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# russia - Tuesday 2 June, 2020

Russian appeal against four-year doping ban from international sport to be heard in November
# CAS
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# CAS

Russian appeal against four-year doping ban from international sport to be heard in November

Jun 2nd 2020, 9:21 PM 1,730 Views 3 Comments

Should WADA’s ruling be confirmed, Russia will miss out on the postponed Tokyo Olympics, the 2022 winter Games and the World Cup in Qatar.

# russia - Monday 1 June, 2020

Vladimir Putin sets 1 July date for vote that could keep him in power until 2036
# Putin It Out There
# Putin It Out There

Vladimir Putin sets 1 July date for vote that could keep him in power until 2036

Jun 1st 2020, 6:43 PM 23,434 Views 87 Comments

The ballot was postponed from April due to Covid-19.

# russia - Friday 15 May, 2020

June restart for football in Russia despite rising infections
# Covid-19
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# Covid-19

June restart for football in Russia despite rising infections

May 15th 2020, 1:11 PM 1,673 Views 0 Comments

There are eight rounds of fixtures remaining.

# russia - Tuesday 12 May, 2020

Russia now has the second highest number of Covid-19 cases in the world
# Tally
# Tally

Russia now has the second highest number of Covid-19 cases in the world

May 12th 2020, 2:53 PM 28,627 Views 47 Comments

The country has 232,243 cases, surpassing the UK and Spain.

# russia - Thursday 30 April, 2020

Russian PM tests positive for Covid-19 as country registers highest number of new European cases
# Mikhail Mishustin
# Mikhail Mishustin

Russian PM tests positive for Covid-19 as country registers highest number of new European cases

Apr 30th 2020, 10:32 PM 32,644 Views 44 Comments

It comes as the country’s number of confirmed cases surged past 100,000.

# russia - Wednesday 1 April, 2020

Russia’s failure to respond to concerns about fair trial rights compels judge to “terminate” extradition
# Courts
# Courts

Russia’s failure to respond to concerns about fair trial rights compels judge to “terminate” extradition

Apr 1st 2020, 10:44 PM 23,775 Views 0 Comments

Igor Khatlamadzhiyev (37), was wanted for a number of alleged thefts and robberies in Russia.

# russia - Saturday 14 March, 2020

Russia's Vladimir Putin signs law that could keep him in power for another 16 years
# President
# President

Russia's Vladimir Putin signs law that could keep him in power for another 16 years

Mar 14th 2020, 5:30 PM 47,246 Views 151 Comments

He signed the measure today, three days after it sailed through the Russian parliament

# russia - Monday 9 March, 2020

MH17 murder trial begins despite suspects still being at large
# Schiphol
# Schiphol

MH17 murder trial begins despite suspects still being at large

Mar 9th 2020, 8:57 AM 15,421 Views 0 Comments

Four men are charged and are likely to go on trial in absentia.

# russia - Friday 28 February, 2020

UN warns 'major international confrontation' possible after 33 Turkish troops killed in Syria
# Idlib
# Idlib

UN warns 'major international confrontation' possible after 33 Turkish troops killed in Syria

Feb 28th 2020, 9:32 PM 18,968 Views 24 Comments

The soldiers were killed in the province of Idlib by a Syrian air strike last night.

# russia - Sunday 23 February, 2020

Trump denies any knowledge of Russian efforts to help his opponent in US presidential election
# US Elections 2020
# US Elections 2020

Trump denies any knowledge of Russian efforts to help his opponent in US presidential election

Feb 23rd 2020, 7:10 PM 15,986 Views 41 Comments

Trump accused the Democratic chairman of the House Intelligence Committee of leaking election security information

# russia - Saturday 22 February, 2020

US Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders warns Russia 'to stay out of US presidential election'
# US Election 2020
# US Election 2020

US Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders warns Russia 'to stay out of US presidential election'

Updated Feb 22nd 2020, 4:57 PM 11,914 Views 44 Comments

The Vermont senator issued a statement following reports Russia was trying to help his campaign.

# russia - Wednesday 29 January, 2020

Hundreds of Russian fishermen rescued after becoming stranded on ice floe
# Mind The Gap
# Mind The Gap

Hundreds of Russian fishermen rescued after becoming stranded on ice floe

Jan 29th 2020, 11:50 AM 19,506 Views 10 Comments

Authorities report that it is the third such incident in the area this week.

# russia - Wednesday 15 January, 2020

The Russian government has resigned
# Vladimir Putin
# Vladimir Putin

The Russian government has resigned

Jan 15th 2020, 2:19 PM 72,652 Views 45 Comments

Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev resigned over a series of constitutional reforms proposed by Vladimir Putin.

# russia - Friday 27 December, 2019

New Russian weapon can travel 27 times the speed of sound
# Avangard
# Avangard

New Russian weapon can travel 27 times the speed of sound

Dec 27th 2019, 4:01 PM 45,332 Views 99 Comments

The weapon can make sharp manoeuvres en route to its target, making it harder to intercept.

