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Russia is NOT happy about Donald Trump imposing new sanctions
# COLD WAR 2.0
# COLD WAR 2.0

Russia is NOT happy about Donald Trump imposing new sanctions

Aug 3rd 2017, 7:32 AM 15,672 Views 60 Comments

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

Kremlin-critic Alexei Navalny jailed for 30 days after anti-corruption protests
# From Russia With Love
# From Russia With Love

Kremlin-critic Alexei Navalny jailed for 30 days after anti-corruption protests

Jun 12th 2017, 10:40 PM 14,684 Views 51 Comments

Russian authorities detained the 41-year-old opposition leader and nearly 1,000 of his supporters.

Putin hits the gym, brings along a professional photographer
# Gym Swag
# Gym Swag

Putin hits the gym, brings along a professional photographer

Aug 31st 2015, 5:10 PM 27,268 Views 88 Comments

In Soviet Russia, iron pumps you.

Russia's food sanctions are hurting the animals at Moscow Zoo
# Animal Crackers
# Animal Crackers

Russia's food sanctions are hurting the animals at Moscow Zoo

Aug 8th 2014, 7:18 PM 12,036 Views 47 Comments

The animals have been caught in the crossfire of the tit-for-tat sanctions war.

Police seize 'Putin in women's underwear' painting
# Russia
# Russia

Police seize 'Putin in women's underwear' painting

Aug 28th 2013, 1:41 PM 8,952 Views 30 Comments

The painting portrays Putin and Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev lounging together in lingerie.

UK 'tapped phones and emails' of other countries at G20 summits
# Surveillance
# Surveillance

UK 'tapped phones and emails' of other countries at G20 summits

Jun 17th 2013, 8:01 AM 4,823 Views 29 Comments

The Guardian says diplomats at a finance ministers’ summit in 2009 were tapped – on the day that a British-hosted G8 begins.

Russia's ambitious anti-tobacco plan aims to cut smoker numbers by half
# Smoking
# Smoking

Russia's ambitious anti-tobacco plan aims to cut smoker numbers by half

Jun 1st 2013, 2:22 PM 7,120 Views 17 Comments

Russians still smoke plentifully on public transport and administrative buildings, but all that could change under an ambitious new anti-tobacco plan.

Putin loyalists set to win Russian local elections
# Russia
# Russia

Putin loyalists set to win Russian local elections

Oct 15th 2012, 12:27 PM 2,217 Views 13 Comments

Observers from the independent monitoring organisation Golos recorded more than 1,000 violations nationwide, including voter roll irregularities and multiple voting.

Thousands of Russians gather for anti-Putin protest
# Russia
# Russia

Thousands of Russians gather for anti-Putin protest

Jun 12th 2012, 10:08 AM 652 Views 2 Comments

Meanwhile, several key opposition leaders have been summoned by Russia’s top investigation agency for questioning ahead of the rally.

In photos: Putin inaugurated for third time amid Moscow protests
# Putin
# Putin

In photos: Putin inaugurated for third time amid Moscow protests

May 7th 2012, 2:27 PM 2,096 Views 4 Comments

Vladimir Putin begins new presidential term by formally nominating his predecessor as prime minister – the post Putin just vacated.

In pictures: Obama enjoys himself in South Korea
# Barack Obama
# Barack Obama

In pictures: Obama enjoys himself in South Korea

Mar 26th 2012, 10:49 AM 1,127 Views 1 Comment

It’s not all dull being the leader of the free world, you know…

'The outcome was never in doubt,' says Irish TD who observed Russian vote
# Russia
# Russia

'The outcome was never in doubt,' says Irish TD who observed Russian vote

Mar 5th 2012, 5:07 PM 4,532 Views 39 Comments

Fine Gael TD Eoghan Murphy was part of an international mission that observed the Russian presidential election and said that the campaign coverage had been “biased” in favour of Vladimir Putin.

Watch: Putin in tears as he secures victory in Russian election
# Russia
# Russia

Watch: Putin in tears as he secures victory in Russian election

Mar 5th 2012, 8:45 AM 1,125 Views 22 Comments

Opposition candidates have claimed that the vote was “illegitimate” while one independent observer said there had been ballot-box stuffing.

