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#Vladimir Putin

# vladimir-putin - Tuesday 27 March, 2018

Why has Ireland ousted a Russian diplomat, and how significant is it?
# Sergei Skripal
# Sergei Skripal

Why has Ireland ousted a Russian diplomat, and how significant is it?

Mar 27th 2018, 2:30 PM 23,138 Views 159 Comments

“Expelling diplomats is ‘cheap diplomacy’,” one expert said. “It’s a low-cost way of reacting, and it doesn’t cost anything financially.”

# vladimir-putin - Wednesday 21 March, 2018

Boris Johnson compares this summer's World Cup to Hitler and the 1936 Olympics
# Russia 2018
From The42
# Russia 2018

Boris Johnson compares this summer's World Cup to Hitler and the 1936 Olympics

Mar 21st 2018, 6:24 PM 21,130 Views 59 Comments

Britain’s foreign secretary believes Vladimir Putin will ‘glory’ in the global sporting event, which Russia is hosting in June.

Going against advice, Trump congratulated Putin on his election win
# Russian Meddling
# Russian Meddling

Going against advice, Trump congratulated Putin on his election win

Mar 21st 2018, 9:41 AM 14,384 Views 59 Comments

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said that the poisoning of a spy in the UK was not mentioned during the call.

# vladimir-putin - Monday 19 March, 2018

Putin records best ever election performance (but western leaders aren't lining up to congratulate him)
# In The Cold
# In The Cold

Putin records best ever election performance (but western leaders aren't lining up to congratulate him)

Mar 19th 2018, 6:50 AM 26,071 Views 101 Comments

So far only close allies have congratulated him as Moscow’s relations with the West disintegrate.

# vladimir-putin - Sunday 18 March, 2018

Russians go to the polls as Putin is set to secure a fourth term in charge
# Putin Him In Charge
# Putin Him In Charge

Russians go to the polls as Putin is set to secure a fourth term in charge

Mar 18th 2018, 7:31 AM 5,633 Views 16 Comments

The election comes amid tensions with Britain.

Coveney says human rights situation in Crimea is 'deeply concerning'
# Russia
# Russia

Coveney says human rights situation in Crimea is 'deeply concerning'

Mar 18th 2018, 6:00 AM 9,833 Views 74 Comments

The Tánaiste has reiterated Ireland’s support for Ukraine on the fourth anniversary of the illegal annexation of Crimea.

# vladimir-putin - Tuesday 13 March, 2018

Explainer: What we know about Russia's Novichok nerve agents
# Poison
# Poison

Explainer: What we know about Russia's Novichok nerve agents

Mar 13th 2018, 7:00 PM 13,518 Views 59 Comments

The agent is an ultra-fine powder, made up of several components that would have been mixed safely by the assassin.

# vladimir-putin - Friday 9 March, 2018

Police ask military to help remove objects from scene where former spy was found unconscious
# Salisbury
# Salisbury

Police ask military to help remove objects from scene where former spy was found unconscious

Mar 9th 2018, 11:45 AM 12,624 Views 72 Comments

Russia has said the claim it poisoned Sergei Skripal is ‘propaganda’.

# vladimir-putin - Tuesday 6 March, 2018

UK warns foreign states over Russian ex-spy's suspected poisoning
# Salisbury
# Salisbury

UK warns foreign states over Russian ex-spy's suspected poisoning

Mar 6th 2018, 7:35 PM 35,077 Views 118 Comments

A former Russian spy and his daughter were found unconscious on a bench in England yesterday.

# vladimir-putin - Thursday 1 March, 2018

'Listen to us now': Vladimir Putin says Russia now has 'invincible' weapons
# Invincible
# Invincible

'Listen to us now': Vladimir Putin says Russia now has 'invincible' weapons

Mar 1st 2018, 3:09 PM 24,981 Views 156 Comments

Putin made the comments during his state of the nation speech today.

