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#Invasion

# invasion - Wednesday 20 April, 2022

Wimbledon 2022 ban on Russian and Belarusian players slammed as 'unfair'
# Barred
From The42
# Barred

Wimbledon 2022 ban on Russian and Belarusian players slammed as 'unfair'

Updated Apr 20th 2022, 4:37 PM 23,967 Views 53 Comments

The decision was taken in response to the invasion of Ukraine.

# invasion - Thursday 14 April, 2022

Kremlin crackdown silences war protesters in Russia
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Kremlin crackdown silences war protesters in Russia

Apr 14th 2022, 11:20 AM 17,489 Views 14 Comments

The Kremlin has sought to control the narrative of the war from the moment Russia began its invasion of Ukraine.

# invasion - Wednesday 13 April, 2022

As it happened: Russia claims mass Ukrainian surrender in Mariupol, Finland to make NATO decision 'within weeks'
Live Apr 13th 2022, 7:55 PM

As it happened: Russia claims mass Ukrainian surrender in Mariupol, Finland to make NATO decision 'within weeks'

  • Ukraine halted all humanitarian corridors today saying it is "too dangerous".
  • Russia's defence ministry has claimed that more than 1,000 Ukrainian soldiers have surrendered in Mariupol.
  • Finland's PM said the country will decide on whether to apply for NATO membership "within weeks".

# invasion - Sunday 10 April, 2022

Ukraine's Dnipro airport is 'destroyed' in fresh attack from Russia
# Attacks
# Attacks

Ukraine's Dnipro airport is 'destroyed' in fresh attack from Russia

Apr 10th 2022, 6:00 PM 66,822 Views 39 Comments

Officials in Kyiv have said that Ukraine is preparing for “big battles” against Moscow’s forces in the east of the country.

# invasion - Friday 8 April, 2022

Zelenskyy: Devastation in Borodyanka 'much more horrific' than Bucha
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Zelenskyy: Devastation in Borodyanka 'much more horrific' than Bucha

Apr 8th 2022, 8:50 AM 23,945 Views 12 Comments

Ukrainian authorities are sorting through the ruins of towns around Kyiv.

# invasion - Thursday 7 April, 2022

As it happened: Ukraine prepares for Russian attack reminiscent of 'World War II' on Donbas
Live Apr 7th 2022, 6:00 PM

As it happened: Ukraine prepares for Russian attack reminiscent of 'World War II' on Donbas

  • The UN General Assembly voted to suspend Russia from the UN Human Rights Council.
  • Ukraine has warned residents in the east of the country to get out "now" ahead of a feared assault.
  • A Kremlin spokesperson admitted that Russian troops have suffered "significant losses" in Ukraine.

# invasion - Wednesday 6 April, 2022

US and EU preparing more sanctions on Russia after Bucha killings
# Invasion
# Invasion

US and EU preparing more sanctions on Russia after Bucha killings

Apr 6th 2022, 7:05 AM 8,892 Views 46 Comments

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy likened Russia’s actions to Nazi atrocities yesterday.

# invasion - Tuesday 5 April, 2022

Zelenskyy calls on UN Security Council to expel Russia or dissolve itself over Bucha killings
# Russian Invasion
# Russian Invasion

Zelenskyy calls on UN Security Council to expel Russia or dissolve itself over Bucha killings

Updated Apr 5th 2022, 4:30 PM 18,846 Views 23 Comments
  • Horrific images of corpses in the streets, some with their hands bound, have drawn global condemnation.
  • In a passionate speech, Zelenskyy urged the UN to "act immediately" to punish Russia or "dissolve" itself.
  • Zelenskyy then aired a graphic, 90-second clip of people killed in towns including Bucha and Mariupol.

# invasion - Saturday 2 April, 2022

Ukraine says it has regained 'whole Kyiv region' as over 200 protesters detained in Moscow
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Ukraine says it has regained 'whole Kyiv region' as over 200 protesters detained in Moscow

Updated Apr 2nd 2022, 7:23 PM 83,777 Views 31 Comments

Russia has been withdrawing some of its ground forces from areas around Kyiv.

