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# russia-ukraine - This year 2022

Russian ambassador to Poland hit with red paint by protesters
# Russian Ambassador
# Russian Ambassador

Russian ambassador to Poland hit with red paint by protesters

May 9th 2022, 4:18 PM 26,116 Views 29 Comments

Sergey Andreev was ambushed by activists as he arrived at the Soviet soldiers’ cemetery in Warsaw.

UN Security Council needs reform, says Irish ambassador to UN

UN Security Council needs reform, says Irish ambassador to UN

Apr 15th 2022, 7:00 AM 20,180 Views 14 Comments

Geraldine Byrne Nason said the UN Security Council needs reform.

How Ukraine's politicians are using informal communications to their benefit during the invasion
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

How Ukraine's politicians are using informal communications to their benefit during the invasion

Mar 11th 2022, 1:37 PM 23,583 Views 2 Comments

Volodymyr Zelenskyy has continually addressed the world through daily video briefings.

Russia warns countries against hosting Ukraine military aircraft
# Escalation Risks
# Escalation Risks

Russia warns countries against hosting Ukraine military aircraft

Updated Mar 6th 2022, 5:01 PM 71,116 Views 56 Comments

The US said it is ‘working actively’ on a deal with Poland to supply Ukraine with jets.

Russia seizes key Ukrainian city of Kherson after week of war
# Kherson
# Kherson

Russia seizes key Ukrainian city of Kherson after week of war

Mar 3rd 2022, 7:17 AM 9,600 Views 3 Comments

Russian “occupiers” were in “all parts” of Kherson, Ukrainian regional official Gennady Lakhuta conceded late last night.

'Bullsh**' - Decision to allow Russian athletes at Paralympics draws backlash
# Condemnation
From The42
# Condemnation

'Bullsh**' - Decision to allow Russian athletes at Paralympics draws backlash

Mar 2nd 2022, 10:27 PM 4,530 Views 1 Comment

Germany’s top Paralympic official said late on Wednesday that the decision lacked courage.

Ex-Norwich boss Farke joins Voronin and Lokomotiv manager in leaving jobs in Russia
# Exodus
From The42
# Exodus

Ex-Norwich boss Farke joins Voronin and Lokomotiv manager in leaving jobs in Russia

Mar 2nd 2022, 8:08 PM 8,927 Views 1 Comment

Ex-Liverpool striker Voronin urged his second home, Germany, to help ‘stop that son of a bitch Putin’ and ‘help the refugees.’

FactCheck newsletter: Russia is fighting an 'Information War' - and it has spread to Ireland
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck newsletter: Russia is fighting an 'Information War' - and it has spread to Ireland

Mar 1st 2022, 7:30 PM 64,287 Views 41 Comments

Disinformation is significant aspect of the crisis unfolding in eastern Europe.

Opinion: Russia’s invasion is a response to Ukraine’s pro-democratic and pro-western ambitions
# Russia Ukraine
# Russia Ukraine

Opinion: Russia’s invasion is a response to Ukraine’s pro-democratic and pro-western ambitions

Mar 1st 2022, 6:00 PM 16,925 Views 24 Comments

Ukraine today is a country attempting to forge its own political destiny in the shadow of a larger force, write Professor Hana Cervinkova and Dr John Paul Newman.

Tom Clonan: Putin is waging a 1942 war in 2022, causing untold suffering and destruction
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Tom Clonan: Putin is waging a 1942 war in 2022, causing untold suffering and destruction

Mar 1st 2022, 12:05 AM 35,480 Views 45 Comments

The security expert says the Russian leader has employed similar tactics in Grozny in Chechnya.

Here are the main points to know on the fifth day of fighting in Ukraine
# Key Points
# Key Points

Here are the main points to know on the fifth day of fighting in Ukraine

Updated Feb 28th 2022, 9:43 PM 62,434 Views 19 Comments
  • Ukraine and Russia are currently holding talks on the Belarusian border
  • United Nations Security Council and General Assembly to meet in New York to discuss the conflict.
  • UN human rights chief says at least 102 civilians, including seven children, have been killed so far.
'Choose the side of good': Ukrainian nationals protest outside Chinese Embassy in Dublin
# Protests
# Protests

'Choose the side of good': Ukrainian nationals protest outside Chinese Embassy in Dublin

Feb 28th 2022, 5:46 PM 21,364 Views 12 Comments

Gardaí were on patrol outside the embassy as the protest took place.

Ukraine calls for immediate ceasefire as talks with Russia begin in Belarus
# Security Council
# Security Council

Ukraine calls for immediate ceasefire as talks with Russia begin in Belarus

Updated Feb 28th 2022, 12:30 PM 30,977 Views 29 Comments

It comes as two UN emergency meetings are held today over the invasion of Ukraine.

EU, US and UK pledge to remove ‘selected’ Russian banks from Swift system
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

EU, US and UK pledge to remove ‘selected’ Russian banks from Swift system

Feb 27th 2022, 7:10 AM 38,023 Views 43 Comments

The move came hours after Moscow ordered troops to advance in Ukraine ‘from all directions’.

As it happened: Russian forces capture Chernobyl as EU leaders agree 'sanctions that bite'
Live Feb 24th 2022, 10:00 PM

As it happened: Russian forces capture Chernobyl as EU leaders agree 'sanctions that bite'

  • Ukraine’s Health Minister says 57 people have been killed, and 169 more were wounded
  • EU leaders gathered for an emergency summit and agreed to punish Russia with "severe" sanctions
  • Russian police have detained more than 1,700 people at anti-war protests across dozens of cities
Disinformation, Ukraine and the war of words on social media
# Misinformation
# Misinformation

Disinformation, Ukraine and the war of words on social media

Feb 24th 2022, 8:00 PM 21,429 Views 17 Comments

In the first 14 hours of the invasion fact-checkers had already found 34 pieces of disinformation about the conflict.

Taoiseach condemns Russia's recognition of Ukraine breakaway regions
# Sanctions
# Sanctions

Taoiseach condemns Russia's recognition of Ukraine breakaway regions

Updated Feb 21st 2022, 11:02 PM 23,692 Views 65 Comments

He described today’s announcement as a breach of international law.

Johnson fears Russian ‘false flag’ action to discredit Ukraine ahead of invasion
# False Flag
# False Flag

Johnson fears Russian ‘false flag’ action to discredit Ukraine ahead of invasion

Feb 17th 2022, 3:10 PM 11,006 Views 22 Comments

Boris Johnson said he feared more violence following the shelling of a nursery school in clashes between Ukraine and Moscow-backed separatists.

Tom Clonan: Russia's decision to locate off Ireland gives the two-fingers to the US, EU & NATO
# Russia
# Russia

Tom Clonan: Russia's decision to locate off Ireland gives the two-fingers to the US, EU & NATO

Updated Jan 25th 2022, 9:43 PM 74,895 Views 92 Comments

The security analyst says it also demonstrates Ireland’s failure to meet the minimum standards of our Neutral status.