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# russia - Tuesday 11 May, 2021

At least nine dead, most of them children, in Russian school shooting
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At least nine dead, most of them children, in Russian school shooting

Updated Tue 10:42 PM 70,775 Views 28 Comments

Reports from the scene said nine people, including children, were killed in the attack and 16 injured.

# russia - Thursday 29 April, 2021

Navalny network disbands as gaunt Kremlin critic appears in court
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Navalny network disbands as gaunt Kremlin critic appears in court

Apr 29th 2021, 12:38 PM 26,300 Views 16 Comments

“We are officially disbanding Navalny’s network,” Leonid Volkov said in a video posted on social media.

# russia - Friday 23 April, 2021

Alexei Navalny to end prison hunger strike
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Alexei Navalny to end prison hunger strike

Apr 23rd 2021, 2:04 PM 21,888 Views 24 Comments

Alexei Navalny said he will continue to demand a visit from his doctor to address a loss of sensation in his legs and arms.

# russia - Thursday 22 April, 2021

Over 1,000 arrested at Russian marches calling for Alexei Navalny to be freed from prison
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Over 1,000 arrested at Russian marches calling for Alexei Navalny to be freed from prison

Apr 22nd 2021, 9:20 AM 8,932 Views 15 Comments

Many were arrested before the protests even began.

# russia - Wednesday 21 April, 2021

UN experts say Alexei Navalny in 'serious danger' and needs urgent medical evacuation
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UN experts say Alexei Navalny in 'serious danger' and needs urgent medical evacuation

Apr 21st 2021, 7:15 PM 9,047 Views 15 Comments

The Kremlin critic is on hunger strike in a Russian penal colony.

Putin warns Russia’s enemies they ‘will feel sorry for their deeds’
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Putin warns Russia’s enemies they ‘will feel sorry for their deeds’

Apr 21st 2021, 4:06 PM 23,839 Views 61 Comments

The president delivered a warning to the West during his annual state-of-the-nation address.

# russia - Tuesday 20 April, 2021

Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny’s doctors prevented from seeing him in prison hospital
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Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny’s doctors prevented from seeing him in prison hospital

Apr 20th 2021, 3:24 PM 8,831 Views 6 Comments

Navalny has been on a hunger strike since 31 March.

# russia - Monday 19 April, 2021

Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny to be moved to prison hospital
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Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny to be moved to prison hospital

Apr 19th 2021, 1:28 PM 10,982 Views 11 Comments

The imprisoned Russian opposition leader is in the third week of a hunger strike.

# russia - Sunday 18 April, 2021

Alexei Navalny ‘could die at any moment’, doctor says, as hunger strike continues
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Alexei Navalny ‘could die at any moment’, doctor says, as hunger strike continues

Apr 18th 2021, 8:30 AM 39,349 Views 32 Comments

Navalny went on hunger strike to protest the refusal to let his physicians see him in prison.

# russia - Thursday 15 April, 2021

US expels 10 Russian diplomats and imposes new round of sanctions
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US expels 10 Russian diplomats and imposes new round of sanctions

Apr 15th 2021, 5:34 PM 12,694 Views 34 Comments

The White House said the 10 diplomats being expelled include representatives of Russian intelligence services.

# russia - Monday 12 April, 2021

Firefighter killed and two others injured as fire engulfs business centre in St Petersburg
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Firefighter killed and two others injured as fire engulfs business centre in St Petersburg

Apr 12th 2021, 5:33 PM 13,274 Views 1 Comment

The blaze spread across all four of the building’s floors.

# russia - Monday 5 April, 2021

Putin signs law allowing him to serve two more terms
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Putin signs law allowing him to serve two more terms

Apr 5th 2021, 7:19 PM 52,130 Views 92 Comments

The Russian president may stay in power until 2036.

EU pledges support for Ukraine amid Russian military buildup along borders
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EU pledges support for Ukraine amid Russian military buildup along borders

Apr 5th 2021, 12:30 PM 20,802 Views 55 Comments

The Kremlin did not deny the recent troop movements, but insisted that Moscow was “not threatening anyone”.

# russia - Wednesday 31 March, 2021

Jailed Kremlin critic Navalny goes on hunger strike in protest over treatment
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Jailed Kremlin critic Navalny goes on hunger strike in protest over treatment

Mar 31st 2021, 7:13 PM 13,784 Views 17 Comments

The opposition politician accused prison officials of refusing to provide him with adequate medical treatment.