# vladimir-putin - Thursday 22 February, 2018

Germany nabs Russian hooligan over Euro 2016 attack on England fan
# Incident
From The42
# Incident

Germany nabs Russian hooligan over Euro 2016 attack on England fan

Feb 22nd 2018, 2:29 PM 7,223 Views 0 Comments

Police said they detained the wanted man on his arrival at Munich airport en route to Bilbao.

# vladimir-putin - Saturday 17 February, 2018

No manifesto, no programme, no debates - but Putin is cruising towards another election victory
# Russian Election
# Russian Election

No manifesto, no programme, no debates - but Putin is cruising towards another election victory

Feb 17th 2018, 5:30 PM 11,141 Views 83 Comments

It is highly unlikely that Putin will be unseated this time round.

Russian Foreign Minister dismisses US election meddling probe as 'blabber'
# From Russia With Love
# From Russia With Love

Russian Foreign Minister dismisses US election meddling probe as 'blabber'

Feb 17th 2018, 1:10 PM 11,584 Views 0 Comments

“So as long as we don’t see facts, everything else is blabber.”

# vladimir-putin - Monday 12 February, 2018

'Kremlin wants me to stop talking' - Star of Netflix documentary living in fear of Putin in the US
# Icarus
From The42
# Icarus

'Kremlin wants me to stop talking' - Star of Netflix documentary living in fear of Putin in the US

Feb 12th 2018, 5:00 PM 27,753 Views 56 Comments

Wearing a disguise, Russian whistleblower Grigory Rodchenkov has given an interview to apologise for his role in the doping scandal.

# vladimir-putin - Tuesday 30 January, 2018

'He is an odious individual who has problems with the law'
# Dispute
From The42
# Dispute

'He is an odious individual who has problems with the law'

Jan 30th 2018, 12:05 PM 38,499 Views 15 Comments

The Kremlin says Grigory Rodchenkov’s claims Vladimir Putin ordered a Russian doping programme amount to ‘slander’.

# vladimir-putin - Sunday 28 January, 2018

Russian opposition leader arrested during anti-Putin protests
# Protests
# Protests

Russian opposition leader arrested during anti-Putin protests

Jan 28th 2018, 12:40 PM 11,832 Views 65 Comments

Earlier, police raided the Moscow office of Navalny as the demonstrations calling for a boycott of Russia’s presidential election took place.

# vladimir-putin - Thursday 28 December, 2017

Vladimir Putin says St Petersburg supermarket explosion was 'an act of terror'
# Al-queda
# Al-queda

Vladimir Putin says St Petersburg supermarket explosion was 'an act of terror'

Dec 28th 2017, 9:03 AM 11,220 Views 9 Comments

13 people were injured in the blast.

# vladimir-putin - Tuesday 26 December, 2017

Russia election: Kremlin questions legality of boycott call
# Protests
# Protests

Russia election: Kremlin questions legality of boycott call

Dec 26th 2017, 3:28 PM 5,837 Views 2 Comments

Vladimir Putin, who has been in power for 18 years and is expected to easily win another six-year term.

# vladimir-putin - Sunday 24 December, 2017

Thousands declare support for Kremlin critic in Russia's March election
# Alexei Navalny
# Alexei Navalny

Thousands declare support for Kremlin critic in Russia's March election

Dec 24th 2017, 7:07 PM 9,397 Views 40 Comments

But 41 year old lawyer Alexei Navalny has been deemed ineligible to run in the Russian election due to a criminal conviction.

# vladimir-putin - Monday 18 December, 2017

Putin calls up Trump to thank him for US help in foiling St Petersburg terror attack
# Cheers Buddy
# Cheers Buddy

Putin calls up Trump to thank him for US help in foiling St Petersburg terror attack

Dec 18th 2017, 7:27 AM 15,613 Views 35 Comments

The White House said the foiled attack could have killed “large numbers of people”.

