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1. 03-18 All 61 aboard Dubai airliner killed in crash in south Russia Rostov-on-Don, Russia
07-21 Russia fails to overturn athlete ban for next month's Games Avenue de Beaumont 2, 1012 Lausanne, Switzerland
D. 12-19 Russian ambassador to Turkey shot dead in Ankara Modern Arts Centre, Ankara, Turkey
4. 12-24 Russian military plane 'crashes in Black Sea near Sochi' Sochi

Summary.     Click for More > Russian helicopter shot down in Syria, all 5 onboard dead Paralympics 2016: Russian athletes banned after doping scandal Russian bombers use Iran base for air strikes Syrian conflict: US and Russia agree peace moves MH17 missile 'came from Russia', Dutch-led investigators say Russia 'intervened to promote Trump' - US intelligence Obama vows action against Russia over election hacks Russian ambassador to Turkey shot dead in Ankara   Mevlut Mert Aydintas, 22, a Turkish policeman has shot dead Andrei Karlov, apparently in protest at Russia's involvement in Aleppo Russian military plane 'crashes in Black Sea near Sochi'  The plane disappeared from radar 20 minutes after taking off from Adler. Tu-154 was carrying service personnel, members of the choir and reporters Russia plane crash: Huge search for bodies in Black Sea Russian plane crash: First black box recovered   Obama expels 35 Russian diplomats in retaliation for hacking  The administration announced its retaliation for Russian efforts to interfere with the US presidential election, ordering sweeping new sanct...
President Putin 'probably' approved Litvinenko murder Pope Francis holds historic talks with Russian Orthodox Patriarch Hospital strike deliberate, says MSF Maria Sharapova failed drugs test at Australian Open Syria conflict: Russia's Putin orders 'main part' of forces out All 61 aboard Dubai airliner killed in crash in south Russia   Passenger jet FlyDubai Boeing 738 has crashed in the southern city of Rostov-on-Don with at least 55 passengers and six crew on board, officials... Russian warplanes 'aggressively' pass US missile destroyer Nadiya Savchenko: Russia frees Ukraine servicewoman Sharapova banned for two years for failed drugs test but will appeal Euro 2016: Russia, England threatened with disqualification over violence   Russia fails to overturn athlete ban for next month's Games Map of Avenue de Beaumont 2 1012 Lausanne Switzerland
Jan.21   London
Feb.12   Cuba
Feb.15   Northern Syria
Mar.7   Los Angeles
Mar.14   Syria
Mar.18  
Apr.13  
May.25   Kiev
Jun.8  
Jun.12   Southern France
Jul.21   Switzerland
  Russian track and field athletes will remain banned from the Olympics following claims the country ran a state-sponsored doping program
Aug.1   Northern Syria
Aug.7   Rio de Janeiro
Aug.16   Iran
Sep.9   Geneva
Sep.28   Netherlands
Dec.9   CIA
Dec.15   Washington
Dec.19   Turkey
Dec.24   Sochi
Dec.25   Sochi
Dec.26   Sochi
Dec.29   Washington





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  President Putin 'probably' approved Litvinenko murder  The murder of ex-Russian spy in 2006 in the UK was 'probably' approved by President Vladimir Putin, an inquiry has found. 'Putin is corrupt' says US Treasury Kremlin demands 'Putin corruption' proof Turkey says Russia violated its airspace   Pope Francis holds historic talks with Russian Orthodox Patriarch   Pope Francis and Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill have called for restored Christian unity between the two churches at historic talks in Cu... Pressure grows on Russia over civilian bomb deaths Hospital strike deliberate, says MSF   Seven people have died in an air strike on a Medecins Sans Frontieres hospital in northern Syria, the organisation said Syria crisis: Strikes on hospitals 'war crimes' Syria conflict: US-Russia brokered truce 'to start at weekend' Syrian war: Russia and opposition allege truce breaches   Maria Sharapova failed drugs test at Australian Open   Former world number Sharapova, 28, tested positive for meldonium, a substance she has been taking since 2006 for health issues. Ex-Putin aide Mikhail Lesin died of 'blunt force trauma'   Syria conflict: Russia's Putin orders 'main part' of forces out   In a surprise move, Russian President has ordered his military to start withdrawing the 'main part' of its forces in Syria from Tuesday All 61 aboard Dubai airliner killed in crash in south Russia Map of Rostov-on-Don Russia


