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# kremlin - Sunday 18 April, 2021

Alexei Navalny ‘could die at any moment’, doctor says, as hunger strike continues
# Poisoning
# Poisoning

Alexei Navalny ‘could die at any moment’, doctor says, as hunger strike continues

Apr 18th 2021, 8:30 AM 39,355 Views 32 Comments

Navalny went on hunger strike to protest the refusal to let his physicians see him in prison.

# kremlin - Monday 22 February, 2021

EU agrees to impose sanctions on Russia for jailing Alexei Navalny
# Kremlin Critic
# Kremlin Critic

EU agrees to impose sanctions on Russia for jailing Alexei Navalny

Feb 22nd 2021, 10:15 PM 17,049 Views 28 Comments

The EU also agreed on sanctions for Myanmar over the military’s seizure of power.

# kremlin - Tuesday 16 February, 2021

Russia prosecutor seeks €10,000 defamation fine in latest case against Navalny
# Kremlin Critic
# Kremlin Critic

Russia prosecutor seeks €10,000 defamation fine in latest case against Navalny

Feb 16th 2021, 10:15 PM 12,157 Views 15 Comments

In his closing arguments, Navalny said that “every moment of this case is obvious legal nonsense”.

# kremlin - Wednesday 3 February, 2021

Russian court jails Kremlin critic Navalny as over 1,400 protesters detained
# Moscow
# Moscow

Russian court jails Kremlin critic Navalny as over 1,400 protesters detained

Feb 3rd 2021, 7:22 AM 14,633 Views 19 Comments

Britain, France, Germany, the United States and the European Union denounced the ruling and called for his immediate release.

# kremlin - Sunday 31 January, 2021

Over 4,000 people detained at Alexei Navalny protests across Russia
# Kremlin
# Kremlin

Over 4,000 people detained at Alexei Navalny protests across Russia

Updated Jan 31st 2021, 3:29 PM 18,787 Views 20 Comments

Protesters defied government warnings to rally from Vladivostok to Saint Petersburg in a second weekend of mass demonstrations.

# kremlin - Tuesday 26 January, 2021

Biden raises concerns over Navalny and Russian 'aggression' in Ukraine in first phone call with Putin
# A Quick Chat
# A Quick Chat

Biden raises concerns over Navalny and Russian 'aggression' in Ukraine in first phone call with Putin

Jan 26th 2021, 10:18 PM 18,400 Views 26 Comments

The G7 group of nations also hit out at Navalny’s “politically motivated” detention in a statement today.

# kremlin - Sunday 24 January, 2021

Kremlin accuses US of meddling after 3,500 protesters detained
# Russia
# Russia

Kremlin accuses US of meddling after 3,500 protesters detained

Updated Jan 24th 2021, 4:53 PM 27,781 Views 40 Comments

Tens of thousands rallied in support of jailed opposition politician Alexei Navalny in Russia this weekend.

# kremlin - Saturday 5 September, 2020

Russia must answer questions on Navalny 'assassination attempt'
# Alexei Navalny
# Alexei Navalny

Russia must answer questions on Navalny 'assassination attempt'

Sep 5th 2020, 10:52 AM 17,224 Views 60 Comments

Alexei Navalny fell ill on a flight to Moscow and is now in an induced coma in a Berlin hospital.

# kremlin - Thursday 25 June, 2020

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

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

Jun 25th 2020, 7:08 AM 11,303 Views 32 Comments

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

# kremlin - Monday 22 April, 2019

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

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

Apr 22nd 2019, 5:04 PM 12,267 Views 44 Comments

Volodymyr Zelensky won a landslide victory yesterday.

# kremlin - Wednesday 18 April, 2018

UK regulator launches seven investigations into Kremlin-backed broadcaster RT
# Tension
# Tension

UK regulator launches seven investigations into Kremlin-backed broadcaster RT

Apr 18th 2018, 12:15 PM 8,867 Views 72 Comments

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

# kremlin - Monday 2 April, 2018

Trump invited Putin to White House in phone call his advisers said not to make
# When You Free?
# When You Free?

Trump invited Putin to White House in phone call his advisers said not to make

Apr 2nd 2018, 4:05 PM 17,947 Views 56 Comments

At the time, Trump is said to have expressed the hope the two countries could return to “constructive and serious dialogue”.

# kremlin - Tuesday 27 March, 2018

Poll: Should Ireland expel Russian diplomats?
# What Do You Think
# What Do You Think

Poll: Should Ireland expel Russian diplomats?

Mar 27th 2018, 9:04 AM 61,183 Views 381 Comments

Tánaiste Simon Coveney is going to announce the Irish government’s position later today.

