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#Russia

# russia - Monday 22 August, 2016

From TheJournal.ie China state media casts doubt on video of Syrian boy Omran Daqneesh Chinese Doubts

China state media casts doubt on video of Syrian boy Omran Daqneesh

Beijing supports the Syrian government led by Bashar al-Assad.

# russia - Thursday 18 August, 2016

From The42 Michael Conlan suggests Ireland are being punished for former judge's Guardian revelations Claim

Michael Conlan suggests Ireland are being punished for former judge's Guardian revelations

The Belfast native admitted to being nervous about dubious judging ahead of his fights.

From TheJournal.ie Haunting footage shows stunned face of injured Syrian boy after airstrike Aleppo This post contains videos

Haunting footage shows stunned face of injured Syrian boy after airstrike

The boy was later discharged from hospital but five children are reported to have been killed overnight.

# russia - Wednesday 17 August, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Special forces raids: Russia says four militants killed at apartment building Firefight

Special forces raids: Russia says four militants killed at apartment building

TV footage showed heavily-armed men in balaclavas cordoning off a multi-storey apartment block.

From The42 'Some sports impossible without doping' Claim

'Some sports impossible without doping'

Ex-Arsenal midfielder Andrei Arshavin has given his thoughts on Russian-related controversies at the Olympic Games.

# russia - Tuesday 16 August, 2016

From The42 'AIBA a f*****g disgrace to sport!' Paddy Barnes and others react to Michael Conlan's Olympics loss Reaction

'AIBA a f*****g disgrace to sport!' Paddy Barnes and others react to Michael Conlan's Olympics loss

“I thought Katie’s was really bad yesterday, but this takes the biscuit.”

# russia - Monday 15 August, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Trump adviser denies receiving illegal cash payments from Ukraine Paul Manafort

Trump adviser denies receiving illegal cash payments from Ukraine

Paul Manafort previously worked as a consultant for former president Viktor Yanukovych’s party.

# russia - Thursday 11 August, 2016

From TheJournal.ie At least four dead in suspected chlorine gas attack in Aleppo Syria

At least four dead in suspected chlorine gas attack in Aleppo

Medical staff have taken pieces of the patients’ clothing for analysis.

# russia - Tuesday 9 August, 2016

From TheJournal.ie 'Putin's phonecall meant a lot to me' - Turkey and Russia's strongmen leaders kiss and make up Hug It Out

'Putin's phonecall meant a lot to me' - Turkey and Russia's strongmen leaders kiss and make up

“We lived through a very complicated moment,” Putin said, referring to an incident last November when Turkey shot down a Russian bomber on the Syrian border.

# russia - Sunday 7 August, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Rip-off McDonald's restaurants have opened in rebel-held areas of Ukraine Ersatz

Rip-off McDonald's restaurants have opened in rebel-held areas of Ukraine

Since McDonald’s left the areas in 2014, copycats have moved in to fill the space.

# russia - Friday 5 August, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Russia denies one of its diplomats involved in incident in Rio which saw mugger shot dead Brazil

Russia denies one of its diplomats involved in incident in Rio which saw mugger shot dead

Brazilian police and media have identified the vice consul at the Russian embassy in Rio as being involved in the incident.

# russia - Thursday 4 August, 2016

From The42 271 Russians to compete in Rio Olympics after drugs probe - IOC Development

271 Russians to compete in Rio Olympics after drugs probe - IOC

Russian Olympic Committee president Alexander Zhukov said some other cases remained unresolved .

# russia - Tuesday 2 August, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Reports of chemical gas attacks in two cities as Syrian opposition accuses Assad and Russia Chlorine

Reports of chemical gas attacks in two cities as Syrian opposition accuses Assad and Russia

The regime has rejected claims that suspected chlorine gas cylinders were dropped in Idlib province, close to where a Russian helicopter were downed.

From The42 CAS confirm Russian appeal on Olympic weightlifting ban Rio 2016

CAS confirm Russian appeal on Olympic weightlifting ban

Six Russian weightlifters will discover the result of their appeal tomorrow.

# russia - Monday 1 August, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Russian military helicopter shot down over Syria Kremlin

Russian military helicopter shot down over Syria

The five people on board are believed to have died.

# russia - Saturday 30 July, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Democrats hacked again as Snowden and Assange fall out over leaks Russia

Democrats hacked again as Snowden and Assange fall out over leaks

Edward Snowden has publicly criticised the strategy of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.

# russia - Thursday 28 July, 2016

From TheJournal.ie 'Beyond the pale': People are accusing Trump of treason after those Russia remarks Voice Of Treason

'Beyond the pale': People are accusing Trump of treason after those Russia remarks

Even his own running mate sought to distance himself from Trump’s invitation to Russia to hack his rival’s emails.

# russia - Wednesday 27 July, 2016

From The42 Putin to meet dope-tainted Team Russia before they depart for Rio today Squad Trim

Putin to meet dope-tainted Team Russia before they depart for Rio today

Despite over 100 bans, a sizeable group of Russian athletes will depart Moscow today.

# russia - Tuesday 26 July, 2016

From TheJournal.ie The FBI think Russia is behind the hacking of Democrat emails Hack

The FBI think Russia is behind the hacking of Democrat emails

Clinton’s campaign say Russia wanted to help Trump’s campaign because of their bromance.

