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# moscow - Tuesday 14 June, 2022

Russia sanctions dozens of UK journalists and media figures
# Moscow
# Moscow

Russia sanctions dozens of UK journalists and media figures

Jun 14th 2022, 6:29 PM 15,794 Views 18 Comments

The list names BBC director-general Tim Davie and The Times’ editor John Witherow.

# moscow - Thursday 9 June, 2022

Two British soldiers and Moroccan national ‘sentenced to death' by pro-Moscow rebels in Donetsk
# Russia
# Russia

Two British soldiers and Moroccan national ‘sentenced to death' by pro-Moscow rebels in Donetsk

Jun 9th 2022, 4:26 PM 32,799 Views 50 Comments

The men were accused of being “mercenaries” after fighting with Ukrainian troops.

# moscow - Friday 3 June, 2022

Fighting rages on 100th day of Russian invasion as Zelenskyy says 'victory' will be Ukraine's
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Fighting rages on 100th day of Russian invasion as Zelenskyy says 'victory' will be Ukraine's

Updated Jun 3rd 2022, 3:47 PM 16,864 Views 32 Comments

The sombre milestone came as Kyiv announced Moscow was now in control of a fifth of Ukrainian territory.

# moscow - Tuesday 24 May, 2022

Jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny loses appeal against nine-year prison sentence
# Russia
# Russia

Jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny loses appeal against nine-year prison sentence

May 24th 2022, 11:47 AM 11,563 Views 8 Comments

The new sentence will replace the one he was handed in February 2021, meaning he will remain behind bars for another eight years.

# moscow - Tuesday 17 May, 2022

Jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny set to appeal nine-year prison sentence
# Russia
# Russia

Jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny set to appeal nine-year prison sentence

May 17th 2022, 8:00 AM 10,886 Views 5 Comments

The opposition leader had his two-and-a-half year sentence extended after he was found guilty of fraud and contempt of court in March.

# moscow - Wednesday 11 May, 2022

Russia urged to annex Ukraine's Kherson, Moscow claims Kyiv bombed Russian city
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Russia urged to annex Ukraine's Kherson, Moscow claims Kyiv bombed Russian city

Updated May 11th 2022, 10:55 PM 72,838 Views 53 Comments

The Moscow-installed administration said there would be a “request to make Kherson region a full subject of the Russian Federation.”

# moscow - Monday 2 May, 2022

Recession brought on by energy crisis would 'hit Ireland early and hardest', MEP warns
# Oil Embargo
# Oil Embargo

Recession brought on by energy crisis would 'hit Ireland early and hardest', MEP warns

May 2nd 2022, 6:50 PM 38,208 Views 21 Comments

EU ministers today discussed plans for a possible oil embargo to punish Moscow for invading Ukraine.

# moscow - Tuesday 26 April, 2022

Russian gas deliveries to Poland and Bulgaria suspended as UN chief visits Moscow
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Russian gas deliveries to Poland and Bulgaria suspended as UN chief visits Moscow

Updated Apr 26th 2022, 8:36 PM 52,151 Views 49 Comments

Much of eastern Europe heavily depends on gas from Russia.

# moscow - Saturday 23 April, 2022

Zelenskyy calls for meeting with Putin 'to end the war' as Mariupol evacuation 'thwarted'
# UN
# UN

Zelenskyy calls for meeting with Putin 'to end the war' as Mariupol evacuation 'thwarted'

Updated Apr 23rd 2022, 8:30 PM 64,882 Views 64 Comments

Ukraine has made a plea to the UN to help evacuate citizens from the city, after previous attempts failed.

# moscow - Tuesday 19 April, 2022

West vows more Russian sanctions as Ukraine war enters new phase
# Donbas
# Donbas

West vows more Russian sanctions as Ukraine war enters new phase

Apr 19th 2022, 11:05 PM 15,401 Views 13 Comments

Russia’s defence ministry said that “high-precision air-based missiles” had hit 13 Ukrainian positions in parts of Donbas.

# moscow - Thursday 14 April, 2022

Russian Black Sea flagship sinks after Kyiv claims missile hit
# Black Sea
# Black Sea

Russian Black Sea flagship sinks after Kyiv claims missile hit

Apr 14th 2022, 11:01 PM 61,988 Views 41 Comments

The guided missile cruiser Moskva had been leading Russia’s naval effort against Ukraine in the seven-week conflict.

# moscow - Friday 1 April, 2022

Russia blames Ukraine for fuel depot explosion as Kyiv denies role
# Russia
# Russia

Russia blames Ukraine for fuel depot explosion as Kyiv denies role

Apr 1st 2022, 10:05 PM 21,186 Views 23 Comments

There is confusion over who is responsible for a helicopter attack on a fuel depot in the Russian town of Belgorod.

