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From TheJournal.ie Hundreds detained during unauthorised protests in Russia Moscow

Hundreds detained during unauthorised protests in Russia

The protests come following a refusal to allow some opposition politicians to run in the September polls.

From TheJournal.ie 'Honestly, I'm scared': Over 1,000 people arrested at Moscow rally for fair elections Russia

'Honestly, I'm scared': Over 1,000 people arrested at Moscow rally for fair elections

The rally came a week after the capital’s biggest demonstration in years.

From TheJournal.ie Russian police arrest hundreds at protest following release of detained journalist Moscow

Russian police arrest hundreds at protest following release of detained journalist

Ivan Golunov was detained last week after being charged with attempting to deal a “large amount” of drugs.

From TheJournal.ie In Russia, men and women are turning to sex coaches to get over Soviet-era taboos Sex Education

In Russia, men and women are turning to sex coaches to get over Soviet-era taboos

Sex, as a subject, remains largely an unmentionable in Russia.

From TheJournal.ie Moscow plane tragedy: Pilot says aircraft was struck by lightning before crash landing that killed 41 Russia

Moscow plane tragedy: Pilot says aircraft was struck by lightning before crash landing that killed 41

There were 78 people including crew members on board the plane.

From TheJournal.ie Trump had talks on Moscow tower up throughout 2016 presidential campaign, lawyer says Trump Tower

Trump had talks on Moscow tower up throughout 2016 presidential campaign, lawyer says

This is far later than previously acknowledged.

From TheJournal.ie Man with triple citizenship charged with espionage in Russia requests Irish consular assistance Moscow

Man with triple citizenship charged with espionage in Russia requests Irish consular assistance

Paul Whelan, who has denied the charges, could face up to 20 years in prison if found guilty.

From TheJournal.ie Russia detains American man suspected of espionage Spy

Russia detains American man suspected of espionage

It’s the latest in a series of espionage cases between Russia and the West.

From TheJournal.ie Man killed on runway of Russia's main airport after being hit by plane taking off Moscow

Man killed on runway of Russia's main airport after being hit by plane taking off

The incident occurred in Sheremetyevo airport at around 8pm yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie US security advisor in Moscow for nuclear treaty talks amid rising tension Nuclear Treaty

US security advisor in Moscow for nuclear treaty talks amid rising tension

Over the weekend, Trump announced a withdrawal from a Cold War-era nuclear weapons treaty.

From TheJournal.ie Second Skripal poisoning suspect named as 'Russian GRU doctor' Salisbury

Second Skripal poisoning suspect named as 'Russian GRU doctor'

The Kremlin has rejected past charges about its involvement in the case.

From TheJournal.ie Putin says the two men named as suspects in Salisbury poisoning are 'civilians, not criminals' Novichok

Putin says the two men named as suspects in Salisbury poisoning are 'civilians, not criminals'

Putin said the two men do not work for the military and called on them to come forward.

John Terry reportedly set for shock move to Spartak Moscow after undergoing medical

The 37-year-old is said to have undergone a medical with Spartak officials in Rome.

From TheJournal.ie Steven Seagal's been appointed a special envoy for Russia The Patriot

Steven Seagal's been appointed a special envoy for Russia

His task is to ” promote the further development of Russian-American relations in the humanitarian sphere”.

From TheJournal.ie Russian spy worked in US embassy in Moscow for a decade - reports Spy Games

Russian spy worked in US embassy in Moscow for a decade - reports

A probe found she was having regular unauthorised meetings with the main Russian intelligence agency, the FSB.

From TheJournal.ie Pussy Riot members arrested again immediately after release for World Cup stunt No Explanation

Pussy Riot members arrested again immediately after release for World Cup stunt

The four members ran onto the pitch at Moscow’s Luzniki stadium in the second half of the World Cup final between France and Croatia.

From TheJournal.ie Russia jails Pussy Riot members for World Cup pitch invasion Pitch Invaders

Russia jails Pussy Riot members for World Cup pitch invasion

They were found guilty of “grossly violating the rules for spectators’ behaviour” and given the maximum punishment possible under the charge.

From TheJournal.ie Taxi driver who drove into pedestrians in Moscow says he fell asleep at the wheel World Cup

Taxi driver who drove into pedestrians in Moscow says he fell asleep at the wheel

The driver says he ran away from the scene because he was afraid of being attacked.

From TheJournal.ie Russia calls for 'most severe punishment' after visitor causes serious damage to Ivan the Terrible painting Vandalised

Russia calls for 'most severe punishment' after visitor causes serious damage to Ivan the Terrible painting

Russian police arrested a 37-year-old man who used a metal pole to break the glass covering the painting.

From TheJournal.ie UK regulator launches seven investigations into Kremlin-backed broadcaster RT Tension

UK regulator launches seven investigations into Kremlin-backed broadcaster RT

The investigations have been launched on the back of the Salisbury nerve agent attack in March.

From TheJournal.ie Russian ambassador to Ireland: 'As far as we can see, there was no attack in Syria' Chemical Attack

Russian ambassador to Ireland: 'As far as we can see, there was no attack in Syria'

Yury Filatov said it was “absolutely ridiculous” to suggest Russia was covering up any chemical attack.