# kremlin - Monday 19 March, 2018

Putin records best ever election performance (but western leaders aren't lining up to congratulate him)
# In The Cold
# In The Cold

Putin records best ever election performance (but western leaders aren't lining up to congratulate him)

Mar 19th 2018, 6:50 AM 26,064 Views 101 Comments

So far only close allies have congratulated him as Moscow’s relations with the West disintegrate.

# kremlin - Thursday 15 March, 2018

Britain, France, the US, and Germany united in 'abhorrence' over first nerve agent attack in Europe since WWII
# No Other Explanation
# No Other Explanation

Britain, France, the US, and Germany united in 'abhorrence' over first nerve agent attack in Europe since WWII

Mar 15th 2018, 1:38 PM 28,819 Views 235 Comments

Russia’s foreign minister earlier threatened to respond to the deportation of Russian diplomats from the UK by kicking out British diplomats on Russian soil in turn.

# kremlin - Tuesday 6 March, 2018

UK warns foreign states over Russian ex-spy's suspected poisoning
# Salisbury
# Salisbury

UK warns foreign states over Russian ex-spy's suspected poisoning

Mar 6th 2018, 7:35 PM 35,070 Views 118 Comments

A former Russian spy and his daughter were found unconscious on a bench in England yesterday.

# kremlin - Tuesday 26 December, 2017

Russia election: Kremlin questions legality of boycott call
# Protests
# Protests

Russia election: Kremlin questions legality of boycott call

Dec 26th 2017, 3:28 PM 5,831 Views 2 Comments

Vladimir Putin, who has been in power for 18 years and is expected to easily win another six-year term.

# kremlin - Sunday 24 December, 2017

Thousands declare support for Kremlin critic in Russia's March election
# Alexei Navalny
# Alexei Navalny

Thousands declare support for Kremlin critic in Russia's March election

Dec 24th 2017, 7:07 PM 9,395 Views 40 Comments

But 41 year old lawyer Alexei Navalny has been deemed ineligible to run in the Russian election due to a criminal conviction.

# kremlin - Thursday 30 November, 2017

Russia faces a number of issues as it gears up for tomorrow's World Cup draw
# Pot Luck
From The42
# Pot Luck

Russia faces a number of issues as it gears up for tomorrow's World Cup draw

Nov 30th 2017, 3:00 PM 22,998 Views 24 Comments

The potential threats of hooligans and terrorism still hang over the host nation of the 2018 finals.

# kremlin - Thursday 20 July, 2017

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

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

Jul 20th 2017, 8:50 AM 16,046 Views 55 Comments

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

# kremlin - Sunday 16 July, 2017

'We don't have any gays': Chechnya's leader strongly denies his country tortured and killed gay men
# Chechnya
# Chechnya

'We don't have any gays': Chechnya's leader strongly denies his country tortured and killed gay men

Jul 16th 2017, 11:13 AM 24,872 Views 92 Comments

Ramzan Kadyrov has faced wide international criticism since reports of serious human rights abuses.

# kremlin - Monday 12 June, 2017

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

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

Jun 12th 2017, 10:40 PM 14,652 Views 51 Comments

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

# kremlin - Sunday 19 February, 2017

Russia accused of cyberattacks in another election - This time in France
# Hacks
# Hacks

Russia accused of cyberattacks in another election - This time in France

Feb 19th 2017, 2:25 PM 11,277 Views 56 Comments

Supports of Emmanuel Macron say he is being targeted.

# kremlin - Monday 6 February, 2017

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

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

Feb 6th 2017, 4:46 PM 12,254 Views 69 Comments

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

# kremlin - Friday 3 February, 2017

Kremlin critic hospitalised after suffering organ failure
# Vladimir Kara-Murza
# Vladimir Kara-Murza

Kremlin critic hospitalised after suffering organ failure

Feb 3rd 2017, 9:57 PM 23,625 Views 54 Comments

John McCain said he was “heartbroken” by the news.

# kremlin - Sunday 18 September, 2016

Putin's party dominates elections with 45% of the vote
# Putin It Up To Them
# Putin It Up To Them

Putin's party dominates elections with 45% of the vote

Sep 18th 2016, 8:00 PM 11,687 Views 94 Comments

The election follows a tumultuous few years that have seen Russia seize the Crimea peninsula from Ukraine and start a military operation in Syria.

# kremlin - Thursday 1 September, 2016

These teenage students from Eton secured a personal audience with Vladimir Putin
# Kremz Bantz
# Kremz Bantz

These teenage students from Eton secured a personal audience with Vladimir Putin

Sep 1st 2016, 6:53 PM 22,876 Views 43 Comments

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.

# kremlin - Monday 1 August, 2016

Russian military helicopter shot down over Syria
# Kremlin
# Kremlin

Russian military helicopter shot down over Syria

Aug 1st 2016, 12:51 PM 15,809 Views 138 Comments

The five people on board are believed to have died.

