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# putin - Sunday 9 July, 2017

'Not the dumbest idea, but close' - Trump plan for US-Russia cyber unit mocked
# Cyber Pals
# Cyber Pals

'Not the dumbest idea, but close' - Trump plan for US-Russia cyber unit mocked

Jul 9th 2017, 5:20 PM 26,169 Views 82 Comments

“Partnering with Putin on a ‘Cyber Security Unit’ is akin to partnering with Assad on a Chemical Weapons Unit.”

# putin - Friday 7 July, 2017

Trump 'raised concerns of American people' with Putin at start of G20 talks today
# Election Meddling
# Election Meddling

Trump 'raised concerns of American people' with Putin at start of G20 talks today

Jul 7th 2017, 8:01 PM 28,423 Views 110 Comments

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said that neither of the pair wanted to stop talking once they’d started.

# putin - Monday 12 June, 2017

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 14,630 Views 51 Comments

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

# putin - Friday 2 June, 2017

Vladimir Putin sits down with Megyn Kelly and compares Russia hacking claims to anti-Semitism
# I WASN'T LISTENING
# I WASN'T LISTENING

Vladimir Putin sits down with Megyn Kelly and compares Russia hacking claims to anti-Semitism

Jun 2nd 2017, 5:30 PM 13,773 Views 47 Comments

The Russian president denied meddling in the US election.

# putin - Saturday 27 May, 2017

Trump's son-in-law 'sought secret line to Moscow'
# Are You There Vlad?
# Are You There Vlad?

Trump's son-in-law 'sought secret line to Moscow'

May 27th 2017, 9:15 AM 15,960 Views 34 Comments

This is the latest in a deluge of allegations on the White House’s Russian links.

# putin - Sunday 14 May, 2017

Lost in translation: Russian TV cuts unflattering Putin mention from hit US show
# Don't Mention The War
# Don't Mention The War

Lost in translation: Russian TV cuts unflattering Putin mention from hit US show

May 14th 2017, 3:19 PM 19,559 Views 13 Comments

The Russian TV station changed the script so as to not insult Putin.

# putin - Friday 5 May, 2017

Putin backs probe into violence against gay men in Chechnya after Merkel pressure
# Do It Now Vlad
# Do It Now Vlad

Putin backs probe into violence against gay men in Chechnya after Merkel pressure

May 5th 2017, 10:19 PM 11,544 Views 60 Comments

The German Chancellor confronted her Russian counterpart on the issue earlier this week.

# putin - Thursday 27 April, 2017

Russian spy ship sinks off Turkey after collision with livestock vessel
# Sensitive Information
# Sensitive Information

Russian spy ship sinks off Turkey after collision with livestock vessel

Apr 27th 2017, 5:28 PM 19,755 Views 37 Comments

All 78 crew members were rescued by Turkish coastguards.

# putin - Friday 14 April, 2017

Explainer: What we know about the killing of gay men in Chechnya
# Abuse
# Abuse

Explainer: What we know about the killing of gay men in Chechnya

Apr 14th 2017, 7:34 PM 13,948 Views 46 Comments

As reports continue to emerge, Russia has said it does not have any confirmed information about violence against gay men in the region.

# putin - Friday 7 April, 2017

'Aggression against a sovereign state': Putin responds to Trump's Syria strikes
# Overnight Attacks
# Overnight Attacks

'Aggression against a sovereign state': Putin responds to Trump's Syria strikes

Apr 7th 2017, 7:17 AM 36,284 Views 66 Comments

In the US, senior Democrats and Republicans have expressed support for the action.

# putin - Friday 31 March, 2017

Trump's former adviser will testify in Russia probe 'if he gets immunity'
# White House
# White House

Trump's former adviser will testify in Russia probe 'if he gets immunity'

Mar 31st 2017, 7:30 AM 14,714 Views 81 Comments

“General Flynn certainly has a story to tell, and he very much wants to tell it, should the circumstances permit.”

# putin - Thursday 30 March, 2017

Vladimir Putin does not believe in man-made climate change
# Denial
# Denial

Vladimir Putin does not believe in man-made climate change

Mar 30th 2017, 5:50 PM 13,037 Views 57 Comments

He says it has been around since the 1930s and is potentially a good thing.

# putin - Sunday 5 March, 2017

'Witch hunt': How Russian media is covering the latest Trump controversy
# Jeff Sessions
# Jeff Sessions

'Witch hunt': How Russian media is covering the latest Trump controversy

Mar 5th 2017, 7:10 AM 16,103 Views 50 Comments

The US Attorney General has come under fire after it emerged he met the Russian ambassador to the US during Trump’s election campaign.

