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From TheJournal.ie Russian spy ship sinks off Turkey after collision with livestock vessel Sensitive Information

Russian spy ship sinks off Turkey after collision with livestock vessel

All 78 crew members were rescued by Turkish coastguards.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: What we know about the killing of gay men in Chechnya Abuse

Explainer: What we know about the killing of gay men in Chechnya

As reports continue to emerge, Russia has said it does not have any confirmed information about violence against gay men in the region.

From TheJournal.ie 'Aggression against a sovereign state': Putin responds to Trump's Syria strikes Overnight Attacks

'Aggression against a sovereign state': Putin responds to Trump's Syria strikes

In the US, senior Democrats and Republicans have expressed support for the action.

From TheJournal.ie Trump's former adviser will testify in Russia probe 'if he gets immunity' White House

Trump's former adviser will testify in Russia probe 'if he gets immunity'

“General Flynn certainly has a story to tell, and he very much wants to tell it, should the circumstances permit.”

From TheJournal.ie Vladimir Putin does not believe in man-made climate change Denial

Vladimir Putin does not believe in man-made climate change

He says it has been around since the 1930s and is potentially a good thing.

From TheJournal.ie 'Witch hunt': How Russian media is covering the latest Trump controversy Jeff Sessions This post contains videos

'Witch hunt': How Russian media is covering the latest Trump controversy

The US Attorney General has come under fire after it emerged he met the Russian ambassador to the US during Trump’s election campaign.

From TheJournal.ie Pence vows 'unwavering' support for Nato as he receives praise from Bono at European meeting I Will Follow

Pence vows 'unwavering' support for Nato as he receives praise from Bono at European meeting

“The United States will continue to hold Russia accountable,” the Vice President said.

From TheJournal.ie Trump insists he doesn't know Putin - or have any deals in Russia Haters Going Crazy

Trump insists he doesn't know Putin - or have any deals in Russia

The President of the United States made the comments on Twitter – where else? – today.

From TheJournal.ie Kremlin demands apology from Fox News for describing Putin as 'a killer' Miffed

Kremlin demands apology from Fox News for describing Putin as 'a killer'

Fox host Bill O’Reilly made the assertion during an interview with President Donald Trump last night.

From TheJournal.ie Trump draws criticism as he repeats respect for 'killer' Putin Interview

Trump draws criticism as he repeats respect for 'killer' Putin

Trump was speaking in an excerpt of a Super Bowl interview with Fox News’s Bill O’Reilly.

From TheJournal.ie 'It's only a matter of time before Putin makes a fool of Trump' From Russia With Love

'It's only a matter of time before Putin makes a fool of Trump'

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.

From TheJournal.ie 'Vladimir Putin, such a vastly overrated leader': 'We are one tweet away from bad relations' Us-russia Relations

'Vladimir Putin, such a vastly overrated leader': 'We are one tweet away from bad relations'

It’s easy to see why Russia has been pro-Trump but that could quickly turn sour, writes Neil Robinson.

From TheJournal.ie US Senate planning probe into Russian spying, Trump planning to end Russian sanctions Russia Today

US Senate planning probe into Russian spying, Trump planning to end Russian sanctions

Meanwhile, the President-Elect says he may scrap sanctions of Russia recently put in place by President Obama.

From TheJournal.ie Ex-British MI6 spy behind 'dirty dossier' that Donald Trump has branded as 'fake news' Classified This post contains videos

Ex-British MI6 spy behind 'dirty dossier' that Donald Trump has branded as 'fake news'

Trump has hit out at intelligence agencies for allowing the report to leak.

From TheJournal.ie US intelligence says Putin ordered hacking campaign to help Trump win From Russia With Love

US intelligence says Putin ordered hacking campaign to help Trump win

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.

From TheJournal.ie On same day he's due to face spy chiefs over Russian hacking, Trump has pop at Arnold Schwarzenegger Look Over There

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.

From TheJournal.ie Russia says it has begun scaling down its forces in Syria Withdrawal

Russia says it has begun scaling down its forces in Syria

It comes as the Assad regime intensifies its bombardment of a rebel district home to the capital’s main water source.

