Russia

Monday, July 10, 2017

Monday, July 10, 2017

After reports of gay torture, Chechnya has been accused of summary executions

After reports of gay torture, now Chechnya has been accused of summary executions

Chechnya accused of summary executions after gay torture claims

Russian newspaper Novaya Gazeta accused the Chechen authorities of killing 27 people in response to the murder of a police officer

Friday, July 7, 2017

Friday, July 7, 2017

Donald Trump is 'remarkably unprepared for meeting with Vladimir Putin'

Donald Trump is 'remarkably unprepared for meeting with Vladimir Putin'

Donald Trump is 'remarkably unprepared for meeting with Vladimir Putin'

A political reporter claims Donald Trump probably has no agenda for the meeting and will just say what he thinks

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Suspects of shot down Malaysia Airlines flight to be prosecuted in the Netherlands

Suspects in Malaysia Airlines Ukraine crash to be prosecuted in the Netherlands

Suspects in Malaysia Airlines Ukraine crash to be prosecuted in the Netherlands

Malaysia, Australia, Belgium, Ukraine and the Netherlands are to work together on prosecuting those suspected of shooting down a flight in 2014

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

US warns Syrian government against chemical attack

US warns Syrian government against chemical attack

US warns Syrian government against chemical attack

A White House statement has said if a chemical attack takes place in Syria by President Bashar al-Assad, the country will pay a heavy price

Monday, June 26, 2017

Monday, June 26, 2017

Russia reportedly recalls ambassador at the centre of US probe

Russia reportedly recalls ambassador at the centre of US probe

Russia reportedly recalls ambassador at the centre of US probe

Sergey Kislyak has reportedly been summoned back to Russia as the investigation into alleged Russian interference continues

'Cyber-attack on Parliament was probably about prestige as hackers weren't careful'

'Cyber-attack on Parliament was probably about prestige as hackers weren't careful'

'Cyber-attack on Parliament was probably about prestige'

Applied futurist Tom Cheesewright says the attack appears not to have been sophisticated

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Sweden summons Russian ambassador over fighter jet incident in international airspace

Sweden summons Russian ambassador over fighter jet incident in international airspace

Sweden summons Russian ambassador over fighter jet incident

Sweden says a Russian SU-27 fighter jet flew close to a Swedish reconnaissance plane over the Baltic Sea

Monday, June 19, 2017

Monday, June 19, 2017

Corbyn has previously expressed admiration for hardline socialist countries such as Venezuela

Lord Tebbit: Jeremy Corbyn is a Marxist and history shows his policies lead to famine and violence

Lord Tebbit: Corbyn is a Marxist and history shows his policies lead to oblivion

Tory grandee says Corbyn's voters don't know what they were voting for in last week's election

Friday, June 16, 2017

Friday, June 16, 2017

Baghdadi's death might not necessarily be a blow to Isis even if the claims of his death are proven

Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi 'killing' could help Isis live on

Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi 'killing' could help Isis live on

Baghdadi's death will be fiendishly hard to prove and even if it is confirmed, it might not be the good news people are hoping for

Russians checking if airstrike near Raqqa killed Isis head Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi

Russians say Raqqa airstrike could have killed Isis leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi

Russians say airstrike could have killed Isis leader Al-Baghdadi

Russian authorities said they was checking through 'various channels' to see if Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was killed in a targeted airstrike in May

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Vladimir Putin 'accuses BBC of supporting opposition leader Alexei Navalny'

Vladimir Putin 'accuses BBC of supporting opposition leader Alexei Navalny'

Vladimir Putin 'accuses BBC of supporting opposition leader Alexei Navalny'

Vladimir Putin has reportedly accused the BBC of supporting Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny

Ural Airlines plane skids off runway in Russia

Ural Airlines plane skids off runway in Russia

Ural Airlines plane skids off runway in Russia

80 passengers were on board a plane when it skidded off the runway, however none were injured

Special prosecutor on Russia case investigating Donald Trump over alleged obstruction of justice

Donald Trump now being investigated over alleged obstruction of justice

Donald Trump now being investigated over alleged obstruction of justice

The US president is being investigated for alleged obstruction of justice relating to an inquiry into former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn

Monday, June 12, 2017

Monday, June 12, 2017

Alexei Navalny reportedly arrested again after he urges people to join protest

Putin critic Alexei Navalny arrested again on his way to protest

Putin critic Alexei Navalny arrested again on his way to protest

A live stream set up by the lawyer and political activist went dark, but the sound stayed live, supposedly detailing the moment he was arrested

