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From TheJournal.ie US extracted spy from Russia amid fears Trump administration mishandled classified intelligence Espionage

US extracted spy from Russia amid fears Trump administration mishandled classified intelligence

The source, who had been providing information for decades, had access to Putin and sent pictures of high-level documents.

From TheJournal.ie Russia and Ukraine swap 70 prisoners in landmark exchange Easing Tensions This post contains videos

Russia and Ukraine swap 70 prisoners in landmark exchange

Among those swapped were 24 Ukrainian sailors, Ukrainian filmmaker Oleg Sentsov and Russian journalist Kyrylo Vyshynsky.

From The42 Scotland's Euro 2020 hopes dented as Russia take three points from Hampden Blow

Scotland's Euro 2020 hopes dented as Russia take three points from Hampden

Stephen O’Connell’s own goal saw Russia complete a 2-1 comeback victory against Scotland, whose Euro 2020 hopes took a blow at Hampden Park.

From The42 Mullan strikes late to secure Ireland's top-tier status at European Hockey Championships Green Machine

Mullan strikes late to secure Ireland's top-tier status at European Hockey Championships

The 3-2 win also ensures Ireland Women’s place in the 2021 edition of the tournament.

From TheJournal.ie Russia launches floating nuclear reactor in Arctic despite warnings from environmentalists Akademik Lomonosov

Russia launches floating nuclear reactor in Arctic despite warnings from environmentalists

Environmental groups have dubbed the project “Chernobyl on ice” and a “nuclear Titanic.”

From TheJournal.ie Two killed and radiation levels rise in second incident at a Russian military base this week Explosion

Two killed and radiation levels rise in second incident at a Russian military base this week

The far-north town of Nyonoska was affected by the blast during the testing of a jet engine.

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 US blames Russia over ending of a major Cold War-era nuclear arms deal Nuclear Arms

US blames Russia over ending of a major Cold War-era nuclear arms deal

This comes after Washington launched the process to pull out of the INF treaty this year.

From TheJournal.ie Rammstein band members kiss on stage in Moscow in defiance of Russia anti-LGBTQ laws Du Kisst

Rammstein band members kiss on stage in Moscow in defiance of Russia anti-LGBTQ laws

Russia has a law banning the distribution of materials on ‘non-traditional’ relationships among minors.

From TheJournal.ie Putin-critic Alexei Navalny sent back to prison after suspicious 'allergic reaction' Opposition Leader

Putin-critic Alexei Navalny sent back to prison after suspicious 'allergic reaction'

Alexei Navalny is serving a 30-day sentence for calling a mass protest in Moscow.

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 'Three years of embarrassment and a waste of time': Trump gloats after Mueller testimony Russia

'Three years of embarrassment and a waste of time': Trump gloats after Mueller testimony

Robert Mueller told Congress he had not exonerated the US president of obstruction allegations, but again declined to accuse him of a crime.

From TheJournal.ie South Korean fighter jets fire over 400 warning shots at Russian military aircraft Dokdo Islets

South Korean fighter jets fire over 400 warning shots at Russian military aircraft

Seoul said a Russian A-50 warplane twice entered South Korean airspace, a claim Moscow has denied.

From TheJournal.ie Turkey receives first batch of Russian missile defence system angering US NATO

Turkey receives first batch of Russian missile defence system angering US

NATO said it’s “concerned about the potential consequences” of the purchase.

From The42 Irish men's team bow out of University Games in defeat to Russia End Of The Road

Irish men's team bow out of University Games in defeat to Russia

Both sides had a man sent off in a game decided by a penalty.

From TheJournal.ie Russia says fatal fire on submarine started in vessel's battery compartment Barents Sea

Russia says fatal fire on submarine started in vessel's battery compartment

Russia’s Defence Minister has said the fire did not impact its nuclear reactor.

From TheJournal.ie Tributes paid to Irish climber who died descending Europe's tallest peak Mount Elbrus

Tributes paid to Irish climber who died descending Europe's tallest peak

Alan Mahon (40) from Monasterevin was a member of a party of ten climbers who were climbing Mount Elbrus.

From TheJournal.ie Fourteen Russian sailors die in fire on 'small nuclear-powered submarine' Barents Sea

Fourteen Russian sailors die in fire on 'small nuclear-powered submarine'

Russia has not confirmed the type of vessel involved but Russian media have said it was a small nuclear sub.

From TheJournal.ie Suspected stray Syrian anti-aircraft missile hits north Cyprus Air Defence

Suspected stray Syrian anti-aircraft missile hits north Cyprus

The missile was launched as part of an air defence system during an Israeli air raid. No one was injured in the incident.

