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# putin - Saturday 21 May, 2016

Families of victims of shot-down airliner MH17 to sue Vladimir Putin for €21 million
# Compensation
# Compensation

Families of victims of shot-down airliner MH17 to sue Vladimir Putin for €21 million

May 21st 2016, 12:31 PM 16,651 Views 100 Comments

Malaysian Airlines MH17 was shot down over Ukraine in July 2014.

# putin - Thursday 7 April, 2016

"Your humble servant is not there" - Putin rejects links to corruption
# Panama Papers
# Panama Papers

"Your humble servant is not there" - Putin rejects links to corruption

Apr 7th 2016, 5:36 PM 10,920 Views 34 Comments

“What element of corruption? There is none at all,” he insisted.

# putin - Thursday 17 March, 2016

The Kremlin is NOT happy with Donald Trump's latest ad
# Putin The Boot In
# Putin The Boot In

The Kremlin is NOT happy with Donald Trump's latest ad

Mar 17th 2016, 3:56 PM 23,382 Views 53 Comments

It calls Vladimir Putin and Islamic State America’s “toughest opponents”.

# putin - Tuesday 15 March, 2016

The 9 at 9: Tuesday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Mar 15th 2016, 8:50 AM 14,110 Views 0 Comments

Here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

# putin - Thursday 21 January, 2016

Russia says claims Putin ordered poisoning of ex-spy 'a joke'
# Alexander Litvinenko
# Alexander Litvinenko

Russia says claims Putin ordered poisoning of ex-spy 'a joke'

Jan 21st 2016, 4:24 PM 29,208 Views 149 Comments

A UK probe found that Putin ‘probably approved’ the killing.

# putin - Tuesday 12 January, 2016

Putin denies trying to scare Angela Merkel with his dog
# Konni
# Konni

Putin denies trying to scare Angela Merkel with his dog

Jan 12th 2016, 11:01 AM 24,670 Views 49 Comments

The German chancellor was not a fan of Konni.

# putin - Friday 1 January, 2016

Ten quotes about leadership from the most powerful people in the world
# Follow My Lead
# Follow My Lead

Ten quotes about leadership from the most powerful people in the world

Jan 1st 2016, 9:30 PM 28,991 Views 36 Comments

“There’s nothing wrong with being ambitious.”

# putin - Thursday 17 December, 2015

Vladimir Putin basically trolled the world at his epic end-of-year press conference
# Lick The USA
# Lick The USA

Vladimir Putin basically trolled the world at his epic end-of-year press conference

Dec 17th 2015, 9:34 PM 27,533 Views 76 Comments

Donald Trump? “Outstanding man.” Sepp Blatter? “Should be given the Nobel Peace Prize.”

# putin - Saturday 28 November, 2015

Russia has just put economic sanctions in place against Turkey
# Trouble Brewing
# Trouble Brewing

Russia has just put economic sanctions in place against Turkey

Nov 28th 2015, 7:30 PM 15,163 Views 121 Comments

The fallout from the downing of a Russian fighter jet by Turkish forces last week continues.

# putin - Thursday 26 November, 2015

Turkey won't apologise to Russia for 'treacherous stabs in the back'
# Increased Tensions
# Increased Tensions

Turkey won't apologise to Russia for 'treacherous stabs in the back'

Nov 26th 2015, 3:27 PM 14,126 Views 136 Comments

And Vladimir Putin is not happy.

# putin - Wednesday 25 November, 2015

Russian soldier killed while trying to rescue pilots in plane shot down by Turkey
# Heightened Tensions
# Heightened Tensions

Russian soldier killed while trying to rescue pilots in plane shot down by Turkey

Nov 25th 2015, 8:34 AM 22,678 Views 154 Comments

One of the pilots was killed while the second is reportedly with the Syrian army.

# putin - Thursday 19 November, 2015

If you're going to use a fake letter, make sure you can at least speak the language properly
# Red Pen In Red Square
# Red Pen In Red Square

If you're going to use a fake letter, make sure you can at least speak the language properly

Nov 19th 2015, 10:09 PM 27,075 Views 17 Comments

A Russian newspaper found this out the hard way.

# putin - Friday 6 November, 2015

Russia is furious over these Charlie Hebdo cartoons about the Egyptian air disaster
# Metrojet
# Metrojet

Russia is furious over these Charlie Hebdo cartoons about the Egyptian air disaster

Nov 6th 2015, 9:55 PM 37,466 Views 119 Comments

“This has nothing to do with democracy or self-expression. It is sacrilege.”