January 2016 ... more > Top ^
Jan.8  Ural  Russia's Putin gets video tirade over late blizzard rescue
Jan.9    Russian viral video of doctor hitting patient who dies
Jan.21   London  
   Litvinenko accused Andrei Lugovoi dismisses 'nonsense' inquiry
Jan.22  Melbourne  Sharapova, Federer reach milestones
Jan.23  Moscow  Small plane makes emergency landing on Moscow highway
Jan.24  Melbourne  Australian Open: Sharapova, Djokovic, Radwanska survive
Jan.25   Washington
 Melbourne  Serena Williams powers past Maria Sharapova into Australian Open semis
Jan.26   Moscow
 Russian Far East  40 Russian fishermen rescued from broken ice float
Jan.30   Turkey
Jan.31  Moscow  Russia factory fire kills 12 'migrants' in Moscow


February 2016 ... more > Top ^
Feb.1  Chechnya  Chechnya's Kadyrov puts Putin critic Kasyanov in gunsights
Feb.12   Cuba  
Feb.13   Syria
Feb.14    Ex-chief of Russian anti-doping 'dead'
Feb.15   Northern Syria  
  France
Feb.16  Moscow  Russia rejects Syria war crimes claim over hospital attacks
Feb.22   Syria
 Syria  Russia guilty of 'egregious' war crimes in Syria, human rights group says
Feb.26  Damascus  As truce nears, Syria activists report heavy Russian airstrikes
Feb.28    Russian mine accident leaves 36 dead
  Syria


March 2016 ... more > Top ^
Mar.7   Los Angeles  
Mar.10   Washington
Mar.14   Syria  
Mar.18    
  Passenger jet FlyDubai Boeing 738 has crashed in the southern city of Rostov-on-Don with at least 55 passengers and six crew on board, officials say
Mar.20    Rostov-on-Don black boxes 'damaged' Mar.22    Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko given 22-year sentence Mar.24  Moscow  Syria conflict: US and Russia want draft constitution by August

April 2016 ... more > Top ^
Apr.13     Russian warplanes 'aggressively' pass US missile destroyer
Map of Baltic Sea Russia  The Sukhoi SU-24 warplanes flew close to a US guided missile destroyer almost a dozen times, American officials have said Apr.17  Tehran  Iran displays new Russian S-300 defence missile parts Apr.27   UN Syria conflict: UN envoy calls on US and Russia to save talks

May 2016 ... more > Top ^
May.1  Sochi  Russian Grand Prix: Nico Rosberg makes it four wins out of four May.12  New York  Secret Russian program helped Olympic medalists cheat drug tests May.14   Moscow Moscow cemetery brawl: Two dead and 50 arrested
May.18  FBI  Federal investigation into alleged Russian doping opened May.21  France  MH17 crash: Victims' families sue Putin and Russia May.24  Moscow  New tests find 14 Russian athletes positive at Beijing Games  Syria  Russian attack helicopters destroyed in Syria May.25   Kiev     Nadiya Savchenko: Russia frees Ukraine servicewoman   Russia has freed jailed Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko, who became a symbol of resistance against Moscow. May.28  Greece  Vladimir Putin visits Mount Athos, all-male Orthodox enclave May.30  Donbass  Five Ukrainian troops killed by rebels near Donetsk

June 2016 ... more > Top ^
Jun.8       Sharapova banned for two years for failed drugs test but will appeal   Maria Sharapova has been banned for two years by the International Tennis Federation after failing a drugs test Jun.12   Southern France   Euro 2016: Russia, England threatened with disqualification over violence   Russia and England could be kicked out of the championship if their supporters are involved in further acts of violence, UEFA has warned  Southern France  Euro 2016: England stunned by Russia equalizer as violence flares Jun.14  USA  Russia 'hacked Democrats data on Trump' says US Jun.15    Russia doping: New Wada report reveals obstructions to testing Jun.16  France  Euro 2016: France expels Russia far-right fan chief Shprygin Jun.17   Moscow Russian athletes ban is 'unfair', says Putin
Jun.18   Berlin German minister warns Nato against 'warmongering'  Switzerland  International Olympic Committee backs 'strong' IAAF stance on Russia Jun.19   11 children, 1 adult killed after boats overturn during storm in Russia Jun.27  Washington  Russian 'harassment' of US diplomats on rise Jun.30   Istanbul Istanbul airport attackers 'Russian, Uzbek and Kyrgyz'

