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# russia - Thursday 20 June, 2019

Russia to release 100 illegally captured whales from 'jail'
# Sea Of Okhotsk
# Sea Of Okhotsk

Russia to release 100 illegally captured whales from 'jail'

Jun 20th 2019, 8:12 PM 17,041 Views 15 Comments

Celebrities, including actor Leonardo DiCaprio and TV star Pamela Anderson, had called for their release.

# russia - Wednesday 19 June, 2019

4 people charged with murder over downing of flight MH17
# Mh17
# Mh17

4 people charged with murder over downing of flight MH17

Jun 19th 2019, 12:52 PM 18,969 Views 0 Comments

The plane travelling between Amsterdam and Kuala Lumpur was hit by a Russian-made missile in July 2014.

# russia - Friday 14 June, 2019

EU says 'Russian sources' tried to undermine European election vote
# Disinformation
# Disinformation

EU says 'Russian sources' tried to undermine European election vote

Jun 14th 2019, 12:12 PM 15,293 Views 107 Comments

The commission said it will take time to determine the “scope and impact” of the disinformation campaigns.

# russia - Wednesday 12 June, 2019

Russian police arrest hundreds at protest following release of detained journalist
# Moscow
# Moscow

Russian police arrest hundreds at protest following release of detained journalist

Jun 12th 2019, 10:12 PM 8,121 Views 15 Comments

Ivan Golunov was detained last week after being charged with attempting to deal a “large amount” of drugs.

# russia - Saturday 8 June, 2019

Russian investigative journalist facing drugs charges taken to hospital alleging he was beaten by police
# Ivan Golunov
# Ivan Golunov

Russian investigative journalist facing drugs charges taken to hospital alleging he was beaten by police

Jun 8th 2019, 6:02 PM 16,245 Views 29 Comments

Supporters claim Ivan Golunov has been framed.

# russia - Thursday 30 May, 2019

Donald Trump says he had 'nothing to do with Russia helping me to get elected'
# Presidential Harassment
# Presidential Harassment

Donald Trump says he had 'nothing to do with Russia helping me to get elected'

May 30th 2019, 7:52 PM 11,457 Views 59 Comments

Trump then later said to reporters: “Russia did not help me get elected. You know who got me elected? I got me elected.”

# russia - Wednesday 29 May, 2019

Charging Trump with a crime was not an option under Department of Justice rules, says Mueller
# Russia
# Russia

Charging Trump with a crime was not an option under Department of Justice rules, says Mueller

May 29th 2019, 4:27 PM 12,996 Views 78 Comments

Mueller reiterated what the report had previously concluded; that there was interference from Russia.

# russia - Friday 24 May, 2019

Simon Yates suffers massive time loss as Russian Zakarin wins Giro's first summit finish
# Setback
From The42
# Setback

Simon Yates suffers massive time loss as Russian Zakarin wins Giro's first summit finish

May 24th 2019, 5:27 PM 3,604 Views 3 Comments

The Briton lost over two minutes to general classification rivals Primoz Roglic and Vincenzo Nibali.

# russia - Thursday 16 May, 2019

Russian TV kids talent show cancels result after bots taint vote
# Voice Kids
# Voice Kids

Russian TV kids talent show cancels result after bots taint vote

May 16th 2019, 7:51 PM 16,409 Views 12 Comments

Mikella Abramova is the daughter of a former Eurovision contestant and a wealthy businessman.

# russia - Sunday 12 May, 2019

In Russia, men and women are turning to sex coaches to get over Soviet-era taboos
# Sex Education
# Sex Education

In Russia, men and women are turning to sex coaches to get over Soviet-era taboos

May 12th 2019, 5:00 PM 42,803 Views 25 Comments

Sex, as a subject, remains largely an unmentionable in Russia.

# russia - Thursday 9 May, 2019

Donald Trump Jr subpoenaed to testify before Senate panel in Russia probe
# Mueller Report
# Mueller Report

Donald Trump Jr subpoenaed to testify before Senate panel in Russia probe

May 9th 2019, 7:19 AM 11,365 Views 39 Comments

It was the first known legal summons issued to a member of the president’s family.

# russia - Monday 6 May, 2019

Moscow plane tragedy: Pilot says aircraft was struck by lightning before crash landing that killed 41
# Russia
# Russia

Moscow plane tragedy: Pilot says aircraft was struck by lightning before crash landing that killed 41

Updated May 6th 2019, 11:45 AM 95,458 Views 47 Comments

There were 78 people including crew members on board the plane.

# russia - Saturday 4 May, 2019

Spain turn on the style in Bray, Hungary shock Portugal and Italy win in U17 Euro openers
# All The Action
From The42
# All The Action

Spain turn on the style in Bray, Hungary shock Portugal and Italy win in U17 Euro openers

May 4th 2019, 9:35 PM 4,959 Views 0 Comments

Iceland also came out on top this afternoon.