# russia - Monday 25 July, 2016

From The42 Russian doping whistle-blower hits back after being barred from the Olympics Response

Russian doping whistle-blower hits back after being barred from the Olympics

The 30-year-old said that the move would discourage future whistle-blowers from coming forward.

# russia - Sunday 24 July, 2016

From The42 'Disgraceful' - Russian doping whistle-blower barred from Rio Olympics Stance

'Disgraceful' - Russian doping whistle-blower barred from Rio Olympics

800m runner Yuliya Stepanova has been running under a neutral flag at recent events.

From The42 Russia escapes blanket ban from 2016 Olympics Controversy

Russia escapes blanket ban from 2016 Olympics

An IOC statement released today said it “was guided by a fundamental rule of the Olympic Charter to protect clean athletes and the integrity of sport”.

# russia - Thursday 21 July, 2016

From The42 Banned: Russia's track and field athletes lose their appeal to compete at Rio Olympics Doping

Banned: Russia's track and field athletes lose their appeal to compete at Rio Olympics

Decision paves the way for a blanket ban on the entire Russian team.

# russia - Wednesday 20 July, 2016

From The42 IOC reluctant to ban Russia from Rio, will take a week to decide Exclusion

IOC reluctant to ban Russia from Rio, will take a week to decide

The Games’ governing body are cutting it tight for the world’s biggest country.

# russia - Tuesday 19 July, 2016

From The42 IOC to 'explore legal options' for Rio ban on all Russian athletes Hard Line

IOC to 'explore legal options' for Rio ban on all Russian athletes

The governing body has promised to impose ‘the toughest sanctions available’ in the wake of the McLaren report.

From The42 How Russia doped: A hole in the wall, a secret urine bank and table salt No Stone Unturned

How Russia doped: A hole in the wall, a secret urine bank and table salt

Night-time visits by Russian secret service agents were also part of the scheme, the McLaren report claims.

From The42 'Foreign footballer in Russia was protected after failed drugs test' - report Scandal

'Foreign footballer in Russia was protected after failed drugs test' - report

As a result Wada has called on Fifa to investigate sports minister Vitaly Mutko, the president of the Russian football federation and chief organiser of the 2018 World Cup.

# russia - Monday 18 July, 2016

From The42 We'll Leave It There So: Russia blasted over doping report, double-header for Croker and today's sport Monday

We'll Leave It There So: Russia blasted over doping report, double-header for Croker and today's sport

Elsewhere, four Irish U20 players have joined the Connacht academy and Peter Sagan wins a cracking sprint finish in the Tour de France.

From The42 Wada calls for Russia to be banned from all international competition, including Rio Olympics Revelations

Wada calls for Russia to be banned from all international competition, including Rio Olympics

The McLaren report says the nation used a complex state-supported doping scheme at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics.

# russia - Monday 4 July, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Missing Russian couple believed to have been murdered and dismembered on Fiji Investigation

Missing Russian couple believed to have been murdered and dismembered on Fiji

Body parts washed up on a beach, police said.

# russia - Friday 24 June, 2016

From The42 5-year ban for English hooligan after Marseille violence Euro 2016

5-year ban for English hooligan after Marseille violence

The hunt is still on for Russian hooligans who left two English supporters in comas.

# russia - Monday 20 June, 2016

From The42 Bale inspires Wales to emphatic win that sees them top Group B Whale Of A Time This post contains videos

Bale inspires Wales to emphatic win that sees them top Group B

Aaron Ramsey and Neil Taylor were also on target for Chris Coleman’s side against Russia.

# russia - Sunday 19 June, 2016

From TheJournal.ie At least 13 children drown in Russia lake tragedy Summer Camp

At least 13 children drown in Russia lake tragedy

The group were taking part in a summer camp close to the lake.

From The42 Bale: Burger and chips helped me get over England last-gasp defeat Cheat Meal

Bale: Burger and chips helped me get over England last-gasp defeat

The 26-year-old has revealed junk food provided the perfect cure for his woes following Wales’ heartbreaking defeat.

From TheJournal.ie This is the world's 'biggest and most powerful' icebreaker Arktika

This is the world's 'biggest and most powerful' icebreaker

It can cut through ice of up to 2.8 metres thick

# russia - Friday 17 June, 2016

From The42 IAAF uphold ban on Russian athletes ahead of Olympic Games Doping

IAAF uphold ban on Russian athletes ahead of Olympic Games

A task force found that they did not meet the criteria needed to lift the ban and no vote was taken in Vienna today.

# russia - Thursday 16 June, 2016

From TheJournal.ie "Absolutely unacceptable": Moscow slams arrest of Russia fans in France Diplomatic Row

"Absolutely unacceptable": Moscow slams arrest of Russia fans in France

Russia has summoned the French ambassador to protest over the arrests.

# russia - Tuesday 14 June, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Shocking GoPro footage of Russian hooligans attacking English fans Hooligans

Shocking GoPro footage of Russian hooligans attacking English fans

It was announced earlier today that the team was being hit with a suspended disqualification.

From TheJournal.ie Euro 2016: Russia handed suspended ban over fan violence, fined €150,000 Last Warning

Euro 2016: Russia handed suspended ban over fan violence, fined €150,000

It means the side are allowed remain in the competition but face being kicked out if there’s more trouble.

# russia - Monday 13 June, 2016

From The42 Russian MP tells hooligans to 'keep it up' Trouble

Russian MP tells hooligans to 'keep it up'

The senior Russian football official and politician says 90 per cent of fans go to a game looking to fight, insisting that it is “normal”

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