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#russian invasion

# russian-invasion - This week 27th November 2022 - 30th November 2022

Ukraine military expects fresh Russian missile strikes on energy grid
# In The Dark
# In The Dark

Ukraine military expects fresh Russian missile strikes on energy grid

Mon 10:57 AM 5,721 Views 1 Comment

With temperatures dipping below zero, repeated Russian attacks have left Ukraine’s energy grid teetering on the brink of collapse.

# russian-invasion - Last week 20th November 2022 - 26th November 2022

Ukraine battles to reconnect millions in the cold and dark after latest Russian barrage
# War
# War

Ukraine battles to reconnect millions in the cold and dark after latest Russian barrage

Updated Nov 24th 2022, 10:50 PM 11,658 Views 27 Comments
  • Ukraine's military accused Russian forces of firing around 70 cruise missiles at targets across the country yesterday.
  • The Ukrainian energy system is on the brink of collapse.
  • The World Health Organisation has warned of "life-threatening" consequences.

# russian-invasion - This month November 2022

Zelenskyy calls liberation of Kherson the 'beginning of the end’ of the war
# Kherson
# Kherson

Zelenskyy calls liberation of Kherson the 'beginning of the end’ of the war

Updated Nov 14th 2022, 9:43 PM 21,245 Views 11 Comments

The liberation of Kherson is one of Ukraine’s biggest success so far of the nearly nine-month invasion.

# russian-invasion - Last month October 2022

Ukraine grain exports halted after Russia suspends deal participation
# Food Supply
# Food Supply

Ukraine grain exports halted after Russia suspends deal participation

Oct 30th 2022, 11:25 AM 16,941 Views 48 Comments

The agreement had already allowed more than nine million tonnes of Ukrainian grain to be exported.

Nine European heads say they 'will never recognise' annexed parts of Ukraine as Russian
# Russian Invasion
# Russian Invasion

Nine European heads say they 'will never recognise' annexed parts of Ukraine as Russian

Updated Oct 2nd 2022, 5:02 PM 35,682 Views 19 Comments

Russia’s loss of Lyman is a new blow to the Kremlin as it seeks to escalate the war by illegally annexing four regions of Ukraine.

# russian-invasion - September September 2022

United Arab Emirates agrees to supply Germany with gas and diesel
# Energy Security
# Energy Security

United Arab Emirates agrees to supply Germany with gas and diesel

Sep 25th 2022, 3:13 PM 31,942 Views 22 Comments

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz is on a visit to the UAE as part of a Gulf tour that also includes stops in Saudi Arabia and Qatar.

Roger Waters concerts scrapped in Poland over Ukraine row
# Persona Non Grata
# Persona Non Grata

Roger Waters concerts scrapped in Poland over Ukraine row

Sep 25th 2022, 2:35 PM 43,568 Views 60 Comments

Waters wrote an open letter earlier this month saying the West should stop providing arms to Ukraine.

China calls on Russia, Ukraine not to let war 'spill over' as 'sham’ breakaway polls continue
# Russian Invasion
# Russian Invasion

China calls on Russia, Ukraine not to let war 'spill over' as 'sham’ breakaway polls continue

Updated Sep 24th 2022, 7:06 PM 54,252 Views 35 Comments

Before the war, Vladimir Putin visited Beijing and the two nations declared a tight alliance.

Russia ‘likely to step up attacks on Ukraine civilian targets’, UK intelligence says
# Russian Invasion
# Russian Invasion

Russia ‘likely to step up attacks on Ukraine civilian targets’, UK intelligence says

Sep 18th 2022, 3:31 PM 22,171 Views 13 Comments

Overnight shelling hit a hospital in the city of Mykolaiv, a significant Black Sea port, the regional governor said.

EU calls for war crimes tribunal over mass graves found in Ukraine
# Russian Invasion
# Russian Invasion

EU calls for war crimes tribunal over mass graves found in Ukraine

Updated Sep 17th 2022, 5:34 PM 31,612 Views 35 Comments

Ukrainian authorities have found around 450 graves outside the formerly Russian-occupied city of Izyum, with most of the exhumed bodies showing signs of torture.

Zelenskyy says mass graves discovered in reclaimed Izyum as EU chief visits Ukraine
# Russian Invasion
# Russian Invasion

Zelenskyy says mass graves discovered in reclaimed Izyum as EU chief visits Ukraine

Updated Sep 15th 2022, 10:37 PM 35,905 Views 37 Comments

A regional official said that some people were shot, while others were killed in shelling.

Volodymyr Zelenskyy has 'no serious injuries' after car crash
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Volodymyr Zelenskyy has 'no serious injuries' after car crash

Sep 15th 2022, 6:58 AM 39,952 Views 14 Comments

The Ukrainian president was returning to Kyiv from the Kharkiv region, where he visited troops in the recaptured city of Izium.

Russia announces ‘massive strikes' in the face of Ukrainian counter-offensive
# Ukraine War
# Ukraine War

Russia announces ‘massive strikes' in the face of Ukrainian counter-offensive

Updated Sep 13th 2022, 2:12 PM 37,853 Views 34 Comments

Moscow’s retaliation came after it was forced to pull back its troops from swathes of the northeast.

