement.

# russia - Saturday 10 September, 2016

Syrian leader Bashar Al-Assad has agreed to a US-Russia ceasefire deal

The two powers could launch joint airstrikes against Islamist jihadists if the deal holds.

# russia - Thursday 1 September, 2016

These teenage students from Eton secured a personal audience with Vladimir Putin

The Russian President has kept Queen Elizabeth II and the Pope waiting, but recently found time to meet a group of privileged students from Britain’s elite school in possibly his weirdest photo-op.

# russia - Wednesday 31 August, 2016

Russia takes credit for killing "principal architect" of terrorist attacks against the West

Islamic State said that one of its main figures has been killed by a US airstrike.

# russia - Sunday 28 August, 2016

Ordinary Russians have all had their hot water shut off in an annual 'ritual shutdown'

From Vladivostok on the Pacific coast to Russia’s European exclave Kaliningrad, millions of residents are forced each year to shiver through icy showers.

# russia - Monday 22 August, 2016

China state media casts doubt on video of Syrian boy Omran Daqneesh

Beijing supports the Syrian government led by Bashar al-Assad.

# russia - Thursday 18 August, 2016

From The42 Michael Conlan suggests Ireland are being punished for former judge's Guardian revelations Claim

Michael Conlan suggests Ireland are being punished for former judge's Guardian revelations

The Belfast native admitted to being nervous about dubious judging ahead of his fights.

Haunting footage shows stunned face of injured Syrian boy after airstrike Aleppo This post contains videos

Haunting footage shows stunned face of injured Syrian boy after airstrike

The boy was later discharged from hospital but five children are reported to have been killed overnight.

# russia - Wednesday 17 August, 2016

Special forces raids: Russia says four militants killed at apartment building

TV footage showed heavily-armed men in balaclavas cordoning off a multi-storey apartment block.

From The42 'Some sports impossible without doping' Claim

'Some sports impossible without doping'

Ex-Arsenal midfielder Andrei Arshavin has given his thoughts on Russian-related controversies at the Olympic Games.

# russia - Tuesday 16 August, 2016

From The42 'AIBA a f*****g disgrace to sport!' Paddy Barnes and others react to Michael Conlan's Olympics loss Reaction

'AIBA a f*****g disgrace to sport!' Paddy Barnes and others react to Michael Conlan's Olympics loss

“I thought Katie’s was really bad yesterday, but this takes the biscuit.”

# russia - Monday 15 August, 2016

Trump adviser denies receiving illegal cash payments from Ukraine

Paul Manafort previously worked as a consultant for former president Viktor Yanukovych’s party.

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