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#Russia

# russia - Thursday 3 October, 2019

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

Murphy set for scan on rib injury as Ireland count cost of Russia win
# Injury Update
From The42
# Injury Update

Murphy set for scan on rib injury as Ireland count cost of Russia win

Oct 3rd 2019, 3:07 PM 9,911 Views 13 Comments

Ireland said it was always the plan to replace Johnny Sexton after 40 minutes.

Schmidt upbeat on Ireland's performance, downbeat on Carbery
# Pool A
From The42
# Pool A

Schmidt upbeat on Ireland's performance, downbeat on Carbery

Oct 3rd 2019, 2:27 PM 16,728 Views 23 Comments

The Ireland camp are pushing the positives of the win over 20th-ranked Russia.

Schmidt's Ireland labour to bonus-point win over Russia in error-strewn performance
# Unconvincing
From The42
# Unconvincing

Schmidt's Ireland labour to bonus-point win over Russia in error-strewn performance

Oct 3rd 2019, 1:16 PM 39,357 Views 106 Comments

Ireland scored five tries but many supporters will be worried by their poor showing in Kobe.

As it happened: Ireland v Russia, Rugby World Cup From The42
Live Oct 3rd 2019, 11:30 AM

As it happened: Ireland v Russia, Rugby World Cup

Carbery ruled out of Russia clash, Murray brought onto Ireland bench
# Breaking
From The42
# Breaking

Carbery ruled out of Russia clash, Murray brought onto Ireland bench

Oct 3rd 2019, 10:19 AM 12,130 Views 20 Comments

The Munster playmaker has aggravated an ankle injury.

'It doesn't matter if it's Russia or New Zealand - it's about getting back on the horse'
# Preview
From The42
# Preview

'It doesn't matter if it's Russia or New Zealand - it's about getting back on the horse'

Oct 3rd 2019, 3:38 AM 6,255 Views 6 Comments

Ireland must bounce back from their shock defeat to Japan against Russia in Kobe today.

# russia - Wednesday 2 October, 2019

Tighthead prop Ryan set for World Cup debut in all-Munster tight five
# Prop Life
From The42
# Prop Life

Tighthead prop Ryan set for World Cup debut in all-Munster tight five

Oct 2nd 2019, 7:33 AM 9,528 Views 11 Comments

‘It’s something you dream of. I’ve had my wait like no other man in the team.’

Schmidt 'incredibly positive' for Ireland as he hopes for better refereeing
# Belief
From The42
# Belief

Schmidt 'incredibly positive' for Ireland as he hopes for better refereeing

Oct 2nd 2019, 6:50 AM 19,630 Views 42 Comments

The Ireland boss has handed Johnny Sexton the ‘deserved honour’ of captaining the team.

Jack of all trades Carbery covering scrum-half for Ireland against Russia
# Versatile
From The42
# Versatile

Jack of all trades Carbery covering scrum-half for Ireland against Russia

Oct 2nd 2019, 6:16 AM 11,274 Views 20 Comments

The 23-year-old Munster man will be wearing the number 21 shirt tomorrow in Kobe.

# russia - Tuesday 1 October, 2019

'It has taken a while but it was worth the wait and I’m incredibly proud'
# Main Man
From The42
# Main Man

'It has taken a while but it was worth the wait and I’m incredibly proud'

Oct 1st 2019, 9:25 AM 10,752 Views 11 Comments

Johnny Sexton has been named Ireland captain for the first time at the age of 34.

Former Blackrock and UCD man Artemyev captains Russia against Ireland
# The Bears
From The42
# The Bears

Former Blackrock and UCD man Artemyev captains Russia against Ireland

Oct 1st 2019, 8:09 AM 9,054 Views 11 Comments

The 32-year-old fullback is one of six players retained as Lyn Jones makes nine changes.

Johnny Sexton named captain as Ireland make 11 changes for Russia clash
# Team News
From The42
# Team News

Johnny Sexton named captain as Ireland make 11 changes for Russia clash

Oct 1st 2019, 7:04 AM 48,196 Views 70 Comments

Bundee Aki is also back as Joe Schmidt rings the changes.

# russia - Monday 30 September, 2019

'We stuck to the process, it’s just consistency': Stander ready to push Ireland back on track
# RWC2019
From The42
# RWC2019

'We stuck to the process, it’s just consistency': Stander ready to push Ireland back on track

Sep 30th 2019, 6:09 PM 7,417 Views 39 Comments

No one issue cost Ireland against Japan, so the squad are pushing for a greater level of consistency.

World Rugby offer 'sincere apologies' to Georgia over Russian music gaffe
# Bum Note
From The42
# Bum Note

World Rugby offer 'sincere apologies' to Georgia over Russian music gaffe

Sep 30th 2019, 11:03 AM 19,980 Views 4 Comments

‘We want to make it clear that Russia is not Georgia,’ said coach Milton Haig after Georgia’s win over Uruguay.

