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#Vladimir Putin

# vladimir-putin - Wednesday 3 August, 2022

'Time to move on' from Sabina Higgins letter controversy, says Taoiseach
# Sabina Higgins
# Sabina Higgins

'Time to move on' from Sabina Higgins letter controversy, says Taoiseach

Aug 3rd 2022, 4:31 PM 23,249 Views 41 Comments

Taoiseach says the Irish Government position is that Russia should withdraw, but says ‘peace is something we all want’.

# vladimir-putin - Saturday 30 July, 2022

Fenerbahce refuse to apologise after fans' 'Vladimir Putin' chant
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Fenerbahce refuse to apologise after fans' 'Vladimir Putin' chant

Jul 30th 2022, 5:49 PM 10,110 Views 4 Comments

On Thursday, Uefa announced it was opening an investigation into the supporters’ conduct.

# vladimir-putin - Tuesday 26 July, 2022

Russia to quit International Space Station 'after 2024'
# ISS
# ISS

Russia to quit International Space Station 'after 2024'

Jul 26th 2022, 2:17 PM 13,851 Views 32 Comments

Russia and the United States have worked side by side on the station, which has been in orbit since 1998.

# vladimir-putin - Thursday 30 June, 2022

Russia summons British ambassador over 'offensive' Putin comments by Boris Johnson
# Russian Invasion
# Russian Invasion

Russia summons British ambassador over 'offensive' Putin comments by Boris Johnson

Jun 30th 2022, 6:15 PM 30,369 Views 26 Comments

The UK Prime Minister said that Vladimir Putin would not have started the war in Ukraine if he was a woman.

'I'd take a bullet for first-class person Putin' - former Formula One boss Ecclestone
# Russia
From The42
# Russia

'I'd take a bullet for first-class person Putin' - former Formula One boss Ecclestone

Jun 30th 2022, 11:36 AM 13,456 Views 17 Comments

The 91-year-old made the comments during an interview on ITV’s Good Morning Great Britain.

# vladimir-putin - Saturday 28 May, 2022

Putin and Macron discuss Ukraine arms, grain supplies
# Russia
# Russia

Putin and Macron discuss Ukraine arms, grain supplies

May 28th 2022, 4:23 PM 26,257 Views 36 Comments

The talks lasted for 80 minutes.

# vladimir-putin - Tuesday 24 May, 2022

Jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny loses appeal against nine-year prison sentence
# Russia
# Russia

Jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny loses appeal against nine-year prison sentence

May 24th 2022, 11:47 AM 11,578 Views 7 Comments

The new sentence will replace the one he was handed in February 2021, meaning he will remain behind bars for another eight years.

# vladimir-putin - Tuesday 17 May, 2022

Jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny set to appeal nine-year prison sentence
# Russia
# Russia

Jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny set to appeal nine-year prison sentence

May 17th 2022, 8:00 AM 10,895 Views 5 Comments

The opposition leader had his two-and-a-half year sentence extended after he was found guilty of fraud and contempt of court in March.

# vladimir-putin - Monday 16 May, 2022

Sweden confirms decision to apply for Nato membership
# Stockholm
# Stockholm

Sweden confirms decision to apply for Nato membership

May 16th 2022, 2:54 PM 18,749 Views 27 Comments

Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson called it “a historic change in our country’s security policy” as she addressed legislators.

# vladimir-putin - Sunday 15 May, 2022

NATO assures Ukraine open-ended military support against Russia
# NATO
# NATO

NATO assures Ukraine open-ended military support against Russia

Updated May 15th 2022, 3:25 PM 30,198 Views 31 Comments

NATO Jens Stoltenberg has said Ukraine can win the war against Russia.

