# russia - Yesterday’s News
Vitaly Churkin (64) died suddenly today, Russia confirmed, without giving further information.
# russia - Sunday 19 February, 2017
Supports of Emmanuel Macron say he is being targeted.
# russia - Saturday 18 February, 2017
“The United States will continue to hold Russia accountable,” the Vice President said.
# russia - Wednesday 15 February, 2017
The Trump campaign team had repeated contact with Russian officials, according to the New York Times.
# russia - Tuesday 14 February, 2017
Flynn – who once headed US military intelligence – insisted he was honoured to have served the American people in such a “distinguished” manner.
# russia - Monday 13 February, 2017
As bullets started to fly, Burhan Ozbilici captured the image of the gunman standing over his victim.
Andrei Krekov said he went on hunger strike after being placed in solitary confinement.
# russia - Thursday 9 February, 2017
Russian and Turkish authorities appear keen to move on after today’s airstrike.
# russia - Tuesday 7 February, 2017
The President of the United States made the comments on Twitter – where else? – today.
# russia - Monday 6 February, 2017
It looks like November will be their earliest possible return to international competition.
# russia - Sunday 5 February, 2017
Trump was speaking in an excerpt of a Super Bowl interview with Fox News’s Bill O’Reilly.
# russia - Saturday 4 February, 2017
US president Donald Trump was to hold his first talks with Ukraine’s leader today.
# russia - Friday 3 February, 2017
John McCain said he was “heartbroken” by the news.
The High Court had ruled in 2015 that Sergey Chesnokov had established he was born on Dublin’s Henrietta Street.
# russia - Wednesday 1 February, 2017
Antonina Krivoshapka has been disqualified from the London Olympics.
# russia - Friday 27 January, 2017
Only three politicians voted against the proposals.
# russia - Saturday 21 January, 2017
The former chair of Republicans Abroad Ireland tells us why he thinks Russia probably has compromising material on the new US President, but it might not matter.
# russia - Saturday 14 January, 2017
# russia - Wednesday 11 January, 2017
A 35-page unverified dossier regarding the claims has been published by Buzzfeed News.
# russia - Monday 9 January, 2017
The accusations from the US are baseless and amateurish, the Kremlin insists.
# russia - Saturday 7 January, 2017
He was famously hours later for a meeting with the German chancellor in 2014.
# russia - Friday 6 January, 2017
A new report says the Russian president acted on grudges against the US after being embarrassed by the Panama Papers and the Olympic doping scandal.
On same day he's due to face spy chiefs over Russian hacking, Trump has pop at Arnold Schwarzenegger
And Arnie had a suitably withering response for the president elect’s barb about the actor’s ratings for his Apprentice TV show.
# russia - Thursday 5 January, 2017
The US intelligence community has said Moscow interfered to help Republican Donald Trump win.
# russia - Wednesday 4 January, 2017
The US President-elect continues to defy conventions.
# russia - Tuesday 3 January, 2017
Nuclear fallout and Soviet scepticism feature in official Irish state papers on the Chernobyl disaster.
# russia - Saturday 31 December, 2016
The UN Security Council approves the Russian-drafted resolution on the Syria ceasefire.
The attack, on the electrical network of northeastern state Vermont, is not believed to have upset supply.
# russia - Friday 30 December, 2016
“I always knew he was very smart,” Trump tweeted.
Putin says he’ll plan his next steps “based on the policies pursued by the administration of President Donald Trump”.
Rebels involving in fighting this morning are not covered by the ceasefire.
# russia - Thursday 29 December, 2016
Barack Obama has announced a series of sanctions in retaliation for the alleged US election hack by Russia.
Investigators say they are keeping an open mind.
Russia’s President Vladimir Putin announced the deal, saying the Syrian regime and “main forces of the armed opposition” had signed on.
# russia - Wednesday 28 December, 2016
The ceasefire is expected to begin at midnight tonight.
# russia - Tuesday 27 December, 2016
Local media reports say that a minister confirmed the discovery this morning.
# russia - Monday 26 December, 2016
The 84 passengers included dozens of singers in Russia’s world-famous military choir.
The bodies, according to Syrian state news, were discovered in a rebel-held prison.
# russia - Sunday 25 December, 2016
The military plane had been carrying the army’s official musical group.
# russia - Friday 23 December, 2016
“I had to get on the platform. I was fighting for love!”