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Dublin: 11 °C Monday 22 December, 2014

#Russia

# russia - Yesterday’s News

From Business ETC The Briefcase: Rouble the new lira, a banking enquiry 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.

From Business ETC No sympathy from central bank as Russians told to ‘get used to it’ Free Fall

No sympathy from central bank as Russians told to ‘get used to it’

The Russian rouble lost 20% in value today, suffering its steepest drop in 16 years.

# russia - Saturday 13 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie A Russian military jet almost collided with a passenger plane Where Was He Russian To?

# russia - Wednesday 10 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie US scientist who sold his Nobel Prize to donate some of his millions to Irish university DNA

US scientist who sold his Nobel Prize to donate some of his millions to Irish university

It has also been revealed that the man who bought the medal did so to give it back.

# russia - Friday 5 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Gunbattle with Islamic militants leaves 20 dead in Chechnya Grozny

Gunbattle with Islamic militants leaves 20 dead in Chechnya

Three policemen were killed in the shooting.

# russia - Wednesday 3 December, 2014

Was the Russian athletics federation paid €450k to cover up a positive doping case?

The IAAF, the governing body of athletics, said there was “already an on-going investigation”.

# russia - Friday 28 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie There are four Russian warships in the English Channel, but it’s all grand War Games

There are four Russian warships in the English Channel, but it’s all grand

They’re just on exercises according to the Russian military.

# russia - Thursday 27 November, 2014

From The Daily Edge Watch Russian airline passengers push their frozen plane free from ice People Power

# russia - Wednesday 26 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie VIDEO: Passengers have to get out and push their airplane in the snow and ice Brrr

# russia - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie France really isn’t keen on handing over a warship to Russia Not Just Yet

France really isn’t keen on handing over a warship to Russia

It has delayed the delivery until ‘further notice’.

From TheJournal.ie Astronauts on the space station can now enjoy caviar and espressos ISS

Astronauts on the space station can now enjoy caviar and espressos

A spacecraft arrived carrying three new astronauts and supplies yesterday.

# russia - Thursday 20 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Almost a thousand people have died since the start of the Ukraine ceasefire 13 Every Day

Almost a thousand people have died since the start of the Ukraine ceasefire

That’s an average of 13 people a day.

From TheJournal.ie Irish CCTV cameras being streamed on Russian site Camera Obscura

Irish CCTV cameras being streamed on Russian site

There are currently 53 Irish cameras on the website.

# russia - Tuesday 18 November, 2014

From The Daily Edge No one will ever be as cool as this guy casually sipping coffee during a brawl Caffeine Is King

No one will ever be as cool as this guy casually sipping coffee during a brawl

Sure what could everyone be getting so worked up about? Oh right. The brawl.

# russia - Sunday 16 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Ukraine President says country ready for “total war” Total War

Ukraine President says country ready for “total war”

More than 4,000 people have died in seven months of fighting in eastern Ukraine.

From TheJournal.ie US slams “preposterous” Russian MH17 photos that blame Ukraine Crude Fake

US slams “preposterous” Russian MH17 photos that blame Ukraine

The images were broadcast on state TV on Friday. Separately, more bone fragments have been found today by workers clearing the crash site.

# russia - Saturday 15 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie And he’s off… Vladimir Putin’s heading home from the G20 early Skipping Lunch

And he’s off… Vladimir Putin’s heading home from the G20 early

Putin’s camp deny that the Russian President is bowing out under pressure from Western leaders, who have accused him of “bullying” Ukraine.

# russia - Friday 14 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Here’s the submarine Sweden was searching for Hunt For Reds In October

Here’s the submarine Sweden was searching for

It looks a little… wobbly.

# russia - Thursday 13 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Ukraine back on the brink amid claims Russia is arming rebels Tensions

Ukraine back on the brink amid claims Russia is arming rebels

Russia says that the claims are “propaganda”.

Fifa report clears Qatar of any wrong-doing during 2022 World Cup bid process

The English FA found to have ‘damaged the image of Fifa and the bidding process’.

