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# russia - Friday 9 November, 2018

The 5 at 5: Friday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

'Trump is not above the law': Protesters across US call for Russia probe to be protected

Attorney General Jeff Sessions has been replaced by a Trump loyalist who has criticised the investigation.

# russia - Thursday 8 November, 2018

'Trump has crossed a red line': Fears Jeff Sessions' replacement will try to derail Russia probe

Matthew Whitaker, a Trump loyalist, has been named as acting Attorney General.

# russia - Wednesday 24 October, 2018

Researcher stabs colleague at remote Russian Antarctic station after 'tensions in a confined space'

The man voluntarily surrendered to the chief of the station and is under house arrest.

# russia - Monday 22 October, 2018

US security advisor in Moscow for nuclear treaty talks amid rising tension

Over the weekend, Trump announced a withdrawal from a Cold War-era nuclear weapons treaty.

# russia - Friday 19 October, 2018

From The42 Russian futsal player scores sensational own goal in Youth Olympics final Net-burster This post contains videos

Russian futsal player scores sensational own goal in Youth Olympics final

Danil Karpuik saw his side lose 4-1 to Brazil after the error handed them an opener.

# russia - Wednesday 17 October, 2018

Death toll from attack at Crimean college rises to 17

“There’s a lot of them, the ambulances did not have enough stretchers,” one student said.

# russia - Thursday 11 October, 2018

'Thank God they're alive': Crew of Soyuz rocket safe after emergency landing

The rocket landed in Kazakhstan.

# russia - Tuesday 9 October, 2018

Second Skripal poisoning suspect named as 'Russian GRU doctor'

The Kremlin has rejected past charges about its involvement in the case.

# russia - Friday 5 October, 2018

'Spy mania': West accuses Russia of global hacking conspiracy

Russia scathingly accused the West of “spy mania”, with the Russian foreign office describing the accusations as “propaganda”.

# russia - Thursday 4 October, 2018

Netherlands expels 'Russian agents' after foiling cyber attack on chemical weapons watchdog

Dutch and British intelligence trailed the men and found equipment to intercept the watchdog’s wifi.

UK accuses Russian spies of 'reckless' global cyber attacks

The UK Foreign Office described it as a “flagrant violation of international law”

# russia - Friday 28 September, 2018

From The Daily Edge That viral video you saw of a woman throwing bleach on men manspreading? Yeah, it's staged FAKE NEWS

# russia - Wednesday 26 September, 2018

Suspect in British Novichok poisoning is actually a Russian colonel and former spy

British investigative team Bellingcat claims to have discovered that ‘Ruslan Boshirov’ is in fact FRU colonel Anatoly Chepiga.

# russia - Tuesday 18 September, 2018

From The42 'It's another slap in the face to clean athletes around the world' Controversy

'It's another slap in the face to clean athletes around the world'

Sport Ireland are among those to join opposition to WADA’s plan to reinstate Russia.

# russia - Saturday 15 September, 2018

Pussy Riot pitch invader out of intensive care after suspected poisoning

Pyotr Verzilov served a 15-day jail sentence for running onto the pitch during the 15 July World Cup final.

# russia - Thursday 13 September, 2018

Pussy Riot activist hospitalised after suspected poisoning

He staged a pitch invasion during the World Cup final in July.

# russia - Wednesday 12 September, 2018

Putin says the two men named as suspects in Salisbury poisoning are 'civilians, not criminals'

Putin said the two men do not work for the military and called on them to come forward.

# russia - Friday 7 September, 2018

Russians accused of carrying out Salisbury attack reportedly posed as businessmen to obtain visas UK

Russians accused of carrying out Salisbury attack reportedly posed as businessmen to obtain visas

British authorities have issued arrest warrants for two suspected members of Russian military intelligence.

Russia denies Putin ordered Novichok poisoning as UK points finger at Kremlin

British Security Minister Ben Wallace said the attack in Salisbury was “more Johnny English than James Bond”.

