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#Vladimir Putin

# vladimir-putin - Friday 23 January, 2015

Woman who set up site for Russian LGBT teens is fined for "gay propaganda"

Yelena Klimova (26) said she will appeal the verdict.

# vladimir-putin - Monday 12 January, 2015

From The Daily Edge Could Frank Underwood be taking on Russia in House of Cards season 3? Putin On The Ritz

Could Frank Underwood be taking on Russia in House of Cards season 3?

A character in the brand new trailer looks very like a certain world leader.

# vladimir-putin - Friday 2 January, 2015

Russia is training killer robots, as you do

Should we be alarmed?

# vladimir-putin - Friday 26 December, 2014

Vladimir Putin has canned holidays and wants to cap vodka prices as the economy collapses

Government ministers have been ordered to keep working through the New Year.

# vladimir-putin - Tuesday 23 December, 2014

Ukraine just took a big step towards the West... and Russia's not happy

The eastern European nation voted to drop its non-aligned status if a war breaks out.

# vladimir-putin - Sunday 21 December, 2014

# vladimir-putin - Thursday 18 December, 2014

Switzerland has brought in negative interest rates because of desperate Russians

People are sinking their cash into the safe haven as the rouble plunges.

# vladimir-putin - Wednesday 17 December, 2014

Guess who's been named Russia's Man of the Year?

Guess who's been named Russia's Man of the Year?

What was that about the Rouble?

# vladimir-putin - Sunday 30 November, 2014

From The42 'We even f**ked up fiddling it': The Sunday Times' remarkable World Cup bid allegations Gripping Thriller

'We even f**ked up fiddling it': The Sunday Times' remarkable World Cup bid allegations

A previously-unseen submission from the newspaper alleges the England 2018 team hired outside agencies to spy on rivals.

# vladimir-putin - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

# vladimir-putin - Saturday 11 October, 2014

Putin and Poroshenko are meeting next week to try and rescue a truce

The talks will include talks British Prime Minister David Cameron as well as German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

# vladimir-putin - Friday 10 October, 2014

David Norris takes on Russia Today presenter over gay rights Chasing The Rainbow This post contains videos

David Norris takes on Russia Today presenter over gay rights

It was a lively discussion to say the least…

# vladimir-putin - Wednesday 8 October, 2014

From The Daily Edge Russian children celebrate Putin's birthday with exceedingly creepy music video Creepy

# vladimir-putin - Monday 1 September, 2014

Opinion: Putin’s actions in Ukraine threaten to alter the entire security architecture of Europe

The reluctance of the United States to intervene means the EU must radically rethink how it confronts Russian military power.

# vladimir-putin - Sunday 31 August, 2014

For the first time, Vladimir Putin's raised the prospect of giving east Ukraine 'statehood'

His comments dramatically raise the stakes in the ongoing crisis.

# vladimir-putin - Saturday 16 August, 2014

Aaron McKenna: We should aim to do less, not more, trade with Russia

We shouldn’t be focused on Vladimir Putin’s bullyboy ban on many EU foods – we should be making ties with ambitious countries that share our values.

# vladimir-putin - Monday 11 August, 2014

From The Daily Edge Steven Seagal performed for pro-Russian bikers in Crimea What?

Steven Seagal performed for pro-Russian bikers in Crimea

Because of course.

# vladimir-putin - Thursday 7 August, 2014

Here's how Russia's ban on most EU food imports affects Ireland...

The ban comes after Western countries imposed sanctions against Moscow over its policy on Ukraine.

# vladimir-putin - Sunday 29 June, 2014

Elton John wants to visit with Putin to talk about gay rights

He said he does not know what will come of it, but he has to try.

# vladimir-putin - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

Nine soldiers killed as Ukraine helicopter shot down

Meanwhile, Putin calls on Russian parliament to cancel resolution sanctioning Russian military force in Ukraine.

# vladimir-putin - Friday 6 June, 2014

Ceasefire call sparks hope for peace in south-eastern Ukraine

Both Russian and Ukrainian leaders have jointly called for an end to violence in the region.

# vladimir-putin - Friday 9 May, 2014

Pics: "Hello comrades!" - Putin celebrates Russia's victory over Nazism by visiting Crimea Victory Day This post contains images

Pics: "Hello comrades!" - Putin celebrates Russia's victory over Nazism by visiting Crimea

11,000 troops also marched in Red Square as part of Victory Day in Russia.