# vladimir-putin - Saturday 14 May, 2022

Ukraine 'could win war by end of year', as Putin warns Finland that joining Nato is a 'mistake'
# Kharkiv
# Kharkiv

Ukraine 'could win war by end of year', as Putin warns Finland that joining Nato is a 'mistake'

Updated May 14th 2022, 3:20 PM 55,754 Views 53 Comments
  • "The breaking point will be in the second part of August," Major General Kyrylo Budanov said
  • The intelligence chief also made unverified claims that a coup is under way in Moscow to depose Putin
  • Putin told his Finnish counterpart Sauli Niinisto that Finland scrapping its military neutrality would be a "mistake"

# vladimir-putin - Thursday 12 May, 2022

Russia continues assault on east Ukraine as Finland moves towards joining Nato
# NATO
# NATO

Russia continues assault on east Ukraine as Finland moves towards joining Nato

Updated May 12th 2022, 10:42 PM 46,552 Views 34 Comments
  • Kyiv is preparing for its first war crimes trial of a captured Russian soldier.
  • Gazprom announced it would stop supplying gas via the Polish part of the Yamal-Europe pipeline.
  • Finland's president and prime minister have said they are in favour of applying for Nato membership.

# vladimir-putin - Thursday 5 May, 2022

Israeli PM Bennet ‘accepts apology from Putin over Hitler remarks’
# Sergei Lavrov
# Sergei Lavrov

Israeli PM Bennet ‘accepts apology from Putin over Hitler remarks’

May 5th 2022, 7:55 PM 22,409 Views 11 Comments

Russia’s foreign minister made comments about the Holocaust that were deeply offensive to Jews.

# vladimir-putin - Friday 29 April, 2022

Two British aid workers 'captured' by Russian forces in Ukraine
# Zaporizhzhia
# Zaporizhzhia

Two British aid workers 'captured' by Russian forces in Ukraine

Updated Apr 29th 2022, 1:50 PM 37,114 Views 33 Comments
  • Paul Urey and Dylan Healy were "captured" by Russian soldiers at a checkpoint near Zaporizhzhia.
  • One person has been killed in a Russian strike on Kyiv during UN Secretary General's visit to the capital.
  • Zelenskyy said the strikes were an attempt by Russia to "humiliate" the UN and everything it represents.

# vladimir-putin - Thursday 28 April, 2022

Kyiv hit by Russian air strikes as UN Secretary General visits
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Kyiv hit by Russian air strikes as UN Secretary General visits

Updated Apr 28th 2022, 8:00 PM 60,329 Views 46 Comments

Antonio Guterres urged Russia to cooperate with the International Criminal Court investigations into possible war crimes.

# vladimir-putin - Tuesday 19 April, 2022

West vows more Russian sanctions as Ukraine war enters new phase
# Donbas
# Donbas

West vows more Russian sanctions as Ukraine war enters new phase

Apr 19th 2022, 11:05 PM 15,412 Views 13 Comments

Russia’s defence ministry said that “high-precision air-based missiles” had hit 13 Ukrainian positions in parts of Donbas.

# vladimir-putin - Thursday 7 April, 2022

European Union backs new sanctions against Russia, including on coal imports
# New Sanctions
# New Sanctions

European Union backs new sanctions against Russia, including on coal imports

Apr 7th 2022, 8:41 PM 9,563 Views 4 Comments

The deal was given the final political go-ahead in a meeting of EU ambassadors and will be enacted once published in the EU’s official journal.

# vladimir-putin - Monday 4 April, 2022

Superyacht worth over €100 million and owned by oligarch with close ties to Putin seized by US
# Oligarchs
# Oligarchs

Superyacht worth over €100 million and owned by oligarch with close ties to Putin seized by US

Apr 4th 2022, 8:34 PM 34,850 Views 26 Comments

The Tango is a 254-foot vessel carrying a Cook Islands flag, a Civil Guard source said.

# vladimir-putin - Friday 1 April, 2022

Russia 'regrouping for powerful strikes' as Putin threatens to turn off European gas supplies
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Russia 'regrouping for powerful strikes' as Putin threatens to turn off European gas supplies

Apr 1st 2022, 7:02 AM 25,768 Views 29 Comments

The Russian leader has demanded payments for gas in rubles.

# vladimir-putin - Wednesday 30 March, 2022

Putin is being misinformed by advisers on Russia's performance in Ukraine - US intelligence
# Russia
# Russia

Putin is being misinformed by advisers on Russia's performance in Ukraine - US intelligence

Mar 30th 2022, 4:58 PM 26,747 Views 19 Comments

Reports concluded Putin was unaware the military had been using and losing conscripts in Ukraine.

