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#Kremlin

# 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 15,834 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 31,028 Views 88 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 16,659 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 42,003 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 79 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 80 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 7,788 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 6,935 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 4,536 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 6,280 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 7,145 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 10,306 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 9,184 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.

# kremlin - Friday 20 December, 2013

Putin foe Khodorkovsky released after 10 years in jail
# Tycoon
# Tycoon

Putin foe Khodorkovsky released after 10 years in jail

Dec 20th 2013, 11:54 AM 10,320 Views 35 Comments

Russia’s most famous prisoner Mikhail Khodorkovsky walked out of jail today after spending more than 10 years behind bars.

# kremlin - Sunday 24 November, 2013

Tens of thousands protest in Kiev over EU agreement delay
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Tens of thousands protest in Kiev over EU agreement delay

Nov 24th 2013, 4:20 PM 7,122 Views 42 Comments

Organisers say 100,000 turned out, though police say attendance was closer to 20,000. It was the biggest such rally since the 2004 ‘Orange Revolution’.

# kremlin - Monday 9 September, 2013

Putin ally wins tight Moscow poll, his opponent vows to protest
# Russia
# Russia

Putin ally wins tight Moscow poll, his opponent vows to protest

Sep 9th 2013, 8:35 AM 3,074 Views 8 Comments

Mayor Sergei Sobyanin just crept over the finish line to win 51.3 per cent of votes in yesterday’s poll.

# kremlin - Tuesday 9 July, 2013

Edward Snowden 'has accepted an asylum offer from Venezuela', or has he?
# Edward Snowden
# Edward Snowden

Edward Snowden 'has accepted an asylum offer from Venezuela', or has he?

Jul 9th 2013, 4:10 PM 7,943 Views 45 Comments

The 30-year-old, who leaked details of the US’ vast surveillance operation, has agreed to an offer of political asylum from Venezuela, a top pro-Kremlin lawmaker said in a tweet that was later deleted.

# kremlin - Wednesday 12 June, 2013

Hodor from Game of Thrones is also an Irish DJ
# Tunes Are Coming
From The Daily Edge
# Tunes Are Coming

Hodor from Game of Thrones is also an Irish DJ

Jun 12th 2013, 4:34 PM 6,031 Views 5 Comments

Hodor. Hodor… Hodor.

# kremlin - Sunday 26 May, 2013

Russian politician gets abuse after comparing Stalin police to Nazis
# OLD WOUNDS
# OLD WOUNDS

Russian politician gets abuse after comparing Stalin police to Nazis

May 26th 2013, 12:00 PM 5,331 Views 17 Comments

The liberal politician has received strong criticism from some commentators unwilling to come to terms with the crimes of the Stalin era.

# kremlin - Tuesday 30 April, 2013

Boston bombing suspect had links to slain Islamists
# Islamists
# Islamists

Boston bombing suspect had links to slain Islamists

Apr 30th 2013, 9:35 AM 8,147 Views 41 Comments

Tamerlan Tsarnaev, who was killed during his capture, was known to have been in contact with a Dagestan militants.

# kremlin - Tuesday 26 March, 2013

Post-mortem finds Boris Berezovsky died of hanging
# Investigation
# Investigation

Post-mortem finds Boris Berezovsky died of hanging

Mar 26th 2013, 7:35 AM 10,106 Views 20 Comments

Police in England say there was nothing to indicate a struggle had taken place at the home of the exiled Russian oligarch.

# kremlin - Saturday 23 March, 2013

Updated: Russian oligarch and fierce Putin critic Boris Berezovsky found dead
# Russia
# Russia

Updated: Russian oligarch and fierce Putin critic Boris Berezovsky found dead

Mar 23rd 2013, 6:40 PM 15,045 Views 50 Comments

The 67-year-old was found dead at his home in Surrey in southeast England earlier today, his spokesperson said.

# kremlin - Tuesday 26 February, 2013

Russian foreign minister defends anti-gay legislation
# Anti-gay Bill
# Anti-gay Bill

Russian foreign minister defends anti-gay legislation

Feb 26th 2013, 2:15 PM 6,135 Views 79 Comments

Russia’s foreign minister Sergey Lavrov said the country was under no obligation to “allow propaganda of homosexuality”.

# kremlin - Saturday 2 February, 2013

Russia remembers Stalingrad 70 years on
# Stalingrad
# Stalingrad

Russia remembers Stalingrad 70 years on

Feb 2nd 2013, 3:32 PM 8,112 Views 32 Comments

Today Russia marks the 70th anniversary of a brutal battle in which the Red Army defeated Nazi forces and changed the course of World War II.

