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#Moscow

# moscow - This week 4th December 2022 - 10th December 2022

'We have not gone crazy': Putin says Russia will not be first to deploy nuclear weapons
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

'We have not gone crazy': Putin says Russia will not be first to deploy nuclear weapons

Thu 7:46 AM 17,290 Views 22 Comments

The Russian president said the threat of nuclear war is “rising”, but said that Russia would only use a nuclear weapon in response to an enemy strike.

# moscow - Last week 27th November 2022 - 10th December 2022

Ukraine urges Nato to speed up weapons deliveries following Russian strikes on energy grid
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Ukraine urges Nato to speed up weapons deliveries following Russian strikes on energy grid

Nov 29th 2022, 10:53 PM 9,278 Views 11 Comments

Nato chief Jens Stoltenberg accused Vladimir Putin of targeting infrastructure in a bid to use winter as “a weapon of war” against Ukraine.

# moscow - Last month November 2022

World Health Organisation says millions of lives at risk in Ukraine this winter
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

World Health Organisation says millions of lives at risk in Ukraine this winter

Updated Nov 21st 2022, 9:25 PM 14,033 Views 29 Comments

It comes after Ukraine said it had discovered four Russian torture sites in the southern city of Kherson.

Ukraine probes videos which Russia claims depict its prisoners being executed
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Ukraine probes videos which Russia claims depict its prisoners being executed

Nov 19th 2022, 4:36 PM 28,117 Views 50 Comments

The footage was circulating on Russian social media this week.

# moscow - This year 2022

Moscow's delegates miss UN review of human rights in Russia
# Moscow
# Moscow

Moscow's delegates miss UN review of human rights in Russia

Oct 20th 2022, 10:50 PM 11,434 Views 4 Comments

The meeting had already been postponed twice from its planned date in March

Russian police disperse protests against army mobilisation in Russia
# Russian Protests
# Russian Protests

Russian police disperse protests against army mobilisation in Russia

Sep 25th 2022, 11:53 AM 19,715 Views 15 Comments

More than 300 people demonstrating against the mobilisation of reservists to fight in Ukraine were arrested in Moscow.

EU calls for war crimes tribunal over mass graves found in Ukraine
# Russian Invasion
# Russian Invasion

EU calls for war crimes tribunal over mass graves found in Ukraine

Updated Sep 17th 2022, 5:34 PM 31,614 Views 35 Comments

Ukrainian authorities have found around 450 graves outside the formerly Russian-occupied city of Izyum, with most of the exhumed bodies showing signs of torture.

Russians bid farewell to Gorbachev, but without Putin
# Moscow
# Moscow

Russians bid farewell to Gorbachev, but without Putin

Updated Sep 3rd 2022, 2:40 PM 45,960 Views 12 Comments

Hundreds of mourners, including Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban, lined up to file past Gorbachev’s open casket.

Chief of Russia's largest private oil company dies ‘in fall from hospital window’
# Lukoil
# Lukoil

Chief of Russia's largest private oil company dies ‘in fall from hospital window’

Sep 1st 2022, 3:58 PM 33,372 Views 43 Comments

News reports said Ravil Maganov’s body was found in the grounds of the Central Clinical Hospital in Moscow.

Putin signs decree making it easier for Ukrainians to live and work in Russia
# Putin
# Putin

Putin signs decree making it easier for Ukrainians to live and work in Russia

Aug 27th 2022, 4:30 PM 36,350 Views 41 Comments

The decree allows Ukrainian passport holders who have entered Russia since Moscow’s invasion to live and work there indefinitely.

Fresh shelling at Ukraine power plant as operator warns of radiation risk
# United Nations
# United Nations

Fresh shelling at Ukraine power plant as operator warns of radiation risk

Updated Aug 27th 2022, 1:20 PM 41,803 Views 27 Comments

The Zaporizhzhia facility was seized by Russian troops in the opening weeks of the February invasion and has remained on the front line ever since.

Dennis Rodman planning Russia trip - reports
# Looking Ahead
From The42
# Looking Ahead

Dennis Rodman planning Russia trip - reports

Aug 22nd 2022, 6:51 PM 8,980 Views 1 Comment

The former player is seeking the release of imprisoned WNBA player Brittney Griner.

US basketball star Brittney Griner pleads guilty to drug possession in Russia
# Moscow
# Moscow

US basketball star Brittney Griner pleads guilty to drug possession in Russia

Jul 7th 2022, 4:40 PM 21,101 Views 13 Comments

Griner was detained in February at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo Airport.

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 15,856 Views 18 Comments

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

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 32,853 Views 50 Comments

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

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 16,895 Views 32 Comments

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

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 11,598 Views 7 Comments

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

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 10,918 Views 6 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.

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 72,963 Views 53 Comments

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

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 38,746 Views 22 Comments

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

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 52,259 Views 49 Comments

Much of eastern Europe heavily depends on gas from Russia.

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 65,014 Views 64 Comments

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

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 15,431 Views 13 Comments

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

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 62,036 Views 41 Comments

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

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 21,220 Views 23 Comments

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

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 8,339 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.

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 73,071 Views 75 Comments

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

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 27,863 Views 22 Comments

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

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 42,474 Views 64 Comments

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

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 9,269 Views 0 Comments

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

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 75,223 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
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 67,593 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 11,655 Views 0 Comments

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

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 48,577 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.
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 12,655 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.

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

Biden threatens Putin with personal sanctions over Ukraine

Jan 26th 2022, 7:09 AM 33,421 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
‘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 25,568 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.

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 13,154 Views 30 Comments

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

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 23,930 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”.

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 13,904 Views 18 Comments

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

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