# putin - Saturday 18 February, 2017

Pence vows 'unwavering' support for Nato as he receives praise from Bono at European meeting
# I Will Follow
# I Will Follow

Pence vows 'unwavering' support for Nato as he receives praise from Bono at European meeting

Feb 18th 2017, 6:02 PM 18,098 Views 72 Comments

“The United States will continue to hold Russia accountable,” the Vice President said.

# putin - Tuesday 7 February, 2017

Trump insists he doesn't know Putin - or have any deals in Russia
# Haters Going Crazy
# Haters Going Crazy

Trump insists he doesn't know Putin - or have any deals in Russia

Feb 7th 2017, 5:30 PM 11,995 Views 46 Comments

The President of the United States made the comments on Twitter – where else? – today.

# putin - Monday 6 February, 2017

Kremlin demands apology from Fox News for describing Putin as 'a killer'
# Miffed
# Miffed

Kremlin demands apology from Fox News for describing Putin as 'a killer'

Feb 6th 2017, 4:46 PM 12,253 Views 69 Comments

Fox host Bill O’Reilly made the assertion during an interview with President Donald Trump last night.

# putin - Sunday 5 February, 2017

Trump draws criticism as he repeats respect for 'killer' Putin
# Interview
# Interview

Trump draws criticism as he repeats respect for 'killer' Putin

Feb 5th 2017, 6:24 PM 26,357 Views 125 Comments

Trump was speaking in an excerpt of a Super Bowl interview with Fox News’s Bill O’Reilly.

# putin - Saturday 21 January, 2017

'It's only a matter of time before Putin makes a fool of Trump'
# From Russia With Love
# From Russia With Love

'It's only a matter of time before Putin makes a fool of Trump'

Jan 21st 2017, 7:40 AM 30,783 Views 30 Comments

The former chair of Republicans Abroad Ireland tells us why he thinks Russia probably has compromising material on the new US President, but it might not matter.

# putin - Saturday 14 January, 2017

'Vladimir Putin, such a vastly overrated leader': 'We are one tweet away from bad relations'
# Us-russia Relations
# Us-russia Relations

'Vladimir Putin, such a vastly overrated leader': 'We are one tweet away from bad relations'

Jan 14th 2017, 8:15 PM 614 Views 101 Comments

It’s easy to see why Russia has been pro-Trump but that could quickly turn sour, writes Neil Robinson.

US Senate planning probe into Russian spying, Trump planning to end Russian sanctions
# Russia Today
# Russia Today

US Senate planning probe into Russian spying, Trump planning to end Russian sanctions

Jan 14th 2017, 9:43 AM 10,932 Views 77 Comments

Meanwhile, the President-Elect says he may scrap sanctions of Russia recently put in place by President Obama.

# putin - Wednesday 11 January, 2017

Ex-British MI6 spy behind 'dirty dossier' that Donald Trump has branded as 'fake news'
# Classified
# Classified

Ex-British MI6 spy behind 'dirty dossier' that Donald Trump has branded as 'fake news'

Jan 11th 2017, 11:17 PM 27,816 Views 157 Comments

Trump has hit out at intelligence agencies for allowing the report to leak.

# putin - Friday 6 January, 2017

US intelligence says Putin ordered hacking campaign to help Trump win
# From Russia With Love
# From Russia With Love

US intelligence says Putin ordered hacking campaign to help Trump win

Jan 6th 2017, 10:06 PM 18,309 Views 233 Comments

A new report says the Russian president acted on grudges against the US after being embarrassed by the Panama Papers and the Olympic doping scandal.

On same day he's due to face spy chiefs over Russian hacking, Trump has pop at Arnold Schwarzenegger
# Look Over There
# Look Over There

On same day he's due to face spy chiefs over Russian hacking, Trump has pop at Arnold Schwarzenegger

Jan 6th 2017, 5:52 PM 28,819 Views 66 Comments

And Arnie had a suitably withering response for the president elect’s barb about the actor’s ratings for his Apprentice TV show.

Russia says it has begun scaling down its forces in Syria
# Withdrawal
# Withdrawal

Russia says it has begun scaling down its forces in Syria

Jan 6th 2017, 12:02 PM 7,145 Views 26 Comments

It comes as the Assad regime intensifies its bombardment of a rebel district home to the capital’s main water source.

# putin - Thursday 5 January, 2017

John McCain says 'every American should be alarmed' by Russian interference in election
# Clapper
# Clapper

John McCain says 'every American should be alarmed' by Russian interference in election

Jan 5th 2017, 4:34 PM 13,194 Views 162 Comments

The US intelligence community has said Moscow interfered to help Republican Donald Trump win.

# putin - Friday 23 December, 2016

Trump 'calls for arms race' after nuclear weapons comment
# Cold War Of Words
# Cold War Of Words

Trump 'calls for arms race' after nuclear weapons comment

Dec 23rd 2016, 3:33 PM 15,682 Views 70 Comments

The US President-elect had said the US needs to expand its nuclear capabilities until “the world comes to its senses regarding nukes”.