Scepticism over Russian pledge to de-escalate campaign around Kyiv after 'positive' peace talks
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Scepticism over Russian pledge to de-escalate campaign around Kyiv after 'positive' peace talks

Mar 30th 2022, 7:19 AM 8,330 Views 8 Comments

Russia’s deputy defence minister Alexander Fomin said the country would “radically, by several times reduce the military activity” around Kyiv and Chernigiv.

# vladimir-putin - Sunday 27 March, 2022

Blinken stresses US does not seek Moscow 'regime change' after Biden's 'unscripted' comment
# Vladimir Putin
# Vladimir Putin

Blinken stresses US does not seek Moscow 'regime change' after Biden's 'unscripted' comment

Mar 27th 2022, 4:09 PM 32,020 Views 64 Comments

The US President’s apparently unscripted call caused the White House to scramble to row back on the remark.

# vladimir-putin - Thursday 24 March, 2022

Russian star Medvedev responds to Wimbledon ban threat
# Under Pressure
From The42
# Under Pressure

Russian star Medvedev responds to Wimbledon ban threat

Mar 24th 2022, 10:29 PM 12,137 Views 2 Comments

He was reluctant to be drawn on the subject.

# vladimir-putin - Sunday 20 March, 2022

Zelenskyy warns of 'third World War' if negotiations on invasion fail
# Invasion
# Invasion

Zelenskyy warns of 'third World War' if negotiations on invasion fail

Mar 20th 2022, 7:58 PM 65,567 Views 48 Comments

“Russian forces have come to exterminate us, to kill us,” said Zelenskyy.

# vladimir-putin - Saturday 12 March, 2022

Emmanuel Macron lashes UK for not doing enough for Ukraine’s refugees
# France
# France

Emmanuel Macron lashes UK for not doing enough for Ukraine’s refugees

Mar 12th 2022, 9:58 AM 25,859 Views 22 Comments

The French president criticised Boris Johnson’s Government over a policy which requires visa applications to be made in person in Brussels or Paris.

# vladimir-putin - Sunday 6 March, 2022

China pulls Premier League coverage over Ukraine support
# Protest
From The42
# Protest

China pulls Premier League coverage over Ukraine support

Mar 6th 2022, 3:31 PM 11,565 Views 4 Comments

President Xi Jinping and Russian leader Vladimir Putin declared in Beijing last month that their friendship had ‘no limits’.

# vladimir-putin - Wednesday 2 March, 2022

Gardaí investigate paint attack on entrance of Russian-owned Aughinish Alumina plant
# Limerick
# Limerick

Gardaí investigate paint attack on entrance of Russian-owned Aughinish Alumina plant

Mar 2nd 2022, 6:46 PM 40,475 Views 0 Comments

The paint was poured on a sign at Aughinish Alumina, located on the Shannon Estuary at Foynes, Co Limerick.

Dortmund cancel Schroeder's membership over Russia links
# Cutting Ties
From The42
# Cutting Ties

Dortmund cancel Schroeder's membership over Russia links

Mar 2nd 2022, 5:36 PM 7,660 Views 2 Comments

The 77-year-old was German Chancellor from 1998 to 2005.

# vladimir-putin - Saturday 26 February, 2022

Man United players plead for peace in Ukraine
# Solidarity
From The42
# Solidarity

Man United players plead for peace in Ukraine

Feb 26th 2022, 3:42 PM 5,735 Views 14 Comments

Ukrainian flags were also waved among the crowd at Old Trafford as a show of support for the beleaguered nation.

Biden unveils 'severe' economic sanctions to make Putin a 'pariah on international stage'
# Sanctions
# Sanctions

Biden unveils 'severe' economic sanctions to make Putin a 'pariah on international stage'

Feb 26th 2022, 8:15 AM 35,559 Views 41 Comments

The US President conceded there was a lack of Western unity for enacting an even tougher measure.

# vladimir-putin - Friday 25 February, 2022

Hungary offers to host peace talks between Russia and Ukraine
# Vladimir Putin
# Vladimir Putin

Hungary offers to host peace talks between Russia and Ukraine

Updated Feb 25th 2022, 10:27 PM 98,705 Views 90 Comments

The Russian president released another extraordinary video statement today.

