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# kyiv - Monday 27 June, 2022

Zelenskyy presses G7 for more help as Kyiv reels from Russian strikes - NATO increases strength
# G7 Summit
# G7 Summit

Zelenskyy presses G7 for more help as Kyiv reels from Russian strikes - NATO increases strength

Updated Jun 27th 2022, 3:10 PM 14,630 Views 6 Comments
  • Russia struck a residential building in Kyiv, killing one person and wounding four others.
  • Zelenskyy is set to join the leaders of the US, Germany, Britain, France, Italy, Japan and Canada via video link.
  • The G7 have stressed their unity in the face of Russia's aggression – even as the global fallout worsens.

# kyiv - Sunday 19 June, 2022

Zelenskyy vows to retake south Ukraine as Nato chief warns of war lasting 'for years'
# Southern Ukraine
# Southern Ukraine

Zelenskyy vows to retake south Ukraine as Nato chief warns of war lasting 'for years'

Jun 19th 2022, 7:55 AM 16,741 Views 30 Comments

Russian forces have directed their firepower at the east and south of Ukraine in recent weeks after failing to take Kyiv.

# kyiv - Sunday 5 June, 2022

Kyiv rocked by explosions overnight as Putin warns 'new targets' could be attacked
# Severodonetsk
# Severodonetsk

Kyiv rocked by explosions overnight as Putin warns 'new targets' could be attacked

Updated Jun 5th 2022, 3:33 PM 34,202 Views 19 Comments

At least 11 civilians were reported killed in the Lugansk region where Severodonetsk is located.

# kyiv - Tuesday 31 May, 2022

Russia advances in Donbas as EU leaders agree to ban most Russian oil
# Severodonetsk
# Severodonetsk

Russia advances in Donbas as EU leaders agree to ban most Russian oil

May 31st 2022, 7:34 AM 8,236 Views 0 Comments

EU leaders have agreed to put sanctions on most Russian oil imports.

# kyiv - Saturday 28 May, 2022

Ukraine says 'everything' being done to defend Donbas from Russian onslaught
# Russian Invasion
# Russian Invasion

Ukraine says 'everything' being done to defend Donbas from Russian onslaught

May 28th 2022, 9:41 AM 7,921 Views 1 Comment

In his daily address to Ukrainians, Volodymyr Zelenskyy said the Russians had “concentrated maximum artillery, maximum reserves in Donbas”.

# kyiv - Thursday 26 May, 2022

Ukraine says fighting in Donbas has reached maximum intensity as four killed in Kharkiv attack
# Severodonetsk
# Severodonetsk

Ukraine says fighting in Donbas has reached maximum intensity as four killed in Kharkiv attack

Updated May 26th 2022, 3:47 PM 33,950 Views 32 Comments
  • German Chancellor Olaf Scholz has vowed that Russia will not win the Ukraine war nor dictate terms of peace.
  • Ukraine's president Volodymyr Zelenskyy has called out the West and international community for pandering to Moscow.
  • Russia is fast-tracking citizenship for residents of two southern regions which it occupies.

# kyiv - Friday 20 May, 2022

Ceann Comhairle meets with Ukrainian President Zelenskyy in Kyiv
# Kyiv
# Kyiv

Ceann Comhairle meets with Ukrainian President Zelenskyy in Kyiv

May 20th 2022, 4:03 PM 18,381 Views 34 Comments

The trip to Kyiv was announced by the Ceann Comhairle in early May.

# kyiv - Monday 16 May, 2022

At least 10 killed in 'non stop' shelling of Severodonetsk, Ukraine, by Russian forces
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

At least 10 killed in 'non stop' shelling of Severodonetsk, Ukraine, by Russian forces

Updated May 16th 2022, 8:34 PM 23,245 Views 1 Comment

Western intelligence has predicted that Moscow’s campaign will stall amid heavy losses and fierce resistance.

# kyiv - Sunday 15 May, 2022

NATO assures Ukraine open-ended military support against Russia
# NATO
# NATO

NATO assures Ukraine open-ended military support against Russia

Updated May 15th 2022, 3:25 PM 30,179 Views 31 Comments

NATO Jens Stoltenberg has said Ukraine can win the war against Russia.

