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#Russia

# russia - Today’s News

From TheJournal.ie Australia has killed nearly 700 koalas – but Russia hopes the ‘Putin koala’ was spared Unbearable

Australia has killed nearly 700 koalas – but Russia hopes the ‘Putin koala’ was spared

The cull was because the animals were in poor health, the local government said.

# russia - Yesterday’s News

From TheJournal.ie Thousands line the streets of Moscow to pay last respects to slain Putin critic Boris Nemtsov

Thousands line the streets of Moscow to pay last respects to slain Putin critic

Polish and Latvian officials were ‘barred’ from the funeral of assassinated Boris Nemtsov.

# russia - Sunday 1 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Here’s What Happened Today: Sunday News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Sunday

A tragedy in Cork, snow across the country and a big win for Ireland had everyone talking today.

From TheJournal.ie ‘He died for Russia’s future’: Tens of thousands march to honour Boris Nemtsov Assassinated

‘He died for Russia’s future’: Tens of thousands march to honour Boris Nemtsov

A sea of supporters, many waving Russian flags and banners marched through Moscow and onto the bridge where he was shot dead.

# russia - Saturday 28 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Putin vows to punish killers of Kremlin critic, as opposition condemns “political murder” Assassinated

Putin vows to punish killers of Kremlin critic, as opposition condemns “political murder”

Boris Nemtsov was a fierce opponent of Vladamir Putin and was set to lead an opposition rally. He was shot in the back on a bridge near the Kremlin

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Saturday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Saturday

It’s the weekend, and here are the morning’s top stories.

# russia - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

From The Daily Edge Here’s how you use a car’s bass system to get snow off the roof Let The Beat Drop

# russia - Sunday 22 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Sunday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Sunday

It’s Sunday, and here are the top stories.

# russia - Friday 20 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Vladimir Putin says Russia’s army can’t be stopped Putin On A Strong Front

Vladimir Putin says Russia’s army can’t be stopped

The comments come as the fragile ceasefire in Ukraine looks to be crumbling.

# russia - Thursday 19 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Russian aircraft enters Irish-controlled airspace AGAIN Fly By

Russian aircraft enters Irish-controlled airspace AGAIN

The government said incidents like this are “concerning”.

From TheJournal.ie ‘This could become a mass grave,’ I thought as we waited there together Ukraine

‘This could become a mass grave,’ I thought as we waited there together

As we waited to be evacuated, a shell hit and a woman lost her leg. By the time the ambulance arrived five hours later, she had bled to death.

# russia - Wednesday 18 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Tough stray cat miraculously survives kitchen knife in its skull Me-ouch

Tough stray cat miraculously survives kitchen knife in its skull

The knife was removed and the cat is expected to make a full recovery.

# russia - Thursday 12 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Why the peace deal between Ukraine and Russia today is so important Peace

# russia - Wednesday 11 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Are we heading towards the worst East-West crisis since the Cold War? Crisis Summit

Are we heading towards the worst East-West crisis since the Cold War?

Leaders from Ukraine Russia, France and Germany are holding last-ditch peace talks today to prevent a further escalation of the conflict.

# russia - Sunday 8 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie “A former partner is waging a hidden war against a sovereign state” – Last chance for peace in Ukraine Talks

# russia - Saturday 7 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie ‘If these talks fail, we know what will happen – war’ Peace Talks

‘If these talks fail, we know what will happen – war’

Talks are under way to find a solution to the fighting in Ukraine.

# russia - Friday 30 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Russian bomber airplanes flew past the west coast of Ireland Cold War Tactics?

Russian bomber airplanes flew past the west coast of Ireland

The planes did not enter Irish airspace but were in an area the Irish Aviation Authority has control over.

# russia - Tuesday 27 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Russian ex-spy may have been poisoned TWICE Poison Chalice

Russian ex-spy may have been poisoned TWICE

The man was allegedly poisoned by a cup of tea laced with polonium-210 in 2006 and publicly accused Vladamir Putin of ordering his killing before he died three weeks later.

From Business ETC Russia blames a US conspiracy as its debt is rated as junk Putin The Boot In

Russia blames a US conspiracy as its debt is rated as junk

Things are really not going well for the country’s economy.

# russia - Sunday 25 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Watch: Dashboard cam captures moment of deadly rocket attack in Ukraine Rebel Advance This post contains videos

Watch: Dashboard cam captures moment of deadly rocket attack in Ukraine

The attack is blamed on pro-Russian rebels and killed 30 people.