# russia - Wednesday 5 September, 2018

Russia confirms it targeted Syrian rebel stronghold Idlib with air strikes

Yesterday, Russian and Turkish presidents were asked to use diplomacy to avert a “bloodbath” in Idlib.

# russia - Tuesday 4 September, 2018

'Don't let hundreds of thousands of people be killed': Trump's warning to Syria

The US President has warned Syria against launching an attack on the country’s last rebel stronghold.

# russia - Wednesday 29 August, 2018

Putin softens plans to reform Russia's pension system amid public outcry

Putin suggested raising the state pension age by five years to 60 years for women, instead of the earlier proposed eight years to 63.

# russia - Wednesday 22 August, 2018

New hacking attempt on US Democratic Party

The incident occurred just three months before elections take place in the US.

Twitter and Facebook ban hundreds of accounts in crackdown on Iran, Russia misinformation

Mark Zuckerberg called the deception campaigns “sophisticated and well-funded efforts that aren’t going to stop”.

# russia - Wednesday 8 August, 2018

US hits Russia with sanctions over nerve agent attack in England

A former Russian spy and his daughter were exposed to Novichok in March.

# russia - Tuesday 7 August, 2018

Donald Trump Jr plays down 'bait and switch' meeting with Russian lawyer

His father has said the meeting was “totally legal”.

# russia - Sunday 5 August, 2018

'Totally legal': Trump admits son met with Russian lawyer to get information on opponent

Donald Jr met the lawyer in Trump Tower in 2016.

Steven Seagal's been appointed a special envoy for Russia

His task is to ” promote the further development of Russian-American relations in the humanitarian sphere”.

# russia - Saturday 4 August, 2018

18 killed after Russian helicopter crashes in northern Siberia

The helicopter was operated by Russian national airline Utair.

# russia - Tuesday 31 July, 2018

Trump's former campaign chief to face trial today

Paul Manafort has pleaded not guilty to 18 counts of bank and tax fraud.

Pussy Riot members arrested again immediately after release for World Cup stunt

The four members ran onto the pitch at Moscow’s Luzniki stadium in the second half of the World Cup final between France and Croatia.

# russia - Monday 30 July, 2018

Trump claims he had 'very nasty business relationship' with Robert Mueller

The US President said that Mueller has “conflicts of interest” that should bar him from probing Russian interference into the 2016 election.

# russia - Sunday 29 July, 2018

Precautions in place to protect mourners at funeral of nerve agent victim

Dawn Sturgess was exposed to Novichok in England.

# russia - Sunday 22 July, 2018

Top US spy says 'awkward' reaction to Trump-Putin summit 'wasn't meant to be disrespectful'

When told during a live interview that Trump had invited Putin to the US, Dan Coats sighed and said “OK. That’s going to be special.”.

# russia - Saturday 21 July, 2018

From The42 Slick skipper show from Mulhall as Ireland see off Russia to battle on in San Fran 7s World Cup This post contains videos

Slick skipper show from Mulhall as Ireland see off Russia to battle on in San Fran

Ireland Women will now play Spain for fifth place at the Sevens World Cup.

Putin plan for Ukraine referendum rejected by White House

Trump’s National Security Council spokesman Garrett Marquis said a “so-called referendum” would have “no legitimacy”.

# russia - Friday 20 July, 2018

'Say that again' - Top US spy shocked when he learns Trump invited Putin to the White House Off Guard This post contains videos

'Say that again' - Top US spy shocked when he learns Trump invited Putin to the White House

The Washington meeting could happen as early as this autumn.

# russia - Thursday 19 July, 2018

Trump invites Putin to visit White House this year

Meanwhile, Trump has rejected a proposal by Putin to allow Russian officials to interrogate a former US ambassador and other US citizens.

'Wild speculation': Minister denies suspects behind attack on former spy have been identified

The suspects are believed to be Russian.

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