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Russia’s daily Covid deaths exceed 1,000 for first time
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Russia’s daily Covid deaths exceed 1,000 for first time

Sat 3:38 PM 18,374 Views 9 Comments

About 43 million Russians – 29% of the country’s nearly 146 million people – are fully vaccinated.

Sixteen confirmed dead in Russian plane crash
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Sixteen confirmed dead in Russian plane crash

Oct 10th 2021, 10:18 AM 21,395 Views 4 Comments

The plane was carrying 22 people and crashed at around 9.23 am local time.

Russia's Covid-19 cases soar to highest level this year as daily death toll exceeds 900
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Russia's Covid-19 cases soar to highest level this year as daily death toll exceeds 900

Oct 7th 2021, 10:10 PM 17,197 Views 11 Comments

The Kremlin has shrugged off the idea of imposing a new nationwide lockdown.

Russia reports 929 Covid-19 deaths in 24 hours
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Russia reports 929 Covid-19 deaths in 24 hours

Oct 6th 2021, 12:27 PM 16,470 Views 14 Comments

Russia’s total deaths from Covid-19 now stand at 212,625 – the highest toll in Europe.

Film crew to blast off from Russian launch site to make first movie in space
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Film crew to blast off from Russian launch site to make first movie in space

Oct 4th 2021, 9:41 PM 10,182 Views 9 Comments

The nation’s space chief hailed the project as a chance to raise the prestige of Russia’s space programme.

Russian investigators launch new 'extremism' probe against Alexei Navalny
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Russian investigators launch new 'extremism' probe against Alexei Navalny

Sep 28th 2021, 4:57 PM 4,829 Views 3 Comments

The probe could see the opposition leader spend up to 10 more years in jail.

Five climbers die on Russia's Mount Elbrus
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Five climbers die on Russia's Mount Elbrus

Sep 24th 2021, 11:15 AM 17,457 Views 2 Comments

Mount Elbrus is the highest mountain in Europe at 5,642 metres.

Russia 'responsible' for killing Litvinenko, European court rules
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Russia 'responsible' for killing Litvinenko, European court rules

Sep 21st 2021, 1:36 PM 12,508 Views 4 Comments

The former Russian spy died after being poisoned with a rare radioactive substance in London in 2006.

Pro-Kremlin party looks set to retain majority in Russian parliament
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Pro-Kremlin party looks set to retain majority in Russian parliament

Sep 20th 2021, 1:26 PM 6,123 Views 11 Comments

The poll is an important indicator of next year’s presidential poll, as Vladimir Putin seeks to cement his grip on power.

Six dead after gunman opens fire on Russian university campus
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Six dead after gunman opens fire on Russian university campus

Updated Sep 20th 2021, 12:23 PM 18,366 Views 4 Comments

Russia’s Investigative Committee said the suspect had been wounded while being detained.

Morning Memo: Europe's looming 'energy crisis'
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Morning Memo: Europe's looming 'energy crisis'

Sep 20th 2021, 11:57 AM 10,399 Views 12 Comments

European gas prices have tripled this year even before the arrival winter.

Putin's party set to retain Russian parliament majority after polls
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Putin's party set to retain Russian parliament majority after polls

Sep 19th 2021, 2:30 PM 11,885 Views 29 Comments

The vote comes in the wake of an unprecedented crackdown on the opposition.

Navalny app removed from Apple and Google as Russians vote in election
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Navalny app removed from Apple and Google as Russians vote in election

Sep 17th 2021, 9:51 AM 18,694 Views 11 Comments

His allies denounced the move as an “act of political censorship”.

Russia's emergencies minister dies trying to save filmmaker who slipped during Arctic drills
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Russia's emergencies minister dies trying to save filmmaker who slipped during Arctic drills

Sep 8th 2021, 4:31 PM 26,217 Views 7 Comments

Yevgeny Zinichev is the first Russian cabinet member to die on duty.