From TheJournal.ie Russia says it has proof Britain was behind alleged Syria chemical attack Russia

Russia says it has proof Britain was behind alleged Syria chemical attack

The Russian Military says it has proof that the attack was staged on orders from London.

From TheJournal.ie Boris Johnson says Russia's poisoning denials 'grow increasingly absurd' Sergei Skripal

Boris Johnson says Russia's poisoning denials 'grow increasingly absurd'

The Kremlin has denied its involvement in the poisoning of a former double agent and his daughter in Salisbury.

From TheJournal.ie Russia threatens to ban all British media from its country if the UK bans Kremlin-backed broadcaster RT Diplomatic Tensions

Russia threatens to ban all British media from its country if the UK bans Kremlin-backed broadcaster RT

Tensions are rising after the UK said it was likely Russia was behind a recent poisoning attack on an ex-spy.

From TheJournal.ie Ice on sensors 'may have been cause' of Russian plane crash Moscow

Ice on sensors 'may have been cause' of Russian plane crash

The plane took off from Moscow on Sunday and went down in a field around 70 kilometres southeast of the city shortly after.

From TheJournal.ie Terrorism not being considered as probe into one of Russia's worst ever air disasters begins Moscow

Terrorism not being considered as probe into one of Russia's worst ever air disasters begins

71 people lost their lives in yesterday’s crash near Moscow airport.

From TheJournal.ie Russia plane crash: Officials confirm all 71 people on board have died Moscow

Russia plane crash: Officials confirm all 71 people on board have died

Around 65 passengers and 6 crew members were on board the regional flight destined for Orsk.

From TheJournal.ie Russian opposition leader arrested during anti-Putin protests Protests

Russian opposition leader arrested during anti-Putin protests

Earlier, police raided the Moscow office of Navalny as the demonstrations calling for a boycott of Russia’s presidential election took place.

From TheJournal.ie Investigation underway after bus ploughs into Moscow pedestrians, killing four Russia

Investigation underway after bus ploughs into Moscow pedestrians, killing four

Authorities have not mentioned terrorism as a possible cause.

From TheJournal.ie At least five dead after bus ploughs into Moscow pedestrian underpass Russia

At least five dead after bus ploughs into Moscow pedestrian underpass

Video footage shows the bus driving down into the underpass, hitting a number of people.

From TheJournal.ie Russia denies it had a nuclear accident after radioactive pollution reported to be 986 times higher Nuke Free Zone

Russia denies it had a nuclear accident after radioactive pollution reported to be 986 times higher

A station close to the Mayak nuclear facility in the Chelyabinsk region detected “extremely high pollution”.

From TheJournal.ie Russian journalist stabbed in the neck by man who claimed a 'telepathic connection' with her Critical Condition

Russian journalist stabbed in the neck by man who claimed a 'telepathic connection' with her

The assailant attacked Tatyana Felgengauer at the radio station where she worked.

From TheJournal.ie Shopping centres, colleges and train stations evacuated in Moscow after bomb threats Anonymous Threats

Shopping centres, colleges and train stations evacuated in Moscow after bomb threats

Over 30 locations were temporarily emptied after anonymous threats.

From TheJournal.ie Trump Organisation lawyer emailed Putin aide for business deal help Donald Trump

Trump Organisation lawyer emailed Putin aide for business deal help

Trump’s personal lawyer has said the president’s company pursued a Trump Tower in Moscow during the Republican primary.

From TheJournal.ie Three dead in shooting at Moscow courthouse during 'Grand Theft Auto' hearing Russia

Three dead in shooting at Moscow courthouse during 'Grand Theft Auto' hearing

Russian outlets say a guard and a court official were injured.

From TheJournal.ie Vladimir Putin says more than 750 US diplomatic staff will have to leave Russia Get Out This post contains videos

Vladimir Putin says more than 750 US diplomatic staff will have to leave Russia

The call is in response to fresh US sanctions against Moscow.

From TheJournal.ie Here's the gruelling training aspiring astronauts have to go through at Moscow’s famous Star City Star City

Here's the gruelling training aspiring astronauts have to go through at Moscow’s famous Star City

‘You feel like you can’t breath, it feels as if your stomach is glued to your back.’

From TheJournal.ie Video footage suggests Russia may be arming the Taliban Afghanistan

Video footage suggests Russia may be arming the Taliban

The footage obtained by CNN shows Taliban fighters brandishing weapons they claim were supplied by Russian government sources.

From TheJournal.ie Trump says he wouldn't have picked Sessions as Attorney General if he knew he'd recuse on Russia Meetings

Trump says he wouldn't have picked Sessions as Attorney General if he knew he'd recuse on Russia

Three of the pivotal players in the Trump campaign will be questioned by senators next week.

From TheJournal.ie Kremlin-critic Alexei Navalny jailed for 30 days after anti-corruption protests From Russia With Love

Kremlin-critic Alexei Navalny jailed for 30 days after anti-corruption protests

Russian authorities detained the 41-year-old opposition leader and nearly 1,000 of his supporters.

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