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#Moscow

# moscow - Friday 17 August, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Pussy Riot members sentenced to two years in prison Pussy Riot This post contains videos This post contains images

Pussy Riot members sentenced to two years in prison

Three band members of the feminist punk group have been found guilty of “hoolganism motivated by religious hatred”.

# moscow - Thursday 16 August, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Plane bound for Moscow lands in Iceland after bomb threat Bomb Scare

Plane bound for Moscow lands in Iceland after bomb threat

The flight from New York made an emergency landing after an anonymous phone call said there were explosives on board.

# moscow - Sunday 12 August, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Astronomical figures and Dáil drinks: The week in quotes Said And Done This post contains images

Astronomical figures and Dáil drinks: The week in quotes

“Either take off the cross or put on pants.”

# moscow - Thursday 9 August, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Russia: Deputy PM slams Madonna on Twitter for Pussy Riot support Pussy Riot

Russia: Deputy PM slams Madonna on Twitter for Pussy Riot support

Dmitry Rogozin accused the singer of moral lecturing, adding: “Either take off the cross or put on pants”.

# moscow - Wednesday 8 August, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Pussy Riot trial: singer compares prosecution to Stalin-era repression Russia This post contains videos

Pussy Riot trial: singer compares prosecution to Stalin-era repression

Band’s final statement before verdict delivered amid high-profile calls for leniency.

# moscow - Saturday 4 August, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Pussy Riot trial: Putin calls for lenience Russia

Pussy Riot trial: Putin calls for lenience

Meanwhile, protests took place opposite the Moscow courthouse in support of the three women on trial in Russia.

# moscow - Monday 16 July, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Russia says foreign partners in 'blackmail' over Syria Syria

Russia says foreign partners in 'blackmail' over Syria

Moscow has rejected attempts by the West to pressure it into supporting a UN resolution on Syria.

# moscow - Tuesday 26 June, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Russian woman accused of throwing sons to their deaths Russia

Russian woman accused of throwing sons to their deaths

Investigation underway into deaths of boys aged four and seven.

# moscow - Monday 18 June, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Moscow calling: Government leads trade mission to Russia Russian Relations

Moscow calling: Government leads trade mission to Russia

After two record years, the five-day trip hopes to boost trade ties with Russia even further.

# moscow - Wednesday 13 June, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Russia denies sending attack helicopters to Syria Syria

Russia denies sending attack helicopters to Syria

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has claimed that Russia is providing Syria with weapons that will “escalate the conflict quite dramatically”.

# moscow - Sunday 27 May, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Moscow police detain 40 during push for gay pride parade Gay Pride

Moscow police detain 40 during push for gay pride parade

Activists tried to hold two demonstrations in Moscow to demand the right to hold a gay pride parade, but they were blocked first by Orthodox Christian opponents and then by police.

# moscow - Saturday 19 May, 2012

From The Daily Edge Will Smith slaps journalist who tried to kiss him Step Away This post contains videos

Will Smith slaps journalist who tried to kiss him

Smith slapped the male television reporter who tried to kiss him before the Moscow premiere of “Men in Black III.”

Lampard tells Munich to 'bring it on'

The Chelsea midfielder says his side are looking to make up for the disappointment of their last Champions League final appearance.

# moscow - Wednesday 9 May, 2012

From TheJournal.ie PHOTOS: Russia marks WWII victory over Germany with annual Red Square parade Military Might This post contains images

PHOTOS: Russia marks WWII victory over Germany with annual Red Square parade

It’s 67 years since the end of World War II, and Russia has been marking it with a display of its military might in Red Square.

# moscow - Monday 7 May, 2012

From TheJournal.ie In photos: Putin inaugurated for third time amid Moscow protests Putin This post contains images

In photos: Putin inaugurated for third time amid Moscow protests

Vladimir Putin begins new presidential term by formally nominating his predecessor as prime minister – the post Putin just vacated.

# moscow - Tuesday 3 April, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Blaze kills 12 at Moscow market warehouse Moscow This post contains videos

Blaze kills 12 at Moscow market warehouse

The blaze came just hours after a fire broke out on the top of a Moscow skyscraper.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Tuesday 9 At 9 This post contains videos

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Nine things to know this morning, including: more garda station closures, seven killed in US college shootings, and a new ‘flying car’ (video).

# moscow - Thursday 29 March, 2012

From The Daily Edge Russian museum director works on... aged 90 Russian Work Ethic

Russian museum director works on... aged 90

Age is just a number to iconic woman in the Russian art world.

# moscow - Wednesday 14 March, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Russian punk rockers in jail for anti-Putin prayer Russia

Russian punk rockers in jail for anti-Putin prayer

The two women had briefly seized the pulpit at a cathedral in Moscow to chant “Mother Mary, drive Putin away” before they were arrested.

# moscow - Tuesday 13 March, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Global culture programme for St Patrick's Day revealed St Patrick's Day

Global culture programme for St Patrick's Day revealed

It’s not all about shamrock shakes and pints of Guinness.