Thursday, June 8, 2017

Thursday, June 8, 2017

Comey said he was concerned Trump would lie

Former FBI director James Comey: Trump never asked me to shut down Russia probe

James Comey: Trump never asked me to shut down Russia probe

Former Bureau chief testifying as part of Congressional inquiry into Trump's links with Russia

Syrian peace talks have been postponed indefinitely, says a Kazakh Minister

Syria peace talks postponed indefinitely

Syria peace talks postponed indefinitely

The talks between Russia, Iran and Turkey in Astana have been put on hold

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Qatar Crisis: Moscow denies hacker involvement, says there's "zero" proof

Qatar Crisis: Moscow denies hacker involvement, says there's 'zero' proof

Qatar Crisis: Moscow denies hacker involvement, says there's 'zero' proof

Five Gulf countries have severed all diplomatic ties with Qatar in an escalating dispute

Vladimir Putin says he doesn't have bad days because he's "not a woman"

Vladimir Putin says he doesn't have bad days because he's 'not a woman'

Vladimir Putin says he doesn't have bad days because he's 'not a woman'

Footage provided to Bloomberg is reported to show the Russian President making the comments in an interview with filmmaker Oliver Stone

US Russia probe: Devin Nunes refuses to say if he's stepped aside

US Russia probe: Devin Nunes refuses to say if he's stepped aside

Devin Nunes refuses to say if he's stepped aside from Trump-Russia probe

The chairman of the House of Representatives intelligence committee deflected questions from journalists on the matter

Friday, June 2, 2017

Friday, June 2, 2017

Russia backs Paris climate change agreement after US decides to withdraw

Russia backs Paris climate change agreement after US decides to withdraw

Russia backs Paris climate change agreement after US decides to withdraw

The announcement of sticking with the agreement was made clear by Russian Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovitch

Trump administration called on State Department staffers to remove sanctions from Russia in January

Trump administration called on State Department staffers to remove sanctions from Russia in January

Trump administration called on State Department to remove Russian sanctions

Former coordinator of sanctions Dan Fried said he was asked by concerned officials to stop the sanctions from being lifted

Thursday, June 1, 2017

Thursday, June 1, 2017

Nigel Farage is 'person of interest' in FBI Trump-Russia probe, reports claim

Nigel Farage is 'person of interest' in FBI Trump-Russia probe, reports claim

The Guardian claims FBI investigators want to talk to former UKIP leader

Vladimir Putin said the Russian state is not involved in hacking

Vladimir Putin says Russian hackers could not have affected US election

Putin says Russian hackers could not have affected US election

Putin: Russian hackers could not have influenced US election

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Donald Trump's personal lawyer sought for information in Russia probe

Donald Trump's personal lawyer sought for information in Russia probe

Donald Trump's personal lawyer sought for information in Russia probe

Michael Cohen is one person on a list of a dozen of others the House Intelligence Committee want to hear from

Russia bombards Islamic State in Syria with missile strikes

Russia bombards Isis in Syria with missile strikes

Russia bombards Isis in Syria with missile strikes

The assault was on Isis targets near Palmyra, according to the Russian Defence Ministry

Friday, May 26, 2017

Friday, May 26, 2017

'It was unwise for Donald Trump's campaign to meet with Russia, but we've all done unwise things', says former Republicans Overseas vice president

Trump supporter on Russia campaign meetings: 'Everyone makes mistakes'

Trump supporter on Russia campaign meetings: 'Everyone makes mistakes'

Former Republicans Overseas worldwide vice-president tells Julia Hartley-Brewer she's willing to forgive mistakes made by the Trump campaign

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

House intelligence committee will subpoena former national security advisor Michael Flynn

House intelligence committee to subpoena former Trump advisor Michael Flynn

House intelligence committee to subpoena former Trump advisor Michael Flynn

Michael Flynn previously refused to appear before the House of Representatives Intelligence Committee to discuss whether Russia was involved in the US election

Donald Trump 'asked top intelligence officials to publicly deny links to Russia in his campaign'

Donald Trump 'asked top intelligence officials to publicly deny links to Russia in his campaign'

Donald Trump 'asked top intelligence officials to publicly deny links to Russia'

