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#ukraine crisis

# ukraine-crisis - Tuesday 7 June, 2022

Ex-Estonian Defence Forces chief: 'Neutrality is a luxury only rich countries can afford'
# Ukraine Crisis
# Ukraine Crisis

Ex-Estonian Defence Forces chief: 'Neutrality is a luxury only rich countries can afford'

Jun 7th 2022, 12:05 AM 24,662 Views 34 Comments

Major General Meelis Kiili, spoke to The Journal about Neutrality, NATO and his country’s plan to fight Russia.

# ukraine-crisis - Monday 7 March, 2022

Timmy Dooley and Billy Kelleher travel to Lviv for talks with political leaders
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Timmy Dooley and Billy Kelleher travel to Lviv for talks with political leaders

Mar 7th 2022, 9:35 AM 24,770 Views 40 Comments

Dooley said Ireland will have to play its part in providing accommodation “and lots of it” to refugees fleeing Ukraine.

# ukraine-crisis - Saturday 26 February, 2022

Russia Embassy site used as intelligence and communications base for European operations
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Russia Embassy site used as intelligence and communications base for European operations

Feb 26th 2022, 6:00 AM 150,476 Views 0 Comments

The Russian Embassy is located in South Dublin.

# ukraine-crisis - Wednesday 23 February, 2022

Fears of invasion mount as separatist leaders ask for Russia's help against Ukraine 'aggression'
# Ukraine Crisis
# Ukraine Crisis

Fears of invasion mount as separatist leaders ask for Russia's help against Ukraine 'aggression'

Updated Feb 23rd 2022, 9:58 PM 128,484 Views 135 Comments
  • Ukraine has urged its citizens to leave Russia immediately and issued an order to mobilise reservists.
  • The EU has announced a that a snap summit will take place tomorrow due to the escalating tensions.
  • Putin praised the battle-readiness of the Russian army and said the country continues to develop state-of-the-art weapons.
Militarily, not politically neutral: Martin asked about neutrality on high-profile Berlin visit
# Ukraine Crisis
# Ukraine Crisis

Militarily, not politically neutral: Martin asked about neutrality on high-profile Berlin visit

Updated Feb 23rd 2022, 9:00 AM 17,350 Views 0 Comments

Micheál Martin said that if war does break out it would be “catastrophic”.

# ukraine-crisis - Tuesday 22 February, 2022

US sanctions Russia for 'beginning' invasion of Ukraine
# Ukraine Crisis
# Ukraine Crisis

US sanctions Russia for 'beginning' invasion of Ukraine

Updated Feb 22nd 2022, 10:48 PM 160,445 Views 199 Comments
  • The Russian President has asked the country's upper house to approve using the army outside its borders to support separatists in Ukraine.
  • European Union foreign ministers will adopt sanctions against Russia today after Putin ordered troops into breakaway regions.
  • The Taoiseach met German Chancellor Olaf Scholz earlier , who is suspending the Nord Stream 2 pipeline project.
Russian ambassador to Ireland warns EU sanctions will result in 'proportionate' response from Moscow
# Ukraine Crisis
# Ukraine Crisis

Russian ambassador to Ireland warns EU sanctions will result in 'proportionate' response from Moscow

Feb 22nd 2022, 6:53 PM 73,026 Views 81 Comments

Yury Filatov was speaking from his Dublin office as Russian troops deployed to the Donetsk and Lugansk areas of Ukraine.

# ukraine-crisis - Monday 21 February, 2022

Vladimir Putin orders Russian troops into two rebel regions in Ukraine to 'maintain peace'
# Ukraine Crisis
# Ukraine Crisis

Vladimir Putin orders Russian troops into two rebel regions in Ukraine to 'maintain peace'

Updated Feb 21st 2022, 10:45 PM 161,893 Views 155 Comments
  • Putin signed mutual aid agreements with rebel leaders in the Kremlin.
  • European Union leaders warned the bloc and its allies will react with sanctions.
  • Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said he had convened his own National Security and Defence Council
What does Russia's recognition of two eastern Ukrainian territories mean?
# Explainer
# Explainer

What does Russia's recognition of two eastern Ukrainian territories mean?

Feb 21st 2022, 10:29 PM 38,660 Views 22 Comments

Vladimir Putin this evening recognised the independence of the two regions.