Italian navy captain arrested for passing on 'confidential documents' to the Russians
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Italian navy captain arrested for passing on 'confidential documents' to the Russians

Mar 31st 2021, 9:42 AM 14,066 Views 23 Comments

The Italian foreign affairs ministry has summoned the Russian ambassador over the incident.

# russia - Saturday 27 March, 2021

Belarus barred from taking part in this year's Eurovision
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Belarus barred from taking part in this year's Eurovision

Mar 27th 2021, 4:00 PM 36,162 Views 26 Comments

The EBU rejected both songs the country put forward.

# russia - Tuesday 23 March, 2021

Irish regulator says government right to wait for EMA approval before using other vaccines
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Irish regulator says government right to wait for EMA approval before using other vaccines

Mar 23rd 2021, 6:00 AM 13,801 Views 23 Comments

Dr Lorraine Nolan also said the public can be assured the AstraZeneca vaccine is safe.

# russia - Friday 19 March, 2021

Ambassador says Russia 'ready to help' Ireland with vaccine supply
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Ambassador says Russia 'ready to help' Ireland with vaccine supply

Mar 19th 2021, 2:59 PM 40,088 Views 63 Comments

Yuriy Filatov told a Limerick TD his government has not been approached by Irish authorities about ordering the Sputnik V vaccine.

# russia - Monday 15 March, 2021

Kremlin critic Navalny reveals conditions in 'concentration camp' prison
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Kremlin critic Navalny reveals conditions in 'concentration camp' prison

Mar 15th 2021, 10:56 PM 23,029 Views 9 Comments

The Russian opposition leader compared the controls to George Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-Four.

# russia - Wednesday 10 March, 2021

Russia slows down Twitter over failure to remove banned content
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Russia slows down Twitter over failure to remove banned content

Mar 10th 2021, 10:41 PM 13,827 Views 15 Comments

The social media platform has been widely used by backers of jailed opposition leader Alexei Navalny.

# russia - Thursday 4 March, 2021

Covid-19: EMA to review Russian-developed vaccine as part of first step towards EU approval
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Covid-19: EMA to review Russian-developed vaccine as part of first step towards EU approval

Mar 4th 2021, 11:54 AM 13,301 Views 25 Comments

Russia said it is ready to provide vaccines for 50 million Europeans.

'If we were stopped by the authorities, we feared we could have been jailed or fined'
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# A Worm In The Heart

'If we were stopped by the authorities, we feared we could have been jailed or fined'

Mar 4th 2021, 10:30 AM 14,186 Views 5 Comments

A new Irish documentary looks at the crackdown on LGBT+ rights in Russia. We spoke to its director.

# russia - Tuesday 2 March, 2021

US concludes Russia poisoned Navalny and joins EU in imposing sanctions
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US concludes Russia poisoned Navalny and joins EU in imposing sanctions

Mar 2nd 2021, 9:35 PM 11,317 Views 14 Comments

This is Biden’s first major actiona gainst Russia during his presidency.

# russia - Monday 22 February, 2021

EU agrees to impose sanctions on Russia for jailing Alexei Navalny
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EU agrees to impose sanctions on Russia for jailing Alexei Navalny

Feb 22nd 2021, 10:15 PM 17,049 Views 28 Comments

The EU also agreed on sanctions for Myanmar over the military’s seizure of power.

# russia - Wednesday 17 February, 2021

Russia says 'no legal grounds' to release Navalny in response to European Court of Human Rights request
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Russia says 'no legal grounds' to release Navalny in response to European Court of Human Rights request

Updated Feb 17th 2021, 4:43 PM 10,359 Views 24 Comments

Alexei Navalny was arrested and jailed upon returning to Russia last month.

# russia - Tuesday 16 February, 2021

Russia prosecutor seeks €10,000 defamation fine in latest case against Navalny
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Russia prosecutor seeks €10,000 defamation fine in latest case against Navalny

Feb 16th 2021, 10:15 PM 12,157 Views 15 Comments

In his closing arguments, Navalny said that “every moment of this case is obvious legal nonsense”.

# russia - Friday 12 February, 2021

Navalny back in court for allegedly defaming a World War II veteran
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Navalny back in court for allegedly defaming a World War II veteran

Feb 12th 2021, 10:14 PM 25,290 Views 26 Comments

During a theatrical trial today, the opposition figure sparred with the judge and prosecutor and mocked the veteran’s grandson.

