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#Russia

# russia - Tuesday 10 September, 2019

US extracted spy from Russia amid fears Trump administration mishandled classified intelligence

The source, who had been providing information for decades, had access to Putin and sent pictures of high-level documents.

# russia - Saturday 7 September, 2019

Russia and Ukraine swap 70 prisoners in landmark exchange Easing Tensions This post contains videos

Russia and Ukraine swap 70 prisoners in landmark exchange

Among those swapped were 24 Ukrainian sailors, Ukrainian filmmaker Oleg Sentsov and Russian journalist Kyrylo Vyshynsky.

# russia - Friday 6 September, 2019

From The42 Scotland's Euro 2020 hopes dented as Russia take three points from Hampden Blow

Scotland's Euro 2020 hopes dented as Russia take three points from Hampden

Stephen O’Connell’s own goal saw Russia complete a 2-1 comeback victory against Scotland, whose Euro 2020 hopes took a blow at Hampden Park.

# russia - Sunday 25 August, 2019

From The42 Mullan strikes late to secure Ireland's top-tier status at European Hockey Championships Green Machine

Mullan strikes late to secure Ireland's top-tier status at European Hockey Championships

The 3-2 win also ensures Ireland Women’s place in the 2021 edition of the tournament.

# russia - Friday 23 August, 2019

Russia launches floating nuclear reactor in Arctic despite warnings from environmentalists

Environmental groups have dubbed the project “Chernobyl on ice” and a “nuclear Titanic.”

# russia - Thursday 8 August, 2019

Two killed and radiation levels rise in second incident at a Russian military base this week

The far-north town of Nyonoska was affected by the blast during the testing of a jet engine.

# russia - Saturday 3 August, 2019

Hundreds detained during unauthorised protests in Russia

The protests come following a refusal to allow some opposition politicians to run in the September polls.

# russia - Friday 2 August, 2019

US blames Russia over ending of a major Cold War-era nuclear arms deal

This comes after Washington launched the process to pull out of the INF treaty this year.

# russia - Thursday 1 August, 2019

Rammstein band members kiss on stage in Moscow in defiance of Russia anti-LGBTQ laws

Russia has a law banning the distribution of materials on ‘non-traditional’ relationships among minors.

# russia - Monday 29 July, 2019

Putin-critic Alexei Navalny sent back to prison after suspicious 'allergic reaction'

Alexei Navalny is serving a 30-day sentence for calling a mass protest in Moscow.

# russia - Sunday 28 July, 2019

'Honestly, I'm scared': Over 1,000 people arrested at Moscow rally for fair elections

The rally came a week after the capital’s biggest demonstration in years.

# russia - Thursday 25 July, 2019

'Three years of embarrassment and a waste of time': Trump gloats after Mueller testimony

Robert Mueller told Congress he had not exonerated the US president of obstruction allegations, but again declined to accuse him of a crime.

# russia - Tuesday 23 July, 2019

South Korean fighter jets fire over 400 warning shots at Russian military aircraft

Seoul said a Russian A-50 warplane twice entered South Korean airspace, a claim Moscow has denied.

# russia - Friday 12 July, 2019

Turkey receives first batch of Russian missile defence system angering US

NATO said it’s “concerned about the potential consequences” of the purchase.

# russia - Wednesday 10 July, 2019

From The42 Irish men's team bow out of University Games in defeat to Russia End Of The Road

Irish men's team bow out of University Games in defeat to Russia

Both sides had a man sent off in a game decided by a penalty.

# russia - Thursday 4 July, 2019

Russia says fatal fire on submarine started in vessel's battery compartment

Russia’s Defence Minister has said the fire did not impact its nuclear reactor.

# russia - Wednesday 3 July, 2019

Tributes paid to Irish climber who died descending Europe's tallest peak

Alan Mahon (40) from Monasterevin was a member of a party of ten climbers who were climbing Mount Elbrus.

# russia - Tuesday 2 July, 2019

Fourteen Russian sailors die in fire on 'small nuclear-powered submarine'

Russia has not confirmed the type of vessel involved but Russian media have said it was a small nuclear sub.

# russia - Monday 1 July, 2019

Suspected stray Syrian anti-aircraft missile hits north Cyprus

The missile was launched as part of an air defence system during an Israeli air raid. No one was injured in the incident.