# russia - Sunday 9 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie In Photos: 25 years ago today the Berlin Wall fell Cold War This post contains videos

In Photos: 25 years ago today the Berlin Wall fell

It signalled the end of the Soviet Union, which would eventually dissolve in 1991.

# russia - Friday 7 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Tanks, troops, and artillery pour into Ukraine from Russia Rebel Territory

Tanks, troops, and artillery pour into Ukraine from Russia

A military spokesperson said 32 tanks, 16 howitzer cannons and 30 trucks of troops crossed the border.

# russia - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

From The Daily Edge A Russian memorial to Steve Jobs was removed on account of Tim Cook being gay Jobs

A Russian memorial to Steve Jobs was removed on account of Tim Cook being gay

The interactive memorial was removed on Friday.

# russia - Friday 31 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Russia and Ukraine have reached an uneasy deal about staying warm for winter Deal

Russia and Ukraine have reached an uneasy deal about staying warm for winter

The gas deal followed two days of intense negotiation.

# russia - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Nato detects ‘significant Russian military activity’ in Europe’s airspace

Nato detects ‘significant Russian military activity’ in Europe’s airspace

The rise in activity has been noticed over the past two days.

# russia - Monday 27 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Ukraine is close to forming a new pro-West government Snap Election

Ukraine is close to forming a new pro-West government

If coalition talks succeed, it will solidify the country’s shift away from Russia under Poroshenko.

# russia - Sunday 26 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should Ireland stay in summer, winter – or change time zone altogether? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Ireland stay in summer, winter – or change time zone altogether?

Russia turned the clock back for the last time today.

From TheJournal.ie Ukrainian voters head to the polls in snap elections for a new parliament Ballot

Ukrainian voters head to the polls in snap elections for a new parliament

Iti’s expected the egislature filled with reformers and nationalists backing President Petro Poroshenko’s drive to bring Ukraine closer to the West.

# russia - Sunday 19 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie How the CIA tried to raise a lost Soviet submarine with a giant crane — and sort of succeeded Special Mission

How the CIA tried to raise a lost Soviet submarine with a giant crane — and sort of succeeded

The sunken Soviet submarine sank in the Pacific Ocean some 1,500 miles northwest of Hawaii.

# russia - Thursday 16 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Angela Merkel cancelled a meeting with Vladimir Putin tonight – because he was late International Diplomacy 101

# russia - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

From Business ETC Windows flaw allowed Russian hackers to spy on NATO Spying

Windows flaw allowed Russian hackers to spy on NATO

The flaw, dubbed ‘Sandworm’, allowed spies to gain access to computers using all versions of Windows for PCs and servers during the past five years.

# russia - Monday 13 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Ireland’s heating bills this winter depend on what happens between Putin and Ukraine Energy Index

Ireland’s heating bills this winter depend on what happens between Putin and Ukraine

Costs could spike if the trouble continues in eastern Europe.

# russia - Saturday 11 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Putin and Poroshenko are meeting next week to try and rescue a truce Won't Be Easy

Putin and Poroshenko are meeting next week to try and rescue a truce

The talks will include talks British Prime Minister David Cameron as well as German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

# russia - Friday 10 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie David Norris takes on Russia Today presenter over gay rights Chasing The Rainbow This post contains videos

David Norris takes on Russia Today presenter over gay rights

It was a lively discussion to say the least…

# russia - Monday 6 October, 2014

From The Daily Edge Russian road rage attempt fails miserably Dash Cam

Russian road rage attempt fails miserably

You’ll soon see why.

# russia - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Ten civilians killed after playground and minibus are shelled in Ukraine Conflict

# russia - Friday 26 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie New crew blast off to International Space Station Fly Me To The Moon

New crew blast off to International Space Station

They docked six hours after launching from Russia.

# russia - Monday 22 September, 2014

From The Daily Edge Luckiest cyclist in Russia has insanely close call with car and lorry Close Call
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