Timeline: Russia's tense stand-off with Ukraine
# Ukraine Crisis
# Ukraine Crisis

Timeline: Russia's tense stand-off with Ukraine

Feb 21st 2022, 9:30 PM 9,979 Views 21 Comments

Here are some pivotal moments over the past few months that got us to this point.

# ukraine-crisis - Sunday 20 February, 2022

Russia is 'on brink' of invading Ukraine, US warns despite ongoing talks
# Moscow
# Moscow

Russia is 'on brink' of invading Ukraine, US warns despite ongoing talks

Updated Feb 20th 2022, 6:15 PM 75,200 Views 125 Comments
  • Emmanuel Macron talked with Vladimir Putin today, before calling Volodymyr Zelensky
  • Minister Simon Coveney said that the prospect of war in Ukraine is now the expectation
  • Joint Russian and Belarusian military drills are continuing today amid increased tension with Ukraine

# ukraine-crisis - Thursday 17 February, 2022

US says Russia is on the verge of unleashing attack on Ukraine
# Ukraine Crisis
# Ukraine Crisis

US says Russia is on the verge of unleashing attack on Ukraine

Updated Feb 17th 2022, 8:52 PM 70,391 Views 127 Comments

It comes despite Russia announcing that more troops had been pulled back from the Ukrainian border.

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 11,005 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.

# ukraine-crisis - Tuesday 15 February, 2022

Biden says Russian attack on Ukraine 'remains very much a possibility'
# Ukraine Crisis
# Ukraine Crisis

Biden says Russian attack on Ukraine 'remains very much a possibility'

Updated Feb 15th 2022, 10:01 PM 67,580 Views 69 Comments
  • Talks between new German Chancellor Olaf Scholz and Russian President Vladimir Putin took place this afternoon.
  • Ukrainian Foreign Minister, Dmytro Kuleba, says that if a 'real withdrawal' follows the Russian statements, it will be the beginning of a real de-escalation.
  • Nato chief Jens Stoltenberg said that there should be 'cautious optimism', but there are no signs of de-escalation on the ground.
Tom Clonan: The next 24 hours will be pivotal in the future of peace in Ukraine and Europe
# Opinion
# Opinion

Tom Clonan: The next 24 hours will be pivotal in the future of peace in Ukraine and Europe

Feb 15th 2022, 7:30 PM 15,143 Views 33 Comments

The security analyst says a Russian invasion of Ukraine could mean the largest conventional ground offensive in Europe since World War II.

Ukrainian ambassador urges Irish politicians to maintain pressure on Russia
# Ukraine Crisis
# Ukraine Crisis

Ukrainian ambassador urges Irish politicians to maintain pressure on Russia

Feb 15th 2022, 5:53 PM 6,982 Views 8 Comments

Larysa Gerasko’s appearance before an Oireachtas committee comes after days of warnings that a Russian invasion of Ukraine may be imminent.

# ukraine-crisis - 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 48,564 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.

# ukraine-crisis - Sunday 13 February, 2022

50 Irish citizens register with embassy in Ukraine after being urged to leave country immediately
# Kyiv Embassy
# Kyiv Embassy

50 Irish citizens register with embassy in Ukraine after being urged to leave country immediately

Updated Feb 13th 2022, 4:19 PM 20,962 Views 26 Comments

Ukraine today vowed to keep its airspace open to international travel.

Biden warns Putin Ukraine attack would bring 'severe costs'
# Ukraine Crisis
# Ukraine Crisis

Biden warns Putin Ukraine attack would bring 'severe costs'

Feb 13th 2022, 10:33 AM 20,728 Views 43 Comments

A Russian diplomat said Moscow “doesn’t give a s**t” about the risk of Western sanctions if it were to invade Ukraine.

# ukraine-crisis - Saturday 12 February, 2022

Putin slams Western 'provocation' as he holds almost 3 hrs of calls with Biden and Macron
# Ukraine Crisis
# Ukraine Crisis

Putin slams Western 'provocation' as he holds almost 3 hrs of calls with Biden and Macron

Updated Feb 12th 2022, 5:40 PM 52,454 Views 90 Comments

Russian officials scoffed at the American claims with a Foreign ministry spokeswoman accusing the White House of “hysteria”.

