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# crimea - Monday 23 August, 2021

Coveney to open new Irish embassy on trip to Ukraine
# Kyiv
# Kyiv

Coveney to open new Irish embassy on trip to Ukraine

Aug 23rd 2021, 6:51 AM 12,112 Views 14 Comments

Coveney will represent Ireland at the inaugural summit of the International Crimean Platform (ICP).

# crimea - Wednesday 9 June, 2021

Belarus government accused of mounting misinformation attacks on journalist
# Belarus
# Belarus

Belarus government accused of mounting misinformation attacks on journalist

Jun 9th 2021, 9:48 AM 11,288 Views 10 Comments

An online campaign launched against Belarussian journalist, Roman Protasevich, alleges he has ties to Neo-Nazi groups.

# crimea - Monday 21 January, 2019

14 dead after fire on two ships off Crimea
# Black Sea
# Black Sea

14 dead after fire on two ships off Crimea

Jan 21st 2019, 8:20 PM 14,850 Views 11 Comments

The fire broke out when one vessel was transferring fuel to the other.

# crimea - Tuesday 27 November, 2018

Tom Clonan: 'If cool heads prevail, the Kerch situation should not escalate ... but we don't live in a time of cool heads'
# Crimea
# Crimea

Tom Clonan: 'If cool heads prevail, the Kerch situation should not escalate ... but we don't live in a time of cool heads'

Nov 27th 2018, 12:05 AM 15,494 Views 66 Comments

How the Russia-Ukraine naval clash may play out in a Trump and Brexit world.

# crimea - Monday 26 November, 2018

Ukraine backs martial law after confrontation at sea with Russia
# Crisis In Crimea
# Crisis In Crimea

Ukraine backs martial law after confrontation at sea with Russia

Updated Nov 26th 2018, 9:30 PM 41,797 Views 99 Comments

He now requires the parliament’s approval for the decree to come into force.

# crimea - Sunday 25 November, 2018

'Unleashing conflict': Ukraine says Russia opened fire on navy ships
# Sea Of Azov
# Sea Of Azov

'Unleashing conflict': Ukraine says Russia opened fire on navy ships

Nov 25th 2018, 7:34 PM 15,193 Views 73 Comments

At least one serviceman was reportedly injured.

# crimea - Wednesday 17 October, 2018

Death toll from attack at Crimean college rises to 17
# Explosion
# Explosion

Death toll from attack at Crimean college rises to 17

Updated Oct 17th 2018, 5:10 PM 18,092 Views 23 Comments

“There’s a lot of them, the ambulances did not have enough stretchers,” one student said.

# crimea - Saturday 30 June, 2018

Trump fails to rule out accepting Russia's claim to Crimea
# Annexation
# Annexation

Trump fails to rule out accepting Russia's claim to Crimea

Jun 30th 2018, 8:57 AM 7,736 Views 43 Comments

“We’re going to have to see.”

# crimea - Sunday 18 March, 2018

Coveney says human rights situation in Crimea is 'deeply concerning'
# Russia
# Russia

Coveney says human rights situation in Crimea is 'deeply concerning'

Mar 18th 2018, 6:00 AM 9,826 Views 74 Comments

The Tánaiste has reiterated Ireland’s support for Ukraine on the fourth anniversary of the illegal annexation of Crimea.

# crimea - Thursday 17 November, 2016

Tense talks between Russian ambassador and Fine Gael TD: 'You walked into Crimea and took it over'
# Let's Talk
# Let's Talk

Tense talks between Russian ambassador and Fine Gael TD: 'You walked into Crimea and took it over'

Nov 17th 2016, 6:25 PM 28,308 Views 93 Comments

“Of course you know much more than myself about Russia’s military in Crimea, I’m sure,” the ambassador told Barrett today.

# crimea - Sunday 18 September, 2016

Putin's party dominates elections with 45% of the vote
# Putin It Up To Them
# Putin It Up To Them

Putin's party dominates elections with 45% of the vote

Sep 18th 2016, 8:00 PM 11,690 Views 96 Comments

The election follows a tumultuous few years that have seen Russia seize the Crimea peninsula from Ukraine and start a military operation in Syria.

# crimea - Thursday 11 August, 2016

Tension soars between Ukraine and Russia over 'terror attack' claims
# The Heat Is On
# The Heat Is On

Tension soars between Ukraine and Russia over 'terror attack' claims

Aug 11th 2016, 9:26 PM 15,415 Views 133 Comments

The UN Security Council was to discuss the growing tensions today at the request of Ukraine.

# crimea - Monday 22 February, 2016

'They kill you all': Ukraine's Eurovision entry takes aim at Russia
# Crimean Tatars
# Crimean Tatars

'They kill you all': Ukraine's Eurovision entry takes aim at Russia

Feb 22nd 2016, 11:02 AM 18,505 Views 80 Comments

“When strangers are coming, they come to your house, they kill you all and say ‘We’re not guilty’.”