Ukraine makes more gains and pushes back to north-eastern border in some places
# Ukraine War
# Ukraine War

Ukraine makes more gains and pushes back to north-eastern border in some places

Updated Sep 12th 2022, 10:21 PM 51,024 Views 57 Comments

Kyiv’s sudden momentum has lifted Ukrainian morale.

Ukraine reclaims swathes of east in shock offensive to oust Russia
# Ukraine War
# Ukraine War

Ukraine reclaims swathes of east in shock offensive to oust Russia

Updated Sep 11th 2022, 2:25 PM 33,631 Views 29 Comments

Today is the 200th day of the war.

UN says there's 'credible' accusations Ukrainian children have been forcibly moved to Russia
# Forced Relocations
# Forced Relocations

UN says there's 'credible' accusations Ukrainian children have been forcibly moved to Russia

Sep 7th 2022, 11:03 PM 15,121 Views 8 Comments

A Security Council meeting heard Ukrainians in occupied territories are put through systematic security checks that have involved “numerous” human rights violations.

# russian-invasion - August August 2022

Six months on: How the war in Ukraine has developed over the last half year
# Russian Invasion
# Russian Invasion

Six months on: How the war in Ukraine has developed over the last half year

Aug 24th 2022, 1:00 AM 16,909 Views 18 Comments

Vladimir Putin launched the war on 24 February with the anticipation of a quick victory, but Ukraine has held on.

Ukraine says nearly 9,000 of its troops have been killed since start of war
# War In Ukraine
# War In Ukraine

Ukraine says nearly 9,000 of its troops have been killed since start of war

Updated Aug 22nd 2022, 9:41 PM 52,692 Views 46 Comments

The Russian invasion will have been ongoing for six months on Ukraine’s Independence Day this Wednesday.

Irish embassy reopens in Kyiv after working remotely for six months of war
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Irish embassy reopens in Kyiv after working remotely for six months of war

Aug 22nd 2022, 2:10 PM 14,301 Views 17 Comments

The embassy, which only opened for the first time in 2021, will be functioning with “very limited capacity”.

One killed as explosions hit airbase in Russia-controlled Crimea, 200km from front line
# War In Ukraine
# War In Ukraine

One killed as explosions hit airbase in Russia-controlled Crimea, 200km from front line

Aug 9th 2022, 10:03 PM 33,063 Views 38 Comments

The defence ministry said it was looking to establish the reason for the explosions but indicated the airfield was not targeted in an attack.

Kyiv calls for new sanctions against Russia and a demilitarised zone around nuclear power plant
# Zaporizhzhia
# Zaporizhzhia

Kyiv calls for new sanctions against Russia and a demilitarised zone around nuclear power plant

Updated Aug 8th 2022, 10:55 PM 31,065 Views 79 Comments
  • The International Atomic Energy Agency has warned of "the very real risk of a nuclear disaster" from shelling at the Zaporizhzhia plant.
  • The first grain ship to reach its final destination after departing from Ukraine has docked in Turkey.
  • The World Bank announced it was mobilising another $4.5 billion in US-provided financial support for Ukraine.

# russian-invasion - July July 2022

FF senator calls on Michael D Higgins to express Irish support for Ukraine after Sabina letter
# Russian Invasion
# Russian Invasion

FF senator calls on Michael D Higgins to express Irish support for Ukraine after Sabina letter

Updated Jul 30th 2022, 7:50 PM 66,522 Views 141 Comments

Sabina Higgins, in a letter to the Irish Times, called for both Ukraine and Russia to “agree to a ceasefire and negotiations”.

Gazprom drastically cuts gas deliveries to Europe via Nord Stream pipeline
# Invasion
# Invasion

Gazprom drastically cuts gas deliveries to Europe via Nord Stream pipeline

Updated Jul 27th 2022, 3:27 PM 30,667 Views 20 Comments

Meanwhile, President Zelenskyy said he hopes the UK’s Boris Johnson will not ‘disappear’ from politics.

Russia retaliates against western media after EU court upholds ban on RT
# Sanctions
# Sanctions

Russia retaliates against western media after EU court upholds ban on RT

Jul 27th 2022, 3:07 PM 20,830 Views 38 Comments

The court found RT broadcast pro-war propaganda.

Zelenskyy says UN responsible for guaranteeing Russia-Ukraine grain deal
# War In Ukraine
# War In Ukraine

Zelenskyy says UN responsible for guaranteeing Russia-Ukraine grain deal

Updated Jul 22nd 2022, 10:12 PM 51,502 Views 36 Comments

President Michael D Higgins welcomed the agreement between Russia and Ukraine this evening.

Five months on, anger and despair prevail in Ukraine's Donbas region
# Eastern Ukraine
# Eastern Ukraine

Five months on, anger and despair prevail in Ukraine's Donbas region

Jul 22nd 2022, 10:26 AM 11,816 Views 19 Comments

Volunteer humanitarian aid worker Oleksiy Yukov called it “a war without mercy that has gone crazy”.