July 2016 ... more > Top ^
Jul.8  Washington  US expels two Russian diplomats over Moscow 'attack' Jul.18  Montreal  Russian doping: Olympic chiefs to decide on sanctions Jul.21   Switzerland     Russia fails to overturn athlete ban for next month's Games
Map of Avenue de Beaumont 2 1012 Lausanne Switzerland
  Russian track and field athletes will remain banned from the Olympics following claims the country ran a state-sponsored doping program
Jul.23  Western Australia  Russian balloonist 'breaks Fossett's round-the-world record' Jul.24   Switzerland Russia not given blanket Games ban by IOC Jul.25  Rio de Janeiro  Swimming & rowing ban 10 Russians from Rio after IOC report Jul.29  Russian Far East  US surveillance plane makes emergency landing in Russia Jul.30   Switzerland IOC panel to have final say on Russian athletes' participation

August 2016 ... more > Top ^
Aug.1   Northern Syria   Russian helicopter shot down in Syria, all 5 onboard dead   A Russian transport Mi-8 was shot down in opposition rebel territory in northern Syria and all five crew and officers onboard were killed Aug.2  Aleppo  Aleppo siege: Fighting rages as Russian jets strike Aug.4  Rio de Janeiro  Rio 2016 Olympics: 271 Russian athletes cleared to compete Aug.7   Rio de Janeiro     Paralympics 2016: Russian athletes banned after doping scandal  Russian athletes are banned from competing at the Rio Paralympics following the country's doping scandal. The Russians will appeal Aug.8  Moscow  President Erdogan in Moscow to 'reset' Russia ties  Rio de Janeiro  Lilly King wins gold in 100m breaststroke, calls out Yulia Efimova Aug.12  Crimea  Ukraine Crimea: Russia sends new air defence missiles Aug.16   Iran     Russian bombers use Iran base for air strikes   Russia's defence ministry says it has used a base in western Iran to carry out air strikes in Syria using Tupolev-22M3 and Sukhoi-34 Aug.23  Rio de Janeiro  Russia banned from Paralympic Games

September 2016 ... more > Top ^
Sep.7  Crimea  US says Russian jet flew 10ft from plane over Black Sea Sep.9   Geneva     Syrian conflict: US and Russia agree peace moves
  Russia and the US have announced an agreement on Syria starting with a 'cessation of hostilities' from sunset on Monday Sep.12    Russia's Norilsk Nickel admits 'red river' responsibility Sep.14  USA  Wiggins and Froome medical records released by 'Russian hackers' Sep.18  Moscow  Russian election: Putin-backed party well ahead Sep.20   Washington Syria conflict: US 'holds Russia responsible' for deadly aid attack
Sep.24   UN Security Council US accuses Russia of 'barbarism' in Aleppo Sep.28   Netherlands     MH17 missile 'came from Russia', Dutch-led investigators say   International prosecutors say Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was downed over eastern Ukraine in 2014 by a Buk missile that had come from Russ... Sep.30   Syria Syria conflict: Russia 'driving rebels into hands of extremists'

October 2016 ... more > Top ^
Oct.1   Syria Russian airstrikes in Syria killed 9,300 in past year
 Aleppo  Aleppo bombing shuts largest hospital Oct.3  Syria  Syria conflict: US suspends talks with Russia Oct.7  Washington  US accuses Russia of cyber attacks

November 2016 ... more > Top ^
Nov.2   Aleppo Syria conflict: Russia tells rebels to leave Aleppo
Nov.13  Moldova  Pro-Moscow figure Igor Dodon claims Moldova presidency Nov.14   Moscow Russia's Economy Minister Ulyukayev detained over 'bribe'  Syria  Russian MiG-29 fighter jet crashes in Mediterranean Nov.17  Lithuania  Trump election: Baltic warning over Russian move on Nato Nov.29  Berlin  Top German spy warns of political cyberattacks, Russia links

