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#Russia

# russia - Yesterday’s News

From TheJournal.ie Body of Irish woman (83) found in sea off Santa Ponsa Majorca

Body of Irish woman (83) found in sea off Santa Ponsa

The woman’s body was found by Russian holidaymakers this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Prosecutors: Russian-armed rebels shot down flight MH17, killing all 298 people on board Ukraine

Prosecutors: Russian-armed rebels shot down flight MH17, killing all 298 people on board

International investigation finds a Buk missile delivered from Kursk hit MH17 flight from territory controlled by Russian separatists

# russia - Tuesday 27 September, 2016

From TheJournal.ie UN agency says 681 people died in Ireland from air pollution in one year Smog

UN agency says 681 people died in Ireland from air pollution in one year

The UK had 16,355 deaths from air pollution in the same year, according to a WHO report released today.

# russia - Friday 23 September, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Data Protection Commissioner seeking answers after massive Yahoo privacy breach State Actors

Data Protection Commissioner seeking answers after massive Yahoo privacy breach

Yahoo said names, email addresses, birth dates, and scrambled passwords were stolen.

From TheJournal.ie Three-year-old 'Mowgli' found after surviving three days in a Siberian forest Taiga

Three-year-old 'Mowgli' found after surviving three days in a Siberian forest

Tserin was wearing shoes – but no coat – when he wandered into the taiga, the snow forest which covers much of Russia and circles the globe.

# russia - Tuesday 20 September, 2016

From TheJournal.ie UN suspends all humanitarian aid convoys in Syria after deadly airstrike Ceasefire Collapse

UN suspends all humanitarian aid convoys in Syria after deadly airstrike

The week-long ceasefire in the war-ravaged country has collapsed.

# russia - Monday 19 September, 2016

From TheJournal.ie UN aid convoy delivering food destroyed by airstrikes in Syria Syrian Civil War

UN aid convoy delivering food destroyed by airstrikes in Syria

A week-long ceasefire came to an end today with “non-stop” bombardment in some areas.

# russia - Sunday 18 September, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Putin's party dominates elections with 45% of the vote Putin It Up To Them

Putin's party dominates elections with 45% of the vote

The election follows a tumultuous few years that have seen Russia seize the Crimea peninsula from Ukraine and start a military operation in Syria.

From TheJournal.ie US-led coalition expresses regret after it may have killed dozens of Syrian soldiers in airstrikes Syrian Conflict

US-led coalition expresses regret after it may have killed dozens of Syrian soldiers in airstrikes

“If we determine that we did indeed strike Syrian military personnel, that was not our intention.”

# russia - Saturday 17 September, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Putin appears to offer strongest support yet for Trump... without actually naming him Putin It Out There

Putin appears to offer strongest support yet for Trump... without actually naming him

Putin has so far refused to publicly endorse either candidate. .

# russia - Wednesday 14 September, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Russian scientists trapped in weather station for two weeks by polar bears Polar Peril

Russian scientists trapped in weather station for two weeks by polar bears

The area around their facility was surrounded by ten adult bears, and several cubs.

# russia - Tuesday 13 September, 2016

From TheJournal.ie 'The last chance to save Syria' - the ceasefire has held overnight Syria

'The last chance to save Syria' - the ceasefire has held overnight

US Secretary of State John Kerry says it’s far too early to draw conclusions, but that the plan has a chance to work.

# russia - Monday 12 September, 2016

From TheJournal.ie 'Civilians have no hope anymore': Unclear if rebels will agree to ceasefire in Syria Five Years Of War

'Civilians have no hope anymore': Unclear if rebels will agree to ceasefire in Syria

Rebels battling the Syrian regime and the political opposition are still weighing whether to abide by the agreement.

# russia - Saturday 10 September, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Syrian leader Bashar Al-Assad has agreed to a US-Russia ceasefire deal Five Years Of War

Syrian leader Bashar Al-Assad has agreed to a US-Russia ceasefire deal

The two powers could launch joint airstrikes against Islamist jihadists if the deal holds.

# russia - Thursday 1 September, 2016

From TheJournal.ie These teenage students from Eton secured a personal audience with Vladimir Putin Kremz Bantz

These teenage students from Eton secured a personal audience with Vladimir Putin

The Russian President has kept Queen Elizabeth II and the Pope waiting, but recently found time to meet a group of privileged students from Britain’s elite school in possibly his weirdest photo-op.

# russia - Wednesday 31 August, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Russia takes credit for killing "principal architect" of terrorist attacks against the West Islamic State

Russia takes credit for killing "principal architect" of terrorist attacks against the West

Islamic State said that one of its main figures has been killed by a US airstrike.

# russia - Sunday 28 August, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Ordinary Russians have all had their hot water shut off in an annual 'ritual shutdown' Cold Shower

Ordinary Russians have all had their hot water shut off in an annual 'ritual shutdown'

From Vladivostok on the Pacific coast to Russia’s European exclave Kaliningrad, millions of residents are forced each year to shiver through icy showers.

# 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.

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