# russia - Saturday 6 February, 2021

Alexei Navalny: The jailed challenger who Vladimir Putin is finding impossible to ignore
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Alexei Navalny: The jailed challenger who Vladimir Putin is finding impossible to ignore

Feb 6th 2021, 8:00 PM 30,006 Views 40 Comments

What next for Russia following the jailing of the anti-corruption opposition leader?

# russia - Wednesday 3 February, 2021

'Deeply disturbing': Irish government condemns jailing of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny
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'Deeply disturbing': Irish government condemns jailing of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny

Feb 3rd 2021, 8:09 PM 12,735 Views 30 Comments

Navalny was sentenced to nearly three years in prison.

Russian court jails Kremlin critic Navalny as over 1,400 protesters detained
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Russian court jails Kremlin critic Navalny as over 1,400 protesters detained

Feb 3rd 2021, 7:22 AM 14,633 Views 19 Comments

Britain, France, Germany, the United States and the European Union denounced the ruling and called for his immediate release.

# russia - Tuesday 2 February, 2021

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny ordered to prison by Moscow court
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Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny ordered to prison by Moscow court

Feb 2nd 2021, 5:55 PM 22,238 Views 36 Comments

Navalny is the most prominent critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Russia's Sputnik V vaccine is 91.6% effective against symptomatic Covid-19 - study
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Russia's Sputnik V vaccine is 91.6% effective against symptomatic Covid-19 - study

Feb 2nd 2021, 12:45 PM 40,446 Views 80 Comments

The preliminary findings show that the two-dose Sputnik V “has shown high efficacy” and was well tolerated for adults.

# russia - Monday 1 February, 2021

Moscow braces for more protests ahead of Alexei Navalny court hearing
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Moscow braces for more protests ahead of Alexei Navalny court hearing

Feb 1st 2021, 9:39 PM 8,654 Views 5 Comments

Navalny’s team said there was ‘overwhelming nationwide support’ for the Kremlin’s fiercest critic.

# russia - Sunday 31 January, 2021

Over 4,000 people detained at Alexei Navalny protests across Russia
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Over 4,000 people detained at Alexei Navalny protests across Russia

Updated Jan 31st 2021, 3:29 PM 18,786 Views 20 Comments

Protesters defied government warnings to rally from Vladivostok to Saint Petersburg in a second weekend of mass demonstrations.

# russia - Sunday 24 January, 2021

Kremlin accuses US of meddling after 3,500 protesters detained
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Kremlin accuses US of meddling after 3,500 protesters detained

Updated Jan 24th 2021, 4:53 PM 27,781 Views 40 Comments

Tens of thousands rallied in support of jailed opposition politician Alexei Navalny in Russia this weekend.

# russia - Saturday 23 January, 2021

Russia detains dozens of Navalny supporters at anti-Putin protests
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Russia detains dozens of Navalny supporters at anti-Putin protests

Jan 23rd 2021, 11:49 AM 8,809 Views 7 Comments

Thousands of protesters joined in cities today to support the jailed Kremlin critic.

# russia - Tuesday 19 January, 2021

Russia brushes off calls from international officials to release Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny
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Russia brushes off calls from international officials to release Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny

Jan 19th 2021, 3:10 PM 8,024 Views 0 Comments

Navalny was arrested after returning from Germany following treatment for nerve agent poisoning.

# russia - Monday 18 January, 2021

Russian court orders Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny to be jailed for 30 days
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Russian court orders Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny to be jailed for 30 days

Updated Jan 18th 2021, 5:24 PM 36,723 Views 0 Comments

Navalny was detained on arrival in Russia after recovering from nerve agent poisoning in Germany.

# russia - Saturday 9 January, 2021

Avalanche kills three at Russian Arctic ski resort
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Avalanche kills three at Russian Arctic ski resort

Jan 9th 2021, 1:10 PM 12,764 Views 1 Comment

A criminal case into deaths by negligence as a result of safety violations has been opened.

# russia - Monday 28 December, 2020

17 fishermen feared dead after trawler sinks in Arctic Russia
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17 fishermen feared dead after trawler sinks in Arctic Russia

Dec 28th 2020, 2:10 PM 38,554 Views 4 Comments

Officials said that two people had been rescued by a passing vessel but hopes were quickly fading that more survivors could be found.

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