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# moscow - Thursday 8 October, 2020

France, Germany and Britain seek Russia sanctions over Navalny poisoning
# Moscow
# Moscow

France, Germany and Britain seek Russia sanctions over Navalny poisoning

Oct 8th 2020, 8:23 AM 11,006 Views 15 Comments

Moscow quickly hit back that the accusations were “unacceptable” and amounted to “blackmail”.

# moscow - 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 17,202 Views 60 Comments

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

# moscow - Wednesday 17 June, 2020

Disinfection tunnels installed to protect Vladimir Putin from pandemic
# Moscow
# Moscow

Disinfection tunnels installed to protect Vladimir Putin from pandemic

Jun 17th 2020, 1:30 PM 21,799 Views 20 Comments

One was installed at his residence and two more at the Kremlin, according to his spokesman.

# moscow - Thursday 19 December, 2019

Russian security officer dies and five others injured in Moscow shooting incident
# Russia
# Russia

Russian security officer dies and five others injured in Moscow shooting incident

Updated Dec 19th 2019, 6:22 PM 19,297 Views 9 Comments

The incident came on the eve of the Day of Security Service in Russia.

# moscow - Saturday 3 August, 2019

Hundreds detained during unauthorised protests in Russia
# Moscow
# Moscow

Hundreds detained during unauthorised protests in Russia

Aug 3rd 2019, 5:12 PM 9,984 Views 17 Comments

The protests come following a refusal to allow some opposition politicians to run in the September polls.

# moscow - Sunday 28 July, 2019

'Honestly, I'm scared': Over 1,000 people arrested at Moscow rally for fair elections
# Russia
# Russia

'Honestly, I'm scared': Over 1,000 people arrested at Moscow rally for fair elections

Updated Jul 28th 2019, 8:05 AM 22,677 Views 70 Comments

The rally came a week after the capital’s biggest demonstration in years.

# moscow - Wednesday 12 June, 2019

Russian police arrest hundreds at protest following release of detained journalist
# Moscow
# Moscow

Russian police arrest hundreds at protest following release of detained journalist

Jun 12th 2019, 10:12 PM 8,120 Views 15 Comments

Ivan Golunov was detained last week after being charged with attempting to deal a “large amount” of drugs.

# moscow - Sunday 12 May, 2019

In Russia, men and women are turning to sex coaches to get over Soviet-era taboos
# Sex Education
# Sex Education

In Russia, men and women are turning to sex coaches to get over Soviet-era taboos

May 12th 2019, 5:00 PM 42,463 Views 25 Comments

Sex, as a subject, remains largely an unmentionable in Russia.

# moscow - Monday 6 May, 2019

Moscow plane tragedy: Pilot says aircraft was struck by lightning before crash landing that killed 41
# Russia
# Russia

Moscow plane tragedy: Pilot says aircraft was struck by lightning before crash landing that killed 41

Updated May 6th 2019, 11:45 AM 95,428 Views 47 Comments

There were 78 people including crew members on board the plane.

# moscow - Sunday 20 January, 2019

Trump had talks on Moscow tower up throughout 2016 presidential campaign, lawyer says
# Trump Tower
# Trump Tower

Trump had talks on Moscow tower up throughout 2016 presidential campaign, lawyer says

Jan 20th 2019, 5:45 PM 14,021 Views 36 Comments

This is far later than previously acknowledged.

# moscow - Friday 4 January, 2019

Man with triple citizenship charged with espionage in Russia requests Irish consular assistance
# Moscow
# Moscow

Man with triple citizenship charged with espionage in Russia requests Irish consular assistance

Updated Jan 4th 2019, 5:30 PM 37,757 Views 0 Comments

Paul Whelan, who has denied the charges, could face up to 20 years in prison if found guilty.

# moscow - Monday 31 December, 2018

Russia detains American man suspected of espionage
# Spy
# Spy

Russia detains American man suspected of espionage

Dec 31st 2018, 11:43 AM 10,453 Views 16 Comments

It’s the latest in a series of espionage cases between Russia and the West.

# moscow - Wednesday 21 November, 2018

Man killed on runway of Russia's main airport after being hit by plane taking off
# Moscow
# Moscow

Man killed on runway of Russia's main airport after being hit by plane taking off

Nov 21st 2018, 5:49 PM 16,267 Views 11 Comments

The incident occurred in Sheremetyevo airport at around 8pm yesterday.

# moscow - Monday 22 October, 2018

US security advisor in Moscow for nuclear treaty talks amid rising tension
# Nuclear Treaty
# Nuclear Treaty

US security advisor in Moscow for nuclear treaty talks amid rising tension

Oct 22nd 2018, 10:38 AM 10,572 Views 41 Comments

Over the weekend, Trump announced a withdrawal from a Cold War-era nuclear weapons treaty.

