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#Russia

From TheJournal.ie Dutch government taking Russia to court over ‘shooting down’ of MH17 flight Mh17

Dutch government taking Russia to court over ‘shooting down’ of MH17 flight

A missile fired from territory controlled by pro-Moscow Ukrainian rebels blew the plane out of the sky on 17 July 2014.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: Why is Trump under pressure over allegations about Russia and the Taliban? Bounties

Explainer: Why is Trump under pressure over allegations about Russia and the Taliban?

Trump has come under increasing pressure to explain mounting media reports regarding the allegations.

From TheJournal.ie Joe Biden accuses 'white flag’ Trump of leaving the battlefield Russia

Joe Biden accuses 'white flag’ Trump of leaving the battlefield

Biden suggested Trump has abdicated his duty to protect both US troops abroad and American citizens at home.

From TheJournal.ie Russians cast early votes in ballot that could extend Putin's rule until 2036 Kremlin

Russians cast early votes in ballot that could extend Putin's rule until 2036

The reforms would reset Putin’s presidential term-limit to zero, allowing him to run two more times.

From TheJournal.ie Disinfection tunnels installed to protect Vladimir Putin from pandemic Moscow

Disinfection tunnels installed to protect Vladimir Putin from pandemic

One was installed at his residence and two more at the Kremlin, according to his spokesman.

From The42 Australia steps up bid to host 2027 Rugby World Cup with new board Down Under

Australia steps up bid to host 2027 Rugby World Cup with new board

Russia are currently the only other nation to have declared their bid.

From TheJournal.ie Temperatures of 30 degrees Celsius reported above Arctic Circle Siberia

Temperatures of 30 degrees Celsius reported above Arctic Circle

Temperatures soared to 10 degrees Celsius above average in Siberia last month.

From The42 Russian appeal against four-year doping ban from international sport to be heard in November CAS

Russian appeal against four-year doping ban from international sport to be heard in November

Should WADA’s ruling be confirmed, Russia will miss out on the postponed Tokyo Olympics, the 2022 winter Games and the World Cup in Qatar.

From TheJournal.ie Vladimir Putin sets 1 July date for vote that could keep him in power until 2036 Putin It Out There

Vladimir Putin sets 1 July date for vote that could keep him in power until 2036

The ballot was postponed from April due to Covid-19.

From The42 June restart for football in Russia despite rising infections Covid-19

June restart for football in Russia despite rising infections

There are eight rounds of fixtures remaining.

From TheJournal.ie Russia now has the second highest number of Covid-19 cases in the world Tally

Russia now has the second highest number of Covid-19 cases in the world

The country has 232,243 cases, surpassing the UK and Spain.

From TheJournal.ie Russian PM tests positive for Covid-19 as country registers highest number of new European cases Mikhail Mishustin

Russian PM tests positive for Covid-19 as country registers highest number of new European cases

It comes as the country’s number of confirmed cases surged past 100,000.

From TheJournal.ie Russia’s failure to respond to concerns about fair trial rights compels judge to “terminate” extradition Courts

Russia’s failure to respond to concerns about fair trial rights compels judge to “terminate” extradition

Igor Khatlamadzhiyev (37), was wanted for a number of alleged thefts and robberies in Russia.

From TheJournal.ie Russia's Vladimir Putin signs law that could keep him in power for another 16 years President

Russia's Vladimir Putin signs law that could keep him in power for another 16 years

He signed the measure today, three days after it sailed through the Russian parliament

From TheJournal.ie MH17 murder trial begins despite suspects still being at large Schiphol

MH17 murder trial begins despite suspects still being at large

Four men are charged and are likely to go on trial in absentia.

From TheJournal.ie UN warns 'major international confrontation' possible after 33 Turkish troops killed in Syria Idlib

UN warns 'major international confrontation' possible after 33 Turkish troops killed in Syria

The soldiers were killed in the province of Idlib by a Syrian air strike last night.

From TheJournal.ie Trump denies any knowledge of Russian efforts to help his opponent in US presidential election US Elections 2020

Trump denies any knowledge of Russian efforts to help his opponent in US presidential election

Trump accused the Democratic chairman of the House Intelligence Committee of leaking election security information

From TheJournal.ie US Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders warns Russia 'to stay out of US presidential election' US Election 2020

US Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders warns Russia 'to stay out of US presidential election'

The Vermont senator issued a statement following reports Russia was trying to help his campaign.

From TheJournal.ie Hundreds of Russian fishermen rescued after becoming stranded on ice floe Mind The Gap

Hundreds of Russian fishermen rescued after becoming stranded on ice floe

Authorities report that it is the third such incident in the area this week.

From TheJournal.ie The Russian government has resigned Vladimir Putin

The Russian government has resigned

Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev resigned over a series of constitutional reforms proposed by Vladimir Putin.