# kremlin - Thursday 27 December, 2012

Putin says he will sign anti-US adoptions bill
# Adoptions
# Adoptions

Putin says he will sign anti-US adoptions bill

Dec 27th 2012, 3:00 PM 3,782 Views 6 Comments

The Russian president said today he will sign a controversial bill banning Americans from adopting Russian children.

# kremlin - Friday 2 November, 2012

Russian spy case details may be made public
# Inquest
# Inquest

Russian spy case details may be made public

Nov 2nd 2012, 2:48 PM 7,950 Views 13 Comments

Litvinenko died in November 2006 after ingesting polonium-210, a rare radioactive isotope that was secretly slipped into his tea at a London hotel.

# kremlin - Monday 15 October, 2012

Putin loyalists set to win Russian local elections
# Russia
# Russia

Putin loyalists set to win Russian local elections

Oct 15th 2012, 12:27 PM 2,213 Views 13 Comments

Observers from the independent monitoring organisation Golos recorded more than 1,000 violations nationwide, including voter roll irregularities and multiple voting.

# kremlin - Thursday 11 October, 2012

Freed Pussy Riot rocker slams 'strange game' by authorities after release
# Pussy Riot
# Pussy Riot

Freed Pussy Riot rocker slams 'strange game' by authorities after release

Oct 11th 2012, 2:35 PM 6,289 Views 4 Comments

Freed Pussy Riot member, Yekaterina Samutsevich denies there is a split among the trio.

# kremlin - Monday 16 July, 2012

Ex-police officer charged in Russia reporter death
# Russia
# Russia

Ex-police officer charged in Russia reporter death

Jul 16th 2012, 1:16 PM 3,725 Views 1 Comment

A former lieutenant colonel has been formally charged – 11 months after his arrest – with helping to organise the 2006 killing of investigative reporter Anna Politkovskaya.

# kremlin - Wednesday 9 May, 2012

PHOTOS: Russia marks WWII victory over Germany with annual Red Square parade
# Military Might
# Military Might

PHOTOS: Russia marks WWII victory over Germany with annual Red Square parade

May 9th 2012, 12:04 PM 2,835 Views 35 Comments

It’s 67 years since the end of World War II, and Russia has been marking it with a display of its military might in Red Square.

# kremlin - Sunday 4 March, 2012

Exit polls: Putin wins Russia's presidential vote
# Elections
# Elections

Exit polls: Putin wins Russia's presidential vote

Mar 4th 2012, 6:44 PM 2,823 Views 27 Comments

The vote has been tainted by claims of violations.

# kremlin - Saturday 10 December, 2011

Huge day of protest against vote fraud begins in Russia
# Russia
# Russia

Huge day of protest against vote fraud begins in Russia

Dec 10th 2011, 10:18 AM 1,518 Views 9 Comments

Tens of thousands of Russians are due to attend protests today over allegedly fraudulent parliamentary elections.

# kremlin - Monday 28 November, 2011

Putin's United Russia party may lose two-thirds majority
# Russia
# Russia

Putin's United Russia party may lose two-thirds majority

Nov 28th 2011, 9:31 AM 723 Views 3 Comments

Recent opinion polls indicate Vladimir Putin’s party could lose its parliamentary majority – making it unable to impose constitutional changes at will.

# kremlin - Sunday 27 November, 2011

Vladimir Putin tells West not to interfere in Russian politics
# Russia
# Russia

Vladimir Putin tells West not to interfere in Russian politics

Nov 27th 2011, 3:06 PM 3,053 Views 37 Comments

Formally announcing his presidency bid, the current PM warned Western leaders not to meddle in Russian polls.

# kremlin - Monday 21 November, 2011

Not so popular after all: Vladimir Putin booed at Moscow martial arts event
# Ouch
# Ouch

Not so popular after all: Vladimir Putin booed at Moscow martial arts event

Nov 21st 2011, 2:56 PM 1,962 Views 18 Comments

Supporters of the Russian premier blamed the boos on tanked-up spectators needing the toilet.

# kremlin - Wednesday 26 October, 2011

Russia wants to take over the world...the badminton world that is
# Shuttlecock
From The Daily Edge
# Shuttlecock

Russia wants to take over the world...the badminton world that is

Oct 26th 2011, 12:18 PM 602 Views 2 Comments

Watch Vladimir Putin take on Dmitry Medvedev in a game of badminton.

# kremlin - Monday 26 September, 2011

Russia's finance minister quits... after being ordered to
# Russia
# Russia

Russia's finance minister quits... after being ordered to

Sep 26th 2011, 6:08 PM 2,462 Views 10 Comments

Alexei Kudrin was publicly told to resign by president Dmitry Medvedev in a row over the country’s leadership.

# kremlin - Thursday 11 November, 2010