'Nobody believed in him, only us': Putin hails Trump in four-hour press conference
# Russia
# Russia

'Nobody believed in him, only us': Putin hails Trump in four-hour press conference

Dec 23rd 2016, 12:10 PM 24,263 Views 68 Comments

Today’s press event saw some journalists holding up placards comparing Putin to Superman.

# putin - Thursday 22 December, 2016

Trump says America needs to boost nuclear capability until 'world comes to its senses'
# Cold War Of Words
# Cold War Of Words

Trump says America needs to boost nuclear capability until 'world comes to its senses'

Dec 22nd 2016, 6:53 PM 12,797 Views 67 Comments

The US President-elect made the comment a few hours after Vladimir Putin said something similar about Russia.

# putin - Tuesday 20 December, 2016

'A provocation' - Putin vows to fight 'terrorism' after Russian ambassador shot dead by policeman
# Ankara
# Ankara

'A provocation' - Putin vows to fight 'terrorism' after Russian ambassador shot dead by policeman

Dec 20th 2016, 7:24 AM 17,224 Views 58 Comments

Andrei Karlov died of his wounds after the shooting in an Ankara exhibition centre,

# putin - Thursday 15 December, 2016

US news network claims Putin directly involved in Hillary Clinton hack
# Hacked Off
# Hacked Off

US news network claims Putin directly involved in Hillary Clinton hack

Dec 15th 2016, 8:43 AM 12,920 Views 167 Comments

Intelligence officials are said to have a “high level of confidence”, according to NBC.

# putin - Wednesday 14 December, 2016

Putin and Trump named the world's most powerful men
# Power Rangers
# Power Rangers

Putin and Trump named the world's most powerful men

Dec 14th 2016, 9:09 PM 10,226 Views 83 Comments

“From the motherland to Syria to the US presidential elections, Putin continues to get what he wants.”

# putin - Wednesday 9 November, 2016

Putin congratulates Trump, says he wants to 'improve relations' between Russia and US
# World Leaders React
# World Leaders React

Putin congratulates Trump, says he wants to 'improve relations' between Russia and US

Nov 9th 2016, 9:58 AM 12,172 Views 37 Comments

A lot of far-right leaders are very happy with the election result.

# putin - Sunday 18 September, 2016

Putin's party dominates elections with 45% of the vote
# Putin It Up To Them
# Putin It Up To Them

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

Sep 18th 2016, 8:00 PM 11,687 Views 94 Comments

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

# putin - Wednesday 14 September, 2016

While a ceasefire takes hold in Syria, the war in eastern Europe rumbles on with almost 10,000 dead
# Putin
# Putin

While a ceasefire takes hold in Syria, the war in eastern Europe rumbles on with almost 10,000 dead

Sep 14th 2016, 9:33 PM 19,267 Views 53 Comments

Clashes of the conflict have returned to the highest level in a year.

# putin - Thursday 8 September, 2016

Trump says Putin is "far more" of a leader than Barack Obama
# US Election
# US Election

Trump says Putin is "far more" of a leader than Barack Obama

Sep 8th 2016, 7:34 AM 17,214 Views 139 Comments

According to the Republican presidential nominee, Putin “has very strong control over a country”.

# putin - Thursday 1 September, 2016

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

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

Sep 1st 2016, 6:53 PM 22,853 Views 43 Comments

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.

# putin - Sunday 28 August, 2016

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

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

Aug 28th 2016, 10:15 AM 24,608 Views 26 Comments

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

# putin - Monday 15 August, 2016

Trump adviser denies receiving illegal cash payments from Ukraine
# Paul Manafort
# Paul Manafort

Trump adviser denies receiving illegal cash payments from Ukraine

Aug 15th 2016, 9:17 PM 16,019 Views 30 Comments

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

# putin - Tuesday 9 August, 2016

'Putin's phonecall meant a lot to me' - Turkey and Russia's strongmen leaders kiss and make up
# Hug It Out
# Hug It Out

'Putin's phonecall meant a lot to me' - Turkey and Russia's strongmen leaders kiss and make up

Aug 9th 2016, 7:23 PM 10,205 Views 61 Comments

“We lived through a very complicated moment,” Putin said, referring to an incident last November when Turkey shot down a Russian bomber on the Syrian border.

# putin - Wednesday 27 July, 2016

Listen as Donald Trump challenges Russia to hack into Hillary Clinton's emails
# Cold Cyber Wars
# Cold Cyber Wars

Listen as Donald Trump challenges Russia to hack into Hillary Clinton's emails

Jul 27th 2016, 9:01 PM 29,337 Views 117 Comments

And yes, you read that correctly.