December 2016 ... more > Top ^
Dec.9   London Russian doping report alleges 'institutional conspiracy'
  CIA     Russia 'intervened to promote Trump' - US intelligence  US intelligence agencies believe Russia acted covertly to boost Donald Trump in the election race, US officials have told leading newspapers Dec.11   USA Donald Trump rejects CIA Russia hacking report Dec.15   Washington     Obama vows action against Russia over election hacks  US President has vowed to take action against Russia for its alleged interference in the US presidential election campaign Dec.16   Washington US hacking claims: Obama told Putin to 'cut it out' Dec.18   Siberia Russian plane crashes in Siberia with 16 injured Dec.19   Turkey   Russian ambassador to Turkey shot dead in Ankara Map of Modern Arts Centre Ankara Turkey
  Mevlut Mert Aydintas, 22, a Turkish policeman has shot dead Andrei Karlov, apparently in protest at Russia's involvement in Aleppo
  Siberia Russia bath lotion kills 48 drinkers in Irkutsk Dec.24   Sochi   Russian military plane 'crashes in Black Sea near Sochi'
  The plane disappeared from radar 20 minutes after taking off from Adler. Tu-154 was carrying service personnel, members of the choir and reporters
 The plane was reportedly flying to Syria's Latakia province
Dec.25   Sochi   Russia plane crash: Huge search for bodies in Black Sea   A huge search operation is continuing 'round the clock' in Russia, after a Russian military plane with 92 people on board crashed into the Black... Dec.26   Sochi     Russian plane crash: First black box recovered  The flight data recorder of the Russian military airliner which crashed in the Black Sea on Sunday has been recovered, Russian officials say Dec.29   Washington     Obama expels 35 Russian diplomats in retaliation for hacking
  The administration announced its retaliation for Russian efforts to interfere with the US presidential election, ordering sweeping new sanctions



Turkey says Russia violated its airspace Pressure grows on Russia over civilian bomb deaths Hospital strike deliberate, says MSF   Seven people have died in an air strike on a Medecins Sans Frontieres hospital in northern Syria, the organisation said Syria crisis: Strikes on hospitals 'war crimes' Syria conflict: US-Russia brokered truce 'to start at weekend' Syrian war: Russia and opposition allege truce breaches   Syria conflict: Russia's Putin orders 'main part' of forces out   In a surprise move, Russian President has ordered his military to start withdrawing the 'main part' of its forces in Syria from Tuesday Russian warplanes 'aggressively' pass US missile destroyer Map of Baltic Sea Russia  The Sukhoi SU-24 warplanes flew close to a US guided missile destroyer almost a dozen times, American officials have said Syria conflict: UN envoy calls on US and Russia to save talks   Nadiya Savchenko: Russia frees Ukraine servicewoman   Russia has freed jailed Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko, who became a symbol of resistance against Moscow. German minister warns Nato against 'warmongering'   Russian bombers use Iran base for air strikes   Russia's defence ministry says it has used a base in western Iran to carry out air strikes in Syria using Tupolev-22M3 and Sukhoi-34   Syrian conflict: US and Russia agree peace moves   Russia and the US have announced an agreement on Syria starting with a 'cessation of hostilities' from sunset on Monday Syria conflict: US 'holds Russia responsible' for deadly aid attack US accuses Russia of 'barbarism' in Aleppo   MH17 missile 'came from Russia', Dutch-led investigators say   International prosecutors say Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was downed over eastern Ukraine in 2014 by a Buk missile that had come from Russ... Syria conflict: Russia 'driving rebels into hands of extremists' Russian airstrikes in Syria killed 9,300 in past year Syria conflict: Russia tells rebels to leave Aleppo Russian plane crashes in Siberia with 16 injured Russian military plane 'crashes in Black Sea near Sochi'