# crimea - Monday 9 March, 2015

Putin: 'We had heavy machine guns ready so we wouldn't waste time talking'
# Crimea
# Crimea

Putin: 'We had heavy machine guns ready so we wouldn't waste time talking'

Mar 9th 2015, 1:43 PM 17,532 Views 270 Comments

Russian president Vladimir Putin has revealed details of the secret meeting he held on taking Crimea.

# crimea - Thursday 19 February, 2015

'This could become a mass grave,' I thought as we waited there together
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

'This could become a mass grave,' I thought as we waited there together

Feb 19th 2015, 2:54 PM 35 Views 26 Comments

As we waited to be evacuated, a shell hit and a woman lost her leg. By the time the ambulance arrived five hours later, she had bled to death.

# crimea - Wednesday 18 February, 2015

Tough stray cat miraculously survives kitchen knife in its skull
# Me-ouch
# Me-ouch

Tough stray cat miraculously survives kitchen knife in its skull

Feb 18th 2015, 12:49 PM 12,690 Views 19 Comments

The knife was removed and the cat is expected to make a full recovery.

# crimea - Monday 15 September, 2014

Column: 'After many years of peace, Europe could be drawn into a war on its own borders'
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: 'After many years of peace, Europe could be drawn into a war on its own borders'

Sep 15th 2014, 1:15 PM 53 Views 157 Comments

The West needs to stop hiding behind treaties that Russia has already invalidated, writes John O’Donnell.

# crimea - Wednesday 10 September, 2014

Russian troops are streaming out of Ukraine
# Ceasefire
# Ceasefire

Russian troops are streaming out of Ukraine

Sep 10th 2014, 2:03 PM 10,734 Views 49 Comments

Petro Poroshenko has said that there are now “good prospects for the peace initiative”.

# crimea - Monday 1 September, 2014

Opinion: Putin’s actions in Ukraine threaten to alter the entire security architecture of Europe
# Crimea
# Crimea

Opinion: Putin’s actions in Ukraine threaten to alter the entire security architecture of Europe

Sep 1st 2014, 1:00 PM 50 Views 201 Comments

The reluctance of the United States to intervene means the EU must radically rethink how it confronts Russian military power.

# crimea - Friday 29 August, 2014

Canada and Russia are throwing shade at each other on Twitter, and it's bizarre
# Shade
From The Daily Edge
# Shade

Canada and Russia are throwing shade at each other on Twitter, and it's bizarre

Aug 29th 2014, 1:16 PM 24,844 Views 109 Comments

So who won the Twitter war?

# crimea - Friday 18 July, 2014

This dramatic radar image shows airlines reacting to the crash of MH17
# Mh17
# Mh17

This dramatic radar image shows airlines reacting to the crash of MH17

Jul 18th 2014, 10:49 AM 55,568 Views 51 Comments

Decisive measures were taken.

# crimea - Thursday 17 July, 2014

Ukraine accuses Russian plane of shooting down jet
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Ukraine accuses Russian plane of shooting down jet

Jul 17th 2014, 12:24 PM 5,687 Views 50 Comments

Ukraine’s Security Council also said their troops had been fired on with missiles launched from a Russian village.

# crimea - Saturday 7 June, 2014

Ukraine's new 'Chocolate King' vows not to give up on Crimea
# Petro Poroshenko
# Petro Poroshenko

Ukraine's new 'Chocolate King' vows not to give up on Crimea

Jun 7th 2014, 12:48 PM 6,916 Views 93 Comments

The billionaire ‘chocolate king’ also vowed to avert civil war, the possibility of which still looms in the south-east.

# crimea - Monday 12 May, 2014

The Ukraine crisis isn't hitting Irish energy bills yet, but here's how it might.
# Bord Gais
# Bord Gais

The Ukraine crisis isn't hitting Irish energy bills yet, but here's how it might.

May 12th 2014, 10:21 AM 6,366 Views 49 Comments

The Bord Gais energy index is down five per cent, but risks to the price of gas still remain.

# crimea - Friday 9 May, 2014

Pics: "Hello comrades!" - Putin celebrates Russia's victory over Nazism by visiting Crimea
# Victory Day
# Victory Day

Pics: "Hello comrades!" - Putin celebrates Russia's victory over Nazism by visiting Crimea

May 9th 2014, 6:31 PM 10,382 Views 253 Comments

11,000 troops also marched in Red Square as part of Victory Day in Russia.

# crimea - Thursday 1 May, 2014

Military conscription introduced in Ukraine as petrol bombers take over more buildings
# Escalation
# Escalation

Military conscription introduced in Ukraine as petrol bombers take over more buildings

May 1st 2014, 5:43 PM 8,064 Views 160 Comments

Ukraine currently has 130,000 personnel in its armed forces. With reserves, this could be boosted to around 1,000,000.