# vladimir-putin - Thursday 8 May, 2014

Russia thinks harsh sanctions imposed on its banking sector are illegal

Sanctions are preventing Russian service suppliers from exercising their trading rights fairly, a trade delegation has said.

# vladimir-putin - Tuesday 6 May, 2014

From The Daily Edge Putin has banned the F-word from Russian films and plays Putin On The Ritz

Putin has banned the F-word from Russian films and plays

All offenders will have to throw money into a massive swear jar. Kind of.

# vladimir-putin - Friday 2 May, 2014

Opinion: We fought the law but the law won – labelled 'foreign agents' in our own country

Our group uncovered ethnic profiling by police and discrimination against minority groups in Russia. So Putin’s “foreign agent” law was applied to take us down.

May Day protests in Turkey turn violent with 90 injuries and 142 arrests

Meanwhile in Moscow, over 100,000 turned out to voice their support for Vladimir Putin.

# vladimir-putin - Monday 14 April, 2014

EU ministers send further Putin warning, as White House says Ukraine escalation comes "with a cost"

Tensions have been rising over the past 48 hours, with pro-Kremlin militants seizing official buildings in orchestrated attacks.

# vladimir-putin - Monday 31 March, 2014

Column: A divided EU will embolden Putin

The lack of consensus amongst EU member states over the annexation of Crimea will prove costly for the EU, writes David Moloney.

# vladimir-putin - Friday 28 March, 2014

From The Daily Edge What is Vladimir Putin doing in Portarlington? Very Important Putin

What is Vladimir Putin doing in Portarlington?

You wouldn’t want to steal this lad’s seat.

# vladimir-putin - Tuesday 18 March, 2014

8 things that have been said and done on the Crimean crisis today

The process of integration has started and the international community isn’t happy as Russia sets itself up as a powerful entity once more.

White says gay laws will ‘stigmatise and criminalise’… but won’t say that to Russian counterpart

Junior health minister Alex White told the Russian LGBT Sport Federation that Ireland disagrees with last year’s anti-gay propaganda law.

Vladimir Putin has begun the process of taking Crimea into the Russian Federation

An agreement is still to be signed but the UK has already said Russia has taken is ‘paving the way for the annexation of part of Ukraine’.

# vladimir-putin - Saturday 15 March, 2014

"Putin, get out of Ukraine": 50,000 turn out for anti-intervention rally... in Moscow

The march comes on the eve of Crimea’s vote on whether to secede from Ukraine and join Russia.

Alex White to discuss LGBTI concerns with civil rights groups in Moscow

The Junior Health Minister will be visiting the Russian capital as part of the government’s St Patrick’s Day “Promote Ireland” programme.

# vladimir-putin - Friday 14 March, 2014

'No common vision': Last-ditch US-Russia talks on Crimea end in failure

The talks between John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov “did not find common ground” according to US officials.

# vladimir-putin - Sunday 9 March, 2014

From The Daily Edge Liam Neeson threatening Vladimir Putin is the best thing you'll see today Big Fella

Liam Neeson threatening Vladimir Putin is the best thing you'll see today

The Big Fella from Ballymena means business.

# vladimir-putin - Monday 3 March, 2014

'A clear violation of sovereignty': G7 leaders condemn Russian troop build-up

Russia’s partners in the G8 have condemned Moscow’s military escalation and cancelled their participation in preparations for the group’s summit in Sochi this June.

# vladimir-putin - Monday 24 February, 2014

Russia withdraws ambassador from Kiev as stand-off with Western powers deepens

The US has warned Russia against sending troops into Kiev, with National Security Adviser Susan Rice saying such a move would be a “grave mistake”.

# vladimir-putin - Sunday 9 February, 2014

From The42 Winter Olympic Village: Day Two, wrap Review

Winter Olympic Village: Day Two, wrap

Russia’s 15-year-old rising star Julia Lipnitskaia is talk of the Games after winning a gold today.

From The42 A young BOD and nightmare hotels in Sochi: Some of the week’s best sportswriting Good Reads

A young BOD and nightmare hotels in Sochi: Some of the week’s best sportswriting

Pour yourself a coffee and enjoy the best sports-related articles of the past seven days.