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# putin - Sunday 7 June, 2015

'We need to stand up to Russia' - Barack Obama is talking tough at the G7 summit
# We Ain't Kidding
# We Ain't Kidding

'We need to stand up to Russia' - Barack Obama is talking tough at the G7 summit

Jun 7th 2015, 1:50 PM 10,488 Views 32 Comments

The US president says sanctions against Vladimir Putin won’t change until a ceasefire is complied with in Ukraine.

# putin - Thursday 28 May, 2015

Sepp Blatter: 'There is no place for corruption of any kind in football'
# Bruised And Blattered
# Bruised And Blattered

Sepp Blatter: 'There is no place for corruption of any kind in football'

May 28th 2015, 4:30 PM 25,353 Views 113 Comments

UEFA leaders want to postpone the Fifa elections for at least six months amid the current chaos.

# putin - Saturday 9 May, 2015

The Red Army made a comeback today to celebrate defeating the Nazis
# Mother Russia
# Mother Russia

The Red Army made a comeback today to celebrate defeating the Nazis

May 9th 2015, 3:36 PM 20,771 Views 185 Comments

The Russian capital saw a massive WW2 parade despite a western boycott.

# putin - Sunday 22 March, 2015

That rainbow pillow case IKEA named after Putin? It's unfortunately fake
# Downer
From The Daily Edge
# Downer

That rainbow pillow case IKEA named after Putin? It's unfortunately fake

Mar 22nd 2015, 11:06 AM 5,302 Views 0 Comments

It WAS too good to be true.

# putin - Saturday 21 March, 2015

A conversation with Robert Fisk
# Legend
# Legend

A conversation with Robert Fisk

Mar 21st 2015, 10:30 AM 24,879 Views 73 Comments

The world-renowned war correspondent was in Ireland this week. He spoke to TheJournal.ie about matters Irish and international, and why Vladimir Putin is his dream interviewee.

# putin - Monday 16 March, 2015

Calm down, Putin isn't dead
# He's Fine
# He's Fine

Calm down, Putin isn't dead

Mar 16th 2015, 2:27 PM 12,728 Views 65 Comments

He appeared at a press conference with the leader of Kyrgyzstan earlier today.

# putin - 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 16,657 Views 72 Comments

The Russian president hasn’t been seen in public in a while.

# putin - Saturday 7 March, 2015

Two arrested over Boris Nemtsov killing
# Russia
# Russia

Two arrested over Boris Nemtsov killing

Mar 7th 2015, 11:32 AM 7,050 Views 79 Comments

The politician was a high-profile government critic under Putin’s rule.

# putin - Thursday 19 February, 2015

'This could become a mass grave,' I thought as we waited there together
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

'This could become a mass grave,' I thought as we waited there together

Feb 19th 2015, 2:54 PM 61 Views 26 Comments

As we waited to be evacuated, a shell hit and a woman lost her leg. By the time the ambulance arrived five hours later, she had bled to death.

# putin - Friday 30 January, 2015

The EU is getting tough on Russia. Well, kind of...
# Putin The Boot In
# Putin The Boot In

The EU is getting tough on Russia. Well, kind of...

Jan 30th 2015, 12:09 PM 12,415 Views 135 Comments

Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev warned of a new Cold War atmosphere emerging.

# putin - Saturday 24 January, 2015

Pro-Russian rebels launch rocket attack on Ukrainian market, killing 30 and injuring dozens more
# Civil War
# Civil War

Pro-Russian rebels launch rocket attack on Ukrainian market, killing 30 and injuring dozens more

Jan 24th 2015, 7:45 PM 16,259 Views 246 Comments

The assault on the port of Mariupol follows a rejection of peace talks.

# putin - Friday 9 January, 2015

Shock as Russia bans transsexual people and transvestites from driving
# Restrictions
# Restrictions

Shock as Russia bans transsexual people and transvestites from driving

Jan 9th 2015, 10:50 PM 43,055 Views 209 Comments

The controversial law has been sharply criticised.

# putin - Friday 2 January, 2015

Russia is training killer robots, as you do
# Putin The Boot In
# Putin The Boot In

Russia is training killer robots, as you do

Jan 2nd 2015, 6:11 PM 12,996 Views 44 Comments

Should we be alarmed?

# putin - Tuesday 30 December, 2014

Over 130 people have been arrested at an anti-Putin protest in Moscow
# Russia
# Russia

Over 130 people have been arrested at an anti-Putin protest in Moscow

Dec 30th 2014, 6:39 PM 6,825 Views 33 Comments

Alexi Navalny, a leading critic of the Russian President, has also been arrested.

