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#Kremlin

# kremlin - Yesterday’s News

Nato outlines ‘deterrence’ plan as tensions with Russia soar
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Nato outlines ‘deterrence’ plan as tensions with Russia soar

13 hours ago 15,561 Views 34 Comments

The US and the UK have confirmed they are withdrawing diplomats from their embassies in Ukraine.

# kremlin - Wednesday 15 December, 2021

EU leaders look to deepen relations with former Soviet republics
# Armenia
# Armenia

EU leaders look to deepen relations with former Soviet republics

Dec 15th 2021, 11:00 PM 11,506 Views 10 Comments

The EU summit with its Eastern partnership came on the same day as Russia issued Washington a series of security demands.

# kremlin - Monday 20 September, 2021

Pro-Kremlin party looks set to retain majority in Russian parliament
# United Russia Party
# United Russia Party

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

Sep 20th 2021, 1:26 PM 6,128 Views 12 Comments

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

# kremlin - Sunday 19 September, 2021

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

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

Sep 19th 2021, 2:30 PM 11,893 Views 29 Comments

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

# kremlin - Friday 17 September, 2021

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

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

Sep 17th 2021, 9:51 AM 18,715 Views 11 Comments

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

# kremlin - Thursday 10 June, 2021

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

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

Jun 10th 2021, 10:43 AM 5,791 Views 6 Comments

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

# kremlin - Wednesday 21 April, 2021

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

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

Apr 21st 2021, 7:15 PM 9,071 Views 15 Comments

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

# 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 39,446 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 17,098 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 12,188 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 14,658 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 18,828 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 18,407 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 27,814 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 17,252 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 11,304 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 12,271 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 8,879 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 17,953 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 61,208 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 26,071 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 28,827 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 35,078 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 5,837 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 9,397 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 23,006 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 16,050 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 24,920 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 14,660 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 11,282 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 12,258 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 23,627 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 11,696 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 22,905 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 15,821 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 31,015 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 16,582 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 41,966 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 60 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 55 Views 143 Comments

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

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