From TheJournal.ie New Russian weapon can travel 27 times the speed of sound Avangard

New Russian weapon can travel 27 times the speed of sound

The weapon can make sharp manoeuvres en route to its target, making it harder to intercept.

From TheJournal.ie Russian security officer dies and five others injured in Moscow shooting incident Russia

Russian security officer dies and five others injured in Moscow shooting incident

The incident came on the eve of the Day of Security Service in Russia.

From The42 'Peter O'Mahony and Andrew Conway, they're good guys and rugby gentlemen' Son Of Dagestan

'Peter O'Mahony and Andrew Conway, they're good guys and rugby gentlemen'

Russia flanker Tagir Gadzhiev made a major impact at the World Cup in Japan.

From The42 'A tragedy' - Russia reacts with anger after doping ban from Olympics, World Cup Unimpressed

'A tragedy' - Russia reacts with anger after doping ban from Olympics, World Cup

Wada’s executive committee, meeting in Lausanne, handed the country the ‘robust’ four-year suspension.

From The42 Russia banned for four years from global sporting events including the Olympics Doping

Russia banned for four years from global sporting events including the Olympics

The World Anti-Doping Agency announced the suspension this morning.

From The42 'The problems of other countries are not discussed' - Russia bites back at proposed doping ban Response

'The problems of other countries are not discussed' - Russia bites back at proposed doping ban

The World Anti-Doping Agency has recommended a four-year suspension.

From The42 Euro 2020 excluded from proposed Wada ban on hosts Russia In The Clear

Euro 2020 excluded from proposed Wada ban on hosts Russia

Russia are clear to host next year’s tournament despite the ban

From TheJournal.ie Trump criticised for promoting conspiracy theories about Ukraine Impeachment

Trump criticised for promoting conspiracy theories about Ukraine

Experts have warned about the long-term damage that the popularity of dubious theories could have on US democracy.

From TheJournal.ie Russian police seize €100 million worth of powerful hallucinogen Alpha PVP

Russian police seize €100 million worth of powerful hallucinogen

Police found the cache after searching an illegal lab.

From The42 Athletics Integrity Unit charge Russia over high-jumper no-show for out of competition tests Called In Sick

Athletics Integrity Unit charge Russia over high-jumper no-show for out of competition tests

Danil Lysenko medalled at the outdoor and indoor world championships in 2017 and 2018.

From The42 Russia snub Adidas jersey for Euro 2020 qualifiers over upside-down colours on flag Wrong Way Round

Russia snub Adidas jersey for Euro 2020 qualifiers over upside-down colours on flag

It was pointed out that the colours were arranged in the reverse order.

From TheJournal.ie 'Shameful': Hillary Clinton slams UK government for not publishing report into Russian interference Boris Johnson

'Shameful': Hillary Clinton slams UK government for not publishing report into Russian interference

A report was sent to PM Boris Johnson a month ago but has not been published

From TheJournal.ie Russian Napoleon expert admits killing and dismembering his ex-student girlfriend Oleg Sokolov

Russian Napoleon expert admits killing and dismembering his ex-student girlfriend

Oleg Sokolov, a prominent expert on Napoleon, was hauled out of the Moika River on Saturday with a backpack containing a woman’s arms.

From TheJournal.ie US and EU warn of 'danger of Russia and China' on Berlin Wall anniversary NATO

US and EU warn of 'danger of Russia and China' on Berlin Wall anniversary

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the West “can never take … things for granted”.

From TheJournal.ie Russia investigates videos of children talking with members of the LGBT community Investigation

Russia investigates videos of children talking with members of the LGBT community

In Russia, the offence of “sexual violence” can carry a jail term of between 12 and 20 years.

From TheJournal.ie 'They have shown our men as scumbags': Russians slam US video game Call of Duty Not Very Happy

'They have shown our men as scumbags': Russians slam US video game Call of Duty

Published by US company Activision Blizzard, Call of Duty is a highly realistic “first-person shooter” game.

From TheJournal.ie Russian serviceman shoots dead eight fellow soldiers at military base in Siberia Russia

Russian serviceman shoots dead eight fellow soldiers at military base in Siberia

The defence ministry said his actions “could be the result of a nervous breakdown”.

From TheJournal.ie Trump's justice department opens criminal inquiry into Russia investigation, US media reports Collusion

Trump's justice department opens criminal inquiry into Russia investigation, US media reports

The decision means the department is conducting an investigation into itself.

From TheJournal.ie Russia and Turkey agree 'historic' deal to undertake joint patrols in Syria Foreign Powers

Russia and Turkey agree 'historic' deal to undertake joint patrols in Syria

Under the deal, Kurdish forces are to be allowed withdraw from the border area.

From The42 Scotland storm to 9-try win over Russia to set up showdown with Japan Pool A

Scotland storm to 9-try win over Russia to set up showdown with Japan

Scrum-half George Horne scored a hat-trick as Russia completed their run in Pool A with another scoreless return.

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