# moscow - Saturday 10 March, 2012

From TheJournal.ie More than 20,000 gather for anti-Putin protest Russia

More than 20,000 gather for anti-Putin protest

Although the movement seems to be losing momentum as the number is far fewer than at protests in past months.

# moscow - Tuesday 6 March, 2012

From The Daily Edge Odd Photoshoot of the Day Pic Of The Day

Odd Photoshoot of the Day

No comment.

From TheJournal.ie Hundreds arrested in Moscow at anti-Putin protest Russia

Hundreds arrested in Moscow at anti-Putin protest

The Russian leader was re-elected president for the third time on Sunday in an election which observers said had been “clearly skewed” in his favour.

# moscow - Monday 5 March, 2012

From The Daily Edge Watch: Russian election camera captures disco at polling station Disco Voting This post contains videos

Watch: Russian election camera captures disco at polling station

“In post-Soviet Russia, we go to disco and then we go to vote…”

From TheJournal.ie Watch: Putin in tears as he secures victory in Russian election Russia This post contains videos

Watch: Putin in tears as he secures victory in Russian election

Opposition candidates have claimed that the vote was “illegitimate” while one independent observer said there had been ballot-box stuffing.

# moscow - Sunday 4 March, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Exit polls: Putin wins Russia's presidential vote Elections

Exit polls: Putin wins Russia's presidential vote

The vote has been tainted by claims of violations.

From TheJournal.ie In pictures: Millions head to the polls in Russia Russia This post contains images

In pictures: Millions head to the polls in Russia

Vladimir Putin is expected to cruise to victory, but opponents have alleged vote fraud.

# moscow - Saturday 4 February, 2012

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Saturday Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Saturday

Your evening round-up of the day’s biggest news stories, as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed…

# moscow - Tuesday 27 December, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Putin says he wants clean presidential vote Russia

Putin says he wants clean presidential vote

The Russian Prime Minister says he wants a transparent and fair presidential election but has ruled out a rerun of the contested parliamentary ballot.

# moscow - Thursday 8 December, 2011

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Thursday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Thursday

In tonight’s Fix: what have Sarkozy and Kenny been saying today; what does the interest rate cut mean for mortgage holders; and who has had some harsh words for Roy Keane?

From The Daily Edge Here are the 20 most expensive cities in the world Pricey This post contains images

Here are the 20 most expensive cities in the world

Dublin isn’t even in the top 50…

From TheJournal.ie Putin slams US and Clinton for 'influencing' post-election protests Russia

Putin slams US and Clinton for 'influencing' post-election protests

By describing Russia’s parliamentary election as rigged, Putin said Clinton “gave a signal” to his opponents.

# moscow - Wednesday 7 December, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Mikhail Gorbachev calls for a new vote in Russia Russia

Mikhail Gorbachev calls for a new vote in Russia

The former Soviet leader said the Russian authorities “must admit that there have been numerous falsifications and ballot stuffing”.

# moscow - Tuesday 6 December, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Russia: Protesters alleging election fraud clash with police in Moscow Russia This post contains images

Russia: Protesters alleging election fraud clash with police in Moscow

At least 250 people were detained by police at a protest in downtown Moscow that included flare-type fireworks thrown at a group of pro-Kremlin youth

# moscow - Sunday 4 December, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Exit poll shows support for Putin's party down in Russia Russia

Exit poll shows support for Putin's party down in Russia

The election is seen as a referendum on prime minister Vladimir Putin’s popularity as he bids to regain the presidency.

# moscow - Sunday 27 November, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Vladimir Putin tells West not to interfere in Russian politics Russia

Vladimir Putin tells West not to interfere in Russian politics

Formally announcing his presidency bid, the current PM warned Western leaders not to meddle in Russian polls.

# moscow - Monday 21 November, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Not so popular after all: Vladimir Putin booed at Moscow martial arts event Ouch This post contains videos

Not so popular after all: Vladimir Putin booed at Moscow martial arts event

Supporters of the Russian premier blamed the boos on tanked-up spectators needing the toilet.

# moscow - Wednesday 2 November, 2011

Probe says Russian hockey team crash caused by 'pilot error'

One of the pilots accidentally activated the brakes during takeoff and then lifted the jet too sharply, investigators say.

# moscow - Monday 3 October, 2011

Buy Richard Dunne's famous No 5 shirt from the Russia game Moscow Flyer This post contains videos

Buy Richard Dunne's famous No 5 shirt from the Russia game

Lowest unique bid will win the Irish defender’s make-and-do jersey from his epic performance in the recent away draw.

# moscow - Friday 30 September, 2011

From TheJournal.ie 'He's more popular': Medvedev defends Putin's latest presidential bid Russia This post contains images

'He's more popular': Medvedev defends Putin's latest presidential bid

Gallery: Putin and Medvedev together at work and at play.