An Aer Lingus plane lands at Frankfurt Airport, Germany this week. Photograph: Thorsten Wagner/EPA

Several Irish support organisations around the world are advising Irish citizens with insecure work or short-term visas to consider flying home. The (...)

One of the Russian Tupolev TU-95 Bear bombers that entered international airspace controlled by the Irish Aviation Authority off Ireland’s west coast.

Russia is flying bombers into Irish-controlled airspace to test response times by the RAF and other Nato airforces and to “map” radar coverage, accord(...)

Russian embassy in Dublin: the two Russian aircraft were carrying out a “routine training mission” in the North Atlantic. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA

Russia will continue to “probe” the “incredibly strategically important waters west of Ireland” with long-range air surveillance and nuclear submarine(...)

Prague mayor Zdenek Hrib (left) hanging the Tibetan flag on city hall in March 2019. Beijing has cancelled tours by Prague orchestras and scrapped a co-operation deal with Prague due to Hrib’s support for Tibet and Taiwan. Photograph courtesy of Prague city hall

The mayor of Prague plans to rename the square outside its Russian embassy in honour of murdered Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov, in a move that may irk(...)

Bulgarian prime minister Boyko Borissov (left) and Russian president Vladimir Putin. Bulgaria declared two Russian diplomats as personae non gratae for allegedly gathering state secrets. Photograph: Alexei Druzhinin

Moscow has sharply criticised Bulgaria after it expelled two Russians for alleged spying and charged three others in a mysterious poisoning case, in m(...)

Irish Republican and Sinn Féin politician Harry Boland in New York in 1919. Photograph: Topical Press Agency/Hulton|Archive

Russian jewels smuggled into the US and later hidden in a Dublin chimney breast sounds like the plot of a spy movie, but newly-released State files sh(...)

The last major cyber attack on the pro-western Caucasus state took place shortly before its brief 2008 war with Russia, when hackers targeted banks and the websites of Georgia’s then president Mikheil Saakashvili (pictured). Photograph: Reuters/Gleb Garanich

Georgia’s security services are working with international counterparts to investigate a major cyber attack that they suspect could have been launched(...)

Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney arrives for the National Day of Commemoration ceremony in Dublin on Sunday. Mr Coveney has warned online platforms of their responsibility to police the “ever-evolving threat” of disinformation. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

The State’s security services are “appraising” a suspected Russian intelligence operation to spread fake news online targeting divisions in Ireland an(...)

Arlene Foster. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

A forged email purporting to show DUP leader Arlene Foster supporting the EU’s position on Brexit was used by Russians in an online disinformation cam(...)

Digital researchers found that a fake Irish Facebook account was among 16 used to spread disinformation. Photograph: Dado Ruvic/Reuters

A Russian intelligence operation, whose online posts were taken down by Facebook, is suspected of spreading fake news about Northern Ireland, an inves(...)

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