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#Putin

# putin - Yesterday's News

Donnacha Ó Beacháin: 'Fake Russia Great Again' is surely Putin's new motto
# Annexation
# Annexation

Donnacha Ó Beacháin: 'Fake Russia Great Again' is surely Putin's new motto

Sat 2:19 PM 18,062 Views 20 Comments

The politics professor examines the Russian leader’s attempt this week to annex parts of Ukraine in a sham referendum.

# putin - Thursday 29 September, 2022

Kremlin to annex more Ukraine territories at ceremony Friday
# Annexation
# Annexation

Kremlin to annex more Ukraine territories at ceremony Friday

Updated Thu 6:27 PM 33,361 Views 48 Comments

Ukraine and its allies have denounced the so-called referendums as a sham.

# putin - Friday 23 September, 2022

Military-aged men flee Russia in droves after Putin orders partial mobilisation
# Fleeing
# Fleeing

Military-aged men flee Russia in droves after Putin orders partial mobilisation

Sep 23rd 2022, 6:16 PM 30,376 Views 40 Comments

The Taoiseach has said Ireland would have to assess whether it would be willing to accept Russians who are fleeing the country.

Ireland would have to assess whether to take in fleeing Russians, says Taoiseach
# New York
# New York

Ireland would have to assess whether to take in fleeing Russians, says Taoiseach

Sep 23rd 2022, 3:22 PM 30,944 Views 71 Comments

Germany has indicated its willingness to accept Russian deserters.

# putin - Wednesday 21 September, 2022

Tom Clonan: Putin has made another strategic blunder but this is a dangerous moment
# Analysis
# Analysis

Tom Clonan: Putin has made another strategic blunder but this is a dangerous moment

Sep 21st 2022, 8:34 PM 61,177 Views 32 Comments

The security analyst looks at the Russian president’s latest move and the level of threat he now poses.

# putin - Wednesday 14 September, 2022

Chance for peace in Ukraine is 'minimal' at present, UN chief says after call with Putin
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Chance for peace in Ukraine is 'minimal' at present, UN chief says after call with Putin

Sep 14th 2022, 8:45 PM 14,640 Views 5 Comments

“I have the feeling we are still far away from peace,” Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said.

# putin - Tuesday 13 September, 2022

Tom Clonan: Putin’s military miscalculations in Ukraine may prove to be his undoing
# Conflict
# Conflict

Tom Clonan: Putin’s military miscalculations in Ukraine may prove to be his undoing

Sep 13th 2022, 3:26 PM 35,630 Views 34 Comments

The security analyst says the stakes are high now as Ukraine troops push back and all eyes are now on Moscow.

# putin - Saturday 10 September, 2022

Tom Clonan: There is now little chance of a Russian breakthrough in Ukraine
# War In Europe
# War In Europe

Tom Clonan: There is now little chance of a Russian breakthrough in Ukraine

Sep 10th 2022, 5:23 PM 57,964 Views 64 Comments

The security analyst says Putin’s tactics are failing and the international community must work hard to bring a peaceful end to the conflict.

# putin - Saturday 3 September, 2022

Deaglán de Bréadún: It was clear in Moscow that Gorbachev's popularity was not reflected there
# Back In The USSR
# Back In The USSR

Deaglán de Bréadún: It was clear in Moscow that Gorbachev's popularity was not reflected there

Updated Sep 3rd 2022, 8:34 AM 26,034 Views 9 Comments

Gorbachev’s popularity on the international stage did not exist to the same extent on his home ground.

# putin - Thursday 1 September, 2022

Putin will not attend Mikhail Gorbachev funeral due to 'work schedule'
# No Show
# No Show

Putin will not attend Mikhail Gorbachev funeral due to 'work schedule'

Sep 1st 2022, 12:19 PM 17,638 Views 42 Comments

Gorbachev’s funeral ceremony will be held on Saturday in Moscow.

# putin - Sunday 28 August, 2022

Remember what our soldiers told the Snake Island ship? That's how I feel reading calls for us to capitulate
# Opinion
# Opinion

Remember what our soldiers told the Snake Island ship? That's how I feel reading calls for us to capitulate

Aug 28th 2022, 8:30 PM 26,137 Views 23 Comments

Ukrainian writer and journalist Polina Bashkina has made her home in Ireland in recent months – she says her nation is physically incapable of giving up.

# putin - Saturday 27 August, 2022

Putin signs decree making it easier for Ukrainians to live and work in Russia
# Putin
# Putin

Putin signs decree making it easier for Ukrainians to live and work in Russia

Aug 27th 2022, 4:30 PM 36,329 Views 41 Comments

The decree allows Ukrainian passport holders who have entered Russia since Moscow’s invasion to live and work there indefinitely.

# putin - Thursday 25 August, 2022

Ukraine plans international court to put Putin on trial
# Russia
# Russia

Ukraine plans international court to put Putin on trial

Aug 25th 2022, 7:19 AM 12,419 Views 8 Comments

The plan is for a special international tribunal to investigate Russia’s alleged “crime of aggression”.