# russia - Monday 29 April, 2019

Beluga whale found in Norwegian waters 'may have been trained by Russian navy'
# Deep Cover
# Deep Cover

Beluga whale found in Norwegian waters 'may have been trained by Russian navy'

Apr 29th 2019, 1:52 PM 46,680 Views 53 Comments

The whale was wearing a harness bearing the words “Equipment of St. Petersburg”.

# russia - Friday 26 April, 2019

Vladimir Putin could become the middle-man in Trump-Kim denuclearisation talks
# From Russia With Love
# From Russia With Love

Vladimir Putin could become the middle-man in Trump-Kim denuclearisation talks

Apr 26th 2019, 7:55 AM 7,573 Views 36 Comments

Donald Trump was among the topics discussed by the two leaders during their first one-on-one summit.

# russia - Thursday 25 April, 2019

Kim Jong Un and Vladimir Putin vow closer ties as they meet for the first time
# First Meeting
# First Meeting

Kim Jong Un and Vladimir Putin vow closer ties as they meet for the first time

Apr 25th 2019, 7:06 AM 8,880 Views 33 Comments

Both leaders have met in Russia’s eastern city of Vladivostok, after Kim travelled by train from the North.

# russia - Wednesday 24 April, 2019

North Korea's Kim Jong Un arrives in Russia for Putin summit
# Russian Talks
# Russian Talks

North Korea's Kim Jong Un arrives in Russia for Putin summit

Apr 24th 2019, 10:49 AM 10,899 Views 24 Comments

The talks will be Kim’s first face-to-face meeting with another head of state since his meeting with Trump.

# russia - Monday 22 April, 2019

Russia says it's 'too early' to say whether it could work with Ukraine's new leader
# Volodymyr Zelensky
# Volodymyr Zelensky

Russia says it's 'too early' to say whether it could work with Ukraine's new leader

Apr 22nd 2019, 5:04 PM 12,267 Views 44 Comments

Volodymyr Zelensky won a landslide victory yesterday.

# russia - Friday 19 April, 2019

'What was taxpayers' money get spent on?' Russia dismisses report into its meddling in US election
# Mueller Report
# Mueller Report

'What was taxpayers' money get spent on?' Russia dismisses report into its meddling in US election

Apr 19th 2019, 12:01 PM 7,611 Views 20 Comments

Russia has consistently rejected any claims of interference in the election.

# russia - Monday 15 April, 2019

US justice department to publish 'redacted' version of Mueller report into Russian collusion on Thursday
# Trump
# Trump

US justice department to publish 'redacted' version of Mueller report into Russian collusion on Thursday

Apr 15th 2019, 10:46 PM 8,744 Views 21 Comments

‘The report could feature allegations that Trump tried to obstruct the investigation.’

# russia - Saturday 6 April, 2019

Conroy's stunning tries help Ireland reach qualification semi-final of World Rugby Seven Series
# Winning
From The42
# Winning

Conroy's stunning tries help Ireland reach qualification semi-final of World Rugby Seven Series

Apr 6th 2019, 12:13 PM 19,352 Views 17 Comments

Their next match takes place today at 5.32am Irish time on Sunday.

# russia - Monday 1 April, 2019

Comedian takes the lead after first round of presidential elections in Ukraine
# Mr President
# Mr President

Comedian takes the lead after first round of presidential elections in Ukraine

Apr 1st 2019, 8:16 AM 10,563 Views 21 Comments

A runoff between the two leading candidates is expected this month.

# russia - Sunday 24 March, 2019

Mueller probe does not find that the Trump campaign conspired with Russia on 2016 presidential election
# Mueller Probe
# Mueller Probe

Mueller probe does not find that the Trump campaign conspired with Russia on 2016 presidential election

Updated Mar 24th 2019, 8:23 PM 45,103 Views 163 Comments

The US Attorney General outlined the findings from Mueller’s report in a letter to elected officials this evening.

# russia - Friday 22 March, 2019

Thibaut Courtois gifts goal to Russia with howler of an error for Belgium
# Blooper
From The42
# Blooper

Thibaut Courtois gifts goal to Russia with howler of an error for Belgium

Mar 22nd 2019, 11:39 AM 7,810 Views 2 Comments

Thankfully for the Belgians, the Real Madrid goalkeeper’s mistake didn’t prove costly in the end.

# russia - Friday 8 March, 2019

Trump's ex-campaign chief sentenced to almost four years in prison
# Paul Manafort
# Paul Manafort

Trump's ex-campaign chief sentenced to almost four years in prison

Mar 8th 2019, 7:23 AM 12,930 Views 0 Comments

Paul Manafort was jailed for tax crimes and bank fraud.

# russia - Tuesday 26 February, 2019

'I'm a musician, not a tool': Ukraine drops Eurovision entrant after accusing her of politicising contest
# Anna Korsun
# Anna Korsun

'I'm a musician, not a tool': Ukraine drops Eurovision entrant after accusing her of politicising contest

Feb 26th 2019, 2:34 PM 26,528 Views 17 Comments

Anna Korsun won Ukraine’s national Eurovision finals on Saturday.