# putin - Friday 23 October, 2015

Russian politicians plan to outlaw coming out - but not for "more reasonable" lesbians
# USSRYou Serious?
# USSRYou Serious?

Russian politicians plan to outlaw coming out - but not for "more reasonable" lesbians

Oct 23rd 2015, 8:20 PM 13,078 Views 62 Comments

“We think women are…more able to manage their emotions. So far, we’re not touching women.”

# putin - Thursday 22 October, 2015

An emoji could have damaged relations between two major nations
# Red Faced
# Red Faced

An emoji could have damaged relations between two major nations

Oct 22nd 2015, 2:36 PM 25,607 Views 11 Comments

Apparently Vladimir Putin would have loved it though.

# putin - Wednesday 21 October, 2015

Assad made his first foreign visit in four years. Guess where he went?
# Flying Visit
# Flying Visit

Assad made his first foreign visit in four years. Guess where he went?

Oct 21st 2015, 8:41 AM 13,125 Views 129 Comments

A Kremlin spokesman described it as a “working visit”.

# putin - Sunday 18 October, 2015

Explainer: What in the name of Putin is Russia up to in Syria?
# Endgame
# Endgame

Explainer: What in the name of Putin is Russia up to in Syria?

Oct 18th 2015, 9:00 PM 31,070 Views 97 Comments

The Russian President doesn’t want to get bogged down in an un-winnable civil war.

# putin - Wednesday 7 October, 2015

WATCH: Putin plays ice hockey with the pros and, amazingly, scores loads of goals
# Birthday Boy
# Birthday Boy

WATCH: Putin plays ice hockey with the pros and, amazingly, scores loads of goals

Oct 7th 2015, 10:59 PM 17,985 Views 59 Comments

Who would have thought…

# putin - Wednesday 30 September, 2015

US 'gravely concerned' as Russia bombs areas not controlled by Islamic State
# Syria
# Syria

US 'gravely concerned' as Russia bombs areas not controlled by Islamic State

Sep 30th 2015, 9:30 PM 37,502 Views 212 Comments

It’s Moscow’s first engagement in a distant theatre of war since the Soviet occupation of Afghanistan.

# putin - Tuesday 29 September, 2015

They may not get on ... but these two will be working together to fight Islamic State
# Cold Peace
# Cold Peace

They may not get on ... but these two will be working together to fight Islamic State

Sep 29th 2015, 1:59 PM 17,356 Views 130 Comments

“I believe that President Obama heard what President Putin had to say,” Russia’s top diplomat said, after their meeting.

# putin - Monday 28 September, 2015

Obama slams Russia and Iran for supporting 'child-killing tyrant' Assad
# Cold War Kids
# Cold War Kids

Obama slams Russia and Iran for supporting 'child-killing tyrant' Assad

Sep 28th 2015, 4:40 PM 23,982 Views 151 Comments

The US president is due to meet Putin for the first time in over two years later today.

# putin - Thursday 24 September, 2015

Vladimir Putin phoned Elton John, and this time it wasn't a joke
# Don't Hang Up
# Don't Hang Up

Vladimir Putin phoned Elton John, and this time it wasn't a joke

Sep 24th 2015, 10:12 PM 22,140 Views 25 Comments

Suppose you could say they were Putin the world to rights…

# putin - Thursday 17 September, 2015

Listen: Elton John agrees to go to Moscow Pride parade in hoax call
# Putin On A Show
# Putin On A Show

Listen: Elton John agrees to go to Moscow Pride parade in hoax call

Sep 17th 2015, 10:18 AM 18,094 Views 32 Comments

Audio of the hoax call has been published. The singer says it’s an honour to speak to “one of the most influential people” in the world.

# putin - Monday 31 August, 2015

Chaos in Kiev: One killed and dozens injured in clashes outside parliament
# Live Grenades
# Live Grenades

Chaos in Kiev: One killed and dozens injured in clashes outside parliament

Aug 31st 2015, 11:40 PM 12,556 Views 52 Comments

Ukrainian authorities blamed nationalists for the trouble and said at least 30 people had been detained.

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 27,138 Views 88 Comments

In Soviet Russia, iron pumps you.

