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#Russia

# russia - Monday 17 August, 2015

Police investigate online community encouraging ‘selfies with the dead’

Cash rewards were offered for some.

# russia - Sunday 16 August, 2015

How a group of hackers and traders made $100 million – using press releases

The story of “one of the most intricate and sophisticated trading rings” in history.

# russia - Friday 7 August, 2015

Woman (68) suspected of murdering friend, lodger, and 10 others

Tamara Samsonova was arrested on suspicion of poisoning a friend – and her diary details 10 other killings.

# russia - Wednesday 5 August, 2015

From Business ETC Russia’s making a new grab for a vast swathe of energy-rich Arctic Oil And Gas

Russia’s making a new grab for a vast swathe of energy-rich Arctic

The claim would potentially give Russia access to an estimated 4.9 BILLION tonnes of hydrocarbons.

# russia - Tuesday 4 August, 2015

From The42 Olive Loughnane hits out at IAAF, backs Irish athletes Reaction

Olive Loughnane hits out at IAAF, backs Irish athletes

“You’re talking about athletes being allowed to compete while they were banned.”

# russia - Wednesday 29 July, 2015

Elderly woman blows kisses to media as she is arrested on suspicion of murdering two men

Police found a sack containing the body without a head or limbs next to a pond.

Ukraine has blacklisted French actor Gerard Depardieu

The 66-year-old actor has described Russia as a “great democracy”.

# russia - Saturday 25 July, 2015

Here’s everything you need to know about today’s 2018 World Cup qualifying draw

Ireland are one of 141 countries awaiting their fate.

# russia - Friday 24 July, 2015

A Hozier video made for €1,500 in a Cork house got nominated for an MTV award

Its co-director Brendan Canty of Feel Good Lost told us how it all came together.

# russia - Saturday 18 July, 2015

These are the biggest threats facing the world right now

It ranges from Isis to climate change.

# russia - Sunday 12 July, 2015

18 rare colour photographs of the Russian Empire from over 100 years ago

A rare glimpse into life a century ago.

Trump’s latest comments about illegal immigrants made a fight break out

The wannabe presidential candidate also thinks he and Putin could be best buds.

Russian ‘anti-gay fever’ flag shares its inspiration with Irish No campaign

A Mammy, Daddy and their kids have been causing an awful stir this week.

# russia - Saturday 11 July, 2015

WATCH: Serbian PM stoned while attending commemoration for victims of massacre

More than 1,000 of the bodies of those killed are yet to be recovered.

# russia - Friday 10 July, 2015

# russia - Thursday 9 July, 2015

Vladimir Putin is nervous about starting yoga

“I’ll see what I am able to do based on my physical aptitude.” No more than yourself.

# russia - Friday 12 June, 2015

From The42 Bale v Hazard, a huge game for Northern Ireland and this weekend’s crucial qualifiers Euro 2016

Bale v Hazard, a huge game for Northern Ireland and this weekend’s crucial qualifiers

A win for Michael O’Neill’s men at home to Romania will set them on course for their first European Championships.

# russia - Sunday 7 June, 2015

‘We need to stand up to Russia’ – Barack Obama is talking tough at the G7 summit

The US president says sanctions against Vladimir Putin won’t change until a ceasefire is complied with in Ukraine.

# russia - Thursday 4 June, 2015

3 Midweek Longreads: The man who was kidnapped and caged in a zoo

Longreads to savour or save.

# russia - Monday 1 June, 2015

Where in the world is it hardest to be gay? (And what can Ireland do to help?)

We have an awful lot of work to do…

# russia - Saturday 23 May, 2015

Woman accidentally shoots herself in the head while taking a selfie

The 21-year-old Russian woman was posing with a 9mm handgun left behind by a security guard at her Moscow office.

# russia - Thursday 14 May, 2015

Swedes have a novel way of deterring Russian submarines – calling them gay

A sonar device sends out the message “This Way if You Are Gay”.

# russia - Saturday 9 May, 2015

The Red Army made a comeback today to celebrate defeating the Nazis Mother Russia This post contains images

The Red Army made a comeback today to celebrate defeating the Nazis

The Russian capital saw a massive WW2 parade despite a western boycott.

# russia - Friday 8 May, 2015

The out-of-control Russian spacecraft disintegrated before it reached Earth

It entered the atmosphere over part of the Pacific Ocean.

# russia - Tuesday 28 April, 2015

Finland’s navy fired warning shots at something (but doesn’t know what it was)

Finland’s navy fired warning shots at something (but doesn’t know what it was)

Was it a bird? Was it a plane? Probably not, seeing as it was underwater.

# russia - Wednesday 22 April, 2015

From The42 Who WOULDN’T want to watch an MMA bout between two medieval knights? Fight Knight

# russia - Friday 17 April, 2015

Russia bans Tom Hardy movie as it casts the country as ‘a sort of Mordor’

The Russian culture minister said ‘Child 44′ painted the population as “sub-human”.

# russia - Thursday 9 April, 2015

Look up – a bunch of astronauts are about to float over Ireland

The International Space Station will be visable in our skies for the next five nights.

Greece says its debt crisis is a ‘common European problem’

The country made its latest loan repayment today – but more trouble lies ahead.

From The Daily Edge Just a dog, taking its human for a nice walk Walkies

Just a dog, taking its human for a nice walk

You read that right.

# russia - Wednesday 8 April, 2015

Cash-strapped Greece is cosying up to Russia now

The Greek prime minister has already said he doesn’t support sanctions against Russia.

# russia - Tuesday 7 April, 2015

A nuclear submarine is on fire in Russia, but ‘there’s nothing to worry about’

It is believed the vessel wasn’t carrying nuclear fuel.

# russia - Thursday 2 April, 2015

A Russian trawler has sunk leaving at least 54 people dead

The fishing vessel sank off the coast of the Kamchatka peninsula in Russia’s far east.

# 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

These brave souls will represent Ireland at the international ice swimming championships

Because our own water isn’t cold enough…

# 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.

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