# moscow - Tuesday 9 October, 2018

Second Skripal poisoning suspect named as 'Russian GRU doctor'
# Salisbury
# Salisbury

Second Skripal poisoning suspect named as 'Russian GRU doctor'

Oct 9th 2018, 6:53 AM 12,330 Views 27 Comments

The Kremlin has rejected past charges about its involvement in the case.

# moscow - Wednesday 12 September, 2018

Putin says the two men named as suspects in Salisbury poisoning are 'civilians, not criminals'
# Novichok
# Novichok

Putin says the two men named as suspects in Salisbury poisoning are 'civilians, not criminals'

Sep 12th 2018, 8:41 AM 16,498 Views 79 Comments

Putin said the two men do not work for the military and called on them to come forward.

# moscow - Saturday 8 September, 2018

John Terry reportedly set for shock move to Spartak Moscow after undergoing medical
# From Russia With Love
From The42
# From Russia With Love

John Terry reportedly set for shock move to Spartak Moscow after undergoing medical

Sep 8th 2018, 6:39 PM 7,889 Views 8 Comments

The 37-year-old is said to have undergone a medical with Spartak officials in Rome.

# moscow - Sunday 5 August, 2018

Steven Seagal's been appointed a special envoy for Russia
# The Patriot
# The Patriot

Steven Seagal's been appointed a special envoy for Russia

Aug 5th 2018, 4:30 PM 25,483 Views 40 Comments

His task is to ” promote the further development of Russian-American relations in the humanitarian sphere”.

# moscow - Friday 3 August, 2018

Russian spy worked in US embassy in Moscow for a decade - reports
# Spy Games
# Spy Games

Russian spy worked in US embassy in Moscow for a decade - reports

Aug 3rd 2018, 1:52 PM 14,497 Views 47 Comments

A probe found she was having regular unauthorised meetings with the main Russian intelligence agency, the FSB.

# moscow - Tuesday 31 July, 2018

Pussy Riot members arrested again immediately after release for World Cup stunt
# No Explanation
# No Explanation

Pussy Riot members arrested again immediately after release for World Cup stunt

Jul 31st 2018, 7:15 AM 20,319 Views 31 Comments

The four members ran onto the pitch at Moscow’s Luzniki stadium in the second half of the World Cup final between France and Croatia.

# moscow - Monday 16 July, 2018

Russia jails Pussy Riot members for World Cup pitch invasion
# Pitch Invaders
# Pitch Invaders

Russia jails Pussy Riot members for World Cup pitch invasion

Jul 16th 2018, 9:40 PM 32,244 Views 56 Comments

They were found guilty of “grossly violating the rules for spectators’ behaviour” and given the maximum punishment possible under the charge.

# moscow - Sunday 17 June, 2018

Taxi driver who drove into pedestrians in Moscow says he fell asleep at the wheel
# World Cup
# World Cup

Taxi driver who drove into pedestrians in Moscow says he fell asleep at the wheel

Jun 17th 2018, 4:33 PM 19,647 Views 29 Comments

The driver says he ran away from the scene because he was afraid of being attacked.

# moscow - Monday 28 May, 2018

Russia calls for 'most severe punishment' after visitor causes serious damage to Ivan the Terrible painting
# Vandalised
# Vandalised

Russia calls for 'most severe punishment' after visitor causes serious damage to Ivan the Terrible painting

May 28th 2018, 10:30 PM 33,072 Views 13 Comments

Russian police arrested a 37-year-old man who used a metal pole to break the glass covering the painting.

# moscow - 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 8,858 Views 72 Comments

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

# moscow - Tuesday 17 April, 2018

Russian ambassador to Ireland: 'As far as we can see, there was no attack in Syria'
# Chemical Attack
# Chemical Attack

Russian ambassador to Ireland: 'As far as we can see, there was no attack in Syria'

Apr 17th 2018, 2:05 PM 21,363 Views 139 Comments

Yury Filatov said it was “absolutely ridiculous” to suggest Russia was covering up any chemical attack.

# moscow - Friday 13 April, 2018

Russia says it has proof Britain was behind alleged Syria chemical attack
# Russia
# Russia

Russia says it has proof Britain was behind alleged Syria chemical attack

Apr 13th 2018, 4:53 PM 61,024 Views 189 Comments

The Russian Military says it has proof that the attack was staged on orders from London.

# moscow - Monday 19 March, 2018

Boris Johnson says Russia's poisoning denials 'grow increasingly absurd'
# Sergei Skripal
# Sergei Skripal

Boris Johnson says Russia's poisoning denials 'grow increasingly absurd'

Mar 19th 2018, 12:54 PM 9,438 Views 70 Comments

The Kremlin has denied its involvement in the poisoning of a former double agent and his daughter in Salisbury.