Merkel 'demands' Putin free Kremlin critic Navalny as pair meet in Moscow
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Merkel 'demands' Putin free Kremlin critic Navalny as pair meet in Moscow

Aug 20th 2021, 8:00 PM 12,750 Views 11 Comments

She made the comments at a Kremlin press conference.

Russia extends state of emergency over wildfires in Siberia
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Russia extends state of emergency over wildfires in Siberia

Aug 13th 2021, 2:42 PM 6,874 Views 9 Comments

Emergencies minister Yevgeny Zinichev declared the state of emergency for Sakha-Yakutia.

Eight feared dead as tourist helicopter crashes into lake in Russia's far east
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Eight feared dead as tourist helicopter crashes into lake in Russia's far east

Aug 12th 2021, 8:12 AM 12,706 Views 4 Comments

Eight people were rescued out of 16 passengers.

Imprisoned Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny faces fresh charges
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Imprisoned Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny faces fresh charges

Aug 11th 2021, 5:46 PM 14,588 Views 0 Comments

The Putin critic has been accused of creating a non-profit organisation that infringes on people’s rights.

British embassy worker in Berlin arrested on suspicion of spying
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British embassy worker in Berlin arrested on suspicion of spying

Aug 11th 2021, 1:16 PM 16,357 Views 11 Comments

German prosecutors said the 57-year-old man is suspected of selling documents to Russian intelligence.

Nine people die at Russia Covid hospital after oxygen pipe ruptures
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Nine people die at Russia Covid hospital after oxygen pipe ruptures

Aug 9th 2021, 9:59 PM 20,480 Views 14 Comments

The health ministry said 71 patients were in intensive care at the time of the accident.

Wreckage found after plane goes missing with 28 people on board in Russia
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Wreckage found after plane goes missing with 28 people on board in Russia

Updated Jul 6th 2021, 12:22 PM 19,974 Views 8 Comments

According to Russian media reports, none of the 28 people on board survived the crash.

Russia claims it fired warning shots at British Navy destroyer as UK rejects claims
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Russia claims it fired warning shots at British Navy destroyer as UK rejects claims

Jun 23rd 2021, 1:12 PM 18,391 Views 50 Comments

The incident took place in Cape Fiolent off the coast of Crimea.

Moscow hospitals flooded with Covid patients as city reports record highs
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Moscow hospitals flooded with Covid patients as city reports record highs

Jun 19th 2021, 1:57 PM 33,114 Views 22 Comments

The highly infectious Delta variant first identified in India represents nearly 90% of new cases.

US and Russia agree to let ambassadors return to their host countries
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US and Russia agree to let ambassadors return to their host countries

Updated Jun 16th 2021, 8:20 PM 15,947 Views 12 Comments

Tense relations between the US and Russia led ambassadors to return home earlier this year.

Miranchuk's magnificent goal secures vital victory for Russia
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Miranchuk's magnificent goal secures vital victory for Russia

Jun 16th 2021, 3:58 PM 5,731 Views 0 Comments

The Russians rebounded from their defeat to Belgium by getting the better of Finland.

Lorna Bogue: Why swim against the G7 tide? Ireland needs vision for a post-12.5% world
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Lorna Bogue: Why swim against the G7 tide? Ireland needs vision for a post-12.5% world

Jun 15th 2021, 7:00 PM 10,538 Views 28 Comments

Lorna Bogue says the writing is on the wall for the ‘charade’ that is Ireland as a tax haven.

Belgium send out signal to rest of Europe with stunning opening win
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Belgium send out signal to rest of Europe with stunning opening win

Jun 12th 2021, 10:11 PM 13,124 Views 5 Comments

Belgium played Russia off the park this evening – winning 3-0.

Russian anti-corruption Navalny group vows to 'continue to fight'
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Russian anti-corruption Navalny group vows to 'continue to fight'

Jun 10th 2021, 10:43 AM 5,782 Views 6 Comments

The group, led by critic Alexei Nalvalny, was recently branded an extremist group by a court in Moscow.