Russian shelling kills at least two and wounds 19 in Kharkiv
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Russian shelling kills at least two and wounds 19 in Kharkiv

Jul 21st 2022, 9:57 AM 6,415 Views 52 Comments

The regional governer said four people are in serious condition.

About 150 refugees to arrive to 16-per-tent Defence Forces marquees in Gormanston tomorrow
# Refugees
# Refugees

About 150 refugees to arrive to 16-per-tent Defence Forces marquees in Gormanston tomorrow

Updated Jul 18th 2022, 9:40 AM 22,254 Views 19 Comments

Further sanctions against Russia are on the cards.

EU mulls sanctions as Russia accused of shelling from nuclear plant
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

EU mulls sanctions as Russia accused of shelling from nuclear plant

Jul 17th 2022, 7:43 AM 13,788 Views 11 Comments

More Russian figures could be placed on the EU’s blacklist.

G20 finance talks end divided as response to Russia dominates discussion
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

G20 finance talks end divided as response to Russia dominates discussion

Jul 16th 2022, 2:25 PM 11,343 Views 4 Comments

Finance chiefs looked for solutions to food and energy crises while accusing Russian technocrats of exacerbating problems.

Russia accused of shelling from captured Ukraine nuclear plant
# Missiles
# Missiles

Russia accused of shelling from captured Ukraine nuclear plant

Jul 16th 2022, 7:40 AM 12,128 Views 3 Comments

The situation at the Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant is “extremely tense”, an official said.

Russia switching off gas to Europe would present 'severe' risk to Ireland, minister says
# Energy
# Energy

Russia switching off gas to Europe would present 'severe' risk to Ireland, minister says

Jul 14th 2022, 1:39 PM 34,468 Views 48 Comments

The finance minister came before the budgetary oversight committee today.

Russia and Ukraine near grain deal in first talks since March
# Impasse
# Impasse

Russia and Ukraine near grain deal in first talks since March

Updated Jul 13th 2022, 10:03 PM 26,967 Views 19 Comments

The face-to-face talks come with the threat of food shortages spreading across the poorest parts of the world.

Russia aims to consolidate control of Donetsk region as air strikes hit eastern region
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Russia aims to consolidate control of Donetsk region as air strikes hit eastern region

Updated Jul 10th 2022, 7:01 PM 17,424 Views 24 Comments

Rockets hit a town of about 12,000 people.

Putin says if West wants to defeat Russia on battlefield, 'let them try'
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Putin says if West wants to defeat Russia on battlefield, 'let them try'

Jul 7th 2022, 8:11 PM 45,449 Views 60 Comments

The Russian president also warned that Moscow has not even started its military campaign in Ukraine “in earnest.”

At least two killed after 'massive' Russian shelling in Ukrainian city of Sloviansk
# Russian Invasion
# Russian Invasion

At least two killed after 'massive' Russian shelling in Ukrainian city of Sloviansk

Updated Jul 5th 2022, 7:10 PM 32,157 Views 36 Comments
  • Sloviansk Mayor Vadim Lyakh has urged residents to evacuate and to take cover in shelters.
  • FSB official Sergei Yeliseyev said "Russia is here forever" upon taking over the government in Kherson.
  • Talks in Switzerland heard that the rebuilding of Ukraine is estimated to cost at least $750 billion.
Nato hails 'historic day' as membership process for Sweden and Finland launched
# Defence
# Defence

Nato hails 'historic day' as membership process for Sweden and Finland launched

Jul 5th 2022, 2:19 PM 7,384 Views 4 Comments

Nato chief Jens Stoltenberg said it is the fastest accession process in the alliance’s history.

Putin orders troops to press ahead with Ukraine offensive after taking control of Lugansk region
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Putin orders troops to press ahead with Ukraine offensive after taking control of Lugansk region

Jul 4th 2022, 2:22 PM 28,953 Views 45 Comments
  • Ukrainian troops withdrew from the strategic city of Lysychansk over the weekend.
  • Leaders from dozens of countries are meeting in Switzerland to map out a "Marshall Plan" to rebuild Ukraine.
  • President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has said that rebuilding his country is the "common task of the whole democratic world".
Ukraine army accuses Russia of firing phosphorus bombs on Snake Island
# Retreat
# Retreat

Ukraine army accuses Russia of firing phosphorus bombs on Snake Island

Jul 1st 2022, 8:20 PM 22,442 Views 14 Comments

An international convention bans the use of phosphorus weapons against civilians but allows it on military targets.

Strikes in Southern Ukraine leave 17 dead after Russia evacuates Snake Island
# Odessa Strike
# Odessa Strike

Strikes in Southern Ukraine leave 17 dead after Russia evacuates Snake Island

Jul 1st 2022, 7:50 AM 12,695 Views 3 Comments
  • The strikes, in the Bilgorod-Dnistrovsky district, were launched by aircraft that flew in from the Black Sea.
  • The decision to abandon Snake Island "changes the situation in the Black Sea considerably," said Volodymyr Zelenskyy.
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