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#Kyiv

# kyiv - Saturday 12 March, 2022

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

Russian forces inch towards Kyiv as the siege of Mariupol continues

Mar 12th 2022, 7:15 AM 16,111 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 9,610 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 23,603 Views 14 Comments

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

# kyiv - Thursday 3 March, 2022

Four Irish babies born through surrogacy in Ukraine evacuated from the country
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# Kyiv

Four Irish babies born through surrogacy in Ukraine evacuated from the country

Mar 3rd 2022, 7:50 PM 16,067 Views 5 Comments

It is understood that the newborns are all safe and well.

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

Andriy Shevchenko’s family opt to stay in Ukraine

Mar 3rd 2022, 2:09 PM 6,845 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.

# kyiv - Tuesday 1 March, 2022

10 people killed and others injured as Ukraine's second city Kharkiv hit with heavy shelling
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

10 people killed and others injured as Ukraine's second city Kharkiv hit with heavy shelling

Updated Mar 1st 2022, 12:26 PM 61,282 Views 74 Comments

10 people had been discovered alive under rubble as rescue workers cleared debris.

# kyiv - Monday 28 February, 2022

Missiles hit radioactive waste disposal site in Ukraine’s capital
# Kyiv
# Kyiv

Missiles hit radioactive waste disposal site in Ukraine’s capital

Feb 28th 2022, 6:48 AM 51,342 Views 14 Comments

The report came a day after an electrical transformer at a similar disposal facility in Kharkiv was damaged.

# kyiv - 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

# kyiv - Friday 25 February, 2022

‘People are trying to escape in all directions’: Kyivans on life in Ukraine's capital
# Kyiv
# Kyiv

‘People are trying to escape in all directions’: Kyivans on life in Ukraine's capital

Feb 25th 2022, 10:45 PM 28,498 Views 6 Comments

Ukraine’s capital city is heading into its second night of fear and uncertainty.

As it happened: Ukrainian and Russian forces clash near Kyiv as EU sanctions Putin, Lavrov
Live Feb 25th 2022, 10:00 PM

As it happened: Ukrainian and Russian forces clash near Kyiv as EU sanctions Putin, Lavrov

  • Ukraine military vehicles have entered Kyiv to defend the city.
  • The country's government says it has handed out 18,000 assault rifles to volunteers.

# kyiv - Thursday 24 February, 2022

Irish Government officials have ruled out an Afghan-style Ukrainian rescue mission
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Irish Government officials have ruled out an Afghan-style Ukrainian rescue mission

Feb 24th 2022, 5:56 PM 11,868 Views 11 Comments

There are currently 70 Irish citizens in Ukraine.

# kyiv - Saturday 19 February, 2022

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 58,471 Views 118 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".

# kyiv - Monday 14 February, 2022

Russia ready for more talks to end Ukraine standoff
# Ukraine Crisis
# Ukraine Crisis

Russia ready for more talks to end Ukraine standoff

Updated Feb 14th 2022, 10:41 PM 48,553 Views 59 Comments
  • The US has warned that Moscow could invade Ukraine at any moment.
  • German Chancellor Olaf Scholz is visiting Kyiv for crisis talks with President Volodymyr Zelensky.
  • Scholz plans to continue on to Russia to hold talks with Putin.
Department of Foreign Affairs says 145 Irish citizens now registered with embassy in Ukraine
# Kyiv Embassy
# Kyiv Embassy

Department of Foreign Affairs says 145 Irish citizens now registered with embassy in Ukraine

Feb 14th 2022, 4:36 PM 6,333 Views 5 Comments

The department said that this number “may rise further over the coming days”.

# kyiv - Thursday 27 January, 2022

Ukraine welcomes February talks with Russia to defuse crisis
# Ukraine Tensions
# Ukraine Tensions

Ukraine welcomes February talks with Russia to defuse crisis

Updated Jan 27th 2022, 11:20 AM 18,983 Views 30 Comments

It comes after Russia said the US was failing to address its main security concerns, but left the door open to further talks.

# kyiv - Monday 24 January, 2022

US puts troops on alert over Ukraine as Biden calls European allies
# Ukraine Tensions
# Ukraine Tensions

US puts troops on alert over Ukraine as Biden calls European allies

Updated Jan 24th 2022, 10:24 PM 70,972 Views 103 Comments

NATO also said it was sending jets and ships to bolster its eastern flank.

# kyiv - 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 12,198 Views 14 Comments

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