# putin - Friday 28 November, 2014

There are four Russian warships in the English Channel, but it's all grand
# War Games
# War Games

There are four Russian warships in the English Channel, but it's all grand

Nov 28th 2014, 12:32 PM 15,495 Views 56 Comments

They’re just on exercises according to the Russian military.

# putin - Saturday 15 November, 2014

And he's off... Vladimir Putin's heading home from the G20 early
# Skipping Lunch
# Skipping Lunch

And he's off... Vladimir Putin's heading home from the G20 early

Nov 15th 2014, 2:00 PM 18,260 Views 44 Comments

Putin’s camp deny that the Russian President is bowing out under pressure from Western leaders, who have accused him of “bullying” Ukraine.

# putin - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

Unfortunately, Putin didn't really travel in this penis-shaped motorcade
# Sweet Ride
From The Daily Edge
# Sweet Ride

Unfortunately, Putin didn't really travel in this penis-shaped motorcade

Nov 11th 2014, 2:11 PM 12,528 Views 1 Comment

Our hopes were so high…

# putin - Thursday 16 October, 2014

Angela Merkel cancelled a meeting with Vladimir Putin tonight - because he was late
# International Diplomacy 101
# International Diplomacy 101

Angela Merkel cancelled a meeting with Vladimir Putin tonight - because he was late

Oct 16th 2014, 8:41 PM 63,119 Views 78 Comments

Oops.

# putin - 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 78 Views 143 Comments

Western powers have been reactive rather than proactive in their approach to the situation all summer, writes Jack Lahart.

# putin - Friday 5 September, 2014

Ukraine has agreed a ceasefire with pro-Russian rebels
# Breaking
# Breaking

Ukraine has agreed a ceasefire with pro-Russian rebels

Sep 5th 2014, 2:35 PM 5,553 Views 95 Comments

The Ukrainian President has ordered his troops to cease fire at 4pm.

# putin - Sunday 31 August, 2014

For the first time, Vladimir Putin's raised the prospect of giving east Ukraine 'statehood'
# Raising The Stakes
# Raising The Stakes

For the first time, Vladimir Putin's raised the prospect of giving east Ukraine 'statehood'

Aug 31st 2014, 1:01 PM 14,104 Views 210 Comments

His comments dramatically raise the stakes in the ongoing crisis.

# putin - Friday 29 August, 2014

Ukraine death toll nears 2,600 as West turns up the heat on Russia
# Crossing The Line
# Crossing The Line

Ukraine death toll nears 2,600 as West turns up the heat on Russia

Aug 29th 2014, 10:31 AM 5,592 Views 126 Comments

NATO leaders are in crisis talks today.

# putin - Thursday 28 August, 2014

Obama: 'It's plain to see Russia is arming rebels in Ukraine'
# Tan Suit
# Tan Suit

Obama: 'It's plain to see Russia is arming rebels in Ukraine'

Aug 28th 2014, 10:04 PM 8,721 Views 60 Comments

However the President’s suit made more waves on Twitter.

Merkel demands explanation from Putin after reports of new Russian incursions in Ukraine
# What's The Story?
# What's The Story?

Merkel demands explanation from Putin after reports of new Russian incursions in Ukraine

Aug 28th 2014, 7:33 AM 9,381 Views 160 Comments

And the Americans accused Russia of orchestrating a campaign inside Ukraine.

# putin - Wednesday 27 August, 2014

No breakthrough in Russia-Ukraine talks (but everyone says they want peace)
# Icebreakers
# Icebreakers

No breakthrough in Russia-Ukraine talks (but everyone says they want peace)

Aug 27th 2014, 9:01 AM 4,101 Views 28 Comments

A peace strategy was “supported by all without exception”.

# putin - Tuesday 12 August, 2014

Ukraine isn't going to let Russia's 'humanitarian convoy' across its border
# Careful Now
# Careful Now

Ukraine isn't going to let Russia's 'humanitarian convoy' across its border

Aug 12th 2014, 12:06 PM 11,864 Views 168 Comments

Russia insisted its military would not be involved in the convoy, but Kiev said Moscow could only play a role as part of a broader Red Cross mission.

# putin - Saturday 2 August, 2014

Shelling hampers search as experts continue to scour MH17 site
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Shelling hampers search as experts continue to scour MH17 site

Aug 2nd 2014, 1:42 PM 6,659 Views 78 Comments

Armed rebel fighters have remained at the scene to keep an eye on the gathered journalists.