# kyiv - Friday 13 May, 2022

Russian soldier accused of war crime put on trial in Ukraine
# Kyiv
# Kyiv

Russian soldier accused of war crime put on trial in Ukraine

May 13th 2022, 11:45 AM 19,775 Views 17 Comments

Sgt Vadim Shyshimarin, 21, is accused of shooting a 62-year-old Ukrainian man in the head in the north-east village of Chupakhivka.

# kyiv - Sunday 8 May, 2022

Bono and The Edge perform in Kyiv bomb shelter as 'show of solidarity' with Ukrainian people
# U2
# U2

Bono and The Edge perform in Kyiv bomb shelter as 'show of solidarity' with Ukrainian people

May 8th 2022, 3:41 PM 44,987 Views 63 Comments

The U2 band members said they had been invited to perform by Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy.

# kyiv - Tuesday 3 May, 2022

Ceann Comhairle to visit Kyiv and address Ukrainian Parliament
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Ceann Comhairle to visit Kyiv and address Ukrainian Parliament

May 3rd 2022, 10:26 AM 13,451 Views 44 Comments

The trip is due to take place next week.

# kyiv - Monday 25 April, 2022

Top US officials visit Kyiv and pledge $700 million in military aid as Mariupol 'on the brink'
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Top US officials visit Kyiv and pledge $700 million in military aid as Mariupol 'on the brink'

Apr 25th 2022, 7:39 AM 12,364 Views 34 Comments

The trip by US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin comes as the war enters its third month.

# kyiv - Sunday 24 April, 2022

Top US officials to visit Kyiv as Orthodox Easter marked by war
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Top US officials to visit Kyiv as Orthodox Easter marked by war

Updated Apr 24th 2022, 3:20 PM 22,965 Views 58 Comments

The trip by Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin comes as the war enters its third month.

# kyiv - Saturday 23 April, 2022

Zelenskyy calls for meeting with Putin 'to end the war' as Mariupol evacuation 'thwarted'
# UN
# UN

Zelenskyy calls for meeting with Putin 'to end the war' as Mariupol evacuation 'thwarted'

Updated Apr 23rd 2022, 8:30 PM 64,885 Views 64 Comments

Ukraine has made a plea to the UN to help evacuate citizens from the city, after previous attempts failed.

# kyiv - Tuesday 19 April, 2022

Simon Coveney to address UN Security Council today on Bucha and Kyiv visit
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Simon Coveney to address UN Security Council today on Bucha and Kyiv visit

Apr 19th 2022, 12:03 AM 10,111 Views 13 Comments

Coveney visited Bucha and Kyiv last week and will brief his colleagues on what he witnessed.

# kyiv - Friday 15 April, 2022

Security dispute after ERU Gardaí used instead of Army Rangers for Coveney visit to Ukraine
# Army Ranger Wing
# Army Ranger Wing

Security dispute after ERU Gardaí used instead of Army Rangers for Coveney visit to Ukraine

Apr 15th 2022, 6:00 AM 84,206 Views 0 Comments

The Foreign Affairs Minister travelled to Kyiv yesterday protected by armed gardaí from the Emergency Response Unit.

# kyiv - Thursday 14 April, 2022

Russian Black Sea flagship sinks after Kyiv claims missile hit
# Black Sea
# Black Sea

Russian Black Sea flagship sinks after Kyiv claims missile hit

Apr 14th 2022, 11:01 PM 61,988 Views 41 Comments

The guided missile cruiser Moskva had been leading Russia’s naval effort against Ukraine in the seven-week conflict.

Simon Coveney visits Bucha after discussing Ukraine's EU application 'in detail' in Kyiv
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Simon Coveney visits Bucha after discussing Ukraine's EU application 'in detail' in Kyiv

Updated Apr 14th 2022, 4:30 PM 36,493 Views 92 Comments

The Foreign Affairs Minister is to travel to areas directly affected by the Russian invasion.