# kremlin - Saturday 30 July, 2016

Democrats hacked again as Snowden and Assange fall out over leaks
# Russia
# Russia

Democrats hacked again as Snowden and Assange fall out over leaks

Jul 30th 2016, 8:25 AM 30,957 Views 85 Comments

Edward Snowden has publicly criticised the strategy of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.

# kremlin - Thursday 12 March, 2015

Kremlin: Putin's not ill, he could break your hand if he wanted to
# Sure He's Grand
# Sure He's Grand

Kremlin: Putin's not ill, he could break your hand if he wanted to

Mar 12th 2015, 3:37 PM 16,567 Views 72 Comments

The Russian president hasn’t been seen in public in a while.

# kremlin - Saturday 28 February, 2015

Putin vows to punish killers of Kremlin critic, as opposition condemns "political murder"
# Assassinated
# Assassinated

Putin vows to punish killers of Kremlin critic, as opposition condemns "political murder"

Feb 28th 2015, 11:49 PM 41,956 Views 317 Comments

Boris Nemtsov was a fierce opponent of Vladamir Putin and was set to lead an opposition rally. He was shot in the back on a bridge near the Kremlin

# kremlin - Monday 15 September, 2014

Column: 'After many years of peace, Europe could be drawn into a war on its own borders'
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: 'After many years of peace, Europe could be drawn into a war on its own borders'

Sep 15th 2014, 1:15 PM 47 Views 157 Comments

The West needs to stop hiding behind treaties that Russia has already invalidated, writes John O’Donnell.

# kremlin - Monday 8 September, 2014

Opinion: Russia is in the driving seat of the Ukrainian crisis and she’s taking the West for a dangerous spin
# Crisis
# Crisis

Opinion: Russia is in the driving seat of the Ukrainian crisis and she’s taking the West for a dangerous spin

Sep 8th 2014, 1:00 PM 49 Views 143 Comments

Western powers have been reactive rather than proactive in their approach to the situation all summer, writes Jack Lahart.

# kremlin - Friday 18 July, 2014

Obama: 'Evidence suggests MH17 shot down by missile that came from rebel territory'
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Obama: 'Evidence suggests MH17 shot down by missile that came from rebel territory'

Jul 18th 2014, 5:30 PM 7,776 Views 50 Comments

The US President added that more sanctions could be imposed on Russia

# kremlin - Saturday 7 June, 2014

Ukraine's new 'Chocolate King' vows not to give up on Crimea
# Petro Poroshenko
# Petro Poroshenko

Ukraine's new 'Chocolate King' vows not to give up on Crimea

Jun 7th 2014, 12:48 PM 6,912 Views 93 Comments

The billionaire ‘chocolate king’ also vowed to avert civil war, the possibility of which still looms in the south-east.

# kremlin - Tuesday 15 April, 2014

Ukrainian leader says Russia wants to set southeast 'on fire'
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Ukrainian leader says Russia wants to set southeast 'on fire'

Apr 15th 2014, 11:30 AM 4,527 Views 101 Comments

Turchynov spoke of his “full-scale anti-terrorist operation” that aims to dislodge pro-Russian gunmen from their positions.

# kremlin - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

Ukraine could 'unleash civil war' if it steps in against militants in eastern cities
# Donetsk
# Donetsk

Ukraine could 'unleash civil war' if it steps in against militants in eastern cities

Apr 8th 2014, 9:09 AM 6,235 Views 106 Comments

Russia has accused Ukraine of sending ultra-nationalist Pravy Sektor militants to these areas.

# kremlin - Monday 3 March, 2014

'A clear violation of sovereignty': G7 leaders condemn Russian troop build-up
# Ukraine Crisis
# Ukraine Crisis

'A clear violation of sovereignty': G7 leaders condemn Russian troop build-up

Mar 3rd 2014, 7:56 AM 7,112 Views 157 Comments

Russia’s partners in the G8 have condemned Moscow’s military escalation and cancelled their participation in preparations for the group’s summit in Sochi this June.

# kremlin - Saturday 1 March, 2014

Putin seeks parliament approval for the use of Russian troops in Ukraine
# Kremlin
# Kremlin

Putin seeks parliament approval for the use of Russian troops in Ukraine

Mar 1st 2014, 2:19 PM 10,298 Views 167 Comments

In a statement he requested that Russian armed forces be used on Ukrainian territory ‘until the normalisation of the political situation’.

# kremlin - Sunday 22 December, 2013

'A fight for power is not for me': Putin foe Khodorkovsky vows to stay away from Russia
# Russia
# Russia

'A fight for power is not for me': Putin foe Khodorkovsky vows to stay away from Russia

Dec 22nd 2013, 7:09 PM 9,177 Views 21 Comments

The Kremlin critic surfaced in Germany hours after his release on Friday from a prison in an obscure corner of northern Russia, following a surprise pardon by President Vladimir Putin.

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