Russia, 2016 War & Army Timeline ... See World War & Army timeline Top ^
2016
Jan.30   Turkey
Feb.13   Syria
Feb.15   Northern Syria
Feb.15   France
Feb.16  Moscow  Russia rejects Syria war crimes claim over hospital attacks
Feb.22   Syria
Feb.22  Syria  Russia guilty of 'egregious' war crimes in Syria, human rights group says
Feb.26  Damascus  As truce nears, Syria activists report heavy Russian airstrikes
Feb.28   Syria
Mar.14   Syria
Mar.22    Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko given 22-year sentence
Apr.13  
Apr.17  Tehran  Iran displays new Russian S-300 defence missile parts
Apr.27   UN
May.24  Syria  Russian attack helicopters destroyed in Syria
May.25   Kiev
May.30  Donbass  Five Ukrainian troops killed by rebels near Donetsk
Jun.18   Berlin
Jul.29  Russian Far East  US surveillance plane makes emergency landing in Russia
Aug.2  Aleppo  Aleppo siege: Fighting rages as Russian jets strike
Aug.12  Crimea  Ukraine Crimea: Russia sends new air defence missiles
Aug.16   Iran
Sep.7  Crimea  US says Russian jet flew 10ft from plane over Black Sea
Sep.9   Geneva
Sep.20   Washington
Sep.24   UN Security Council
Sep.28   Netherlands
Sep.30   Syria
Oct.1   Syria
Oct.1  Aleppo  Aleppo bombing shuts largest hospital
Nov.2   Aleppo
Nov.14  Syria  Russian MiG-29 fighter jet crashes in Mediterranean
Nov.17  Lithuania  Trump election: Baltic warning over Russian move on Nato
Dec.18   Siberia
Dec.24   Sochi
  The plane disappeared from radar 20 minutes after taking off from Adler. Tu-154 was carrying service personnel, members of the choir and reporters
 The plane was reportedly flying to Syria's Latakia province




Russia, 2016 Disasters Timeline ... See World Disasters timeline Top ^
2016 Jan.8  Ural  Russia's Putin gets video tirade over late blizzard rescue Jan.23  Moscow  Small plane makes emergency landing on Moscow highway Jan.26  Russian Far East  40 Russian fishermen rescued from broken ice float Jan.31  Moscow  Russia factory fire kills 12 'migrants' in Moscow Feb.28    Russian mine accident leaves 36 dead Mar.18   All 61 aboard Dubai airliner killed in crash in south Russia
Map of Rostov-on-Don Russia
  Passenger jet FlyDubai Boeing 738 has crashed in the southern city of Rostov-on-Don with at least 55 passengers and six crew on board, officials say
Mar.20    Rostov-on-Don black boxes 'damaged' May.24  Syria  Russian attack helicopters destroyed in Syria Jun.19   11 children, 1 adult killed after boats overturn during storm in Russia Jul.29  Russian Far East  US surveillance plane makes emergency landing in Russia Aug.1   Northern Syria Russian helicopter shot down in Syria, all 5 onboard dead   A Russian transport Mi-8 was shot down in opposition rebel territory in northern Syria and all five crew and officers onboard were killed Sep.12    Russia's Norilsk Nickel admits 'red river' responsibility Nov.14  Syria  Russian MiG-29 fighter jet crashes in Mediterranean Dec.18   Siberia Russian plane crashes in Siberia with 16 injured Dec.19   Siberia Russia bath lotion kills 48 drinkers in Irkutsk Dec.24   Sochi Russian military plane 'crashes in Black Sea near Sochi'
  The plane disappeared from radar 20 minutes after taking off from Adler. Tu-154 was carrying service personnel, members of the choir and reporters
 The plane was reportedly flying to Syria's Latakia province
Dec.25   Sochi Russia plane crash: Huge search for bodies in Black Sea   A huge search operation is continuing 'round the clock' in Russia, after a Russian military plane with 92 people on board crashed into the Black... Dec.26   Sochi   Russian plane crash: First black box recovered  The flight data recorder of the Russian military airliner which crashed in the Black Sea on Sunday has been recovered, Russian officials say



Russia, 2016 Business Timeline ... See World Business timeline Top ^
2016 May.21  France  MH17 crash: Victims' families sue Putin and Russia