# russia - Sunday 29 September, 2019

'We've got things in our own hands' - Sexton ready to rally against Russia
# Frustrated
From The42
# Frustrated

'We've got things in our own hands' - Sexton ready to rally against Russia

Sep 29th 2019, 2:00 PM 9,615 Views 35 Comments

The 34-year-old found it very difficult to watch on from the sidelines as Ireland were beaten by Japan.

Ireland centre Farrell ruled out of Russia clash due to concussion
# Injury Update
From The42
# Injury Update

Ireland centre Farrell ruled out of Russia clash due to concussion

Sep 29th 2019, 10:49 AM 9,836 Views 19 Comments

Jordi Murphy is due to join the squad in Kobe tomorrow and play on Thursday.

# russia - Tuesday 24 September, 2019

Samoa eventually power past Russia in Ireland's pool but lucky to finish with 15 men
# Reckless
From The42
# Reckless

Samoa eventually power past Russia in Ireland's pool but lucky to finish with 15 men

Sep 24th 2019, 1:58 PM 15,658 Views 19 Comments

Samoa went down to 13 men during the first half, but Russia failed to capitalise before Steve Jackson’s side cruised to a bonus-point win.

# russia - Monday 23 September, 2019

Prospect of Olympics ban raised as WADA ask Russia to explain 'inconsistencies'
# Doping
From The42
# Doping

Prospect of Olympics ban raised as WADA ask Russia to explain 'inconsistencies'

Sep 23rd 2019, 7:43 PM 2,724 Views 1 Comment

In another blow, the IAAF maintained a ban on the Russian athletics federation.

# russia - Friday 20 September, 2019

'I don't think anyone gives us a shot' - Japan turn attention to Schmidt's Ireland
# Next Job
From The42
# Next Job

'I don't think anyone gives us a shot' - Japan turn attention to Schmidt's Ireland

Sep 20th 2019, 6:30 PM 10,157 Views 19 Comments

Head coach Jamie Joseph said the pressure of the opening night got to his players against Russia.

As it happened: Japan v Russia, Rugby World Cup From The42
Live Sep 20th 2019, 10:39 AM

As it happened: Japan v Russia, Rugby World Cup

# russia - Tuesday 10 September, 2019

US extracted spy from Russia amid fears Trump administration mishandled classified intelligence
# Espionage
# Espionage

US extracted spy from Russia amid fears Trump administration mishandled classified intelligence

Sep 10th 2019, 9:18 AM 18,961 Views 29 Comments

The source, who had been providing information for decades, had access to Putin and sent pictures of high-level documents.

# russia - Saturday 7 September, 2019

Russia and Ukraine swap 70 prisoners in landmark exchange
# Easing Tensions
# Easing Tensions

Russia and Ukraine swap 70 prisoners in landmark exchange

Sep 7th 2019, 1:50 PM 16,033 Views 16 Comments

Among those swapped were 24 Ukrainian sailors, Ukrainian filmmaker Oleg Sentsov and Russian journalist Kyrylo Vyshynsky.

# russia - Friday 6 September, 2019

Scotland's Euro 2020 hopes dented as Russia take three points from Hampden
# Blow
From The42
# Blow

Scotland's Euro 2020 hopes dented as Russia take three points from Hampden

Sep 6th 2019, 10:14 PM 5,564 Views 5 Comments

Stephen O’Connell’s own goal saw Russia complete a 2-1 comeback victory against Scotland, whose Euro 2020 hopes took a blow at Hampden Park.

# russia - Sunday 25 August, 2019

Mullan strikes late to secure Ireland's top-tier status at European Hockey Championships
# Green Machine
From The42
# Green Machine

Mullan strikes late to secure Ireland's top-tier status at European Hockey Championships

Aug 25th 2019, 12:00 PM 5,842 Views 1 Comment

The 3-2 win also ensures Ireland Women’s place in the 2021 edition of the tournament.

# russia - Friday 23 August, 2019

Russia launches floating nuclear reactor in Arctic despite warnings from environmentalists
# Akademik Lomonosov
# Akademik Lomonosov

Russia launches floating nuclear reactor in Arctic despite warnings from environmentalists

Aug 23rd 2019, 3:54 PM 28,253 Views 38 Comments

Environmental groups have dubbed the project “Chernobyl on ice” and a “nuclear Titanic.”

# russia - Thursday 8 August, 2019

Two killed and radiation levels rise in second incident at a Russian military base this week
# Explosion
# Explosion

Two killed and radiation levels rise in second incident at a Russian military base this week

Updated Aug 8th 2019, 8:43 PM 23,922 Views 41 Comments

The far-north town of Nyonoska was affected by the blast during the testing of a jet engine.