# moscow - Tuesday 13 March, 2018

Russia threatens to ban all British media from its country if the UK bans Kremlin-backed broadcaster RT
# Diplomatic Tensions
# Diplomatic Tensions

Russia threatens to ban all British media from its country if the UK bans Kremlin-backed broadcaster RT

Mar 13th 2018, 9:02 PM 16,425 Views 84 Comments

Tensions are rising after the UK said it was likely Russia was behind a recent poisoning attack on an ex-spy.

# moscow - Tuesday 13 February, 2018

Ice on sensors 'may have been cause' of Russian plane crash
# Moscow
# Moscow

Ice on sensors 'may have been cause' of Russian plane crash

Feb 13th 2018, 4:13 PM 9,271 Views 10 Comments

The plane took off from Moscow on Sunday and went down in a field around 70 kilometres southeast of the city shortly after.

# moscow - Monday 12 February, 2018

Terrorism not being considered as probe into one of Russia's worst ever air disasters begins
# Moscow
# Moscow

Terrorism not being considered as probe into one of Russia's worst ever air disasters begins

Feb 12th 2018, 7:34 AM 9,619 Views 17 Comments

71 people lost their lives in yesterday’s crash near Moscow airport.

# moscow - Sunday 11 February, 2018

Russia plane crash: Officials confirm all 71 people on board have died
# Moscow
# Moscow

Russia plane crash: Officials confirm all 71 people on board have died

Feb 11th 2018, 2:33 PM 31,973 Views 26 Comments

Around 65 passengers and 6 crew members were on board the regional flight destined for Orsk.

# moscow - Sunday 28 January, 2018

Russian opposition leader arrested during anti-Putin protests
# Protests
# Protests

Russian opposition leader arrested during anti-Putin protests

Jan 28th 2018, 12:40 PM 11,799 Views 65 Comments

Earlier, police raided the Moscow office of Navalny as the demonstrations calling for a boycott of Russia’s presidential election took place.

# moscow - Tuesday 26 December, 2017

Investigation underway after bus ploughs into Moscow pedestrians, killing four
# Russia
# Russia

Investigation underway after bus ploughs into Moscow pedestrians, killing four

Dec 26th 2017, 8:59 AM 8,231 Views 3 Comments

Authorities have not mentioned terrorism as a possible cause.

# moscow - Monday 25 December, 2017

At least five dead after bus ploughs into Moscow pedestrian underpass
# Russia
# Russia

At least five dead after bus ploughs into Moscow pedestrian underpass

Dec 25th 2017, 12:50 PM 14,847 Views 15 Comments

Video footage shows the bus driving down into the underpass, hitting a number of people.

# moscow - Tuesday 21 November, 2017

Russia denies it had a nuclear accident after radioactive pollution reported to be 986 times higher
# Nuke Free Zone
# Nuke Free Zone

Russia denies it had a nuclear accident after radioactive pollution reported to be 986 times higher

Nov 21st 2017, 5:33 PM 16,470 Views 22 Comments

A station close to the Mayak nuclear facility in the Chelyabinsk region detected “extremely high pollution”.

# moscow - Monday 23 October, 2017

Russian journalist stabbed in the neck by man who claimed a 'telepathic connection' with her
# Critical Condition
# Critical Condition

Russian journalist stabbed in the neck by man who claimed a 'telepathic connection' with her

Oct 23rd 2017, 8:28 PM 9,470 Views 13 Comments

The assailant attacked Tatyana Felgengauer at the radio station where she worked.

# moscow - Wednesday 13 September, 2017

Shopping centres, colleges and train stations evacuated in Moscow after bomb threats
# Anonymous Threats
# Anonymous Threats

Shopping centres, colleges and train stations evacuated in Moscow after bomb threats

Sep 13th 2017, 6:14 PM 7,551 Views 9 Comments

Over 30 locations were temporarily emptied after anonymous threats.

# moscow - Monday 28 August, 2017

Trump Organisation lawyer emailed Putin aide for business deal help
# Donald Trump
# Donald Trump

Trump Organisation lawyer emailed Putin aide for business deal help

Aug 28th 2017, 10:39 PM 13,874 Views 49 Comments

Trump’s personal lawyer has said the president’s company pursued a Trump Tower in Moscow during the Republican primary.

# moscow - Tuesday 1 August, 2017

Three dead in shooting at Moscow courthouse during 'Grand Theft Auto' hearing
# Russia
# Russia

Three dead in shooting at Moscow courthouse during 'Grand Theft Auto' hearing

Aug 1st 2017, 1:41 PM 13,266 Views 28 Comments

Russian outlets say a guard and a court official were injured.

# moscow - Monday 31 July, 2017

Vladimir Putin says more than 750 US diplomatic staff will have to leave Russia
# Get Out
# Get Out

Vladimir Putin says more than 750 US diplomatic staff will have to leave Russia

Jul 31st 2017, 7:08 AM 15,049 Views 51 Comments

The call is in response to fresh US sanctions against Moscow.

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