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#Russia

# 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.

From The42 'It doesn't matter if it's Russia or New Zealand - it's about getting back on the horse' Preview

'It doesn't matter if it's Russia or New Zealand - it's about getting back on the horse'

Ireland must bounce back from their shock defeat to Japan against Russia in Kobe today.

# russia - Wednesday 2 October, 2019

From The42 Tighthead prop Ryan set for World Cup debut in all-Munster tight five Prop Life

Tighthead prop Ryan set for World Cup debut in all-Munster tight five

‘It’s something you dream of. I’ve had my wait like no other man in the team.’

From The42 Schmidt 'incredibly positive' for Ireland as he hopes for better refereeing Belief

Schmidt 'incredibly positive' for Ireland as he hopes for better refereeing

The Ireland boss has handed Johnny Sexton the ‘deserved honour’ of captaining the team.

From The42 Jack of all trades Carbery covering scrum-half for Ireland against Russia Versatile

Jack of all trades Carbery covering scrum-half for Ireland against Russia

The 23-year-old Munster man will be wearing the number 21 shirt tomorrow in Kobe.

# russia - Tuesday 1 October, 2019

From The42 'It has taken a while but it was worth the wait and I’m incredibly proud' Main Man

'It has taken a while but it was worth the wait and I’m incredibly proud'

Johnny Sexton has been named Ireland captain for the first time at the age of 34.

From The42 Former Blackrock and UCD man Artemyev captains Russia against Ireland The Bears

Former Blackrock and UCD man Artemyev captains Russia against Ireland

The 32-year-old fullback is one of six players retained as Lyn Jones makes nine changes.

From The42 Johnny Sexton named captain as Ireland make 11 changes for Russia clash Team News

Johnny Sexton named captain as Ireland make 11 changes for Russia clash

Bundee Aki is also back as Joe Schmidt rings the changes.

# russia - Monday 30 September, 2019

From The42 'We stuck to the process, it’s just consistency': Stander ready to push Ireland back on track RWC2019

'We stuck to the process, it’s just consistency': Stander ready to push Ireland back on track

No one issue cost Ireland against Japan, so the squad are pushing for a greater level of consistency.

From The42 World Rugby offer 'sincere apologies' to Georgia over Russian music gaffe Bum Note

World Rugby offer 'sincere apologies' to Georgia over Russian music gaffe

‘We want to make it clear that Russia is not Georgia,’ said coach Milton Haig after Georgia’s win over Uruguay.

# russia - Sunday 29 September, 2019

From The42 'We've got things in our own hands' - Sexton ready to rally against Russia Frustrated

'We've got things in our own hands' - Sexton ready to rally against Russia

The 34-year-old found it very difficult to watch on from the sidelines as Ireland were beaten by Japan.

From The42 Ireland centre Farrell ruled out of Russia clash due to concussion Injury Update

Ireland centre Farrell ruled out of Russia clash due to concussion

Jordi Murphy is due to join the squad in Kobe tomorrow and play on Thursday.

# russia - Tuesday 24 September, 2019

From The42 Samoa eventually power past Russia in Ireland's pool but lucky to finish with 15 men Reckless This post contains videos

Samoa eventually power past Russia in Ireland's pool but lucky to finish with 15 men

Samoa went down to 13 men during the first half, but Russia failed to capitalise before Steve Jackson’s side cruised to a bonus-point win.

# russia - Monday 23 September, 2019

From The42 Prospect of Olympics ban raised as WADA ask Russia to explain 'inconsistencies' Doping

Prospect of Olympics ban raised as WADA ask Russia to explain 'inconsistencies'

In another blow, the IAAF maintained a ban on the Russian athletics federation.

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