# russia - Saturday 3 August, 2019

Hundreds detained during unauthorised protests in Russia
# Moscow
# Moscow

Hundreds detained during unauthorised protests in Russia

Aug 3rd 2019, 5:12 PM 9,988 Views 17 Comments

The protests come following a refusal to allow some opposition politicians to run in the September polls.

# russia - Friday 2 August, 2019

US blames Russia over ending of a major Cold War-era nuclear arms deal
# Nuclear Arms
# Nuclear Arms

US blames Russia over ending of a major Cold War-era nuclear arms deal

Aug 2nd 2019, 1:46 PM 9,967 Views 26 Comments

This comes after Washington launched the process to pull out of the INF treaty this year.

# russia - Thursday 1 August, 2019

Rammstein band members kiss on stage in Moscow in defiance of Russia anti-LGBTQ laws
# Du Kisst
# Du Kisst

Rammstein band members kiss on stage in Moscow in defiance of Russia anti-LGBTQ laws

Aug 1st 2019, 10:25 AM 54,696 Views 40 Comments

Russia has a law banning the distribution of materials on ‘non-traditional’ relationships among minors.

# russia - Monday 29 July, 2019

Putin-critic Alexei Navalny sent back to prison after suspicious 'allergic reaction'
# Opposition Leader
# Opposition Leader

Putin-critic Alexei Navalny sent back to prison after suspicious 'allergic reaction'

Updated Jul 29th 2019, 10:10 PM 28,234 Views 66 Comments

Alexei Navalny is serving a 30-day sentence for calling a mass protest in Moscow.

# russia - Sunday 28 July, 2019

'Honestly, I'm scared': Over 1,000 people arrested at Moscow rally for fair elections
# Russia
# Russia

'Honestly, I'm scared': Over 1,000 people arrested at Moscow rally for fair elections

Updated Jul 28th 2019, 8:05 AM 22,681 Views 70 Comments

The rally came a week after the capital’s biggest demonstration in years.

# russia - Thursday 25 July, 2019

'Three years of embarrassment and a waste of time': Trump gloats after Mueller testimony
# Russia
# Russia

'Three years of embarrassment and a waste of time': Trump gloats after Mueller testimony

Jul 25th 2019, 7:17 AM 23,147 Views 80 Comments

Robert Mueller told Congress he had not exonerated the US president of obstruction allegations, but again declined to accuse him of a crime.

# russia - Tuesday 23 July, 2019

South Korean fighter jets fire over 400 warning shots at Russian military aircraft
# Dokdo Islets
# Dokdo Islets

South Korean fighter jets fire over 400 warning shots at Russian military aircraft

Jul 23rd 2019, 12:32 PM 29,263 Views 33 Comments

Seoul said a Russian A-50 warplane twice entered South Korean airspace, a claim Moscow has denied.

# russia - Friday 12 July, 2019

Turkey receives first batch of Russian missile defence system angering US
# NATO
# NATO

Turkey receives first batch of Russian missile defence system angering US

Jul 12th 2019, 3:02 PM 21,611 Views 68 Comments

NATO said it’s “concerned about the potential consequences” of the purchase.

# russia - Wednesday 10 July, 2019

Irish men's team bow out of University Games in defeat to Russia
# End Of The Road
From The42
# End Of The Road

Irish men's team bow out of University Games in defeat to Russia

Jul 10th 2019, 4:12 PM 3,235 Views 4 Comments

Both sides had a man sent off in a game decided by a penalty.

# russia - Thursday 4 July, 2019

Russia says fatal fire on submarine started in vessel's battery compartment
# Barents Sea
# Barents Sea

Russia says fatal fire on submarine started in vessel's battery compartment

Jul 4th 2019, 4:27 PM 10,494 Views 26 Comments

Russia’s Defence Minister has said the fire did not impact its nuclear reactor.

# russia - Wednesday 3 July, 2019

Tributes paid to Irish climber who died descending Europe's tallest peak
# Mount Elbrus
# Mount Elbrus

Tributes paid to Irish climber who died descending Europe's tallest peak

Jul 3rd 2019, 6:01 PM 23,438 Views 2 Comments

Alan Mahon (40) from Monasterevin was a member of a party of ten climbers who were climbing Mount Elbrus.

# russia - Tuesday 2 July, 2019

Fourteen Russian sailors die in fire on 'small nuclear-powered submarine'
# Barents Sea
# Barents Sea

Fourteen Russian sailors die in fire on 'small nuclear-powered submarine'

Updated Jul 2nd 2019, 9:33 PM 29,241 Views 29 Comments

Russia has not confirmed the type of vessel involved but Russian media have said it was a small nuclear sub.

# russia - Monday 1 July, 2019

Suspected stray Syrian anti-aircraft missile hits north Cyprus
# Air Defence
# Air Defence

Suspected stray Syrian anti-aircraft missile hits north Cyprus

Jul 1st 2019, 2:02 PM 15,429 Views 17 Comments

The missile was launched as part of an air defence system during an Israeli air raid. No one was injured in the incident.