Watch: Vladimir Putin adverts attempt to woo 'virgin voters'
# Russia
# Russia

Watch: Vladimir Putin adverts attempt to woo 'virgin voters'

Mar 1st 2012, 3:08 PM 2,520 Views 10 Comments

Two viral videos are causing a stir ahead of the Russian presidential election on Sunday.

Russian secret service 'foils plot to assassinate Putin'
# Russia
# Russia

Russian secret service 'foils plot to assassinate Putin'

Feb 27th 2012, 8:35 AM 1,917 Views 8 Comments

Russian state TV reports that two men have been arrested over an apparent plot to kill the PM after next month’s election.

In pictures: Thousands turn out for anti-Putin protest in Moscow
# Russia
# Russia

In pictures: Thousands turn out for anti-Putin protest in Moscow

Feb 4th 2012, 4:23 PM 1,482 Views 10 Comments

Despite temperatures of -20C, tens of thousands have gathered to protest against Putin’s plans to run for the presidency again.

Poll: Should Ireland send a message of sympathy to North Korea?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should Ireland send a message of sympathy to North Korea?

Dec 20th 2011, 11:36 AM 6,029 Views 85 Comments

Ireland has no plans to send its condolences to North Korea on the passing of Kim Jong Il. Should we send formal sympathy?

Kim Jong Il tributes trickle in from other countries
# North Korea
# North Korea

Kim Jong Il tributes trickle in from other countries

Dec 20th 2011, 10:52 AM 2,007 Views 8 Comments

China, Russia and South Korea send messages of condolence, while other countries have merely ‘noted’ the Dear Leader’s passing.

Russia's third-richest man to challenge Putin for presidency
# Russia
# Russia

Russia's third-richest man to challenge Putin for presidency

Dec 12th 2011, 3:19 PM 2,057 Views 9 Comments

Mikhail Prokhorov, the owner of the New Jersey Nets basketball team, says he will contest the election next March.

The Daily Fix: Sunday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Sunday

Dec 11th 2011, 7:50 PM 5,360 Views 4 Comments

In tonight’s Fix: ‘No referendum’ on EU deal; why some people want Ireland to change time zone; and how not to flee from the police…

Medvedev responds to Russia protests with Facebook vow to probe fraud
# Russia
# Russia

Medvedev responds to Russia protests with Facebook vow to probe fraud

Dec 11th 2011, 4:29 PM 1,755 Views 4 Comments

But the prime minister’s status update was met with derision – with hundreds of comments expressing voters’ anger.

Medvedev 'accidentally' retweets obscene pro-government message
# Russia
From The Daily Edge
# Russia

Medvedev 'accidentally' retweets obscene pro-government message

Dec 8th 2011, 10:11 AM 3,178 Views 6 Comments

A tweet from an outgoing parliamentary official, with some rather unparliamentary language, gets retweeted to 740,000 followers.

YouTube videos may show evidence of Russian election fraud
# Russia
# Russia

YouTube videos may show evidence of Russian election fraud

Dec 7th 2011, 10:26 AM 3,072 Views 23 Comments

Disgruntled Russian voters have been sharing videos which purport to show extensive rigging in Sunday’s parliamentary election.

Russia: Protesters alleging election fraud clash with police in Moscow
# Russia
# Russia

Russia: Protesters alleging election fraud clash with police in Moscow

Dec 6th 2011, 9:48 PM 882 Views 7 Comments

At least 250 people were detained by police at a protest in downtown Moscow that included flare-type fireworks thrown at a group of pro-Kremlin youth

Exit poll shows support for Putin's party down in Russia
# Russia
# Russia

Exit poll shows support for Putin's party down in Russia

Dec 4th 2011, 5:37 PM 1,163 Views 5 Comments

The election is seen as a referendum on prime minister Vladimir Putin’s popularity as he bids to regain the presidency.

Putin's United Russia party may lose two-thirds majority
# Russia
# Russia

Putin's United Russia party may lose two-thirds majority

Nov 28th 2011, 9:31 AM 728 Views 3 Comments

Recent opinion polls indicate Vladimir Putin’s party could lose its parliamentary majority – making it unable to impose constitutional changes at will.