# russia - Thursday 20 June, 2019

Russia to release 100 illegally captured whales from 'jail'

Celebrities, including actor Leonardo DiCaprio and TV star Pamela Anderson, had called for their release.

# russia - Wednesday 19 June, 2019

4 people charged with murder over downing of flight MH17

The plane travelling between Amsterdam and Kuala Lumpur was hit by a Russian-made missile in July 2014.

# russia - Friday 14 June, 2019

EU says 'Russian sources' tried to undermine European election vote

The commission said it will take time to determine the “scope and impact” of the disinformation campaigns.

# russia - Wednesday 12 June, 2019

Russian police arrest hundreds at protest following release of detained journalist

Ivan Golunov was detained last week after being charged with attempting to deal a “large amount” of drugs.

# russia - Saturday 8 June, 2019

# russia - Thursday 30 May, 2019

Donald Trump says he had 'nothing to do with Russia helping me to get elected'

Trump then later said to reporters: “Russia did not help me get elected. You know who got me elected? I got me elected.”

# russia - Wednesday 29 May, 2019

Charging Trump with a crime was not an option under Department of Justice rules, says Mueller

Mueller reiterated what the report had previously concluded; that there was interference from Russia.

# russia - Friday 24 May, 2019

From The42 Simon Yates suffers massive time loss as Russian Zakarin wins Giro's first summit finish Setback

Simon Yates suffers massive time loss as Russian Zakarin wins Giro's first summit finish

The Briton lost over two minutes to general classification rivals Primoz Roglic and Vincenzo Nibali.

# russia - Thursday 16 May, 2019

Russian TV kids talent show cancels result after bots taint vote Voice Kids This post contains videos

Russian TV kids talent show cancels result after bots taint vote

Mikella Abramova is the daughter of a former Eurovision contestant and a wealthy businessman.

# russia - Sunday 12 May, 2019

In Russia, men and women are turning to sex coaches to get over Soviet-era taboos

Sex, as a subject, remains largely an unmentionable in Russia.

# russia - Thursday 9 May, 2019

Donald Trump Jr subpoenaed to testify before Senate panel in Russia probe

It was the first known legal summons issued to a member of the president’s family.

# russia - Monday 6 May, 2019

Moscow plane tragedy: Pilot says aircraft was struck by lightning before crash landing that killed 41

There were 78 people including crew members on board the plane.

# russia - Saturday 4 May, 2019

From The42 Spain turn on the style in Bray, Hungary shock Portugal and Italy win in U17 Euro openers All The Action

Spain turn on the style in Bray, Hungary shock Portugal and Italy win in U17 Euro openers

Iceland also came out on top this afternoon.

# russia - Monday 29 April, 2019

Beluga whale found in Norwegian waters 'may have been trained by Russian navy' Deep Cover This post contains videos

Beluga whale found in Norwegian waters 'may have been trained by Russian navy'

The whale was wearing a harness bearing the words “Equipment of St. Petersburg”.

# russia - Friday 26 April, 2019

Vladimir Putin could become the middle-man in Trump-Kim denuclearisation talks

Donald Trump was among the topics discussed by the two leaders during their first one-on-one summit.

# russia - Thursday 25 April, 2019

Kim Jong Un and Vladimir Putin vow closer ties as they meet for the first time

Both leaders have met in Russia’s eastern city of Vladivostok, after Kim travelled by train from the North.

# russia - Wednesday 24 April, 2019

North Korea's Kim Jong Un arrives in Russia for Putin summit

The talks will be Kim’s first face-to-face meeting with another head of state since his meeting with Trump.

# russia - Monday 22 April, 2019

Russia says it's 'too early' to say whether it could work with Ukraine's new leader

Volodymyr Zelensky won a landslide victory yesterday.

# russia - Friday 19 April, 2019

'What was taxpayers' money get spent on?' Russia dismisses report into its meddling in US election

Russia has consistently rejected any claims of interference in the election.

# russia - Monday 15 April, 2019

US justice department to publish 'redacted' version of Mueller report into Russian collusion on Thursday

‘The report could feature allegations that Trump tried to obstruct the investigation.’

# russia - Saturday 6 April, 2019

From The42 Conroy's stunning tries help Ireland reach qualification semi-final of World Rugby Seven Series Winning This post contains videos

Conroy's stunning tries help Ireland reach qualification semi-final of World Rugby Seven Series

Their next match takes place today at 5.32am Irish time on Sunday.

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