Pyeongchang 2018: Russia remains banned from Winter Paralympics

A final decision on whether Russia can compete at the 2018 Winter Paralympics will be taken in January after the International Paralympic Committee upheld the ban on Tuesday. Russia was banned from all Paralympic competition by the IPC in August 2016 after revelations of systematic doping. The IPC governing board said on Tuesday there were […]

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Russia Paralympic ban remains, decision on Pyeongchang in January

LONDON (Reuters) – The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) said on Wednesday it was maintaining its suspension of the Russian Paralympic Committee but had yet to make a final decision on whether it can compete at the 2018 Winter Games in South Korea. In a statement, the IPC said it had also kept in place an […]

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Russia meddled on Twitter after UK terror attacks, study says

Suspected Russia-linked Twitter accounts were used to “extend the impact and harm” of four 2017 terrorist attacks in the UK, a study says. Cardiff University researchers have found hundreds of related messages in 47 accounts previously tied to Russia. Some posts were anti-Muslim in nature, while others were critical of those who held such views, […]

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US Green Party’s Jill Stein targeted in Russia inquiry

The top US congressional committee investigating Russian interference in the 2016 election is now looking into the Green Party candidate. The Senate Intelligence Committee has requested Jill Stein turn over specific documents, according to a BuzzFeed News report. Ms Stein said in a statement that she was sharing “all communications relevant”. She said her campaign […]

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