# crimea - Thursday 24 April, 2014

Invasion fears rise as Russia accuses Kiev of 'crimes against its own people'
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Invasion fears rise as Russia accuses Kiev of 'crimes against its own people'

Apr 24th 2014, 12:37 PM 4,946 Views 96 Comments

Vladimir Putin has warned of “consequences” to the military action.

# crimea - Wednesday 23 April, 2014

Putin's face appears on coin marking Crimea's annexation
# Face Off
# Face Off

Putin's face appears on coin marking Crimea's annexation

Apr 23rd 2014, 1:08 PM 7,960 Views 80 Comments

The price for a palm-sized silver coin is yet to be set.

# crimea - Monday 14 April, 2014

EU ministers send further Putin warning, as White House says Ukraine escalation comes "with a cost"
# Ukraine Crisis
# Ukraine Crisis

EU ministers send further Putin warning, as White House says Ukraine escalation comes "with a cost"

Apr 14th 2014, 9:46 PM 8,325 Views 61 Comments

Tensions have been rising over the past 48 hours, with pro-Kremlin militants seizing official buildings in orchestrated attacks.

# crimea - Sunday 13 April, 2014

At least two dead in firefight between Pro-Russian gunmen and Ukrainian special forces
# Escalation
# Escalation

At least two dead in firefight between Pro-Russian gunmen and Ukrainian special forces

Apr 13th 2014, 2:36 PM 11,852 Views 173 Comments

Heavily armed separatist militants launched a series of attacks on police headquarters yesterday and Ukrainian forces fought back today.

# crimea - Saturday 12 April, 2014

The situation in eastern Ukraine is continuing to escalate
# Donetsk
# Donetsk

The situation in eastern Ukraine is continuing to escalate

Apr 12th 2014, 2:37 PM 8,905 Views 176 Comments

Gunman have seized a police station, a security building, and hundreds of weapons.

# crimea - Monday 7 April, 2014

Wind blows electricity prices up in March
# Blowing In The Wind
# Blowing In The Wind

Wind blows electricity prices up in March

Apr 7th 2014, 10:14 AM 11,788 Views 51 Comments

Wind switches roles after driving down prices in February.

# crimea - Tuesday 1 April, 2014

Are Russian troops withdrawing from the Ukrainian border? Not as far as NATO can see
# Crisis
# Crisis

Are Russian troops withdrawing from the Ukrainian border? Not as far as NATO can see

Apr 1st 2014, 2:26 PM 5,315 Views 120 Comments

Ukraine reported yesterday that troops had started leaving the area.

# crimea - Monday 31 March, 2014

Ukraine crisis: Putin orders 'partial' troop pullout
# Cooling Tensions
# Cooling Tensions

Ukraine crisis: Putin orders 'partial' troop pullout

Mar 31st 2014, 11:14 PM 4,765 Views 31 Comments

The development follows a hastily arranged summit in Paris between John Kerry and the Russian Foreign Minister.

Column: A divided EU will embolden Putin
# Crimea
# Crimea

Column: A divided EU will embolden Putin

Mar 31st 2014, 1:00 PM 24 Views 79 Comments

The lack of consensus amongst EU member states over the annexation of Crimea will prove costly for the EU, writes David Moloney.

# crimea - Saturday 29 March, 2014

While most clocks move forward one hour tonight, Crimea will jump TWO hours
# Time Travel
# Time Travel

While most clocks move forward one hour tonight, Crimea will jump TWO hours

Mar 29th 2014, 6:49 PM 15,555 Views 10 Comments

Crimea will be moving to Moscow time by setting their clocks forward by two hours tonight.

# crimea - Friday 28 March, 2014

Vladimir Putin has called Barack Obama to talk about a Ukraine solution
# On The Line
# On The Line

Vladimir Putin has called Barack Obama to talk about a Ukraine solution

Mar 28th 2014, 10:26 PM 15,129 Views 212 Comments

The Secretary General of the UN has said Putin told him he had “no intention” to make any further incursions into Ukrainian territory.

# crimea - Thursday 27 March, 2014

UN declares Crimea's breakaway vote illegal
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

UN declares Crimea's breakaway vote illegal

Mar 27th 2014, 8:13 PM 9,949 Views 173 Comments

Today’s resolution asks countries not to recognise any alteration of the status of the Black Sea peninsula.

Ukraine’s dolphin army has joined the Russian Navy
# Flippin' Hell
From The Daily Edge
# Flippin' Hell

Ukraine’s dolphin army has joined the Russian Navy

Mar 27th 2014, 7:50 AM 16,249 Views 40 Comments

The combat dolphin unit is based in Crimea.

# crimea - Tuesday 25 March, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday

Mar 25th 2014, 11:50 PM 12,712 Views 10 Comments

The Garda Commissioner resigned unexpectedly, an inquiry into taped garda phonecalls was ordered… and the Dáil paid tribute, following the death of Nicky McFadden TD.

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