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#Russia

# russia - Tuesday 31 October, 2017

Criminal investigation launched after 14-year-old Russian dies following Shanghai Fashion Week

Investigators in the Perm region where Vlada Dzyuba lived are looking in to whether her death was caused by negligence.

126 million Americans may have seen posts linked to Russian operation during US election

Moscow has denied any attempt to manipulate the US election.

# russia - Monday 30 October, 2017

Trump's former campaign manager indicted while aide pleads guilty to lying on Russia links

The charges against Paul Manafort, Rick Gates and George Papadopoulos have been unsealed this afternoon.

# russia - Sunday 29 October, 2017

'A witch hunt for evil politics': Trump irate after US media reports person charged with Russian collusion

The US President got very angry on Twitter about it this morning.

# russia - Thursday 26 October, 2017

From The42 Russia World Cup is safe despite threatening Messi poster by pro-ISIS group, says ambassador Reassurance

Russia World Cup is safe despite threatening Messi poster by pro-ISIS group, says ambassador

The poster of Lionel Messi shows him crying tears of blood.

# russia - Wednesday 25 October, 2017

Twitter will now label political ads, including who bought them and how much they cost

Senators behind the Honest Ads Act referred to it as an issue of national security.

# russia - Monday 23 October, 2017

Russian journalist stabbed in the neck by man who claimed a 'telepathic connection' with her

The assailant attacked Tatyana Felgengauer at the radio station where she worked.

# russia - Thursday 19 October, 2017

'Don't hit fans': Mayor of Russian World Cup host city has a warning for locals

“If you speak English then have a chat.”

# russia - Friday 29 September, 2017

Twitter reveals Russia-backed ads ahead of US election

Twitter said Russia-backed news organisation RT spent €230,000 on the ads in 2016.

# russia - Thursday 28 September, 2017

From The42 Russia issues arrest warrant for whistleblower who exposed state-sponsored doping Wanted

Russia issues arrest warrant for whistleblower who exposed state-sponsored doping

Grigory Rodchenkov fled to the US where he revealed the extent of the drug problem in Russian sports.

# russia - Thursday 7 September, 2017

Russian Court rules that an airline can't enforce body size limits for female flight attendants

The women were awarded lost wages and €73 damages.

Fake Russian Facebook accounts paid money to stir up race and LGBT issues during US election

Hundreds of accounts have been identified by the social network as taking out ads during the election.

# russia - Wednesday 6 September, 2017

From The42 Lionel Messi may not be at next year's World Cup, as Argentina's qualification hopes suffer blow Setback This post contains videos

Lionel Messi may not be at next year's World Cup, as Argentina's qualification hopes suffer blow

Chile, meanwhile, are also facing an uphill fight to qualify.

# russia - Thursday 31 August, 2017

US retaliates against Russia and orders closure of 3 diplomatic offices

The State Department said the decision was made “in the spirit of parity”.

# russia - Friday 25 August, 2017

# russia - Saturday 19 August, 2017

'Most likely not terrorism': Knife attacker injures seven in Russia

Police said they had “liquidated” the attacker.

# russia - Wednesday 9 August, 2017

FBI raids home of Trump's former election campaign manager

Paul Manafort is being investigated as part of a probe into alleged Russian meddling in the US election.

# russia - Sunday 6 August, 2017

New sanctions imposed on North Korea are 'a whole new level'

A ban on exports aims to deprive Pyongyang of about €850 million in annual revenue.

# russia - Saturday 5 August, 2017

US wants UN ban on North Korean exports of coal, iron and seafood

The move could cost Pyongyang about €850 million in annual revenue.

# russia - Friday 4 August, 2017

Trump lashes out over Russia probe after news of grand jury

The process could lead to criminal indictments.

# russia - Thursday 3 August, 2017

Grand jury assembled to investigate Russian interference in US elections

Former FBI director to subpoena documents and gather testimony.

Russia is NOT happy about Donald Trump imposing new sanctions

Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev says the move is a “humiliating” defeat for Trump.

# russia - Tuesday 1 August, 2017

Three dead in shooting at Moscow courthouse during 'Grand Theft Auto' hearing

Russian outlets say a guard and a court official were injured.

# russia - Monday 31 July, 2017

Vladimir Putin says more than 750 US diplomatic staff will have to leave Russia Get Out This post contains videos

Vladimir Putin says more than 750 US diplomatic staff will have to leave Russia

The call is in response to fresh US sanctions against Moscow.

# russia - Saturday 29 July, 2017

Here's the gruelling training aspiring astronauts have to go through at Moscow’s famous Star City

‘You feel like you can’t breath, it feels as if your stomach is glued to your back.’

# russia - Friday 28 July, 2017

Putin slams 'anti-Russia hysteria' after US imposes sanctions

Russia ordered Washington to reduce its diplomatic staff.

# russia - Tuesday 25 July, 2017

From The Daily Edge Donald Trump just blocked Chrissy Teigen on Twitter after 9 years of her calling him out Mean Tweets

Video footage suggests Russia may be arming the Taliban

The footage obtained by CNN shows Taliban fighters brandishing weapons they claim were supplied by Russian government sources.

# russia - Monday 24 July, 2017

Jared Kushner says he has 'nothing to hide' about Russia

“I did not collude, nor know of anyone else in the campaign who colluded, with any foreign government.”

# russia - Saturday 22 July, 2017

Donald Trump went off on a ten-post tweetstorm early this morning

The US President addressed claims he’s looking into pardoning himself and his family.

# russia - Thursday 20 July, 2017

From The42 Eight more Russians granted permission to compete in athletics despite nation's doping ban Exceptions

Eight more Russians granted permission to compete in athletics despite nation's doping ban

49 Russians will now be allowed to compete in track and field under a neutral flag.

Trump says he wouldn't have picked Sessions as Attorney General if he knew he'd recuse on Russia

Three of the pivotal players in the Trump campaign will be questioned by senators next week.

# russia - Wednesday 19 July, 2017

Donald Trump had a second meeting with Vladimir Putin that no-one knew about

It has emerged that the two spoke at a dinner on the final night of the recent G20 summit.

# russia - Sunday 16 July, 2017

Concern for Irish troops in Syria as Russia and US plan safe zone

There are concerns that this new safe zone could be safeguarded by Russian and US troops.

'We don't have any gays': Chechnya's leader strongly denies his country tortured and killed gay men

Ramzan Kadyrov has faced wide international criticism since reports of serious human rights abuses.

# russia - Friday 14 July, 2017

Russian lobbyist in meeting with Donald Trump Jr denies being a spy

The unidentified man, who has dual Russian and US citizenship, is “a former Soviet counter intelligence officer”.

# russia - Thursday 13 July, 2017

Trump says Russia wanted Hillary Clinton to win the Presidential election

The US President will arrive in Paris shortly for a two-day visit.

# russia - Wednesday 12 July, 2017

Trump's pick to lead FBI says there's 'no witch hunt' against the President on Russia

Christopher Wray struck a tone closer to former FBI director James Comey than the President on the Russia investigation.

'In retrospect I probably would have done things a little differently': Trump Jr under fire for meeting Russian lawyer

Trump Jr said yesterday the meeting “really went nowhere” and that he never told his father about it because there was “nothing to tell”.

# russia - Tuesday 11 July, 2017

Trump says Donald Jr is a 'high quality person' and applauds his 'transparency' on Russian meeting

The FBI are currently investigating whether Trump’s administration aided Russia in their attempts to influence the 2016 US election.