# invasion - Friday 1 April, 2022

Russia 'regrouping for powerful strikes' as Putin threatens to turn off European gas supplies
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Russia 'regrouping for powerful strikes' as Putin threatens to turn off European gas supplies

Apr 1st 2022, 7:02 AM 25,717 Views 29 Comments

The Russian leader has demanded payments for gas in rubles.

# invasion - Thursday 31 March, 2022

Ukraine preparing for new Russian strikes in the east of the country, Zelenskyy says
# Invasion
# Invasion

Ukraine preparing for new Russian strikes in the east of the country, Zelenskyy says

Mar 31st 2022, 7:00 AM 8,351 Views 9 Comments

“We will fight for every metre of our land,” the Ukrainian President said after five weeks of war.

# invasion - Saturday 26 March, 2022

Lieutenant General becomes seventh identified Russian general killed in Ukraine
# Invasion
# Invasion

Lieutenant General becomes seventh identified Russian general killed in Ukraine

Mar 26th 2022, 2:20 PM 33,906 Views 41 Comments

Lieutenant General Yakov Rezanstev was a commander of Russia’s 49th Combined Arms Army.

# invasion - Tuesday 22 March, 2022

Next wave of Ukrainian refugees will be more vulnerable, Oireachtas committee hears
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Next wave of Ukrainian refugees will be more vulnerable, Oireachtas committee hears

Mar 22nd 2022, 10:00 PM 19,067 Views 20 Comments

TDs and senators were warned that the crisis in Ukraine will also have a knock-on impact on the world’s poorest countries.

Tom Clonan: Russia has converted Mariupol into a pressure cooker of human suffering
# Opinion
# Opinion

Tom Clonan: Russia has converted Mariupol into a pressure cooker of human suffering

Updated Mar 22nd 2022, 6:50 AM 35,223 Views 27 Comments

However, the security analyst writes that the Russian military has been “mauled” on the approach to Kyiv.

# invasion - Sunday 20 March, 2022

Zelenskyy warns of 'third World War' if negotiations on invasion fail
# Invasion
# Invasion

Zelenskyy warns of 'third World War' if negotiations on invasion fail

Mar 20th 2022, 7:58 PM 65,514 Views 48 Comments

“Russian forces have come to exterminate us, to kill us,” said Zelenskyy.

10 million people have now fled their homes in Ukraine
# Invasion
# Invasion

10 million people have now fled their homes in Ukraine

Mar 20th 2022, 12:51 PM 11,096 Views 20 Comments

The UN gave the new statistics on the impact of the invasion by Russia today.

# invasion - Tuesday 15 March, 2022

Ukraine latest: Evacuations continue as Russia steps up bombardment of Kyiv
# In Summary
# In Summary

Ukraine latest: Evacuations continue as Russia steps up bombardment of Kyiv

Mar 15th 2022, 10:30 PM 10,473 Views 3 Comments

Here are the main developments today on the Russian invasion of Ukraine.

# invasion - Monday 7 March, 2022

Zelenskyy warns Russian troops of 'day of judgement' for death and destruction in Ukraine
# Russian Invasion
# Russian Invasion

Zelenskyy warns Russian troops of 'day of judgement' for death and destruction in Ukraine

Mar 7th 2022, 8:44 AM 12,299 Views 1 Comment

The Ukrainian president said he will punish those who committed atrocities, saying the “only quiet place” that awaits them is the grave.

# invasion - Sunday 6 March, 2022

Russian gymnast's Ukraine invasion symbol blasted as 'shocking'
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Russian gymnast's Ukraine invasion symbol blasted as 'shocking'

Mar 6th 2022, 8:01 PM 96,622 Views 48 Comments

Ivan Kuliak’s shirt had the letter ‘Z’ prominently placed.

# invasion - Thursday 3 March, 2022

Andriy Shevchenko’s family opt to stay in Ukraine
# Dilemma
From The42
# Dilemma

Andriy Shevchenko’s family opt to stay in Ukraine

Mar 3rd 2022, 2:09 PM 6,836 Views 3 Comments

The former Chelsea striker said he was unable to persuade his mother and sister to leave the country following Russia’s invasion.