Belarus government accused of mounting misinformation attacks on journalist
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Belarus government accused of mounting misinformation attacks on journalist

Jun 9th 2021, 9:48 AM 11,297 Views 10 Comments

An online campaign launched against Belarussian journalist, Roman Protasevich, alleges he has ties to Neo-Nazi groups.

US recovers over half of ransom paid to pipeline hackers
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US recovers over half of ransom paid to pipeline hackers

Jun 8th 2021, 7:02 AM 28,710 Views 7 Comments

The cyberattack caused short-term fuel shortages and drew attention to the broader threat that of the burgeoning ransomware industry.

European flights refused permission to land in Russia as row over Belarusian journalist escalates
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European flights refused permission to land in Russia as row over Belarusian journalist escalates

May 27th 2021, 9:32 PM 47,726 Views 30 Comments

French and Austrian carriers were denied permission to land in Moscow after changing routes to avoid Belarusian airspace.

Russian court hears Navalny complaints on prison conditions
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Russian court hears Navalny complaints on prison conditions

May 26th 2021, 4:26 PM 8,360 Views 4 Comments

Navalny was jailed in February and is serving a two and a half year sentence for fraud charges.

Michael O'Leary says diversion of Ryanair plane was 'state-sponsored hijacking'
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Michael O'Leary says diversion of Ryanair plane was 'state-sponsored hijacking'

May 24th 2021, 9:20 AM 51,177 Views 28 Comments

O’Leary also said it appears there were some KGB agents on board the flight.

Foreign diplomats have avoided prosecution for road traffic offences 12 times in the last two years
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Foreign diplomats have avoided prosecution for road traffic offences 12 times in the last two years

May 24th 2021, 12:05 AM 24,554 Views 29 Comments
  • Niall O'Connor's report looks at the amount of times diplomats have escaped traffic fines by using their diplomatic immunity.
  • The foreign embassy staff members were nabbed by gardaí across the country but granted immunity from prosecution.
  • According to documents obtained by The Journal, the Department of Foreign Affairs were notified 17 times either by gardaí or by embassies.
At least nine dead, most of them children, in Russian school shooting
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At least nine dead, most of them children, in Russian school shooting

Updated May 11th 2021, 10:42 PM 70,982 Views 28 Comments

Reports from the scene said nine people, including children, were killed in the attack and 16 injured.

Navalny network disbands as gaunt Kremlin critic appears in court
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Navalny network disbands as gaunt Kremlin critic appears in court

Apr 29th 2021, 12:38 PM 26,336 Views 16 Comments

“We are officially disbanding Navalny’s network,” Leonid Volkov said in a video posted on social media.

Alexei Navalny to end prison hunger strike
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Alexei Navalny to end prison hunger strike

Apr 23rd 2021, 2:04 PM 21,913 Views 24 Comments

Alexei Navalny said he will continue to demand a visit from his doctor to address a loss of sensation in his legs and arms.

Over 1,000 arrested at Russian marches calling for Alexei Navalny to be freed from prison
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Over 1,000 arrested at Russian marches calling for Alexei Navalny to be freed from prison

Apr 22nd 2021, 9:20 AM 8,940 Views 15 Comments

Many were arrested before the protests even began.

UN experts say Alexei Navalny in 'serious danger' and needs urgent medical evacuation
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UN experts say Alexei Navalny in 'serious danger' and needs urgent medical evacuation

Apr 21st 2021, 7:15 PM 9,070 Views 15 Comments

The Kremlin critic is on hunger strike in a Russian penal colony.

Putin warns Russia’s enemies they ‘will feel sorry for their deeds’
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Putin warns Russia’s enemies they ‘will feel sorry for their deeds’

Apr 21st 2021, 4:06 PM 23,930 Views 61 Comments

The president delivered a warning to the West during his annual state-of-the-nation address.

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