# russia - Monday 22 August, 2016
Beijing supports the Syrian government led by Bashar al-Assad.
# russia - Thursday 18 August, 2016
The Belfast native admitted to being nervous about dubious judging ahead of his fights.
The boy was later discharged from hospital but five children are reported to have been killed overnight.
# russia - Wednesday 17 August, 2016
TV footage showed heavily-armed men in balaclavas cordoning off a multi-storey apartment block.
Ex-Arsenal midfielder Andrei Arshavin has given his thoughts on Russian-related controversies at the Olympic Games.
# russia - Tuesday 16 August, 2016
“I thought Katie’s was really bad yesterday, but this takes the biscuit.”
# russia - Monday 15 August, 2016
Paul Manafort previously worked as a consultant for former president Viktor Yanukovych’s party.
# russia - Thursday 11 August, 2016
Medical staff have taken pieces of the patients’ clothing for analysis.
# russia - Tuesday 9 August, 2016
“We lived through a very complicated moment,” Putin said, referring to an incident last November when Turkey shot down a Russian bomber on the Syrian border.
# russia - Sunday 7 August, 2016
Since McDonald’s left the areas in 2014, copycats have moved in to fill the space.
# russia - Friday 5 August, 2016
Brazilian police and media have identified the vice consul at the Russian embassy in Rio as being involved in the incident.
# russia - Thursday 4 August, 2016
Russian Olympic Committee president Alexander Zhukov said some other cases remained unresolved .
# russia - Tuesday 2 August, 2016
The regime has rejected claims that suspected chlorine gas cylinders were dropped in Idlib province, close to where a Russian helicopter were downed.
Six Russian weightlifters will discover the result of their appeal tomorrow.
# russia - Monday 1 August, 2016
The five people on board are believed to have died.
# russia - Saturday 30 July, 2016
Edward Snowden has publicly criticised the strategy of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.
# russia - Thursday 28 July, 2016
Even his own running mate sought to distance himself from Trump’s invitation to Russia to hack his rival’s emails.
# russia - Wednesday 27 July, 2016
Despite over 100 bans, a sizeable group of Russian athletes will depart Moscow today.
# russia - Tuesday 26 July, 2016
Clinton’s campaign say Russia wanted to help Trump’s campaign because of their bromance.
# russia - Monday 25 July, 2016
The 30-year-old said that the move would discourage future whistle-blowers from coming forward.
# russia - Sunday 24 July, 2016
800m runner Yuliya Stepanova has been running under a neutral flag at recent events.
An IOC statement released today said it “was guided by a fundamental rule of the Olympic Charter to protect clean athletes and the integrity of sport”.
# russia - Thursday 21 July, 2016
Decision paves the way for a blanket ban on the entire Russian team.
# russia - Wednesday 20 July, 2016
The Games’ governing body are cutting it tight for the world’s biggest country.
# russia - Tuesday 19 July, 2016
The governing body has promised to impose ‘the toughest sanctions available’ in the wake of the McLaren report.
Night-time visits by Russian secret service agents were also part of the scheme, the McLaren report claims.
As a result Wada has called on Fifa to investigate sports minister Vitaly Mutko, the president of the Russian football federation and chief organiser of the 2018 World Cup.
# russia - Monday 18 July, 2016
We'll Leave It There So: Russia blasted over doping report, double-header for Croker and today's sport
Elsewhere, four Irish U20 players have joined the Connacht academy and Peter Sagan wins a cracking sprint finish in the Tour de France.
The McLaren report says the nation used a complex state-supported doping scheme at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics.
# russia - Monday 4 July, 2016
Body parts washed up on a beach, police said.
# russia - Friday 24 June, 2016
The hunt is still on for Russian hooligans who left two English supporters in comas.
# russia - Monday 20 June, 2016
Aaron Ramsey and Neil Taylor were also on target for Chris Coleman’s side against Russia.
# russia - Sunday 19 June, 2016
The group were taking part in a summer camp close to the lake.
The 26-year-old has revealed junk food provided the perfect cure for his woes following Wales’ heartbreaking defeat.
It can cut through ice of up to 2.8 metres thick
# russia - Friday 17 June, 2016
A task force found that they did not meet the criteria needed to lift the ban and no vote was taken in Vienna today.
# russia - Thursday 16 June, 2016
Russia has summoned the French ambassador to protest over the arrests.
# russia - Tuesday 14 June, 2016
It was announced earlier today that the team was being hit with a suspended disqualification.
It means the side are allowed remain in the competition but face being kicked out if there’s more trouble.
# russia - Monday 13 June, 2016
The senior Russian football official and politician says 90 per cent of fans go to a game looking to fight, insisting that it is “normal”