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Tuesday 30 May 2023 Dublin: 16°C

# Moscow

All time
# Sergei Skripal
Boris Johnson says Russia's poisoning denials 'grow increasingly absurd'
The Kremlin has denied its involvement in the poisoning of a former double agent and his daughter in Salisbury.
# diplomatic tensions
Russia threatens to ban all British media from its country if the UK bans Kremlin-backed broadcaster RT
Tensions are rising after the UK said it was likely Russia was behind a recent poisoning attack on an ex-spy.
# Moscow
Ice on sensors 'may have been cause' of Russian plane crash
The plane took off from Moscow on Sunday and went down in a field around 70 kilometres southeast of the city shortly after.
# Moscow
Terrorism not being considered as probe into one of Russia's worst ever air disasters begins
71 people lost their lives in yesterday’s crash near Moscow airport.
# Moscow
Russia plane crash: Officials confirm all 71 people on board have died
Around 65 passengers and 6 crew members were on board the regional flight destined for Orsk.
# Protests
Russian opposition leader arrested during anti-Putin protests
Earlier, police raided the Moscow office of Navalny as the demonstrations calling for a boycott of Russia’s presidential election took place.
# Russia
Investigation underway after bus ploughs into Moscow pedestrians, killing four
Authorities have not mentioned terrorism as a possible cause.
# Russia
At least five dead after bus ploughs into Moscow pedestrian underpass
Video footage shows the bus driving down into the underpass, hitting a number of people.
# Nuke Free Zone
Russia denies it had a nuclear accident after radioactive pollution reported to be 986 times higher
A station close to the Mayak nuclear facility in the Chelyabinsk region detected “extremely high pollution”.
# critical condition
Russian journalist stabbed in the neck by man who claimed a 'telepathic connection' with her
The assailant attacked Tatyana Felgengauer at the radio station where she worked.
# anonymous threats
Shopping centres, colleges and train stations evacuated in Moscow after bomb threats
Over 30 locations were temporarily emptied after anonymous threats.
# Donald Trump
Trump Organisation lawyer emailed Putin aide for business deal help
Trump’s personal lawyer has said the president’s company pursued a Trump Tower in Moscow during the Republican primary.
# Russia
Three dead in shooting at Moscow courthouse during 'Grand Theft Auto' hearing
Russian outlets say a guard and a court official were injured.
# Get Out
Vladimir Putin says more than 750 US diplomatic staff will have to leave Russia
The call is in response to fresh US sanctions against Moscow.
# Star City
Here's the gruelling training aspiring astronauts have to go through at Moscow’s famous Star City
‘You feel like you can’t breath, it feels as if your stomach is glued to your back.’
# Afghanistan
Video footage suggests Russia may be arming the Taliban
The footage obtained by CNN shows Taliban fighters brandishing weapons they claim were supplied by Russian government sources.
# Meetings
Trump says he wouldn't have picked Sessions as Attorney General if he knew he'd recuse on Russia
Three of the pivotal players in the Trump campaign will be questioned by senators next week.
# From Russia With Love
Kremlin-critic Alexei Navalny jailed for 30 days after anti-corruption protests
Russian authorities detained the 41-year-old opposition leader and nearly 1,000 of his supporters.
# Moscow
Russian man kills nine people after drunken row at party
The alleged assailant gunned down five men and four women after a drinking session on Saturday night.
# Interview
Putin tells Megyn Kelly he only had 'brief acquaintance' with former US national security adviser
The contacts Flynn and other Trump aides had with Russian officials and bankers are drawing intense scrutiny.
# Turbulence
Extreme turbulence injures 27 on Aeroflot flight to Bangkok
Some passengers were slammed into the ceiling of the aircraft such was the force of the turbulence.
# The Kremlin
Russian opposition leader jailed following unsanctioned Moscow protest
Alexei Navalny has been a vocal critic of the Kremlin.
# fall of berlin
Germany's anger after Russian theme park creates mock-Reichstag for children to attack
German government spokeswoman Ulrike Demmer said today the plan was “surprising and speaks for itself.”
# Classified
Ex-British MI6 spy behind 'dirty dossier' that Donald Trump has branded as 'fake news'
Trump has hit out at intelligence agencies for allowing the report to leak.
# Clapper
John McCain says 'every American should be alarmed' by Russian interference in election
The US intelligence community has said Moscow interfered to help Republican Donald Trump win.
# Siege
Russia has stopped bombing Aleppo - but for how long?
Russian and Syrian air forces have stopped bombing Aleppo as of 7am this morning, Russia’s defence minister said.
# The Heat Is On
Tension soars between Ukraine and Russia over 'terror attack' claims
The UN Security Council was to discuss the growing tensions today at the request of Ukraine.
# last warning
Euro 2016: Russia handed suspended ban over fan violence, fined €150,000
It means the side are allowed remain in the competition but face being kicked out if there’s more trouble.
# putin it off
Putin has put off meeting Elton John to talk about gay rights
The popular singer is due to meet the Russian leader at some stage to discuss matters in Russia.
# Security concerns
10-year-girl flies across Russia with no ID or ticket
It sounds a bit like a scene from Home Alone.
This teen left her small US town to become a ballet dancer in Russia
Harper Ortlieb left her home in Oregan to follow her dream.
# Investigation
Woman arrested in Moscow after being found 'carrying child's head'
The child’s body was found after a fire in an apartment.
# lick the USA
Vladimir Putin basically trolled the world at his epic end-of-year press conference
Donald Trump? “Outstanding man.” Sepp Blatter? “Should be given the Nobel Peace Prize.”
# butt out of it
Assad says there's one quick way to achieve peace in Syria
It’s not happy with other countries getting invovled.
# red pen in red square
If you're going to use a fake letter, make sure you can at least speak the language properly
A Russian newspaper found this out the hard way.
# crossing paths
The US and Russia are starting "deconfliction" talks on Syria
The Pentagon was riled, after getting only one hour’s vague ‘heads-up’ from Russia that it was about to start bombing.
# Billion Dollar Spy
The story of the most important Cold War spy most people have never heard of
Meet Adolf Tolkachev – and find out how he was betrayed by the CIA.
# Russia
Woman accidentally shoots herself in the head while taking a selfie
The 21-year-old Russian woman was posing with a 9mm handgun left behind by a security guard at her Moscow office.
# Putin the boot in
The EU is getting tough on Russia. Well, kind of...
Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev warned of a new Cold War atmosphere emerging.