# russia - 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 19,301 Views 9 Comments

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

# russia - Sunday 15 December, 2019

'Peter O'Mahony and Andrew Conway, they're good guys and rugby gentlemen'
# Son Of Dagestan
From The42
# Son Of Dagestan

'Peter O'Mahony and Andrew Conway, they're good guys and rugby gentlemen'

Dec 15th 2019, 7:00 AM 23,921 Views 6 Comments

Russia flanker Tagir Gadzhiev made a major impact at the World Cup in Japan.

# russia - Tuesday 10 December, 2019

'A tragedy' - Russia reacts with anger after doping ban from Olympics, World Cup
# Unimpressed
From The42
# Unimpressed

'A tragedy' - Russia reacts with anger after doping ban from Olympics, World Cup

Dec 10th 2019, 8:54 AM 3,734 Views 4 Comments

Wada’s executive committee, meeting in Lausanne, handed the country the ‘robust’ four-year suspension.

# russia - Monday 9 December, 2019

Russia banned for four years from global sporting events including the Olympics
# Doping
From The42
# Doping

Russia banned for four years from global sporting events including the Olympics

Dec 9th 2019, 10:40 AM 26,243 Views 60 Comments

The World Anti-Doping Agency announced the suspension this morning.

# russia - Thursday 28 November, 2019

'The problems of other countries are not discussed' - Russia bites back at proposed doping ban
# Response
From The42
# Response

'The problems of other countries are not discussed' - Russia bites back at proposed doping ban

Nov 28th 2019, 12:07 PM 2,056 Views 6 Comments

The World Anti-Doping Agency has recommended a four-year suspension.

# russia - Tuesday 26 November, 2019

Euro 2020 excluded from proposed Wada ban on hosts Russia
# In The Clear
From The42
# In The Clear

Euro 2020 excluded from proposed Wada ban on hosts Russia

Nov 26th 2019, 3:25 PM 3,593 Views 7 Comments

Russia are clear to host next year’s tournament despite the ban

# russia - Saturday 23 November, 2019

Trump criticised for promoting conspiracy theories about Ukraine
# Impeachment
# Impeachment

Trump criticised for promoting conspiracy theories about Ukraine

Nov 23rd 2019, 7:52 AM 22,770 Views 63 Comments

Experts have warned about the long-term damage that the popularity of dubious theories could have on US democracy.

# russia - Friday 22 November, 2019

Russian police seize €100 million worth of powerful hallucinogen
# Alpha PVP
# Alpha PVP

Russian police seize €100 million worth of powerful hallucinogen

Nov 22nd 2019, 10:00 PM 28,077 Views 4 Comments

Police found the cache after searching an illegal lab.

# russia - Thursday 21 November, 2019

Athletics Integrity Unit charge Russia over high-jumper no-show for out of competition tests
# Called In Sick
From The42
# Called In Sick

Athletics Integrity Unit charge Russia over high-jumper no-show for out of competition tests

Nov 21st 2019, 7:08 PM 2,664 Views 1 Comment

Danil Lysenko medalled at the outdoor and indoor world championships in 2017 and 2018.

# russia - Wednesday 13 November, 2019

Russia snub Adidas jersey for Euro 2020 qualifiers over upside-down colours on flag
# Wrong Way Round
From The42
# Wrong Way Round

Russia snub Adidas jersey for Euro 2020 qualifiers over upside-down colours on flag

Nov 13th 2019, 5:18 PM 10,890 Views 4 Comments

It was pointed out that the colours were arranged in the reverse order.

# russia - Tuesday 12 November, 2019

'Shameful': Hillary Clinton slams UK government for not publishing report into Russian interference
# Boris Johnson
# Boris Johnson

'Shameful': Hillary Clinton slams UK government for not publishing report into Russian interference

Nov 12th 2019, 9:36 AM 25,188 Views 69 Comments

A report was sent to PM Boris Johnson a month ago but has not been published

# russia - Monday 11 November, 2019

Russian Napoleon expert admits killing and dismembering his ex-student girlfriend
# Oleg Sokolov
# Oleg Sokolov

Russian Napoleon expert admits killing and dismembering his ex-student girlfriend

Nov 11th 2019, 6:48 PM 25,084 Views 10 Comments

Oleg Sokolov, a prominent expert on Napoleon, was hauled out of the Moika River on Saturday with a backpack containing a woman’s arms.

# russia - Friday 8 November, 2019

US and EU warn of 'danger of Russia and China' on Berlin Wall anniversary
# NATO
# NATO

US and EU warn of 'danger of Russia and China' on Berlin Wall anniversary

Nov 8th 2019, 10:55 PM 15,690 Views 38 Comments

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the West “can never take … things for granted”.