# vladimir-putin - Saturday 11 November, 2017

Trump says Putin told him he didn't meddle in the US election - and that he believes him
# Putin Him ON The Spot
# Putin Him ON The Spot

Trump says Putin told him he didn't meddle in the US election - and that he believes him

Nov 11th 2017, 3:58 PM 8,328 Views 67 Comments

“He (Putin) said he didn’t meddle. I asked him again,” Trump told reporters on Air Force One as he flew to Hanoi for a state visit.

# vladimir-putin - Monday 28 August, 2017

Trump Organisation lawyer emailed Putin aide for business deal help
# Donald Trump
# Donald Trump

Trump Organisation lawyer emailed Putin aide for business deal help

Aug 28th 2017, 10:39 PM 13,888 Views 49 Comments

Trump’s personal lawyer has said the president’s company pursued a Trump Tower in Moscow during the Republican primary.

# vladimir-putin - Sunday 6 August, 2017

Putin cultivates strongman persona with holiday adventure snaps shown on Russian TV
# Action Man
# Action Man

Putin cultivates strongman persona with holiday adventure snaps shown on Russian TV

Aug 6th 2017, 12:57 PM 31,359 Views 86 Comments

A Kremlin spokesperson said Putin went rafting in mountain rivers, fished in a waterfall near a mountain lake and went hiking on the holiday.

'He was going to be killed to cover-up his information': the terrifying truth behind sports doping
# Icarus
From The42
# Icarus

'He was going to be killed to cover-up his information': the terrifying truth behind sports doping

Aug 6th 2017, 8:00 AM 35,174 Views 18 Comments

New Netflix documentary Icarus charts Bryan Fogel’s incredible relationship with Russian whistleblower Grigory Rodchenkov.

# vladimir-putin - Friday 4 August, 2017

Trump lashes out over Russia probe after news of grand jury
# White House Woes
# White House Woes

Trump lashes out over Russia probe after news of grand jury

Aug 4th 2017, 7:05 AM 18,428 Views 54 Comments

The process could lead to criminal indictments.

# vladimir-putin - Thursday 3 August, 2017

Russia is NOT happy about Donald Trump imposing new sanctions
# COLD WAR 2.0
# COLD WAR 2.0

Russia is NOT happy about Donald Trump imposing new sanctions

Aug 3rd 2017, 7:32 AM 15,640 Views 60 Comments

Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev says the move is a “humiliating” defeat for Trump.

# vladimir-putin - Monday 31 July, 2017

Vladimir Putin says more than 750 US diplomatic staff will have to leave Russia
# Get Out
# Get Out

Vladimir Putin says more than 750 US diplomatic staff will have to leave Russia

Jul 31st 2017, 7:08 AM 15,055 Views 50 Comments

The call is in response to fresh US sanctions against Moscow.

# vladimir-putin - Tuesday 25 July, 2017

Donald Trump just blocked Chrissy Teigen on Twitter after 9 years of her calling him out
# Mean Tweets
From The Daily Edge
# Mean Tweets

Donald Trump just blocked Chrissy Teigen on Twitter after 9 years of her calling him out

Jul 25th 2017, 5:13 PM 8,528 Views 7 Comments

Always the bigger person, is our Donald

# vladimir-putin - Monday 24 July, 2017

Jared Kushner says he has 'nothing to hide' about Russia
# Inner Circle
# Inner Circle

Jared Kushner says he has 'nothing to hide' about Russia

Jul 24th 2017, 1:44 PM 8,785 Views 46 Comments

“I did not collude, nor know of anyone else in the campaign who colluded, with any foreign government.”

# vladimir-putin - Sunday 9 July, 2017

'Not the dumbest idea, but close' - Trump plan for US-Russia cyber unit mocked
# Cyber Pals
# Cyber Pals

'Not the dumbest idea, but close' - Trump plan for US-Russia cyber unit mocked

Jul 9th 2017, 5:20 PM 26,173 Views 76 Comments

“Partnering with Putin on a ‘Cyber Security Unit’ is akin to partnering with Assad on a Chemical Weapons Unit.”