# putin - Wednesday 5 August, 2015

Russia's making a new grab for a vast swathe of energy-rich Arctic
# Oil And Gas
# Oil And Gas

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

Aug 5th 2015, 10:18 AM 13,176 Views 33 Comments

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

# putin - Thursday 9 July, 2015

Vladimir Putin is nervous about starting yoga
# Warrior Pose
# Warrior Pose

Vladimir Putin is nervous about starting yoga

Jul 9th 2015, 6:15 AM 13,433 Views 40 Comments

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

# putin - Wednesday 24 June, 2015

Former KGB employee gets €8,000 after being sacked from his job as a lawyer
# Back To The Ussr
# Back To The Ussr

Former KGB employee gets €8,000 after being sacked from his job as a lawyer

Jun 24th 2015, 6:10 AM 8,859 Views 9 Comments

Lithuania’s KGB Act prevents former KGB employees obtaining employment in various sectors.

# putin - Sunday 7 June, 2015

'We need to stand up to Russia' - Barack Obama is talking tough at the G7 summit
# We Ain't Kidding
# We Ain't Kidding

'We need to stand up to Russia' - Barack Obama is talking tough at the G7 summit

Jun 7th 2015, 1:50 PM 10,469 Views 32 Comments

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

# putin - Thursday 28 May, 2015

Sepp Blatter: 'There is no place for corruption of any kind in football'
# Bruised And Blattered
# Bruised And Blattered

Sepp Blatter: 'There is no place for corruption of any kind in football'

May 28th 2015, 4:30 PM 25,339 Views 113 Comments

UEFA leaders want to postpone the Fifa elections for at least six months amid the current chaos.

# putin - Saturday 9 May, 2015

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

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

May 9th 2015, 3:36 PM 20,706 Views 185 Comments

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

# putin - Sunday 22 March, 2015

That rainbow pillow case IKEA named after Putin? It's unfortunately fake
# Downer
From The Daily Edge
# Downer

That rainbow pillow case IKEA named after Putin? It's unfortunately fake

Mar 22nd 2015, 11:06 AM 5,254 Views 0 Comments

It WAS too good to be true.

# putin - Saturday 21 March, 2015

A conversation with Robert Fisk
# Legend
# Legend

A conversation with Robert Fisk

Mar 21st 2015, 10:30 AM 24,545 Views 73 Comments

The world-renowned war correspondent was in Ireland this week. He spoke to TheJournal.ie about matters Irish and international, and why Vladimir Putin is his dream interviewee.

# putin - Monday 16 March, 2015

Calm down, Putin isn't dead
# He's Fine
# He's Fine

Calm down, Putin isn't dead

Mar 16th 2015, 2:27 PM 12,700 Views 65 Comments

He appeared at a press conference with the leader of Kyrgyzstan earlier today.

# putin - Thursday 12 March, 2015

Kremlin: Putin's not ill, he could break your hand if he wanted to
# Sure He's Grand
# Sure He's Grand

Kremlin: Putin's not ill, he could break your hand if he wanted to

Mar 12th 2015, 3:37 PM 16,562 Views 74 Comments

The Russian president hasn’t been seen in public in a while.

# putin - Saturday 7 March, 2015

Two arrested over Boris Nemtsov killing
# Russia
# Russia

Two arrested over Boris Nemtsov killing

Mar 7th 2015, 11:32 AM 7,045 Views 79 Comments

The politician was a high-profile government critic under Putin’s rule.

# putin - Thursday 19 February, 2015

'This could become a mass grave,' I thought as we waited there together
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

'This could become a mass grave,' I thought as we waited there together

Feb 19th 2015, 2:54 PM 32 Views 26 Comments

As we waited to be evacuated, a shell hit and a woman lost her leg. By the time the ambulance arrived five hours later, she had bled to death.

# putin - Friday 30 January, 2015

The EU is getting tough on Russia. Well, kind of...
# Putin The Boot In
# Putin The Boot In

The EU is getting tough on Russia. Well, kind of...

Jan 30th 2015, 12:09 PM 12,397 Views 135 Comments

Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev warned of a new Cold War atmosphere emerging.

# putin - Saturday 24 January, 2015

Pro-Russian rebels launch rocket attack on Ukrainian market, killing 30 and injuring dozens more
# Civil War
# Civil War

Pro-Russian rebels launch rocket attack on Ukrainian market, killing 30 and injuring dozens more

Jan 24th 2015, 7:45 PM 16,221 Views 246 Comments

The assault on the port of Mariupol follows a rejection of peace talks.

# putin - Friday 9 January, 2015

Shock as Russia bans transsexual people and transvestites from driving
# Restrictions
# Restrictions

Shock as Russia bans transsexual people and transvestites from driving

Jan 9th 2015, 10:50 PM 42,884 Views 216 Comments

The controversial law has been sharply criticised.