Uefa orders Belarusian teams to play at neutral venues
# Ruling
From The42
# Ruling

Uefa orders Belarusian teams to play at neutral venues

Mar 3rd 2022, 1:26 PM 7,307 Views 11 Comments

European football’s governing body added in a statement that no spectators will be able to attend the games.

# invasion - Saturday 26 February, 2022

As it happened: Fighting in Kyiv continues as demonstrations take place across Europe
Live Feb 26th 2022, 6:00 PM

As it happened: Fighting in Kyiv continues as demonstrations take place across Europe

  • After street fighting in Kyiv overnight Ukraine's president has vowed 'we will not lay down our arms'
  • Nato leaders have agreed to bolster their eastern forces as the EU and US announce further sanctions
  • Here at home, Russia's ambassador to Ireland says he can 'leave any time' as his expulsion is not ruled out by govt
The ordinary Ukrainians who have taken up arms to fight Russia’s invasion
# Resistance
# Resistance

The ordinary Ukrainians who have taken up arms to fight Russia’s invasion

Feb 26th 2022, 9:32 AM 126,314 Views 55 Comments

“They gave out the rifles, loaded them for us and here we are.”

# invasion - Friday 25 February, 2022

Taoiseach: 'Sanctions will have impact - but they won't halt what Russia is doing in Ukraine'
# Invasion
# Invasion

Taoiseach: 'Sanctions will have impact - but they won't halt what Russia is doing in Ukraine'

Updated Feb 25th 2022, 11:25 AM 29,745 Views 23 Comments

137 deaths have been reported as the invasion enters its second day.

'The pressure must increase': Ukrainian President urges EU to impose tougher sanctions on Russia
# Crackdown
# Crackdown

'The pressure must increase': Ukrainian President urges EU to impose tougher sanctions on Russia

Updated Feb 25th 2022, 10:00 AM 28,931 Views 34 Comments

A new package of sanctions were announced by the EU, but Zelensky said it hasn’t gone far enough.

'Higher than usual' radiation levels reported at Chernobyl after Russians seize nuclear plant
# Russian Invasion
# Russian Invasion

'Higher than usual' radiation levels reported at Chernobyl after Russians seize nuclear plant

Feb 25th 2022, 9:39 AM 26,988 Views 22 Comments

Ukrainian authorities said that Russia took the plant and its surrounding exclusion zone after a fierce battle.

# invasion - Thursday 24 February, 2022

Thousands attend anti-war rallies in Russian cities, hundreds detained
# Russia
# Russia

Thousands attend anti-war rallies in Russian cities, hundreds detained

Updated Feb 24th 2022, 9:40 PM 39,446 Views 43 Comments

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has been underway since the early hours of this morning.

Russian invasion of Ukraine: Here are the main points to know
# Explainer
# Explainer

Russian invasion of Ukraine: Here are the main points to know

Feb 24th 2022, 9:34 PM 171,725 Views 131 Comments
  • Russian troops have captured the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant this evening after a battle with Ukraine's defence
  • Ireland's Department of Foreign Affairs is urging Irish citizens in Ukraine to shelter in place or leave the country if they can safely
  • US President Joe Biden has announced further sanctions against Russia.
Ryanair suspends Ukrainian flights as country's airspace closes to civilian operators
# Invasion
# Invasion

Ryanair suspends Ukrainian flights as country's airspace closes to civilian operators

Feb 24th 2022, 9:21 AM 17,070 Views 14 Comments

A number of the country’s airports have reportedly come under attack in the past few hours.

Russia faces 'unprecedented isolation' over Ukraine invasion, EU says
# Sanctions
# Sanctions

Russia faces 'unprecedented isolation' over Ukraine invasion, EU says

Updated Feb 24th 2022, 9:00 AM 45,825 Views 71 Comments

The international community has been quick to urge Putin to step back from the war.