# vladimir-putin - Wednesday 5 July, 2017

An Italian farmer has turned his field into a giant Putin portrait ahead of the G20
# Hay Look
# Hay Look

An Italian farmer has turned his field into a giant Putin portrait ahead of the G20

Jul 5th 2017, 2:45 PM 9,206 Views 9 Comments

As an artist, he’s outstanding in his field (sorry).

# vladimir-putin - Monday 12 June, 2017

Kremlin-critic Alexei Navalny jailed for 30 days after anti-corruption protests
# From Russia With Love
# From Russia With Love

Kremlin-critic Alexei Navalny jailed for 30 days after anti-corruption protests

Jun 12th 2017, 10:40 PM 14,660 Views 51 Comments

Russian authorities detained the 41-year-old opposition leader and nearly 1,000 of his supporters.

# vladimir-putin - Monday 22 May, 2017

Macron to host Putin after Hollande said Russia's bombing could amount to war crimes
# Cyberattacks
# Cyberattacks

Macron to host Putin after Hollande said Russia's bombing could amount to war crimes

May 22nd 2017, 3:09 PM 7,781 Views 21 Comments

Macron’s aides accused the Kremlin of mounting a “smear campaign” against Macron.

# vladimir-putin - Friday 5 May, 2017

Putin backs probe into violence against gay men in Chechnya after Merkel pressure
# Do It Now Vlad
# Do It Now Vlad

Putin backs probe into violence against gay men in Chechnya after Merkel pressure

May 5th 2017, 10:19 PM 11,551 Views 59 Comments

The German Chancellor confronted her Russian counterpart on the issue earlier this week.

# vladimir-putin - Thursday 27 April, 2017

Russian spy ship sinks off Turkey after collision with livestock vessel
# Sensitive Information
# Sensitive Information

Russian spy ship sinks off Turkey after collision with livestock vessel

Apr 27th 2017, 5:28 PM 19,768 Views 34 Comments

All 78 crew members were rescued by Turkish coastguards.

# vladimir-putin - Thursday 13 April, 2017

Trump says US-Russian relations may be 'at an all time low'
# Moscow-ld Shoulder
# Moscow-ld Shoulder

Trump says US-Russian relations may be 'at an all time low'

Apr 13th 2017, 6:58 AM 8,042 Views 35 Comments

The countries had engaged in a decades-long Cold War.

# vladimir-putin - Thursday 30 March, 2017

Vladimir Putin does not believe in man-made climate change
# Denial
# Denial

Vladimir Putin does not believe in man-made climate change

Mar 30th 2017, 5:50 PM 13,100 Views 56 Comments

He says it has been around since the 1930s and is potentially a good thing.

# vladimir-putin - Monday 27 March, 2017

Russian opposition leader jailed following unsanctioned Moscow protest
# The Kremlin
# The Kremlin

Russian opposition leader jailed following unsanctioned Moscow protest

Mar 27th 2017, 1:34 PM 7,794 Views 58 Comments

Alexei Navalny has been a vocal critic of the Kremlin.

# vladimir-putin - Wednesday 15 March, 2017

US charges two Russian spies with hacking 500 million Yahoo accounts
# Hacked Off
# Hacked Off

US charges two Russian spies with hacking 500 million Yahoo accounts

Mar 15th 2017, 5:02 PM 6,139 Views 0 Comments

Two “criminal hackers” were also indicted in relation to the Yahoo hack.

# vladimir-putin - Sunday 5 March, 2017

'Witch hunt': How Russian media is covering the latest Trump controversy
# Jeff Sessions
# Jeff Sessions

'Witch hunt': How Russian media is covering the latest Trump controversy

Mar 5th 2017, 7:10 AM 16,106 Views 49 Comments

The US Attorney General has come under fire after it emerged he met the Russian ambassador to the US during Trump’s election campaign.