Russia, 2016 Sports Timeline ... See World Sports timeline Top ^
2016 Jan.22  Melbourne  Sharapova, Federer reach milestones Jan.24  Melbourne  Australian Open: Sharapova, Djokovic, Radwanska survive Jan.25  Melbourne  Serena Williams powers past Maria Sharapova into Australian Open semis Feb.14    Ex-chief of Russian anti-doping 'dead' Mar.7   Los Angeles   Maria Sharapova failed drugs test at Australian Open   Former world number Sharapova, 28, tested positive for meldonium, a substance she has been taking since 2006 for health issues. May.1  Sochi  Russian Grand Prix: Nico Rosberg makes it four wins out of four May.12  New York  Secret Russian program helped Olympic medalists cheat drug tests May.18  FBI  Federal investigation into alleged Russian doping opened May.24  Moscow  New tests find 14 Russian athletes positive at Beijing Games Jun.8     Sharapova banned for two years for failed drugs test but will appeal   Maria Sharapova has been banned for two years by the International Tennis Federation after failing a drugs test Jun.12   Southern France Euro 2016: Russia, England threatened with disqualification over violence   Russia and England could be kicked out of the championship if their supporters are involved in further acts of violence, UEFA has warned Jun.12  Southern France  Euro 2016: England stunned by Russia equalizer as violence flares Jun.15    Russia doping: New Wada report reveals obstructions to testing Jun.16  France  Euro 2016: France expels Russia far-right fan chief Shprygin Jun.17   Moscow Russian athletes ban is 'unfair', says Putin
Jun.18  Switzerland  International Olympic Committee backs 'strong' IAAF stance on Russia Jul.18  Montreal  Russian doping: Olympic chiefs to decide on sanctions Jul.21   Switzerland   Russia fails to overturn athlete ban for next month's Games Map of Avenue de Beaumont 2 1012 Lausanne Switzerland
  Russian track and field athletes will remain banned from the Olympics following claims the country ran a state-sponsored doping program
Jul.23  Western Australia  Russian balloonist 'breaks Fossett's round-the-world record' Jul.24   Switzerland Russia not given blanket Games ban by IOC Jul.25  Rio de Janeiro  Swimming & rowing ban 10 Russians from Rio after IOC report Jul.30   Switzerland IOC panel to have final say on Russian athletes' participation Aug.4  Rio de Janeiro  Rio 2016 Olympics: 271 Russian athletes cleared to compete Aug.7   Rio de Janeiro   Paralympics 2016: Russian athletes banned after doping scandal  Russian athletes are banned from competing at the Rio Paralympics following the country's doping scandal. The Russians will appeal Aug.8  Rio de Janeiro  Lilly King wins gold in 100m breaststroke, calls out Yulia Efimova Aug.23  Rio de Janeiro  Russia banned from Paralympic Games Sep.14  USA  Wiggins and Froome medical records released by 'Russian hackers' Dec.9   London Russian doping report alleges 'institutional conspiracy'



Russia, 2016 Crime Timeline ... See World Crime timeline Top ^
2016 Jan.9    Russian viral video of doctor hitting patient who dies Jan.21   London   President Putin 'probably' approved Litvinenko murder   The murder of ex-Russian spy in 2006 in the UK was 'probably' approved by President Vladimir Putin, an inquiry has found. Jan.21    Litvinenko accused Andrei Lugovoi dismisses 'nonsense' inquiry Jan.25   Washington 'Putin is corrupt' says US Treasury
Jan.26   Moscow Kremlin demands 'Putin corruption' proof Mar.10   Washington Ex-Putin aide Mikhail Lesin died of 'blunt force trauma' Mar.22    Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko given 22-year sentence May.14   Moscow Moscow cemetery brawl: Two dead and 50 arrested May.18  FBI  Federal investigation into alleged Russian doping opened May.25   Kiev   Nadiya Savchenko: Russia frees Ukraine servicewoman   Russia has freed jailed Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko, who became a symbol of resistance against Moscow. Jun.12   Southern France Euro 2016: Russia, England threatened with disqualification over violence   Russia and England could be kicked out of the championship if their supporters are involved in further acts of violence, UEFA has warned Jun.14  USA  Russia 'hacked Democrats data on Trump' says US Jun.30   Istanbul Istanbul airport attackers 'Russian, Uzbek and Kyrgyz' Jul.8  Washington  US expels two Russian diplomats over Moscow 'attack' Sep.14  USA  Wiggins and Froome medical records released by 'Russian hackers' Oct.7  Washington  US accuses Russia of cyber attacks Nov.14   Moscow Russia's Economy Minister Ulyukayev detained over 'bribe' Nov.29  Berlin  Top German spy warns of political cyberattacks, Russia links Dec.9   CIA   Russia 'intervened to promote Trump' - US intelligence  US intelligence agencies believe Russia acted covertly to boost Donald Trump in the election race, US officials have told leading newspapers Dec.11   USA Donald Trump rejects CIA Russia hacking report Dec.15   Washington   Obama vows action against Russia over election hacks  US President has vowed to take action against Russia for its alleged interference in the US presidential election campaign Dec.16   Washington US hacking claims: Obama told Putin to 'cut it out' Dec.19   Turkey Russian ambassador to Turkey shot dead in Ankara Map of Modern Arts Centre Ankara Turkey
  Mevlut Mert Aydintas, 22, a Turkish policeman has shot dead Andrei Karlov, apparently in protest at Russia's involvement in Aleppo