From TheJournal.ie John McCain says 'every American should be alarmed' by Russian interference in election Clapper

John McCain says 'every American should be alarmed' by Russian interference in election

The US intelligence community has said Moscow interfered to help Republican Donald Trump win.

From TheJournal.ie Trump 'calls for arms race' after nuclear weapons comment Cold War Of Words This post contains videos

Trump 'calls for arms race' after nuclear weapons comment

The US President-elect had said the US needs to expand its nuclear capabilities until “the world comes to its senses regarding nukes”.

From TheJournal.ie 'Nobody believed in him, only us': Putin hails Trump in four-hour press conference Russia

'Nobody believed in him, only us': Putin hails Trump in four-hour press conference

Today’s press event saw some journalists holding up placards comparing Putin to Superman.

From TheJournal.ie Trump says America needs to boost nuclear capability until 'world comes to its senses' Cold War Of Words

Trump says America needs to boost nuclear capability until 'world comes to its senses'

The US President-elect made the comment a few hours after Vladimir Putin said something similar about Russia.

From TheJournal.ie 'A provocation' - Putin vows to fight 'terrorism' after Russian ambassador shot dead by policeman Ankara

'A provocation' - Putin vows to fight 'terrorism' after Russian ambassador shot dead by policeman

Andrei Karlov died of his wounds after the shooting in an Ankara exhibition centre,

From TheJournal.ie US news network claims Putin directly involved in Hillary Clinton hack Hacked Off

US news network claims Putin directly involved in Hillary Clinton hack

Intelligence officials are said to have a “high level of confidence”, according to NBC.

From TheJournal.ie Putin and Trump named the world's most powerful men Power Rangers

Putin and Trump named the world's most powerful men

“From the motherland to Syria to the US presidential elections, Putin continues to get what he wants.”

From TheJournal.ie Putin congratulates Trump, says he wants to 'improve relations' between Russia and US World Leaders React

Putin congratulates Trump, says he wants to 'improve relations' between Russia and US

A lot of far-right leaders are very happy with the election result.

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 While a ceasefire takes hold in Syria, the war in eastern Europe rumbles on with almost 10,000 dead Putin

While a ceasefire takes hold in Syria, the war in eastern Europe rumbles on with almost 10,000 dead

Clashes of the conflict have returned to the highest level in a year.

From TheJournal.ie Trump says Putin is "far more" of a leader than Barack Obama US Election

Trump says Putin is "far more" of a leader than Barack Obama

According to the Republican presidential nominee, Putin “has very strong control over a country”.

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.

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.

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.

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.

From TheJournal.ie Listen as Donald Trump challenges Russia to hack into Hillary Clinton's emails Cold Cyber Wars This post contains videos

Listen as Donald Trump challenges Russia to hack into Hillary Clinton's emails

And yes, you read that correctly.

From TheJournal.ie Putin has put off meeting Elton John to talk about gay rights Putin It Off

Putin has put off meeting Elton John to talk about gay rights

The popular singer is due to meet the Russian leader at some stage to discuss matters in Russia.

From TheJournal.ie Families of victims of shot-down airliner MH17 to sue Vladimir Putin for €21 million Compensation

Families of victims of shot-down airliner MH17 to sue Vladimir Putin for €21 million

Malaysian Airlines MH17 was shot down over Ukraine in July 2014.

From TheJournal.ie "Your humble servant is not there" - Putin rejects links to corruption Panama Papers

"Your humble servant is not there" - Putin rejects links to corruption

“What element of corruption? There is none at all,” he insisted.

From TheJournal.ie The Kremlin is NOT happy with Donald Trump's latest ad Putin The Boot In This post contains videos

The Kremlin is NOT happy with Donald Trump's latest ad

It calls Vladimir Putin and Islamic State America’s “toughest opponents”.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Tuesday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

From TheJournal.ie Russia says claims Putin ordered poisoning of ex-spy 'a joke' Alexander Litvinenko

Russia says claims Putin ordered poisoning of ex-spy 'a joke'

A UK probe found that Putin ‘probably approved’ the killing.

From TheJournal.ie Putin denies trying to scare Angela Merkel with his dog Konni

Putin denies trying to scare Angela Merkel with his dog

The German chancellor was not a fan of Konni.