# invasion - Wednesday 23 February, 2022

Fears of invasion mount as separatist leaders ask for Russia's help against Ukraine 'aggression'
# Ukraine Crisis
# Ukraine Crisis

Fears of invasion mount as separatist leaders ask for Russia's help against Ukraine 'aggression'

Updated Feb 23rd 2022, 9:58 PM 128,305 Views 135 Comments
  • Ukraine has urged its citizens to leave Russia immediately and issued an order to mobilise reservists.
  • The EU has announced a that a snap summit will take place tomorrow due to the escalating tensions.
  • Putin praised the battle-readiness of the Russian army and said the country continues to develop state-of-the-art weapons.

# invasion - Monday 20 December, 2021

Eastern European countries push for more sanctions against Russia as troops line Ukrainian border
# Invasion
# Invasion

Eastern European countries push for more sanctions against Russia as troops line Ukrainian border

Dec 20th 2021, 8:00 PM 19,767 Views 32 Comments

Russia amassed 100,000 troops near the border on Friday.

# invasion - Saturday 29 July, 2017

Australia is spending $400 million to stop the spread of red fire ants
# Plague
# Plague

Australia is spending $400 million to stop the spread of red fire ants

Jul 29th 2017, 6:35 PM 18,545 Views 23 Comments

“Our fire-ant fighters have finally been given the war chest they need,” an invasive species expert said.

# invasion - Monday 17 April, 2017

UK's attorney general 'attempting to block prosecution' of Tony Blair over the Iraq War
# Invasion
# Invasion

UK's attorney general 'attempting to block prosecution' of Tony Blair over the Iraq War

Apr 17th 2017, 1:41 PM 12,259 Views 46 Comments

The argument revolves around whether the crime of aggression exists in UK law.

# invasion - Sunday 16 April, 2017

Ligue 1 game abandoned after pitch invaders try to attack Lyon players
# Ugly Scenes
From The42
# Ugly Scenes

Ligue 1 game abandoned after pitch invaders try to attack Lyon players

Apr 16th 2017, 5:44 PM 8,183 Views 5 Comments

This is the second time this week that the French club has been affected by crowd trouble.

# invasion - Thursday 13 April, 2017

Violent clashes forced fans on the pitch and delayed Lyon's Europa League tie against Besiktas
# Ugly Scenes
From The42
# Ugly Scenes

Violent clashes forced fans on the pitch and delayed Lyon's Europa League tie against Besiktas

Apr 13th 2017, 10:10 PM 12,953 Views 9 Comments

Crowd trouble marred the game as Lyon eventually won out 2-1.

# invasion - Monday 14 November, 2016

'Killer' ladybirds are breeding in Northern Ireland
# Invasion
# Invasion

'Killer' ladybirds are breeding in Northern Ireland

Nov 14th 2016, 9:49 AM 26,496 Views 33 Comments

The invasive Harlequin ladybird was first reported in the south of Ireland in 2010.

# invasion - Tuesday 24 March, 2015

The Falklands are getting ready for another Argentine invasion (just in case)
# Defences
# Defences

The Falklands are getting ready for another Argentine invasion (just in case)

Mar 24th 2015, 2:09 PM 16,331 Views 96 Comments

The UK’s defence minister believes there is a “live threat” from the island’s unhappy neighbour.

# invasion - Wednesday 12 November, 2014

23-year-old arrested over stabbing of man and son at their home
# Kerry
# Kerry

23-year-old arrested over stabbing of man and son at their home

Nov 12th 2014, 8:04 AM 8,369 Views 10 Comments

The victims suffered minor stab wounds when they found a man trying to break into a car outside their home and confronted him.

# invasion - Saturday 27 September, 2014

Irish fans take over MGM Grand at UFC 178 weigh-ins
# Invasion
From The42
# Invasion

Irish fans take over MGM Grand at UFC 178 weigh-ins

Sep 27th 2014, 9:09 AM 15,477 Views 16 Comments

It looks like Conor McGregor will have a strong following for tonight’s bout with Dustin Poirier.

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