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#Russia

# russia - Wednesday 1 April, 2020

Russia’s failure to respond to concerns about fair trial rights compels judge to “terminate” extradition

Igor Khatlamadzhiyev (37), was wanted for a number of alleged thefts and robberies in Russia.

# russia - Saturday 14 March, 2020

Russia's Vladimir Putin signs law that could keep him in power for another 16 years

He signed the measure today, three days after it sailed through the Russian parliament

# russia - Monday 9 March, 2020

MH17 murder trial begins despite suspects still being at large

Four men are charged and are likely to go on trial in absentia.

# russia - Friday 28 February, 2020

UN warns 'major international confrontation' possible after 33 Turkish troops killed in Syria

The soldiers were killed in the province of Idlib by a Syrian air strike last night.

# russia - Sunday 23 February, 2020

Trump denies any knowledge of Russian efforts to help his opponent in US presidential election

Trump accused the Democratic chairman of the House Intelligence Committee of leaking election security information

# russia - Saturday 22 February, 2020

US Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders warns Russia 'to stay out of US presidential election'

The Vermont senator issued a statement following reports Russia was trying to help his campaign.

# russia - Wednesday 29 January, 2020

Hundreds of Russian fishermen rescued after becoming stranded on ice floe

Authorities report that it is the third such incident in the area this week.

# russia - Wednesday 15 January, 2020

The Russian government has resigned

Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev resigned over a series of constitutional reforms proposed by Vladimir Putin.

# russia - Friday 27 December, 2019

New Russian weapon can travel 27 times the speed of sound

The weapon can make sharp manoeuvres en route to its target, making it harder to intercept.

# russia - Thursday 19 December, 2019

Russian security officer dies and five others injured in Moscow shooting incident

The incident came on the eve of the Day of Security Service in Russia.

# russia - Sunday 15 December, 2019

From The42 'Peter O'Mahony and Andrew Conway, they're good guys and rugby gentlemen' Son Of Dagestan

'Peter O'Mahony and Andrew Conway, they're good guys and rugby gentlemen'

Russia flanker Tagir Gadzhiev made a major impact at the World Cup in Japan.

# russia - Tuesday 10 December, 2019

From The42 'A tragedy' - Russia reacts with anger after doping ban from Olympics, World Cup Unimpressed

'A tragedy' - Russia reacts with anger after doping ban from Olympics, World Cup

Wada’s executive committee, meeting in Lausanne, handed the country the ‘robust’ four-year suspension.

# russia - Monday 9 December, 2019

From The42 Russia banned for four years from global sporting events including the Olympics Doping

Russia banned for four years from global sporting events including the Olympics

The World Anti-Doping Agency announced the suspension this morning.

# russia - Thursday 28 November, 2019

From The42 'The problems of other countries are not discussed' - Russia bites back at proposed doping ban Response

'The problems of other countries are not discussed' - Russia bites back at proposed doping ban

The World Anti-Doping Agency has recommended a four-year suspension.

# russia - Tuesday 26 November, 2019

From The42 Euro 2020 excluded from proposed Wada ban on hosts Russia In The Clear

Euro 2020 excluded from proposed Wada ban on hosts Russia

Russia are clear to host next year’s tournament despite the ban

# russia - Saturday 23 November, 2019

Trump criticised for promoting conspiracy theories about Ukraine

Experts have warned about the long-term damage that the popularity of dubious theories could have on US democracy.

# russia - Friday 22 November, 2019

Russian police seize €100 million worth of powerful hallucinogen

Police found the cache after searching an illegal lab.

# russia - Thursday 21 November, 2019

From The42 Athletics Integrity Unit charge Russia over high-jumper no-show for out of competition tests Called In Sick

Athletics Integrity Unit charge Russia over high-jumper no-show for out of competition tests

Danil Lysenko medalled at the outdoor and indoor world championships in 2017 and 2018.

# russia - Wednesday 13 November, 2019

From The42 Russia snub Adidas jersey for Euro 2020 qualifiers over upside-down colours on flag Wrong Way Round

Russia snub Adidas jersey for Euro 2020 qualifiers over upside-down colours on flag

It was pointed out that the colours were arranged in the reverse order.

# russia - Tuesday 12 November, 2019

'Shameful': Hillary Clinton slams UK government for not publishing report into Russian interference

A report was sent to PM Boris Johnson a month ago but has not been published

# russia - Monday 11 November, 2019

Russian Napoleon expert admits killing and dismembering his ex-student girlfriend

Oleg Sokolov, a prominent expert on Napoleon, was hauled out of the Moika River on Saturday with a backpack containing a woman’s arms.