# putin - Sunday 21 August, 2022

Daughter of Kremlin hardline ideologue killed by car bomb
# Russia
# Russia

Daughter of Kremlin hardline ideologue killed by car bomb

Updated Aug 21st 2022, 1:21 PM 44,264 Views 92 Comments

Russian media has reported that the family of Daria Dugina believe the blast was intended to target her father Alexander.

# putin - Saturday 20 August, 2022

Twelve Ukrainians wounded in apartment block attacked by Russians
# War In Ukraine
# War In Ukraine

Twelve Ukrainians wounded in apartment block attacked by Russians

Updated Aug 20th 2022, 3:25 PM 36,183 Views 61 Comments

The strikes occurred in the city of Voznesenk.

# putin - Tuesday 16 August, 2022

Tom Clonan: Only Putin knows how far he is willing to go to win his futile war in Ukraine
# Nuclear Threat
# Nuclear Threat

Tom Clonan: Only Putin knows how far he is willing to go to win his futile war in Ukraine

Aug 16th 2022, 7:00 PM 29,954 Views 71 Comments

The security analyst assesses Putin’s use of nuclear power as a weapon of war.

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

Putin accuses US of prolonging war in Ukraine

Aug 16th 2022, 2:11 PM 24,141 Views 27 Comments

# putin - Monday 15 August, 2022

Kremlin critic Navalny says he is in solitary confinement for starting union in prison
# Russia
# Russia

Kremlin critic Navalny says he is in solitary confinement for starting union in prison

Aug 15th 2022, 7:54 PM 15,683 Views 6 Comments

Alexei Navalny, President Vladimir Putin’s fiercest foe, was arrested in January 2021 on returning from Germany.

# putin - Sunday 31 July, 2022

Turkey says first grain cargo could leave Ukraine port Monday
# War
# War

Turkey says first grain cargo could leave Ukraine port Monday

Jul 31st 2022, 3:32 PM 10,129 Views 3 Comments

The deal to lift the blockade is aimed at easing a global food crisis that has seen prices soar in some of the world’s poorest countries.

# putin - Sunday 24 July, 2022

Tom Clonan: Time is running out for Putin in Ukraine and this makes him dangerous
# Five Months On
# Five Months On

Tom Clonan: Time is running out for Putin in Ukraine and this makes him dangerous

Jul 24th 2022, 8:30 AM 48,446 Views 65 Comments

The security analyst says that having seized all of Luhansk, Putin will now turn his attention to Donetsk.

# putin - Sunday 17 July, 2022

UK military chief says speculation on Putin being overthrown is 'wishful thinking'
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

UK military chief says speculation on Putin being overthrown is 'wishful thinking'

Jul 17th 2022, 2:25 PM 23,315 Views 34 Comments

Admiral Tony Radakin believes that Putin’s regime was relatively stable.

# putin - Thursday 30 June, 2022

Russia withdraws from Snake Island as Biden says Nato will stick with Ukraine for 'as long as it takes'
# Snake Island
# Snake Island

Russia withdraws from Snake Island as Biden says Nato will stick with Ukraine for 'as long as it takes'

Updated Jun 30th 2022, 7:57 PM 57,777 Views 46 Comments
  • The US President announced $800 million in new weapons for Ukraine.
  • Putin accused NATO of seeking to assert its "supremacy".
  • Russia's defence ministry said its forces are holding more than 6,000 Ukrainian prisoners of war.

# putin - Monday 30 May, 2022

Tom Clonan: Putin's Ukraine advance is a dogged, savage and illegal war of attrition
# Battle For Donbas
# Battle For Donbas

Tom Clonan: Putin's Ukraine advance is a dogged, savage and illegal war of attrition

May 30th 2022, 5:45 PM 17,361 Views 11 Comments

Our columnist says the Russian leader is showing no regard for Ukrainian or Russian lives in the latest assault in the east.

# putin - Wednesday 18 May, 2022

Russian gymnast banned for one year for pro-war 'Z' symbol
# Ivan Kuliak
# Ivan Kuliak

Russian gymnast banned for one year for pro-war 'Z' symbol

May 18th 2022, 9:16 AM 27,500 Views 16 Comments

The Z symbol has gone from a marking on Russian military vehicles to a pro-war symbol.

# putin - Tuesday 17 May, 2022

War in Ukraine enters 'protracted phase': Defence minister
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

War in Ukraine enters 'protracted phase': Defence minister

Updated May 17th 2022, 9:00 PM 30,569 Views 2 Comments

Putin says Europe’s oil sanctions are ‘economic suicide’

# putin - Sunday 15 May, 2022

Putin likely to have lost a third of his invasion force, says UK Ministry of Defence
# War In Ukraine
# War In Ukraine

Putin likely to have lost a third of his invasion force, says UK Ministry of Defence

May 15th 2022, 5:37 PM 33,223 Views 25 Comments

Foreign Secretary Liz Truss said Russia must suffer a ‘sustained defeat’ in Ukraine.

# putin - Friday 13 May, 2022

Putin’s ex-wife and family members targeted in latest UK sanctions
# Putin
# Putin

Putin’s ex-wife and family members targeted in latest UK sanctions

May 13th 2022, 1:09 PM 24,823 Views 10 Comments

The UK’s Foreign Secretary said she was taking aim at the ‘shady network propping up’ the Russian president’s luxury lifestyle.