# moscow - Wednesday 30 March, 2022

Scepticism over Russian pledge to de-escalate campaign around Kyiv after 'positive' peace talks
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Scepticism over Russian pledge to de-escalate campaign around Kyiv after 'positive' peace talks

Mar 30th 2022, 7:19 AM 8,312 Views 8 Comments

Russia’s deputy defence minister Alexander Fomin said the country would “radically, by several times reduce the military activity” around Kyiv and Chernigiv.

# moscow - Friday 18 March, 2022

Vladimir Putin addresses rally in Moscow as Russian troops continue assault
# Russia
# Russia

Vladimir Putin addresses rally in Moscow as Russian troops continue assault

Updated Mar 18th 2022, 4:01 PM 73,029 Views 75 Comments

He praised his country’s forces at the rally to mark the eighth anniversary of Russia annexing the Crimea from Ukraine.

# moscow - Tuesday 15 March, 2022

Russian state TV employee fined for anti-war protest on live news show
# Marina Ovsyannikova
# Marina Ovsyannikova

Russian state TV employee fined for anti-war protest on live news show

Updated Mar 15th 2022, 6:51 PM 27,828 Views 22 Comments

Marina Ovsyannikova walked into the Channel One studio with a poster saying ‘no war’ and ‘Russians against the war’.

# moscow - Saturday 12 March, 2022

Russia says it could target Western arms supplies to Ukraine
# Russia
# Russia

Russia says it could target Western arms supplies to Ukraine

Updated Mar 12th 2022, 11:20 AM 42,410 Views 64 Comments

Earlier Ukraine’s foreign ministry said a mosque sheltering 80 civilians was shelled in Mariupol.

# moscow - Friday 25 February, 2022

Novichok poisoning public inquiry delayed amid heightened Russian tensions
# Dawn Sturgess
# Dawn Sturgess

Novichok poisoning public inquiry delayed amid heightened Russian tensions

Feb 25th 2022, 1:14 PM 9,252 Views 0 Comments

Dawn Sturgess died in 2018 after being inadvertently exposed to the nerve agent on a discarded perfume bottle.

# moscow - Sunday 20 February, 2022

Russia is 'on brink' of invading Ukraine, US warns despite ongoing talks
# Moscow
# Moscow

Russia is 'on brink' of invading Ukraine, US warns despite ongoing talks

Updated Feb 20th 2022, 6:15 PM 75,146 Views 126 Comments
  • Emmanuel Macron talked with Vladimir Putin today, before calling Volodymyr Zelensky
  • Minister Simon Coveney said that the prospect of war in Ukraine is now the expectation
  • Joint Russian and Belarusian military drills are continuing today amid increased tension with Ukraine

# moscow - Tuesday 15 February, 2022

Biden says Russian attack on Ukraine 'remains very much a possibility'
# Ukraine Crisis
# Ukraine Crisis

Biden says Russian attack on Ukraine 'remains very much a possibility'

Updated Feb 15th 2022, 10:01 PM 67,538 Views 69 Comments
  • Talks between new German Chancellor Olaf Scholz and Russian President Vladimir Putin took place this afternoon.
  • Ukrainian Foreign Minister, Dmytro Kuleba, says that if a 'real withdrawal' follows the Russian statements, it will be the beginning of a real de-escalation.
  • Nato chief Jens Stoltenberg said that there should be 'cautious optimism', but there are no signs of de-escalation on the ground.
Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny stands new trial at penal colony
# Alexei Navalny
# Alexei Navalny

Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny stands new trial at penal colony

Feb 15th 2022, 3:17 PM 11,638 Views 0 Comments

President Vladimir Putin’s long-time foe is charged with fraud and contempt of court.

# moscow - Monday 14 February, 2022

Russia ready for more talks to end Ukraine standoff
# Ukraine Crisis
# Ukraine Crisis

Russia ready for more talks to end Ukraine standoff

Updated Feb 14th 2022, 10:41 PM 48,532 Views 59 Comments
  • The US has warned that Moscow could invade Ukraine at any moment.
  • German Chancellor Olaf Scholz is visiting Kyiv for crisis talks with President Volodymyr Zelensky.
  • Scholz plans to continue on to Russia to hold talks with Putin.

# moscow - Monday 7 February, 2022

Diplomatic flurry to avert Russia-NATO clash over Ukraine
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Diplomatic flurry to avert Russia-NATO clash over Ukraine

Feb 7th 2022, 7:35 AM 12,644 Views 19 Comments

US officials claim Russia is on track to amass a large enough force, 150,000 soldiers, for a full-scale invasion by mid-February.