# russia - Friday 8 November, 2019

US and EU warn of 'danger of Russia and China' on Berlin Wall anniversary

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the West “can never take … things for granted”.

# russia - Saturday 2 November, 2019

Russia investigates videos of children talking with members of the LGBT community

In Russia, the offence of “sexual violence” can carry a jail term of between 12 and 20 years.

# russia - Wednesday 30 October, 2019

'They have shown our men as scumbags': Russians slam US video game Call of Duty

Published by US company Activision Blizzard, Call of Duty is a highly realistic “first-person shooter” game.

# russia - Friday 25 October, 2019

Russian serviceman shoots dead eight fellow soldiers at military base in Siberia

The defence ministry said his actions “could be the result of a nervous breakdown”.

Trump's justice department opens criminal inquiry into Russia investigation, US media reports

The decision means the department is conducting an investigation into itself.

# russia - Wednesday 23 October, 2019

Russia and Turkey agree 'historic' deal to undertake joint patrols in Syria

Under the deal, Kurdish forces are to be allowed withdraw from the border area.

# russia - Wednesday 9 October, 2019

From The42 Scotland storm to 9-try win over Russia to set up showdown with Japan Pool A

Scotland storm to 9-try win over Russia to set up showdown with Japan

Scrum-half George Horne scored a hat-trick as Russia completed their run in Pool A with another scoreless return.

From The42 As it happened: Scotland v Russia, Rugby World Cup Liveblog

As it happened: Scotland v Russia, Rugby World Cup

Gregor Townsend’s men are still in with a real shout of making the knockout stages and we went minute-by-minute.

# russia - Friday 4 October, 2019

From The42 Rhys Ruddock puts his hand up with powerful performance for Ireland Impact

Rhys Ruddock puts his hand up with powerful performance for Ireland

The 28-year-old was named man of the match against Russia yesterday.

From The42 'You don't like to see anyone going home' - Ireland hopeful on Jordi Murphy Concern

'You don't like to see anyone going home' - Ireland hopeful on Jordi Murphy

The Ulster back row was forced off with a rib injury after just 26 minutes against Russia.

# russia - Thursday 3 October, 2019

From The42 TV Wrap - Eddie O'Sullivan sticks the boot in as others stress the 'work-ons' after fitful Irish win On The Box

TV Wrap - Eddie O'Sullivan sticks the boot in as others stress the 'work-ons' after fitful Irish win

Jamie Heaslip and Brent Pope were reaching for the positives after a stuttering World Cup win.

From The42 'It's an achievement for us that we managed to trouble Ireland' - Artemyev Rock Man

'It's an achievement for us that we managed to trouble Ireland' - Artemyev

The Russia captain said Ireland is his ‘step-home’.

From The42 Larmour: 'We rebuilt as a group and put in a performance that we are quite satisfied with today' Response

Larmour: 'We rebuilt as a group and put in a performance that we are quite satisfied with today'

The Irish squad were happy with their day’s work, contrasting with much of the commentary around them.

From The42 'When you look at the stats, I'm really happy with the performance' - Schmidt Positivity

'When you look at the stats, I'm really happy with the performance' - Schmidt

Joe Schmidt’s Ireland delivered their second poor performance in a row at the World Cup.

From The42 Murphy set for scan on rib injury as Ireland count cost of Russia win Injury Update

Murphy set for scan on rib injury as Ireland count cost of Russia win

Ireland said it was always the plan to replace Johnny Sexton after 40 minutes.

From The42 Schmidt upbeat on Ireland's performance, downbeat on Carbery Pool A

Schmidt upbeat on Ireland's performance, downbeat on Carbery

The Ireland camp are pushing the positives of the win over 20th-ranked Russia.

From The42 Schmidt's Ireland labour to bonus-point win over Russia in error-strewn performance Unconvincing

Schmidt's Ireland labour to bonus-point win over Russia in error-strewn performance

Ireland scored five tries but many supporters will be worried by their poor showing in Kobe.

From The42 As it happened: Ireland v Russia, Rugby World Cup Liveblog

As it happened: Ireland v Russia, Rugby World Cup

Ireland are out to bounce back from the humbling loss to Japan and we’re going minute-by-minute.

From The42 Carbery ruled out of Russia clash, Murray brought onto Ireland bench Breaking

Carbery ruled out of Russia clash, Murray brought onto Ireland bench

The Munster playmaker has aggravated an ankle injury.

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