# putin - Wednesday 11 May, 2022

Russia urged to annex Ukraine's Kherson, Moscow claims Kyiv bombed Russian city
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Russia urged to annex Ukraine's Kherson, Moscow claims Kyiv bombed Russian city

Updated May 11th 2022, 10:55 PM 72,933 Views 53 Comments

The Moscow-installed administration said there would be a “request to make Kherson region a full subject of the Russian Federation.”

# putin - Wednesday 13 April, 2022

Joe Biden accuses Putin's forces of 'genocide' in Ukraine for the first time
# Mariupol
# Mariupol

Joe Biden accuses Putin's forces of 'genocide' in Ukraine for the first time

Apr 13th 2022, 7:20 AM 12,852 Views 80 Comments

“It’s become clearer and clearer that Putin is just trying to wipe out the idea of even being able to be a Ukrainian,” Joe Biden said.

# putin - Wednesday 6 April, 2022

EU looking to add two of Putin's daughters to sanctions blacklist
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

EU looking to add two of Putin's daughters to sanctions blacklist

Apr 6th 2022, 5:29 PM 40,289 Views 11 Comments

The US has announced it is to sanction Maria Vorontsova and Katerina Tikhonova.

# putin - 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 18,909 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.

# putin - Monday 4 April, 2022

Col Colm Doyle: Bucha shows that Putin's aim is the collective punishment of Ukraine's people
# War Crime Probe
# War Crime Probe

Col Colm Doyle: Bucha shows that Putin's aim is the collective punishment of Ukraine's people

Apr 4th 2022, 6:55 PM 21,964 Views 43 Comments

Retired Colonel Colm Doyle, who served with the EU in Bosnia, looks at the recent horrors in Bucha and what can be done to bring perpetrators to justice.

# putin - Wednesday 30 March, 2022

Putin is being misinformed by advisers on Russia's performance in Ukraine - US intelligence
# Russia
# Russia

Putin is being misinformed by advisers on Russia's performance in Ukraine - US intelligence

Mar 30th 2022, 4:58 PM 26,758 Views 19 Comments

Reports concluded Putin was unaware the military had been using and losing conscripts in Ukraine.

# putin - Saturday 26 March, 2022

Analysis: Three scenarios for how this war could end in Ukraine
# What Next?
# What Next?

Analysis: Three scenarios for how this war could end in Ukraine

Mar 26th 2022, 7:00 PM 56,087 Views 24 Comments

Dr Brendan Flynn of NUI Galway looks at similar historical invasions and walks through possible outcomes.

# putin - Thursday 24 March, 2022

Boris Johnson targets Putin’s ‘private army’ with new sanctions amid plea to allies
# Brussels Summit
# Brussels Summit

Boris Johnson targets Putin’s ‘private army’ with new sanctions amid plea to allies

Mar 24th 2022, 9:47 AM 38,052 Views 15 Comments

The UK Prime Minister is using a NATO emergency summit in Brussels today to commit to a new package to shore up Ukrainian defences.

# putin - Friday 18 March, 2022

Vladimir Putin addresses rally in Moscow as Russian troops continue assault
# Russia
# Russia

Vladimir Putin addresses rally in Moscow as Russian troops continue assault

Updated Mar 18th 2022, 4:01 PM 73,060 Views 75 Comments

He praised his country’s forces at the rally to mark the eighth anniversary of Russia annexing the Crimea from Ukraine.

# putin - Friday 11 March, 2022

Tom Clonan: Russia will now target more innocent civilians to achieve 'victory' in this war
# Cities Under Siege
# Cities Under Siege

Tom Clonan: Russia will now target more innocent civilians to achieve 'victory' in this war

Mar 11th 2022, 5:57 PM 23,245 Views 9 Comments

The security analyst says based on the trajectory of this invasion, it’s now clear that the civilian population in Ukraine is a de facto target.

# putin - Saturday 5 March, 2022

Reader Q&A: Your questions about the Russian invasion of Ukraine answered
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Reader Q&A: Your questions about the Russian invasion of Ukraine answered

Updated Mar 5th 2022, 9:30 AM 36,628 Views 14 Comments
  • Earlier this week, we asked for your questions about the Russian invasion of Ukraine.
  • We spoke to experts about nuclear weapons, Nato and why Putin started this war.
What are war crimes - and could Putin face trial for Russia's invasion of Ukraine?
# Investigation
# Investigation

What are war crimes - and could Putin face trial for Russia's invasion of Ukraine?

Updated Mar 5th 2022, 8:22 AM 23,133 Views 35 Comments

An Irish expert believes Putin has committed war crimes but says it will be down to international investigators to make the case.

Pence takes swipe at Trump and ‘apologists for Putin’
# Attack
# Attack

Pence takes swipe at Trump and ‘apologists for Putin’

Mar 5th 2022, 7:41 AM 67,189 Views 21 Comments

Trump has repeatedly used language that has been criticised as deferential to Putin.

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