# putin - Friday 25 July, 2014

Russia is not only supplying weapons to rebels but is also firing on Ukraine - US
# Civil War
# Civil War

Russia is not only supplying weapons to rebels but is also firing on Ukraine - US

Jul 25th 2014, 8:28 AM 9,959 Views 270 Comments

US officials called Russian artillery fire a “clear escalation” of the conflict.

# putin - Sunday 20 July, 2014

All 196 recovered bodies from MH17 crash site have been removed by rebels
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

All 196 recovered bodies from MH17 crash site have been removed by rebels

Jul 20th 2014, 10:57 AM 32,023 Views 179 Comments

The bodies have been taken to an unknown location.

# putin - Thursday 17 July, 2014

Ukraine accuses Russian plane of shooting down jet
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Ukraine accuses Russian plane of shooting down jet

Jul 17th 2014, 12:24 PM 5,696 Views 50 Comments

Ukraine’s Security Council also said their troops had been fired on with missiles launched from a Russian village.

# putin - Friday 4 July, 2014

Ukrainian astronomers adopt star and name it 'Putin is a d*ckhead'
# Written In The Stars
From The Daily Edge
# Written In The Stars

Ukrainian astronomers adopt star and name it 'Putin is a d*ckhead'

Jul 4th 2014, 11:46 AM 1,640 Views 0 Comments

Twinkle, twinkle little star.

# putin - Saturday 21 June, 2014

Russia orders troops to be on "full combat alert"
# Bad Neighbours
# Bad Neighbours

Russia orders troops to be on "full combat alert"

Jun 21st 2014, 1:08 PM 9,086 Views 89 Comments

Moscow is concerned Ukraine is stepping up its military operation against pro-Russian rebels despite having called a unilateral ceasefire, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said.

# putin - 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 6,928 Views 93 Comments

The billionaire ‘chocolate king’ also vowed to avert civil war, the possibility of which still looms in the south-east.

# putin - Friday 6 June, 2014

Obama and Putin exchanged "brief comments" while waiting for lunch today
# Awkward
# Awkward

Obama and Putin exchanged "brief comments" while waiting for lunch today

Jun 6th 2014, 3:28 PM 8,821 Views 34 Comments

The ‘informal conversation’ was their first meeting since the start of the Ukraine crisis.

# putin - Tuesday 3 June, 2014

Obama and Putin may "cross paths" during D-Day commemorations
# Awkward
# Awkward

Obama and Putin may "cross paths" during D-Day commemorations

Jun 3rd 2014, 1:32 PM 7,243 Views 112 Comments

Obama is in Poland and announced a expansion of US military presence in Europe.

# putin - Saturday 24 May, 2014

Prince Charles compared Putin to Hitler. 'Unroyal behaviour' says the Russian President
# War Of Words
# War Of Words

Prince Charles compared Putin to Hitler. 'Unroyal behaviour' says the Russian President

May 24th 2014, 4:09 PM 7,091 Views 88 Comments

Charles reportedly made the comment to a Polish woman, who had fled the Nazis as a child.

# putin - Saturday 10 May, 2014

Putin threatened with "consequences" if election fails to go ahead
# Ukraine Crisis
# Ukraine Crisis

Putin threatened with "consequences" if election fails to go ahead

May 10th 2014, 1:03 PM 9,425 Views 77 Comments

France and Germany are warning Russia it may face further sanctions if Ukraine’s presidential election fails to go ahead as planned at the end of the month.

# putin - Friday 9 May, 2014

Pics: "Hello comrades!" - Putin celebrates Russia's victory over Nazism by visiting Crimea
# Victory Day
# Victory Day

Pics: "Hello comrades!" - Putin celebrates Russia's victory over Nazism by visiting Crimea

May 9th 2014, 6:31 PM 10,417 Views 253 Comments

11,000 troops also marched in Red Square as part of Victory Day in Russia.

# putin - Wednesday 7 May, 2014

Russia: We've pulled back from Ukraine border. US: No you haven't
# Standoff
# Standoff

Russia: We've pulled back from Ukraine border. US: No you haven't

May 7th 2014, 6:04 PM 8,641 Views 65 Comments

40,000 Kremlin troops are estimated to be on Ukraine’s eastern frontier.

# putin - Friday 2 May, 2014

Opinion: We fought the law but the law won – labelled 'foreign agents' in our own country
# ADC Memorial
# ADC Memorial

Opinion: We fought the law but the law won – labelled 'foreign agents' in our own country

May 2nd 2014, 1:00 PM 52 Views 31 Comments

Our group uncovered ethnic profiling by police and discrimination against minority groups in Russia. So Putin’s “foreign agent” law was applied to take us down.