Vladimir Putin tells West not to interfere in Russian politics
# Russia
# Russia

Vladimir Putin tells West not to interfere in Russian politics

Nov 27th 2011, 3:06 PM 3,058 Views 37 Comments

Formally announcing his presidency bid, the current PM warned Western leaders not to meddle in Russian polls.

Medvedev: Russia will deploy missiles if US shield goes ahead in Europe
# Cold War 2
# Cold War 2

Medvedev: Russia will deploy missiles if US shield goes ahead in Europe

Nov 23rd 2011, 2:52 PM 1,921 Views 19 Comments

Russian president takes a tough stance over the controversial missile defence shield,

Russia wants to take over the world...the badminton world that is
# Shuttlecock
From The Daily Edge
# Shuttlecock

Russia wants to take over the world...the badminton world that is

Oct 26th 2011, 12:18 PM 606 Views 2 Comments

Watch Vladimir Putin take on Dmitry Medvedev in a game of badminton.

Putin proposes the formation of a 'Eurasian Union'
# Eurasian Union
# Eurasian Union

Putin proposes the formation of a 'Eurasian Union'

Oct 4th 2011, 12:36 PM 623 Views 10 Comments

Russian President Vladimir Putin says the union would be based on a higher level of economic integration between former Soviet states – but insisted it was not some kind of re-formation of the Soviet Union.

'He's more popular': Medvedev defends Putin's latest presidential bid
# Russia
# Russia

'He's more popular': Medvedev defends Putin's latest presidential bid

Sep 30th 2011, 1:32 PM 1,072 Views 0 Comments

Gallery: Putin and Medvedev together at work and at play.

Russia's finance minister quits... after being ordered to
# Russia
# Russia

Russia's finance minister quits... after being ordered to

Sep 26th 2011, 6:08 PM 2,469 Views 11 Comments

Alexei Kudrin was publicly told to resign by president Dmitry Medvedev in a row over the country’s leadership.

Has Vladimir Putin had cosmetic surgery?
# Surgery-ski?
From The Daily Edge
# Surgery-ski?

Has Vladimir Putin had cosmetic surgery?

Sep 26th 2011, 3:57 PM 2,171 Views 13 Comments

The face of the man certain to become president of Russia again is the subject of much speculation.

The Daily Fix: Saturday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Saturday

Sep 24th 2011, 7:59 PM 1,153 Views 2 Comments

Catch up on the day’s biggest news stories, as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed…

Putin to run for Russian presidency in 2012
# Russia
# Russia

Putin to run for Russian presidency in 2012

Sep 24th 2011, 1:25 PM 276 Views 11 Comments

Vladimir Putin is to run for the Russian presidency next year, while current president Dmitry Medvedev is set to take over as prime minister.

Death toll in Syria reaches 2,600 - UN
# Syria
# Syria

Death toll in Syria reaches 2,600 - UN

Sep 12th 2011, 3:11 PM 625 Views 1 Comment

Navi Pillay told the Human Rights Council in Geneva today that at least 2,600 people have been killed in Syria since unrest broke out in mid-March.

Cameron and Putin meet for talks during rare visit
# Diplomacy
# Diplomacy

Cameron and Putin meet for talks during rare visit

Sep 12th 2011, 9:35 AM 150 Views 0 Comments

The British PM is in Moscow for talks aimed at rebuilding relations between the two countries.

North Korea ready to resume anti-nuclear talks ‘without preconditions’
# North Korea
# North Korea

North Korea ready to resume anti-nuclear talks ‘without preconditions’

Aug 24th 2011, 3:57 PM 142 Views 0 Comments

After talks with Russia, North Korea is reportedly willing to start six-day disarmament talks without prior conditions.

Russia finally decides: beer is not actually a food
# Bombshell
From The Daily Edge
# Bombshell

Russia finally decides: beer is not actually a food

Jul 22nd 2011, 10:44 AM 406 Views 5 Comments

Dmitry Medvedev signs a law that classifies beer as an alcoholic drink – ending its status as an unregulated foodstuff.

Gaddafi 'on the run' as Russia sides with G8 criticism
# G8
# G8

Gaddafi 'on the run' as Russia sides with G8 criticism

May 28th 2011, 12:26 PM 208 Views 0 Comments

As Russia – Libya’s last major ally – calls for Gaddafi to go, a UK official says Muammar Gaddafi has gone “on the run”.

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