As it happened: Further sanctions from EU as Russian troops advance on Kyiv
Live Feb 25th 2022, 12:00 PM

As it happened: Further sanctions from EU as Russian troops advance on Kyiv

  • Explosions in Kyiv before dawn as Western leaders scheduled emergency meeting.
  • At least 137 Ukrainians killed during first 24 hours of Russian attack.
  • A spokesperson for Putin has said the Krelim is ready to send a delegation for talks with Ukraine.

# vladimir-putin - Monday 21 February, 2022

What does Russia's recognition of two eastern Ukrainian territories mean?
# Explainer
# Explainer

What does Russia's recognition of two eastern Ukrainian territories mean?

Feb 21st 2022, 10:29 PM 38,654 Views 22 Comments

Vladimir Putin this evening recognised the independence of the two regions.

# vladimir-putin - Sunday 20 February, 2022

Russia is 'on brink' of invading Ukraine, US warns despite ongoing talks
# Moscow
# Moscow

Russia is 'on brink' of invading Ukraine, US warns despite ongoing talks

Updated Feb 20th 2022, 6:15 PM 75,183 Views 126 Comments
  • Emmanuel Macron talked with Vladimir Putin today, before calling Volodymyr Zelensky
  • Minister Simon Coveney said that the prospect of war in Ukraine is now the expectation
  • Joint Russian and Belarusian military drills are continuing today amid increased tension with Ukraine

# vladimir-putin - Thursday 17 February, 2022

Johnson fears Russian ‘false flag’ action to discredit Ukraine ahead of invasion
# False Flag
# False Flag

Johnson fears Russian ‘false flag’ action to discredit Ukraine ahead of invasion

Feb 17th 2022, 3:10 PM 10,998 Views 22 Comments

Boris Johnson said he feared more violence following the shelling of a nursery school in clashes between Ukraine and Moscow-backed separatists.

# vladimir-putin - Tuesday 15 February, 2022

Biden says Russian attack on Ukraine 'remains very much a possibility'
# Ukraine Crisis
# Ukraine Crisis

Biden says Russian attack on Ukraine 'remains very much a possibility'

Updated Feb 15th 2022, 10:01 PM 67,567 Views 69 Comments
  • Talks between new German Chancellor Olaf Scholz and Russian President Vladimir Putin took place this afternoon.
  • Ukrainian Foreign Minister, Dmytro Kuleba, says that if a 'real withdrawal' follows the Russian statements, it will be the beginning of a real de-escalation.
  • Nato chief Jens Stoltenberg said that there should be 'cautious optimism', but there are no signs of de-escalation on the ground.
Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny stands new trial at penal colony
# Alexei Navalny
# Alexei Navalny

Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny stands new trial at penal colony

Feb 15th 2022, 3:17 PM 11,646 Views 0 Comments

President Vladimir Putin’s long-time foe is charged with fraud and contempt of court.

# vladimir-putin - Monday 14 February, 2022

Russia ready for more talks to end Ukraine standoff
# Ukraine Crisis
# Ukraine Crisis

Russia ready for more talks to end Ukraine standoff

Updated Feb 14th 2022, 10:41 PM 48,555 Views 59 Comments
  • The US has warned that Moscow could invade Ukraine at any moment.
  • German Chancellor Olaf Scholz is visiting Kyiv for crisis talks with President Volodymyr Zelensky.
  • Scholz plans to continue on to Russia to hold talks with Putin.

# vladimir-putin - Friday 4 February, 2022

Russia and China issue joint statement declaring opposition to any Nato expansion
# Leaders Meeting
# Leaders Meeting

Russia and China issue joint statement declaring opposition to any Nato expansion

Feb 4th 2022, 5:31 PM 16,956 Views 44 Comments

Both countries also agreed on their stance that Taiwan is part of China.

Putin hails 'unprecedented' ties with China after meeting Xi Jinping ahead of Winter Olympics
# Beijing
# Beijing

Putin hails 'unprecedented' ties with China after meeting Xi Jinping ahead of Winter Olympics

Feb 4th 2022, 9:32 AM 13,417 Views 35 Comments

The two leaders met in the Chinese capital today.

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