Reports claim Donald Trump asked DNI Daniel Coats and NSA Chief Michael Rogers to deny certain allegations

Donald Trump reported to have hired toughest lawyer on Wall Street to counsel on Russia probe

Donald Trump 'hires toughest lawyer on Wall Street' for Russia probe

Donald Trump 'hires toughest lawyer on Wall Street' for Russia probe

Various news reports have said the US president has hired Marc Kasowitz to represent him as the investigation moves forward

Sunday, May 21, 2017

Sunday, May 21, 2017

Al Green made headlines by demanding Trump's impeachment on Wednesday

Black congressman threatened with lynching for demanding Trump impeachment

Black congressman threatened with lynching for demanding Trump impeachment

Texas lawmaker Al Green reveals string of 'n****r' hate messages

Friday, May 19, 2017

Friday, May 19, 2017

'It would take a lot of nerve for Republicans to vote for Donald Trump's impeachment', says US politics academic

It would take a lot of nerve for Republicans to vote to impeach Donald Trump, says academic

'It would take nerve for Republicans to vote for Donald Trump's impeachment'

US politics academic Simon Radford believes we should be sceptical about the possibility of Trump's impeachment

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Thursday, May 18, 2017

European Parliament calls on Moscow to investigate torture of LGBT people in Chechnya

US denied visas to 40 gay Chechen refugees - report

US denied visas to 40 gay Chechen refugees - report

New report suggests LGBT individuals wishing to flee Russia rejected by US authorities

'Robert Mueller leading the Russia investigation is good news for Donald Trump', says former advisor

'Robert Mueller leading Russia probe is good news for Donald Trump', says former advisor

Robert Mueller leading Russia probe is good news for Trump, says former advisor

Ted Malloch tells Julia Hartley-Brewer that both Republicans and Democrats will respect Robert Mueller's investigation

Former FBI head Robert Mueller appointed as special counsel to Trump-Russia investigation

9/11 FBI boss Robert Mueller appointed as special counsel to Trump-Russia investigation

9/11 FBI boss Robert Mueller appointed as special counsel to Trump-Russia probe

The former director of the FBI, who guided the FBI through the horror 9/11, has been authorised to conduct an investigation into the US president's campaign links to Russia

Trump has admitted sharing intel with Russia

Trump gave Russia intel from Jordan, not Israel - Al-Jazeera

Trump gave Russia intel from Jordan, not Israel - Al-Jazeera

New report citing Jordanian sources suggests Israel wasn't source after all

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Donald Trump believes he is unfairly treated

Donald Trump blasts media after Russia furore: 'No politician in history has been treated worse than me'

Trump says 'no politician has ever been treated worse than me'

US President hits back after reports of Russia ties

'The press need to let Donald Trump get on with his job', says Charlie Wolf

Donald Trump supporter says Russia furore is all just a media conspiracy

Donald Trump supporter says Russia furore is all just a media conspiracy

Former communications director for Republicans Abroad Charlie Wolf tells Julia Hartley-Brewer the press must understand that Donald Trump works differently

Donald Trump reportedly asked James Comey to drop the FBI inquiry into Michael Flynn.   US media is reporting this allegation based off a memo which was supposedly written by the former FBI director himself.   The memo is believed to have been written immediately after a meeting in which the US president urged Comey to drop the inquiry into the former national security advisor's links to Russia.   The meeting supposedly took place one day after Flynn had resigned from his position after it emerged he had mi

Donald Trump asked James Comey to drop FBI probe into Russia ties - reports

Donald Trump asked James Comey to drop FBI probe into Russia ties - reports

US media is reporting the former FBI director was asked to leave the inquiry into the former national security adviser's links to Russia

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

'If Donald Trump shared information on Isis with Russia, it's probably appropriate', says Republicans Overseas

'If Donald Trump shared information on Isis with Russia, it was probably appropriate', says Republicans Overseas

'If Donald Trump shared information on Isis with Russia, it was appropriate'

Reports claim Donald Trump gave Russia's foreign minister information about Isis, but the President has claimed this is fake news

Donald Trump reportedly shared 'highly classified' Isis intelligence with Russian officials

Donald Trump admits sharing Isis intel with Russia: 'I have every right to do it'

Donald Trump admits sharing Isis intel with Russia: 'I have every right to do it

The information was supposedly shared when the US president met Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov with the ambassador last week