From TheJournal.ie Russia to release 100 illegally captured whales from 'jail' Sea Of Okhotsk

Russia to release 100 illegally captured whales from 'jail'

Celebrities, including actor Leonardo DiCaprio and TV star Pamela Anderson, had called for their release.

From TheJournal.ie 4 people charged with murder over downing of flight MH17 Mh17

4 people charged with murder over downing of flight MH17

The plane travelling between Amsterdam and Kuala Lumpur was hit by a Russian-made missile in July 2014.

From TheJournal.ie EU says 'Russian sources' tried to undermine European election vote Disinformation

EU says 'Russian sources' tried to undermine European election vote

The commission said it will take time to determine the “scope and impact” of the disinformation campaigns.

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 Russian investigative journalist facing drugs charges taken to hospital alleging he was beaten by police Ivan Golunov
From TheJournal.ie Donald Trump says he had 'nothing to do with Russia helping me to get elected' Presidential Harassment

Donald Trump says he had 'nothing to do with Russia helping me to get elected'

Trump then later said to reporters: “Russia did not help me get elected. You know who got me elected? I got me elected.”

From TheJournal.ie Charging Trump with a crime was not an option under Department of Justice rules, says Mueller Russia

Charging Trump with a crime was not an option under Department of Justice rules, says Mueller

Mueller reiterated what the report had previously concluded; that there was interference from Russia.

From The42 Simon Yates suffers massive time loss as Russian Zakarin wins Giro's first summit finish Setback

Simon Yates suffers massive time loss as Russian Zakarin wins Giro's first summit finish

The Briton lost over two minutes to general classification rivals Primoz Roglic and Vincenzo Nibali.

From TheJournal.ie Russian TV kids talent show cancels result after bots taint vote Voice Kids This post contains videos

Russian TV kids talent show cancels result after bots taint vote

Mikella Abramova is the daughter of a former Eurovision contestant and a wealthy businessman.

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 Donald Trump Jr subpoenaed to testify before Senate panel in Russia probe Mueller Report

Donald Trump Jr subpoenaed to testify before Senate panel in Russia probe

It was the first known legal summons issued to a member of the president’s family.

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 The42 Spain turn on the style in Bray, Hungary shock Portugal and Italy win in U17 Euro openers All The Action

Spain turn on the style in Bray, Hungary shock Portugal and Italy win in U17 Euro openers

Iceland also came out on top this afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie Beluga whale found in Norwegian waters 'may have been trained by Russian navy' Deep Cover This post contains videos

Beluga whale found in Norwegian waters 'may have been trained by Russian navy'

The whale was wearing a harness bearing the words “Equipment of St. Petersburg”.

From TheJournal.ie Vladimir Putin could become the middle-man in Trump-Kim denuclearisation talks From Russia With Love

Vladimir Putin could become the middle-man in Trump-Kim denuclearisation talks

Donald Trump was among the topics discussed by the two leaders during their first one-on-one summit.

From TheJournal.ie Kim Jong Un and Vladimir Putin vow closer ties as they meet for the first time First Meeting

Kim Jong Un and Vladimir Putin vow closer ties as they meet for the first time

Both leaders have met in Russia’s eastern city of Vladivostok, after Kim travelled by train from the North.

From TheJournal.ie North Korea's Kim Jong Un arrives in Russia for Putin summit Russian Talks

North Korea's Kim Jong Un arrives in Russia for Putin summit

The talks will be Kim’s first face-to-face meeting with another head of state since his meeting with Trump.

From TheJournal.ie Russia says it's 'too early' to say whether it could work with Ukraine's new leader Volodymyr Zelensky

Russia says it's 'too early' to say whether it could work with Ukraine's new leader

Volodymyr Zelensky won a landslide victory yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie 'What was taxpayers' money get spent on?' Russia dismisses report into its meddling in US election Mueller Report

'What was taxpayers' money get spent on?' Russia dismisses report into its meddling in US election

Russia has consistently rejected any claims of interference in the election.

From TheJournal.ie US justice department to publish 'redacted' version of Mueller report into Russian collusion on Thursday Trump

US justice department to publish 'redacted' version of Mueller report into Russian collusion on Thursday

‘The report could feature allegations that Trump tried to obstruct the investigation.’

From The42 Conroy's stunning tries help Ireland reach qualification semi-final of World Rugby Seven Series Winning This post contains videos

Conroy's stunning tries help Ireland reach qualification semi-final of World Rugby Seven Series

Their next match takes place today at 5.32am Irish time on Sunday.

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