Billy Kelleher: I've seen mass graves in Bucha - I never thought such depravity would return to Europe
# Visit To Ukraine
# Visit To Ukraine

Billy Kelleher: I've seen mass graves in Bucha - I never thought such depravity would return to Europe

Updated Apr 14th 2022, 1:20 PM 45,235 Views 74 Comments

The Irish MEP documents a visit he and Senator Timmy Dooley made this week to Kyiv, Bucha and Irpin.

# kyiv - Monday 11 April, 2022

Zelenskyy says next few days of war in Ukraine are crucial
# Russian Invasion
# Russian Invasion

Zelenskyy says next few days of war in Ukraine are crucial

Apr 11th 2022, 6:58 AM 23,016 Views 16 Comments

In his most recent nightly address, the Ukrainian president accused Russia of trying to evade responsibility for war crimes

# kyiv - 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 66,900 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.

# kyiv - Thursday 7 April, 2022

Another €500 million EU arms fund for Ukraine proposed, as von der Leyen travels to Kyiv tomorrow
# Ursula Von Der Leyen
# Ursula Von Der Leyen

Another €500 million EU arms fund for Ukraine proposed, as von der Leyen travels to Kyiv tomorrow

Updated Apr 7th 2022, 10:15 PM 16,818 Views 20 Comments

“The Ukrainian people deserve our solidarity,” the European Commission President said.

Russian forces executed and raped civilians in apparent war crimes, Amnesty investigators find
# War Crimes
# War Crimes

Russian forces executed and raped civilians in apparent war crimes, Amnesty investigators find

Apr 7th 2022, 11:37 AM 15,417 Views 18 Comments

Russian forces carried out “acts of unspeakable cruelty and shocking brutality”, according to Amnesty International.

# kyiv - Sunday 3 April, 2022

Ukraine describes Kyiv suburb as 'new Srebrenica' amid reports of bodies scattered in town's streets
# Bucha
# Bucha

Ukraine describes Kyiv suburb as 'new Srebrenica' amid reports of bodies scattered in town's streets

Updated Apr 3rd 2022, 4:00 PM 66,628 Views 66 Comments
  • A journalist with the AFP news agency in Bucha reported seeing at least 20 bodies wearing civilian clothing on the town's streets.
  • Mayor claims that another 280 people have been buried in mass graves in the town.
  • Ukrainian forces regained control of Bucha this week, following the retreat of Russian troops.

# kyiv - Friday 1 April, 2022

Russia blames Ukraine for fuel depot explosion as Kyiv denies role
# Russia
# Russia

Russia blames Ukraine for fuel depot explosion as Kyiv denies role

Apr 1st 2022, 10:05 PM 21,186 Views 23 Comments

There is confusion over who is responsible for a helicopter attack on a fuel depot in the Russian town of Belgorod.

# kyiv - Tuesday 29 March, 2022

Russia says it will cut back operations near Ukrainian capital following ceasefire talks
# Kyiv
# Kyiv

Russia says it will cut back operations near Ukrainian capital following ceasefire talks

Updated Mar 29th 2022, 10:45 PM 45,816 Views 16 Comments

The announcement has been met with scepticism from the US and other nations.

Funeral of journalist killed in Ukraine hears he 'brought hope to the darkest places of the world'
# Pierre Zakrzewski
# Pierre Zakrzewski

Funeral of journalist killed in Ukraine hears he 'brought hope to the darkest places of the world'

Updated Mar 29th 2022, 12:40 PM 23,016 Views 4 Comments

Family and friends of the cameraman addressed his funeral in Dublin today.

# kyiv - Monday 28 March, 2022

Ukraine says it has retaken Kyiv suburb and town, as Russia appears to switch focus to the east
# Irpen
# Irpen

Ukraine says it has retaken Kyiv suburb and town, as Russia appears to switch focus to the east

Mar 28th 2022, 10:30 PM 24,315 Views 7 Comments

The mayor of Irpin said the suburb had been liberated, while a US official said the town of Trostyanets had also been reclaimed.

Roman Abramovich and Ukrainian officials 'suffered symptoms of suspected poisoning'
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Roman Abramovich and Ukrainian officials 'suffered symptoms of suspected poisoning'

Updated Mar 28th 2022, 10:30 PM 75,630 Views 40 Comments

The Russian oligarch and two Ukrainian peace negotiators suffered symptoms including red eyes and peeling skin on their faces and hands.

