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#Crimea

# crimea - This year 2022

UK rejects Russia's claims that it was 'involved' in Nord Stream explosions
# War In Ukraine
# War In Ukraine

UK rejects Russia's claims that it was 'involved' in Nord Stream explosions

Oct 29th 2022, 4:17 PM 19,226 Views 36 Comments

The pipeline was damaged in major blasts in late September.

Russia says eight suspects detained over Crimea bridge blasts
# War In Ukraine
# War In Ukraine

Russia says eight suspects detained over Crimea bridge blasts

Oct 12th 2022, 9:10 AM 18,173 Views 34 Comments

The suspects include five Russians along with three Ukrainian and Armenian citizens, according to Russian intelligence services.

New deadly strike hits Zaporizhzhia after Crimean bridge blast
# Bridge Explosion
# Bridge Explosion

New deadly strike hits Zaporizhzhia after Crimean bridge blast

Updated Oct 9th 2022, 3:18 PM 26,802 Views 21 Comments

Nobody immediately claimed responsibility for the blast, which killed three people.

Three killed as truck bombing damages Russian bridge to Crimea
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Three killed as truck bombing damages Russian bridge to Crimea

Updated Oct 8th 2022, 5:00 PM 61,416 Views 50 Comments

The crossing was built by Russia after it seized and annexed Crimea from Ukraine.

Zelenskyy warns of 'cruel' Russian action around independence day
# War In Ukraine
# War In Ukraine

Zelenskyy warns of 'cruel' Russian action around independence day

Updated Aug 21st 2022, 11:36 AM 26,650 Views 25 Comments

Ukraine’s Independence Day on Wednesday, 24 August, will also mark six months since Russia invaded the former Soviet republic.

Putin accuses US of prolonging war in Ukraine
# Russia
# Russia

Putin accuses US of prolonging war in Ukraine

Aug 16th 2022, 2:11 PM 24,154 Views 27 Comments
Russian strikes near Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant kill 14 as G7 urges Moscow to leave facility
# War In Ukraine
# War In Ukraine

Russian strikes near Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant kill 14 as G7 urges Moscow to leave facility

Updated Aug 10th 2022, 10:53 PM 34,011 Views 24 Comments

The UN Security Council will hold an emergency meeting tomorrow to address the crisis at the nuclear complex.

Russian troops on the border with Ukraine are 'poised to strike', says US defence secretary
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Russian troops on the border with Ukraine are 'poised to strike', says US defence secretary

Updated Feb 19th 2022, 11:40 AM 58,503 Views 119 Comments
  • Separatist leaders in disputed regions Lugansk and Donetsk announced a general mobilisation this morning.
  • Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky described his country as Europe's "shield" against Russia.
  • European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen accused Russia of making a "blatant attempt to rewrite the rules of the international order".
US and Germany demand 'real steps towards de-escalation' from Russia
# Military Manoeuvres
# Military Manoeuvres

US and Germany demand 'real steps towards de-escalation' from Russia

Updated Feb 16th 2022, 10:02 PM 70,984 Views 96 Comments
  • Russia said tanks, infantry vehicles and artillery were leaving Crimea by rail.
  • Two Irish diplomats remain in the country to assist any remaining Irish nationals in Ukraine.
  • Western leaders remain concerned that Russia could still launch an attack on its neighbour.

# crimea - Last year 2021

Russia warns of return to 'nightmare scenario of military confrontation' over Ukraine
# Crimea
# Crimea

Russia warns of return to 'nightmare scenario of military confrontation' over Ukraine

Dec 2nd 2021, 11:50 AM 15,281 Views 19 Comments

Ukraine’s goal of re-taking Crimea has been described as “a direct threat to Russia.”

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 12,203 Views 14 Comments

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

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 11,355 Views 10 Comments

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

# crimea - All time

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 14,893 Views 12 Comments

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

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 15,528 Views 66 Comments

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

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 41,826 Views 99 Comments

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

'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 15,216 Views 73 Comments

At least one serviceman was reportedly injured.

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 18,112 Views 23 Comments

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

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 7,767 Views 43 Comments

“We’re going to have to see.”

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 9,864 Views 75 Comments

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

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 28,487 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.

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 11,716 Views 94 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.

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 15,457 Views 133 Comments

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

'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 18,539 Views 80 Comments

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

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 17,589 Views 270 Comments

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

'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 73 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.

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 12,749 Views 18 Comments

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

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 88 Views 157 Comments

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

Russian troops are streaming out of Ukraine
# Ceasefire
# Ceasefire

Russian troops are streaming out of Ukraine

Sep 10th 2014, 2:03 PM 10,767 Views 49 Comments

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

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 100 Views 201 Comments

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

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 24,915 Views 109 Comments

So who won the Twitter war?

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 55,608 Views 51 Comments

Decisive measures were taken.

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

Ukraine accuses Russian plane of shooting down jet

Jul 17th 2014, 12:24 PM 5,703 Views 50 Comments

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

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 6,944 Views 93 Comments

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

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 6,396 Views 49 Comments

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

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 10,433 Views 254 Comments

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

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 8,114 Views 159 Comments

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

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 4,968 Views 96 Comments

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

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 8,096 Views 80 Comments

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

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 8,369 Views 62 Comments

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

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 11,883 Views 173 Comments

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

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