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# russia - Friday 24 July, 2020

Russia accused of firing anti-satellite weapon in space
# Star Wars
# Star Wars

Russia accused of firing anti-satellite weapon in space

Jul 24th 2020, 8:19 AM 23,859 Views 48 Comments

US Space Command said it has evidence that Moscow carried out the test on 15 July.

# russia - Tuesday 21 July, 2020

UK intelligence report finds 'credible' evidence Russia sought to influence Scottish independence vote
# National Security
# National Security

UK intelligence report finds 'credible' evidence Russia sought to influence Scottish independence vote

Jul 21st 2020, 11:29 AM 13,560 Views 30 Comments

The Intelligence and Security Committee published its long-awaited report on Russia this morning.

# russia - Friday 10 July, 2020

Dutch government taking Russia to court over ‘shooting down’ of MH17 flight
# Mh17
# Mh17

Dutch government taking Russia to court over ‘shooting down’ of MH17 flight

Jul 10th 2020, 4:53 PM 8,849 Views 6 Comments

A missile fired from territory controlled by pro-Moscow Ukrainian rebels blew the plane out of the sky on 17 July 2014.

# russia - Wednesday 1 July, 2020

Explainer: Why is Trump under pressure over allegations about Russia and the Taliban?
# Bounties
# Bounties

Explainer: Why is Trump under pressure over allegations about Russia and the Taliban?

Jul 1st 2020, 3:35 PM 21,215 Views 61 Comments

Trump has come under increasing pressure to explain mounting media reports regarding the allegations.

Joe Biden accuses 'white flag’ Trump of leaving the battlefield
# Russia
# Russia

Joe Biden accuses 'white flag’ Trump of leaving the battlefield

Jul 1st 2020, 1:57 PM 19,010 Views 35 Comments

Biden suggested Trump has abdicated his duty to protect both US troops abroad and American citizens at home.

# russia - Thursday 25 June, 2020

Russians cast early votes in ballot that could extend Putin's rule until 2036
# Kremlin
# Kremlin

Russians cast early votes in ballot that could extend Putin's rule until 2036

Jun 25th 2020, 7:08 AM 11,304 Views 32 Comments

The reforms would reset Putin’s presidential term-limit to zero, allowing him to run two more times.

# russia - Wednesday 17 June, 2020

Disinfection tunnels installed to protect Vladimir Putin from pandemic
# Moscow
# Moscow

Disinfection tunnels installed to protect Vladimir Putin from pandemic

Jun 17th 2020, 1:30 PM 21,822 Views 20 Comments

One was installed at his residence and two more at the Kremlin, according to his spokesman.

# russia - Tuesday 16 June, 2020

Australia steps up bid to host 2027 Rugby World Cup with new board
# Down Under
From The42
# Down Under

Australia steps up bid to host 2027 Rugby World Cup with new board

Jun 16th 2020, 11:02 AM 4,504 Views 7 Comments

Russia are currently the only other nation to have declared their bid.

# russia - Tuesday 9 June, 2020

Temperatures of 30 degrees Celsius reported above Arctic Circle
# Siberia
# Siberia

Temperatures of 30 degrees Celsius reported above Arctic Circle

Jun 9th 2020, 6:49 PM 55,214 Views 57 Comments

Temperatures soared to 10 degrees Celsius above average in Siberia last month.

# russia - Tuesday 2 June, 2020

Russian appeal against four-year doping ban from international sport to be heard in November
# CAS
From The42
# CAS

Russian appeal against four-year doping ban from international sport to be heard in November

Jun 2nd 2020, 9:21 PM 1,731 Views 3 Comments

Should WADA’s ruling be confirmed, Russia will miss out on the postponed Tokyo Olympics, the 2022 winter Games and the World Cup in Qatar.

# russia - Monday 1 June, 2020

Vladimir Putin sets 1 July date for vote that could keep him in power until 2036
# Putin It Out There
# Putin It Out There

Vladimir Putin sets 1 July date for vote that could keep him in power until 2036

Jun 1st 2020, 6:43 PM 23,439 Views 87 Comments

The ballot was postponed from April due to Covid-19.

# russia - Friday 15 May, 2020

June restart for football in Russia despite rising infections
# Covid-19
From The42
# Covid-19

June restart for football in Russia despite rising infections

May 15th 2020, 1:11 PM 1,675 Views 0 Comments

There are eight rounds of fixtures remaining.