# kyiv - Monday 21 March, 2022

AS IT HAPPENED: Several dead in Kyiv mall bombing; Russia increases air and sea operations
Live Mar 21st 2022, 7:19 PM

AS IT HAPPENED: Several dead in Kyiv mall bombing; Russia increases air and sea operations

  • At least eight people were killed in the overnight attack on the Kyiv shopping centre.
  • Chernobyl staff are rotated for the first time since Russia launched Ukraine invasion.
  • Zelenskyy says Ukraine will not surrender Mariupol following Russian demands.
At least six dead in overnight bombing of Kyiv mall as EU condemns Russia for 'war crimes'
# Mall Bombing
# Mall Bombing

At least six dead in overnight bombing of Kyiv mall as EU condemns Russia for 'war crimes'

Updated Mar 21st 2022, 1:10 PM 20,002 Views 16 Comments

“Enemy shelling” had caused fires on several floors and set several cars ablaze, emergency services said on Facebook.

# kyiv - Saturday 19 March, 2022

As it happened: Russia uses hypersonic missiles as Zelenskyy urges Swiss to freeze oligarchs' assets
Live Mar 19th 2022, 6:00 PM

As it happened: Russia uses hypersonic missiles as Zelenskyy urges Swiss to freeze oligarchs' assets

  • Russia has admitted, for the first time, to using hypersonic missiles in western Ukraine.
  • Poland has called on the European Union to impose a total ban on trade with Russia.
  • More than 3.25 million refugees have fled Ukraine.

# kyiv - Wednesday 16 March, 2022

Ukraine and Russia talks to continue today as Zelenskyy says 'any war ends with an agreement'
# Kyiv
# Kyiv

Ukraine and Russia talks to continue today as Zelenskyy says 'any war ends with an agreement'

Mar 16th 2022, 6:56 AM 23,922 Views 28 Comments

Over the past day, 28,893 civilians fled the fighting through nine humanitarian corridors.

# kyiv - 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 10,485 Views 3 Comments

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

Polish, Czech and Slovenian prime ministers meet Zelenskyy in Kyiv
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Polish, Czech and Slovenian prime ministers meet Zelenskyy in Kyiv

Updated Mar 15th 2022, 9:28 PM 42,067 Views 38 Comments

This is the first visit by foreign leaders to Ukraine’s besieged capital since the invasion began.

Tributes paid to Irish citizen killed while reporting for Fox News near Kyiv
# Pierre Zakrzewski
# Pierre Zakrzewski

Tributes paid to Irish citizen killed while reporting for Fox News near Kyiv

Mar 15th 2022, 5:43 PM 97,891 Views 35 Comments

Cameraman Pierre Zakrzewski and Ukrainian journalist Oleksandra Kuvshynova were killed when their car was struck by incoming fire yesterday.

# kyiv - Saturday 12 March, 2022

Russian forces inch towards Kyiv as the siege of Mariupol continues
# Kyiv
# Kyiv

Russian forces inch towards Kyiv as the siege of Mariupol continues

Mar 12th 2022, 7:15 AM 16,105 Views 14 Comments

Air raid sirens sounded this morning in several cities, including the capital Kyiv, Odessa, Dnipro and Kharkiv.

# kyiv - Thursday 10 March, 2022

Przemyśl, the Ukraine/Poland border town where tens of thousands of refugees cross daily
# Przemysl
# Przemysl

Przemyśl, the Ukraine/Poland border town where tens of thousands of refugees cross daily

Mar 10th 2022, 7:49 AM 9,598 Views 1 Comment

The Journal’s Niall O’Connor will be reporting from the Polish border and in the frontier town of Przemysl.

# kyiv - Monday 7 March, 2022

Ukrainian meat plant worker in Waterford describes escape from Kyiv amid shelling
# Russian Invasion
# Russian Invasion

Ukrainian meat plant worker in Waterford describes escape from Kyiv amid shelling

Mar 7th 2022, 1:16 PM 23,592 Views 14 Comments

Andrii Kovskyi returned to Ukraine to help get his family out.

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