# russia - Saturday 2 November, 2019

Russia investigates videos of children talking with members of the LGBT community
# Investigation
# Investigation

Russia investigates videos of children talking with members of the LGBT community

Nov 2nd 2019, 5:45 PM 21,493 Views 61 Comments

In Russia, the offence of “sexual violence” can carry a jail term of between 12 and 20 years.

# russia - Wednesday 30 October, 2019

'They have shown our men as scumbags': Russians slam US video game Call of Duty
# Not Very Happy
# Not Very Happy

'They have shown our men as scumbags': Russians slam US video game Call of Duty

Oct 30th 2019, 10:00 PM 27,145 Views 58 Comments

Published by US company Activision Blizzard, Call of Duty is a highly realistic “first-person shooter” game.

# russia - Friday 25 October, 2019

Russian serviceman shoots dead eight fellow soldiers at military base in Siberia
# Russia
# Russia

Russian serviceman shoots dead eight fellow soldiers at military base in Siberia

Oct 25th 2019, 6:49 PM 14,426 Views 14 Comments

The defence ministry said his actions “could be the result of a nervous breakdown”.

Trump's justice department opens criminal inquiry into Russia investigation, US media reports
# Collusion
# Collusion

Trump's justice department opens criminal inquiry into Russia investigation, US media reports

Oct 25th 2019, 7:40 AM 12,114 Views 67 Comments

The decision means the department is conducting an investigation into itself.

# russia - Wednesday 23 October, 2019

Russia and Turkey agree 'historic' deal to undertake joint patrols in Syria
# Foreign Powers
# Foreign Powers

Russia and Turkey agree 'historic' deal to undertake joint patrols in Syria

Oct 23rd 2019, 7:30 AM 11,838 Views 27 Comments

Under the deal, Kurdish forces are to be allowed withdraw from the border area.

# russia - Wednesday 9 October, 2019

Scotland storm to 9-try win over Russia to set up showdown with Japan
# Pool A
From The42
# Pool A

Scotland storm to 9-try win over Russia to set up showdown with Japan

Oct 9th 2019, 11:13 AM 34,518 Views 41 Comments

Scrum-half George Horne scored a hat-trick as Russia completed their run in Pool A with another scoreless return.

As it happened: Scotland v Russia, Rugby World Cup
# Liveblog
From The42
# Liveblog

As it happened: Scotland v Russia, Rugby World Cup

Oct 9th 2019, 7:15 AM 49,028 Views 10 Comments

Gregor Townsend’s men are still in with a real shout of making the knockout stages and we went minute-by-minute.

# russia - Friday 4 October, 2019

Rhys Ruddock puts his hand up with powerful performance for Ireland
# Impact
From The42
# Impact

Rhys Ruddock puts his hand up with powerful performance for Ireland

Oct 4th 2019, 2:00 PM 13,852 Views 79 Comments

The 28-year-old was named man of the match against Russia yesterday.

'You don't like to see anyone going home' - Ireland hopeful on Jordi Murphy
# Concern
From The42
# Concern

'You don't like to see anyone going home' - Ireland hopeful on Jordi Murphy

Updated Oct 4th 2019, 7:59 AM 28,736 Views 17 Comments

The Ulster back row was forced off with a rib injury after just 26 minutes against Russia.

# russia - Thursday 3 October, 2019

TV Wrap - Eddie O'Sullivan sticks the boot in as others stress the 'work-ons' after fitful Irish win
# On The Box
From The42
# On The Box

TV Wrap - Eddie O'Sullivan sticks the boot in as others stress the 'work-ons' after fitful Irish win

Updated Oct 3rd 2019, 9:34 PM 62,914 Views 76 Comments

Jamie Heaslip and Brent Pope were reaching for the positives after a stuttering World Cup win.

'It's an achievement for us that we managed to trouble Ireland' - Artemyev
# Rock Man
From The42
# Rock Man

'It's an achievement for us that we managed to trouble Ireland' - Artemyev

Oct 3rd 2019, 8:46 PM 7,826 Views 12 Comments

The Russia captain said Ireland is his ‘step-home’.

Larmour: 'We rebuilt as a group and put in a performance that we are quite satisfied with today'
# Response
From The42
# Response

Larmour: 'We rebuilt as a group and put in a performance that we are quite satisfied with today'

Oct 3rd 2019, 5:38 PM 6,408 Views 18 Comments

The Irish squad were happy with their day’s work, contrasting with much of the commentary around them.

'When you look at the stats, I'm really happy with the performance' - Schmidt
# Positivity
From The42
# Positivity

'When you look at the stats, I'm really happy with the performance' - Schmidt

Oct 3rd 2019, 5:24 PM 10,305 Views 17 Comments

Joe Schmidt’s Ireland delivered their second poor performance in a row at the World Cup.