# russia - Saturday 24 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Pro-Russian rebels launch rocket attack on Ukrainian market, killing 30 and injuring dozens more Civil War

Pro-Russian rebels launch rocket attack on Ukrainian market, killing 30 and injuring dozens more

The assault on the port of Mariupol follows a rejection of peace talks.

From TheJournal.ie We thought we had it bad… these lads only got ONE hour of sun last month

# russia - Friday 23 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Woman who set up site for Russian LGBT teens is fined for “gay propaganda” Russia

Woman who set up site for Russian LGBT teens is fined for “gay propaganda”

Yelena Klimova (26) said she will appeal the verdict.

From Business ETC McDonald’s has seen annual profits fall by 15% in the last year Not Lovin' It

McDonald’s has seen annual profits fall by 15% in the last year

The restaurant has today released its figures for the 2014 period.

# russia - Monday 19 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Bloody fight rages on as rebels claim they now control Donetsk airport Russia

Bloody fight rages on as rebels claim they now control Donetsk airport

The UN estimates that more than 4,700 people have been killed in eastern Ukraine since April.

# russia - Friday 16 January, 2015

From The Daily Edge Cat rescues baby abandoned in street by cuddling it to keep it warm Soft Kitty

Cat rescues baby abandoned in street by cuddling it to keep it warm

It also meowed loudly until someone came to help. Cats = heroes.

From TheJournal.ie Newspaper allowed to call Joseph Stalin a “bloodthirsty cannibal” Stalin

Newspaper allowed to call Joseph Stalin a “bloodthirsty cannibal”

The application was rejected as “manifestly ill-founded” and the case declared inadmissible.

# russia - Monday 12 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Ukraine’s former president is now on Interpol’s most wanted list Red Alert

Ukraine’s former president is now on Interpol’s most wanted list

The former president is believed to be living in Russia.

From The Daily Edge Could Frank Underwood be taking on Russia in House of Cards season 3? Putin On The Ritz

Could Frank Underwood be taking on Russia in House of Cards season 3?

A character in the brand new trailer looks very like a certain world leader.

# russia - Friday 9 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Shock as Russia bans transsexual people and transvestites from driving Restrictions

Shock as Russia bans transsexual people and transvestites from driving

The controversial law has been sharply criticised.

# russia - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Pro-Russian hackers claim attack on Angela Merkel’s website Ukraine

Pro-Russian hackers claim attack on Angela Merkel’s website

The move came as Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk was visiting Berlin

# russia - Sunday 4 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Which countries do Irish people adopt children from the most? From Russia With Love

Which countries do Irish people adopt children from the most?

The most popular locations for inter-country adoptions have changed due to new rules.

# russia - Friday 2 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Russia is training killer robots, as you do Putin The Boot In

Russia is training killer robots, as you do

Should we be alarmed?

# russia - Tuesday 30 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Over 130 people have been arrested at an anti-Putin protest in Moscow Russia

Over 130 people have been arrested at an anti-Putin protest in Moscow

Alexi Navalny, a leading critic of the Russian President, has also been arrested.

# russia - Saturday 27 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie In 1983 there was a chance a Soviet spy satellite would fall on Ireland 1984 State Papers

In 1983 there was a chance a Soviet spy satellite would fall on Ireland

There was one in 10,000 chance nuclear-powered Cosmo 1402 would fall over Ireland.

# russia - Friday 26 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Vladimir Putin has canned holidays and wants to cap vodka prices as the economy collapses Priorities

Vladimir Putin has canned holidays and wants to cap vodka prices as the economy collapses

Government ministers have been ordered to keep working through the New Year.

# russia - Tuesday 23 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Ukraine just took a big step towards the West… and Russia’s not happy This Could Get Ugly

Ukraine just took a big step towards the West… and Russia’s not happy

The eastern European nation voted to drop its non-aligned status if a war breaks out.

# russia - Sunday 21 December, 2014

From Business ETC The Briefcase: Rouble the new lira, a banking inquiry and the Metro Herald is kaput Inbox Me

# russia - Thursday 18 December, 2014

From Business ETC Switzerland has brought in negative interest rates because of desperate Russians Putin It Away

Switzerland has brought in negative interest rates because of desperate Russians

People are sinking their cash into the safe haven as the rouble plunges.

# russia - Tuesday 16 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Here’s just how bad the Russian crisis is… in three graphs Freefall

Here’s just how bad the Russian crisis is… in three graphs

The Russian Rouble has lost 20% of its value today.

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