# russia - Today’s News
# russia - Monday 2 June, 2014
Tizen is Samsung’s homegrown operating system which will make its debut on the Samsung Z in Russia later this year.
Estonia with a population of just 1.2 million, has 191 per million drug deaths per population.
# russia - Wednesday 28 May, 2014
Putin has rejected the legitimacy of the interim team that rose to power in February and not been reported to have spoken to any Ukrainian official since the Kiev uprising.
# russia - Tuesday 27 May, 2014
The EU has applied visa bans and asset freezes to a series of high-profile Russian and Ukrainian figures.
“The airport is under our full control. The enemy suffered heavy losses. We have none,” Interior Minister Arsen Avakov said.
# russia - Monday 26 May, 2014
In early returns it’s suggested candy tycoon Petro Poroshenko will be elected president of Ukraine.
# russia - Sunday 25 May, 2014
While turnout has been strong in Kiev, poll stations have remained closed in many eastern cities.
# russia - Saturday 24 May, 2014
Charles reportedly made the comment to a Polish woman, who had fled the Nazis as a child.
# russia - Thursday 22 May, 2014
A toll puts the number of dead in violence in the east of the country at 140.
It’s the the deadliest day for the military in weeks of fighting between Russian separatists and Ukrainian security forces in the east of the country.
The heir to the British throne apparently made the remark during a trip to a museum in Canada.
# russia - Monday 12 May, 2014
Russia has told its neighbour “pay the debts and we can agree something”.
The Foreign Affairs Council are meeting today where the Ukraine crisis is the main topic on the agenda.
# russia - Sunday 11 May, 2014
Andre Villas Boas looked on as the game was marred in St Petersburg today.
# russia - Saturday 10 May, 2014
New exhibition in Russia shows how the two former leaders used the cult of personality to their advantage.
# russia - Thursday 8 May, 2014
Tinfoil-clad dancers, cowbell interludes and a singing turkey. Only the Eurovision.
Sanctions are preventing Russian service suppliers from exercising their trading rights fairly, a trade delegation has said.
# russia - Wednesday 7 May, 2014
40,000 Kremlin troops are estimated to be on Ukraine’s eastern frontier.
Foreign Minister Sergie Lavrov called a fire at a trade union building in Odessa that killed 42 people as “pure fascism”
# russia - Tuesday 6 May, 2014
All offenders will have to throw money into a massive swear jar. Kind of.
Ukrainian authorities have said the military suffered casualties of its own and a helicopter gunship was shot down.
# russia - Friday 2 May, 2014
Our group uncovered ethnic profiling by police and discrimination against minority groups in Russia. So Putin’s “foreign agent” law was applied to take us down.
Meanwhile in Moscow, over 100,000 turned out to voice their support for Vladimir Putin.
Troops have also been put on full combat alert in response to the estimated 40,000 Russian troops massed on the border.
# russia - Thursday 1 May, 2014
Ukraine currently has 130,000 personnel in its armed forces. With reserves, this could be boosted to around 1,000,000.
# russia - Tuesday 29 April, 2014
Meanwhile, Russia’s defence minister has raised concerns over an “unprecedented” rise in US and Nato activity near his country’s borders.
# russia - Monday 28 April, 2014
The US and European Union are readying sanctions against Russia amid tensions over the kidnapping of international observers.
# russia - Sunday 27 April, 2014
The captured men are in Ukraine as part of an Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe verification team.
# russia - Saturday 26 April, 2014
Russia has vowed to help secure the release of abducted OSCE observers.
The sanctions could be imposed as early as Monday.
# russia - Friday 25 April, 2014
The developments prompted German Chancellor Angela Merkel to call Russian President Vladimir Putin to voice “great concern”.
“If anybody is out there drowning, I would save them. I used to be a pretty good swimmer, I grew up in Hawaii.”
US Secretary of State John Kerry warned refusal to take steps to end the crisis would be costly for Russia.
# russia - Thursday 24 April, 2014
Vladimir Putin has warned of “consequences” to the military action.
The capsule has been extensively restored to remove all trace of the searing burn marks it picked up on re-entry to Earth’s atmosphere.
# russia - Wednesday 23 April, 2014
The price for a palm-sized silver coin is yet to be set.
Pro-Moscow insurgents are also currently holding two journalists.
Adi Roche said that a large amount of “highly unstable” radioactive material was still present at the site of the 1986 disaster.
# russia - Tuesday 22 April, 2014
The Italian also says the quarter-finals are the minimum requirement for his team this Summer in Brazil.
# russia - Monday 21 April, 2014
The Russian meteor is not as bright as last year’s.