# moscow - Wednesday 26 January, 2022

Biden threatens Putin with personal sanctions over Ukraine
# Kremlin
# Kremlin

Biden threatens Putin with personal sanctions over Ukraine

Jan 26th 2022, 7:09 AM 33,379 Views 65 Comments
  • The White House has said the risk of a Russian invasion of Ukraine "remains imminent"
  • US President Joe Biden said such a move would prompt "enormous consequences" and "change the world"
  • Irish people have been advised to avoid non-essential travel to Ukraine

# moscow - Sunday 23 January, 2022

‘Very significant’ risk of Russia invading Ukraine, UK warns
# Moscow
# Moscow

‘Very significant’ risk of Russia invading Ukraine, UK warns

Updated Jan 23rd 2022, 2:01 PM 25,528 Views 48 Comments

Liz Truss has accused Vladimir Putin of plotting to install a pro-Moscow leader as head of the government in Russia’s neighbouring country.

# moscow - Saturday 22 January, 2022

Russia agrees to talk to US and UK amid growing tensions over Ukraine
# Moscow
# Moscow

Russia agrees to talk to US and UK amid growing tensions over Ukraine

Updated Jan 22nd 2022, 3:30 PM 13,127 Views 30 Comments

There are fears that Russia will invade Ukraine after Moscow massed tens of thousands of troops at the border.

# moscow - Sunday 9 January, 2022

US warns Russia of risk of 'confrontation,' ahead of Ukraine talks
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

US warns Russia of risk of 'confrontation,' ahead of Ukraine talks

Updated Jan 9th 2022, 4:20 PM 23,914 Views 41 Comments

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has insisted that talks will yield no progress so long as Russia has a “gun to Ukraine’s head”.

# moscow - Friday 7 January, 2022

NATO says 'real' risk of Ukraine attack as readies Russia talks
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

NATO says 'real' risk of Ukraine attack as readies Russia talks

Jan 7th 2022, 6:32 PM 13,862 Views 18 Comments

High-ranking officials from the United States and Russia are set to hold talks in Geneva on Monday.

# moscow - Wednesday 29 December, 2021

'An attack on civil society': Court shuts down another human rights group in Russia
# Moscow
# Moscow

'An attack on civil society': Court shuts down another human rights group in Russia

Dec 29th 2021, 12:55 PM 9,731 Views 25 Comments

Russian authorities have in recent months mounted pressure on rights groups, media outlets and journalists, naming dozens as foreign agents.

# moscow - Monday 27 December, 2021

Vladimir Putin says he will consider options if West fails to give security vow
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Vladimir Putin says he will consider options if West fails to give security vow

Dec 27th 2021, 7:05 AM 22,852 Views 38 Comments

The Russian president has said NATO should not expand to include Ukraine.

# moscow - Saturday 19 June, 2021

Moscow hospitals flooded with Covid patients as city reports record highs
# Russia
# Russia

Moscow hospitals flooded with Covid patients as city reports record highs

Jun 19th 2021, 1:57 PM 33,128 Views 22 Comments

The highly infectious Delta variant first identified in India represents nearly 90% of new cases.

# moscow - Thursday 22 April, 2021

Over 1,000 arrested at Russian marches calling for Alexei Navalny to be freed from prison
# Moscow
# Moscow

Over 1,000 arrested at Russian marches calling for Alexei Navalny to be freed from prison

Apr 22nd 2021, 9:20 AM 8,947 Views 15 Comments

Many were arrested before the protests even began.

# moscow - Monday 5 April, 2021

Putin signs law allowing him to serve two more terms
# President For Life
# President For Life

Putin signs law allowing him to serve two more terms

Apr 5th 2021, 7:19 PM 52,334 Views 92 Comments

The Russian president may stay in power until 2036.

# moscow - 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 14,668 Views 19 Comments

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

# moscow - Monday 1 February, 2021

Moscow braces for more protests ahead of Alexei Navalny court hearing
# Moscow
# Moscow

Moscow braces for more protests ahead of Alexei Navalny court hearing

Feb 1st 2021, 9:39 PM 8,660 Views 5 Comments

Navalny’s team said there was ‘overwhelming nationwide support’ for the Kremlin’s fiercest critic.

# moscow - 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 18,846 Views 20 Comments

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

# moscow - 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 27,825 Views 40 Comments

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

# moscow - Saturday 23 January, 2021

Russia detains dozens of Navalny supporters at anti-Putin protests
# Moscow
# Moscow

Russia detains dozens of Navalny supporters at anti-Putin protests

Jan 23rd 2021, 11:49 AM 8,820 Views 7 Comments

Thousands of protesters joined in cities today to support the jailed Kremlin critic.

# moscow - Monday 18 January, 2021

Russian court orders Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny to be jailed for 30 days
# Poisoning
# Poisoning

Russian court orders Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny to be jailed for 30 days

Updated Jan 18th 2021, 5:24 PM 36,758 Views 0 Comments

Navalny was detained on arrival in Russia after recovering from nerve agent poisoning in Germany.

# 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 11,056 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 17,258 Views 60 Comments

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

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