Monday, May 15, 2017

Monday, May 15, 2017

Donald Trump reportedly considering 'purge' of high-ranking White House staff

Donald Trump reportedly considering 'purge' of high-ranking White House staff

Donald Trump reportedly considering 'purge' of high-ranking White House staff

The US President is still dealing with the fallout surrounding his dismissal of FBI director James Comey

Friday, May 12, 2017

Friday, May 12, 2017

Donald Trump admits 'made up' Russia story played a part in his decision to fire James Comey

Donald Trump admits 'made up' Russia story played a part in James Comey sacking

Donald Trump admits 'made up' Russia story played a part in James Comey sacking

Democrats have accused the US president of firing Comey to try to dampen the FBI inquiry into Russian conduct during US election

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Russian blogger given suspended sentence for playing Pokemon Go in church

Russian blogger given suspended sentence for playing Pokemon Go in church

Russian blogger given suspended sentence for playing Pokemon Go in church

Ruslan Sokolovsky has been given a suspended sentence for inciting religious hatred by posting a video of himself playing Pokemon Go in a church

Donald Trump and Rex Tillerson meet Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov amid James Comey controversy

Donald Trump and Rex Tillerson meet Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov amid James Comey controversy

Trump and Tillerson meet Sergey Lavrov amid James Comey controversy

The meeting came at a sensitive time after the US president fired the FBI director earlier in the week

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

'Donald Trump was stupid to fire James Comey now as it looks suspicious', says US political commentator

'Donald Trump was stupid to fire James Comey now as it looks suspicious', says US political commentator

'Donald Trump was stupid to fire James Comey now as it looks suspicious'

US political commentator Michael Graham tells Sam Delaney that he thinks Donald Trump is too stupid to have come up with a well thought out plot alongside the Russians

Vladimir Putin's spokesman says Russia is not concerned about sacking of James Comey

Vladimir Putin's spokesman says Russia is not concerned about sacking of James Comey

Vladimir Putin's spokesman says Russia is not concerned over James Comey sacking

Dmitry Peskov has said Russia hopes the fact James Comey has been fired will not affect links between the US and Russia in any way

James Comey: 'The decision is sensible, legitimate and a benefit to Donald Trump', says Republicans Overseas

James Comey decision 'is sensible, legitimate and a benefit to Donald Trump', say Republicans Overseas

Julia accuses Trump voter of peddling 'fake news' in James Comey discussion

Donald Trump has fired FBI director James Comey over the investigation into Hillary Clinton's emails

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Isis has released numerous executions in a gruesome form of propaganda

Isis jihadist beheads 'Russian spy' in gruesome new video

Isis jihadist beheads 'Russian spy' in gruesome new video

Video appears to show beheading of Russian soldier Petrinko Aghene

Friday, May 5, 2017

Friday, May 5, 2017

Russian planes intercepted by US air force near Alaska

Russian planes intercepted by US air force near Alaska

Russian planes intercepted by US air force near Alaska

Russia Today is claiming the planes were on a routine training mission over neutral airspace in the Pacific

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Navalny will be barred from running for office for a decade

Putin opponent Alexei Navalny blocked from running for president as court upholds ban

Putin opponent blocked from running for president as court upholds ban

Court uphelds earlier guilty verdict against Navalny for imprisonment

Friday, April 28, 2017

Friday, April 28, 2017

Facebook says fake profiles were created to influence US election

Facebook says fake news was posted to influence US election

Facebook admits fake news was posted to influence US election

Facebook has released a report which discusses how foreign governments use the platform

Pokemon Go player could face years in jail for playing in a church

Russian Pokemon Go player could face years in jail for playing in a church

Russian Pokemon Go player could face years in jail for playing in a church

A video was posted online of a blogger playing Pokemon Go in a church. One month later he was arrested and charged

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Victims of torture in Chechnya speak out about their experiences

'Gay torture victims' in Chechnya say many people are being killed in secret prisons

'Gay torture victims' in Chechnya say many people are being killed

Victims allege that several methods of torture are used, including electrocution

Monday, April 24, 2017

Monday, April 24, 2017

Re-enactment of Reichstag storming takes place at 'military Disneyland' in Russia

Russia's 'military Disneyland' stages reenactment of Nazi defeat in 1945

Russia's 'military Disneyland' reenacts Nazi defeat in 1945

Almost 2,000 people took part in a re-enactment of the storming of the Reichstag which was watched by 5,000 people

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