Russia has said it is working to prevent a conflict between advancing Turkish and Syrian government forces, as Turkey’s president defied growing pressure from Western allies for a ceasefire in northern Syria.
Wed, 16 Oct, 2019
Shooting off flares and shouting “glory to Ukraine”, thousands of far-right and nationalist activists marched through Kiev, protesting against President Volodymyr Zelenskiy’s leadership and his long-awaited peace plan for eastern Ukraine.
Mon, 14 Oct, 2019
President Donald Trump’s statement on the horrific mass shooting in El Paso on August 3 that killed 22 people and injured 24 covered a lot of ground.
Thu, 15 Aug, 2019
Alexander Temerko, a friend of Boris Johnson with connections to the highest level of the Kremlin, has donated over £1m to the Conservative Party, writes
Wed, 24 Jul, 2019
Trump has exposed rifts within America’s alliances when it comes to the North Korean nuclear issue. By contrast, Kim Jong-un is building ties with China and Russia, writes
Thu, 30 May, 2019
Hungary’s Viktor Orbán visits the White House today, but Donald Trump will try to cut an arms deal with him, not promote democracy, sayand .
Mon, 13 May, 2019
A court in Montenegro has sentenced 13 people, including two Russians, to up to 15 years in prison after they were convicted of plotting to overthrow the country's government and prevent it from joining Nato.
Thu, 09 May, 2019
Globalisation and other factors have given US corporations market dominance. This must be challenged, writes
Tue, 07 May, 2019
The ultimate owner of Aughinish Alumina in Limerick has said significant investment is planned for the facility, just months after US Government sanctions threatened the future of its 450-plus jobs.
Tue, 30 Apr, 2019
Fundamentalists hostile to Europe’s values are covertly backing right-wing elements across the bloc, says
Fri, 26 Apr, 2019
The Kremlin’s military aggression in 2014 finally failed because of Ukraine’s strengthened links with the West, says
Wed, 24 Apr, 2019
Last week, the Irish Examiner published an opinion piece from the Russian ambassador marking the fifth anniversary of the annexation of Crimea.of the Ukrainian Embassy responds
Thu, 28 Mar, 2019
Wrapping up the 22-month investigation, Mr Mueller's report found no evidence that US President Donald Trump's campaign conspired with Russian officials to influence the 2016 election.
Mon, 25 Mar, 2019
Around 700 jobs at Aughinish Alumina in Limerick are safe for now after the US senate voted to support the White House in ending sanctions against the plant’s Russian owner.
Thu, 17 Jan, 2019
The world presumed the US president was a pawn in his Russian counterpart’s game. It could prove to be the other way around, writes
Wed, 14 Nov, 2018
Withdrawal from 1987 pact with Russia would see a new generation of lethal weapons developed and deployed in Europe, says
Wed, 24 Oct, 2018
Russian firm, Rusal, which owns Aughinish Alumina in Limerick, will be avoided by customers when the industry meets in Berlin next week to seal 2019 metal-supply agreements, industry sources predict.
Fri, 07 Sep, 2018
Successive Westminister governments have resisted demands that former members of the British army stand trial for murders committed in Northern Ireland, no matter how compelling the evidence.
Fri, 07 Sep, 2018
The US Treasury has extended the deadline to investors to divest interests in the Russian firm that owns Aughinish Alumina, in Limerick, but has not removed it from its sanctions list.
Thu, 02 Aug, 2018
Belgium’s Marouane Fellaini says he will soon reveal where he will be playing his football next season amid speculation his five-year stay at Manchester United could be drawing to a close.
Wed, 27 Jun, 2018
I recently made a return visit to the US. The purpose was a vacation, as the Yanks would call it. I couldn’t quite believe it had been around 14 years since my last trip there. I was genuinely curious, given all that has happened, how different it might feel.
Fri, 22 Jun, 2018
On Thursday, soccer’s 21st World Cup opens when, in a chillingly symbolic way, two dictatorships, Russia and Saudi Arabia, meet in the Moscow curtainraiser.
Tue, 12 Jun, 2018
Russian journalist Arkady Babchenko, who was reported to have been killed in Kiev, has shown up at a news conference in Ukraine.
Wed, 30 May, 2018
A Russian journalist has been shot and killed at his Kiev apartment, Ukrainian police said.
Tue, 29 May, 2018
Over recent months we have seen how personal beliefs, however they are formed, play a visceral part in public discourse.
Sat, 26 May, 2018
Confusion surrounds billionaire Oleg Deripaska’s position on the board of Russian aluminium giant Rusal, the owner of Aughinish Alumina in Limerick.
Tue, 22 May, 2018
The Government cannot become complacent about the risk to more than 650 jobs at Aughinish Alumina in Limerick even though fears are easing about the Trump Administration’s targeting of its Russian owner Rusal.
Thu, 03 May, 2018
The expulsion of an Irish diplomat from Russia has been described as regrettable and unjustified by the Tánaiste.
Sat, 31 Mar, 2018
The Russian embassy has warned of retaliatory actions after Ireland joined dozens of countries in expelling a diplomat over the nerve agent attack in Britain.
Wed, 28 Mar, 2018
UK voters’ decision to leave the EU may have been motivated by domestic issues such as immigration, but the costs of departure are being felt first in foreign policy, writes Mark Malloch-Brown.
Tue, 27 Mar, 2018
European Council president Donald Tusk has said 14 member nations have expelled Russian diplomatic staff over the poisoning of an ex-spy in the UK.
Mon, 26 Mar, 2018
Russia has accused Britain of deliberate concealing evidence in the escalating war of words over the Salisbury nerve agent attack.
Wed, 21 Mar, 2018
Russia has forces in Syria to show the world that it is still an influence, but any losses can be attributed to ‘private operators’, says
Mon, 05 Mar, 2018
The Kremlin has dismissed a US indictment which charged 13 Russians with interfering in the 2016 American presidential election over a lack of evidence.
Mon, 19 Feb, 2018
Russia’s Culture Ministry has banned a satirical film about Soviet leader Joseph Stalin’s death from cinemas following criticism from communists and others that the British-French production made a mockery of Russian history.
Tue, 23 Jan, 2018
In the run-up to multiple votes around the world in 2016, including the United Kingdom’s Brexit vote and the United States presidential election, social media companies like Facebook and Twitter systematically served large numbers of voters poor-quality information — indeed, often outright lies — about politics and public policy.
Tue, 02 Jan, 2018
An explosion at a supermarket in Russia's second largest city was a terrorist attack, President Vladimir Putin has said.
Thu, 28 Dec, 2017
Hundreds of supporters of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny have endorsed him for the presidency and prepared to file his nomination with election officials, putting pressure on the Kremlin to allow him to run.
Sun, 24 Dec, 2017
French president Emmanuel Macron is using instability in the Middle East to cast himself in the role of honest broker and position France as Europe’s top player, says
Fri, 22 Dec, 2017
Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has said he is confident he could beat President Vladimir Putin in a fair election.
Mon, 18 Dec, 2017
Russian President Vladimir Putin has called his US counterpart Donald Trump to thank him for a CIA tip-off that helped thwart a series of bombings in St Petersburg.
Sun, 17 Dec, 2017
It looks like the end of the line for the man who helped establish the Russian president’s regime almost two decades ago, writes
Tue, 28 Nov, 2017
Vladimir Putin has met with Syrian president Bashar Assad in Sochi.
Tue, 21 Nov, 2017