Russia, 2016 Politics Timeline ... See World Politics timeline Top ^
2016 Jan.8  Ural  Russia's Putin gets video tirade over late blizzard rescue Jan.21   London   President Putin 'probably' approved Litvinenko murder   The murder of ex-Russian spy in 2006 in the UK was 'probably' approved by President Vladimir Putin, an inquiry has found. Jan.25   Washington 'Putin is corrupt' says US Treasury
Jan.26   Moscow Kremlin demands 'Putin corruption' proof Feb.1  Chechnya  Chechnya's Kadyrov puts Putin critic Kasyanov in gunsights Feb.12   Cuba   Pope Francis holds historic talks with Russian Orthodox Patriarch   Pope Francis and Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill have called for restored Christian unity between the two churches at historic talks in Cu... Feb.14    Ex-chief of Russian anti-doping 'dead' Feb.16  Moscow  Russia rejects Syria war crimes claim over hospital attacks Feb.22   Syria Syria conflict: US-Russia brokered truce 'to start at weekend' Mar.10   Washington Ex-Putin aide Mikhail Lesin died of 'blunt force trauma' Mar.22    Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko given 22-year sentence Mar.24  Moscow  Syria conflict: US and Russia want draft constitution by August Apr.27   UN Syria conflict: UN envoy calls on US and Russia to save talks May.21  France  MH17 crash: Victims' families sue Putin and Russia May.28  Greece  Vladimir Putin visits Mount Athos, all-male Orthodox enclave Jun.14  USA  Russia 'hacked Democrats data on Trump' says US Jun.16  France  Euro 2016: France expels Russia far-right fan chief Shprygin Jun.17   Moscow Russian athletes ban is 'unfair', says Putin Jun.18   Berlin German minister warns Nato against 'warmongering' Jun.27  Washington  Russian 'harassment' of US diplomats on rise Jul.8  Washington  US expels two Russian diplomats over Moscow 'attack' Aug.8  Moscow  President Erdogan in Moscow to 'reset' Russia ties Sep.9   Geneva   Syrian conflict: US and Russia agree peace moves   Russia and the US have announced an agreement on Syria starting with a 'cessation of hostilities' from sunset on Monday Sep.18  Moscow  Russian election: Putin-backed party well ahead Sep.28   Netherlands   MH17 missile 'came from Russia', Dutch-led investigators say   International prosecutors say Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was downed over eastern Ukraine in 2014 by a Buk missile that had come from Russ... Oct.3  Syria  Syria conflict: US suspends talks with Russia Nov.13  Moldova  Pro-Moscow figure Igor Dodon claims Moldova presidency Nov.14   Moscow Russia's Economy Minister Ulyukayev detained over 'bribe' Nov.17  Lithuania  Trump election: Baltic warning over Russian move on Nato Nov.29  Berlin  Top German spy warns of political cyberattacks, Russia links Dec.9   CIA   Russia 'intervened to promote Trump' - US intelligence  US intelligence agencies believe Russia acted covertly to boost Donald Trump in the election race, US officials have told leading newspapers Dec.11   USA Donald Trump rejects CIA Russia hacking report Dec.15   Washington   Obama vows action against Russia over election hacks  US President has vowed to take action against Russia for its alleged interference in the US presidential election campaign Dec.16   Washington US hacking claims: Obama told Putin to 'cut it out' Dec.19   Turkey Russian ambassador to Turkey shot dead in Ankara Map of Modern Arts Centre Ankara Turkey
  Mevlut Mert Aydintas, 22, a Turkish policeman has shot dead Andrei Karlov, apparently in protest at Russia's involvement in Aleppo
Dec.29   Washington   Obama expels 35 Russian diplomats in retaliation for hacking
  The administration announced its retaliation for Russian efforts to interfere with the US presidential election, ordering sweeping new sanctions