# ukraine-crisis - Thursday 3 February, 2022

Kremlin urges US to 'stop escalating tensions' as NATO flags Russian troop build-up in Belarus
# Ukraine Crisis
# Ukraine Crisis

Kremlin urges US to 'stop escalating tensions' as NATO flags Russian troop build-up in Belarus

Feb 3rd 2022, 11:57 AM 9,668 Views 32 Comments

NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg raised concerns about Russian troop buildup in Belarus.

# ukraine-crisis - Wednesday 11 March, 2015

Homeless & with a war blitzing their country, Shakhtar still have hope
# Against The Odds
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# Against The Odds

Homeless & with a war blitzing their country, Shakhtar still have hope

Mar 11th 2015, 4:01 PM 2,742 Views 1 Comment

The Ukrainian side held Bayern Munich to a scoreless draw in their Champions League round of 16 first-leg tie.

# ukraine-crisis - Thursday 19 February, 2015

'This could become a mass grave,' I thought as we waited there together
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

'This could become a mass grave,' I thought as we waited there together

Feb 19th 2015, 2:54 PM 72 Views 26 Comments

As we waited to be evacuated, a shell hit and a woman lost her leg. By the time the ambulance arrived five hours later, she had bled to death.

# ukraine-crisis - Sunday 11 May, 2014

Pro-Russian rebel regions hold vote to split from Ukraine
# Deepening Crisis
# Deepening Crisis

Pro-Russian rebel regions hold vote to split from Ukraine

May 11th 2014, 7:21 AM 7,260 Views 93 Comments

The ballots are being held in provinces where insurgents hold more than a dozen towns. The US has said they “violate international law”.

# ukraine-crisis - Saturday 10 May, 2014

Putin threatened with "consequences" if election fails to go ahead
# Ukraine Crisis
# Ukraine Crisis

Putin threatened with "consequences" if election fails to go ahead

May 10th 2014, 1:03 PM 9,438 Views 77 Comments

France and Germany are warning Russia it may face further sanctions if Ukraine’s presidential election fails to go ahead as planned at the end of the month.

# ukraine-crisis - Tuesday 29 April, 2014

The blacklist: Russian army chief of staff & 14 others targeted in new EU sanctions
# Ukraine Crisis
# Ukraine Crisis

The blacklist: Russian army chief of staff & 14 others targeted in new EU sanctions

Apr 29th 2014, 10:23 AM 4,244 Views 41 Comments

Meanwhile, Russia’s defence minister has raised concerns over an “unprecedented” rise in US and Nato activity near his country’s borders.

# ukraine-crisis - Sunday 20 April, 2014

Russian ambassador on Ukraine: 'If my grandma had a beard, she would have been my grandpa'
# Crisis
# Crisis

Russian ambassador on Ukraine: 'If my grandma had a beard, she would have been my grandpa'

Apr 20th 2014, 2:34 PM 13,721 Views 14 Comments

Maxim Peshkov said that his country has received no calls from eastern regions to allow them to join the Russian Fedration.

# ukraine-crisis - Monday 14 April, 2014

EU ministers send further Putin warning, as White House says Ukraine escalation comes "with a cost"
# Ukraine Crisis
# Ukraine Crisis

EU ministers send further Putin warning, as White House says Ukraine escalation comes "with a cost"

Apr 14th 2014, 9:46 PM 8,365 Views 61 Comments

Tensions have been rising over the past 48 hours, with pro-Kremlin militants seizing official buildings in orchestrated attacks.

# ukraine-crisis - Thursday 10 April, 2014

EU gas shortage concerns, as Putin threatens to cut-off Ukraine's supply
# Supply And Demand
# Supply And Demand

EU gas shortage concerns, as Putin threatens to cut-off Ukraine's supply

Apr 10th 2014, 10:16 PM 13,300 Views 105 Comments

Nearly a third of the EU’s natural gas comes from Russia, and about 13 per cent transits through Ukraine.

# ukraine-crisis - Friday 21 March, 2014

Welcome to Russia... Putin plans firework display to mark Crimea accession
# Ukraine Crisis
# Ukraine Crisis

Welcome to Russia... Putin plans firework display to mark Crimea accession

Mar 21st 2014, 3:26 PM 8,900 Views 175 Comments

The Russian President has signed off on legislation to absorb Crimea into Russia. He says he will holding off on any return punitive measures, following the announcement of US sanctions.