# russia - Tuesday 12 May, 2020

Russia now has the second highest number of Covid-19 cases in the world
# Tally
# Tally

Russia now has the second highest number of Covid-19 cases in the world

May 12th 2020, 2:53 PM 28,639 Views 47 Comments

The country has 232,243 cases, surpassing the UK and Spain.

# russia - Thursday 30 April, 2020

Russian PM tests positive for Covid-19 as country registers highest number of new European cases
# Mikhail Mishustin
# Mikhail Mishustin

Russian PM tests positive for Covid-19 as country registers highest number of new European cases

Apr 30th 2020, 10:32 PM 32,645 Views 44 Comments

It comes as the country’s number of confirmed cases surged past 100,000.

# russia - Wednesday 1 April, 2020

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

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

Apr 1st 2020, 10:44 PM 23,788 Views 0 Comments

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
# President
# President

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

Mar 14th 2020, 5:30 PM 47,253 Views 151 Comments

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
# Schiphol
# Schiphol

MH17 murder trial begins despite suspects still being at large

Mar 9th 2020, 8:57 AM 15,442 Views 0 Comments

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
# Idlib
# Idlib

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

Feb 28th 2020, 9:32 PM 18,975 Views 24 Comments

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
# US Elections 2020
# US Elections 2020

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

Feb 23rd 2020, 7:10 PM 15,987 Views 41 Comments

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'
# US Election 2020
# US Election 2020

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

Updated Feb 22nd 2020, 4:57 PM 11,921 Views 44 Comments

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
# Mind The Gap
# Mind The Gap

Hundreds of Russian fishermen rescued after becoming stranded on ice floe

Jan 29th 2020, 11:50 AM 19,508 Views 10 Comments

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

# russia - Wednesday 15 January, 2020

The Russian government has resigned
# Vladimir Putin
# Vladimir Putin

The Russian government has resigned

Jan 15th 2020, 2:19 PM 72,670 Views 45 Comments

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
# Avangard
# Avangard

New Russian weapon can travel 27 times the speed of sound

Dec 27th 2019, 4:01 PM 45,354 Views 100 Comments

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
# Russia
# Russia

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

Updated Dec 19th 2019, 6:22 PM 19,301 Views 9 Comments

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

# russia - Sunday 15 December, 2019

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

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

Dec 15th 2019, 7:00 AM 23,966 Views 6 Comments

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

# russia - Tuesday 10 December, 2019

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

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

Dec 10th 2019, 8:54 AM 3,738 Views 4 Comments

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

# russia - Monday 9 December, 2019

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

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

Dec 9th 2019, 10:40 AM 26,246 Views 60 Comments

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

# russia - Thursday 28 November, 2019

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

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

Nov 28th 2019, 12:07 PM 2,075 Views 6 Comments

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

# russia - Tuesday 26 November, 2019

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

Euro 2020 excluded from proposed Wada ban on hosts Russia

Nov 26th 2019, 3:25 PM 3,603 Views 7 Comments

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
# Impeachment
# Impeachment

Trump criticised for promoting conspiracy theories about Ukraine

Nov 23rd 2019, 7:52 AM 22,771 Views 63 Comments

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
# Alpha PVP
# Alpha PVP

Russian police seize €100 million worth of powerful hallucinogen

Nov 22nd 2019, 10:00 PM 28,143 Views 4 Comments

Police found the cache after searching an illegal lab.

# russia - Thursday 21 November, 2019

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

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

Nov 21st 2019, 7:08 PM 2,669 Views 1 Comment

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

# russia - Wednesday 13 November, 2019

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

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

Nov 13th 2019, 5:18 PM 10,922 Views 4 Comments

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
# Boris Johnson
# Boris Johnson

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

Nov 12th 2019, 9:36 AM 25,198 Views 69 Comments

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
# Oleg Sokolov

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

Nov 11th 2019, 6:48 PM 25,095 Views 10 Comments

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
# NATO
# NATO

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

Nov 8th 2019, 10:55 PM 15,694 Views 38 Comments

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
# Investigation
# Investigation

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

Nov 2nd 2019, 5:45 PM 21,512 Views 61 Comments

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
# Not Very Happy
# Not Very Happy

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

Oct 30th 2019, 10:00 PM 27,169 Views 58 Comments

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
# Russia
# Russia

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

Oct 25th 2019, 6:49 PM 14,432 Views 14 Comments

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
# Collusion
# Collusion

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

Oct 25th 2019, 7:40 AM 12,118 Views 67 Comments

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