# russia - Monday 18 February, 2019

'Digital gangsters' at Facebook knowingly violated data privacy and 'bullied' other tech companies
# FAKE NEWS
# FAKE NEWS

'Digital gangsters' at Facebook knowingly violated data privacy and 'bullied' other tech companies

Feb 18th 2019, 8:23 AM 12,579 Views 16 Comments

A report by the UK government has examined the tech giant’s role in spreading fake news.

‘I don’t care, I believe Putin': Ex-FBI chief details alleged Trump denials about North Korea's nuclear arsenal
# Andrew McCabe
# Andrew McCabe

‘I don’t care, I believe Putin': Ex-FBI chief details alleged Trump denials about North Korea's nuclear arsenal

Feb 18th 2019, 8:16 AM 28,412 Views 34 Comments

Andrew McCabe was acting director general of the FBI after the firing of James Comey.

# russia - Saturday 16 February, 2019

'The future of humanity hangs in the balance': Why the world could not handle a nuclear attack
# Global Ban
# Global Ban

'The future of humanity hangs in the balance': Why the world could not handle a nuclear attack

Feb 16th 2019, 10:00 PM 22,474 Views 32 Comments

An expert explains how we could be “headed for a nuclear arms race”.

Parents of Novichok victim query why UK settled ex-spy Sergei Skripal in Salisbury
# Dawn Sturgess
# Dawn Sturgess

Parents of Novichok victim query why UK settled ex-spy Sergei Skripal in Salisbury

Feb 16th 2019, 11:58 AM 15,133 Views 39 Comments

Dawn Sturgess died after coming into contact with a nerve agent allegedly used in last year’s poisoning of Skripal and his daughter.

# russia - Thursday 7 February, 2019

Jehovah's Witness sentenced to 6 years in Russian prison for 'religious extremism'
# Dennis Christensen
# Dennis Christensen

Jehovah's Witness sentenced to 6 years in Russian prison for 'religious extremism'

Feb 7th 2019, 2:59 PM 27,681 Views 52 Comments

The organisation has been banned in Russia since 2017

# russia - Sunday 3 February, 2019

Government fortifying IT systems for 'fear of Russian interference' in European elections
# Interference
# Interference

Government fortifying IT systems for 'fear of Russian interference' in European elections

Feb 3rd 2019, 7:05 AM 13,005 Views 65 Comments

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar admitted at the start of the year that he is concerned about potential interference.

# russia - Saturday 2 February, 2019

Russia is now pulling out of a key nuclear weapons treaty after the US did so first
# Cold War Skids
# Cold War Skids

Russia is now pulling out of a key nuclear weapons treaty after the US did so first

Feb 2nd 2019, 10:27 AM 11,800 Views 44 Comments

Putin announced today that the country is responding to the move by the Trump administration.

# russia - Tuesday 29 January, 2019

Mueller investigation into Russian interference in US election 'close to being completed'
# Getting There
# Getting There

Mueller investigation into Russian interference in US election 'close to being completed'

Jan 29th 2019, 7:01 AM 7,869 Views 13 Comments

The investigation has seen 34 people charged so far.

# russia - Monday 28 January, 2019

'Positive news': US sanctions affecting Limerick company Aughinish Alumina lifted
# Aughinish Alumina
# Aughinish Alumina

'Positive news': US sanctions affecting Limerick company Aughinish Alumina lifted

Jan 28th 2019, 7:20 AM 10,171 Views 10 Comments

Limerick-based Aughinish Alumina employs over 400 staff and supports hundreds of indirect jobs in the area.

# russia - Wednesday 23 January, 2019

Drunk passenger tries to divert Russian plane to Afghanistan forcing emergency landing
# Diversion
# Diversion

Drunk passenger tries to divert Russian plane to Afghanistan forcing emergency landing

Jan 23rd 2019, 7:55 AM 15,226 Views 11 Comments

He said he wanted to go to Afghanistan.

# russia - Monday 21 January, 2019

14 dead after fire on two ships off Crimea
# Black Sea
# Black Sea

14 dead after fire on two ships off Crimea

Jan 21st 2019, 8:20 PM 14,848 Views 11 Comments

The fire broke out when one vessel was transferring fuel to the other.

# russia - Sunday 20 January, 2019

'I respect Pelé's criticisms but I don't approve them' - Neymar
# Response
From The42
# Response

'I respect Pelé's criticisms but I don't approve them' - Neymar

Jan 20th 2019, 8:52 PM 7,565 Views 4 Comments

The former World Cup winner was vocal following the star’s behaviour.

Trump had talks on Moscow tower up throughout 2016 presidential campaign, lawyer says
# Trump Tower
# Trump Tower

Trump had talks on Moscow tower up throughout 2016 presidential campaign, lawyer says

Jan 20th 2019, 5:45 PM 14,024 Views 36 Comments

This is far later than previously acknowledged.

# russia - Monday 14 January, 2019

Two people killed and 40 arrested in new 'gay purge' in Chechnya, activists say
# Chechnya
# Chechnya

Two people killed and 40 arrested in new 'gay purge' in Chechnya, activists say

Jan 14th 2019, 10:35 PM 15,760 Views 37 Comments

Chechen authorities immediately denied the claims.