# ukraine-crisis - Sunday 16 March, 2014

93 per cent of Crimeans want to re-join Russia: exit polls
# Ukraine Crisis
# Ukraine Crisis

93 per cent of Crimeans want to re-join Russia: exit polls

Mar 16th 2014, 7:47 PM 14,476 Views 162 Comments

Crimeans have been going to the polls to decide on whether to leave Ukraine and join Russia. Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore has condemned the ballot as ‘illegal’.

# ukraine-crisis - Thursday 6 March, 2014

Vitali Klitschko: 'I know better than anyone, no fight, no win'
# EPP Congress
# EPP Congress

Vitali Klitschko: 'I know better than anyone, no fight, no win'

Mar 6th 2014, 7:35 PM 19,104 Views 137 Comments

Yulia Tymoshenko and Klitschko have addressed the EPP Congress in Dublin where the situation in Ukraine has dominated.

# ukraine-crisis - Wednesday 5 March, 2014

Kerry meeting Russian foreign minister in bid to calm Ukraine tensions
# Crimea Crisis
# Crimea Crisis

Kerry meeting Russian foreign minister in bid to calm Ukraine tensions

Mar 5th 2014, 8:39 AM 3,622 Views 60 Comments

America’s top diplomat said last night that Moscow was looking for a “pretext” to invade Ukraine further.

# ukraine-crisis - Tuesday 4 March, 2014

Putin calls end to 'military exercises' as Kerry heads to Kiev
# Ukraine Crisis
# Ukraine Crisis

Putin calls end to 'military exercises' as Kerry heads to Kiev

Mar 4th 2014, 7:51 AM 9,851 Views 57 Comments

The Russian President has called an end to the drill near Ukraine’s border involving army, navy and airforce troops.

# ukraine-crisis - Monday 3 March, 2014

Russian troops and planes flow into Crimea as EU says sanctions are on the table
# Ukraine Crisis
# Ukraine Crisis

Russian troops and planes flow into Crimea as EU says sanctions are on the table

Mar 3rd 2014, 12:47 PM 11,006 Views 122 Comments

Over the last 24 hours, 10 Russian combat helicopters and eight military cargo planes have landed on the Black Sea peninsula.

'A clear violation of sovereignty': G7 leaders condemn Russian troop build-up
# Ukraine Crisis
# Ukraine Crisis

'A clear violation of sovereignty': G7 leaders condemn Russian troop build-up

Mar 3rd 2014, 7:56 AM 7,148 Views 157 Comments

Russia’s partners in the G8 have condemned Moscow’s military escalation and cancelled their participation in preparations for the group’s summit in Sochi this June.

# ukraine-crisis - Thursday 27 February, 2014

Armed men seize Ukraine regional government buildings, hoist Russian flags
# Ukraine Crisis
# Ukraine Crisis

Armed men seize Ukraine regional government buildings, hoist Russian flags

Feb 27th 2014, 7:52 AM 9,069 Views 123 Comments

Up to 50 men with weapons marched into the buildings in the Crimea region overnight. Regional leaders have said they will “take measures”.

# ukraine-crisis - Tuesday 25 February, 2014

Unity government to be formed in Kiev, as US stops just short of endorsing interim leader
# Ukraine Crisis
# Ukraine Crisis

Unity government to be formed in Kiev, as US stops just short of endorsing interim leader

Feb 25th 2014, 7:58 AM 4,165 Views 35 Comments

The White House has called for a technocratic government to be installed to promote early elections.

# ukraine-crisis - Monday 24 February, 2014

'Wanted for mass murder' --- Arrest warrant issued for toppled Ukraine leader Yanukovych
# Kiev
# Kiev

'Wanted for mass murder' --- Arrest warrant issued for toppled Ukraine leader Yanukovych

Feb 24th 2014, 8:54 AM 8,657 Views 67 Comments

The interim interior minister posted on Facebook that the ousted president was wanted in connection with the “mass murder of peaceful citizens”.

Russia withdraws ambassador from Kiev as stand-off with Western powers deepens
# Ukraine Crisis
# Ukraine Crisis

Russia withdraws ambassador from Kiev as stand-off with Western powers deepens

Feb 24th 2014, 7:47 AM 8,213 Views 74 Comments

The US has warned Russia against sending troops into Kiev, with National Security Adviser Susan Rice saying such a move would be a “grave mistake”.

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