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#Ukraine War

# ukraine-war - Yesterday's News

Putin refuses to rule out use of nuclear weapons
# Ukraine War
# Ukraine War

Putin refuses to rule out use of nuclear weapons

Wed 10:27 PM 23,256 Views 39 Comments

The Russian president said Moscow would not be able to use nuclear weapons at all if it agreed not to use them first and then came under a nuclear strike.

# ukraine-war - This week 4th December 2022 - 8th December 2022

Zelenskyy visits Donbas near 'difficult' Ukraine front
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Zelenskyy visits Donbas near 'difficult' Ukraine front

Updated Tue 2:56 PM 14,508 Views 7 Comments

The focus of fighting in Ukraine has shifted to Donbas since Ukraine recaptured the Kherson region.

Brighter prospects ahead as Ukraine fighting running at 'reduced tempo' - US intelligence chief
# Ukraine War
# Ukraine War

Brighter prospects ahead as Ukraine fighting running at 'reduced tempo' - US intelligence chief

Updated Sun 12:37 PM 15,003 Views 7 Comments

In his nightly address yesterday, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy attacked Western efforts to hit Russia’s crucial oil industry.

# ukraine-war - Last week 27th November 2022 - 3rd December 2022

Kremlin rejects Biden's offer to talk with Putin if he intends to end war in Ukraine
# Ukraine War
# Ukraine War

Kremlin rejects Biden's offer to talk with Putin if he intends to end war in Ukraine

Updated Dec 2nd 2022, 2:51 PM 22,053 Views 38 Comments

The American leader made such talks conditional on support by Nato allies.

# ukraine-war - Last month November 2022

'Pro-Kremlin group’ launches cyber attack on EU Parliament website after Russia ‘terrorism’ vote
# Ukraine War
# Ukraine War

'Pro-Kremlin group’ launches cyber attack on EU Parliament website after Russia ‘terrorism’ vote

Updated Nov 23rd 2022, 3:58 PM 19,650 Views 14 Comments

The move by the European legislators is a symbolic political step with no legal consequences.

Zelenskyy says Russia using cold as 'weapon of mass destruction'
# Ukraine War
# Ukraine War

Zelenskyy says Russia using cold as 'weapon of mass destruction'

Updated Nov 22nd 2022, 10:30 PM 34,571 Views 15 Comments
  • Authorities have begun evacuating civilians from recently liberated sections of the Kherson and Mykolaiv regions
  • The World Health Organisation has said millions face a “life-threatening” winter in Ukraine this year
Ukraine probes videos which Russia claims depict its prisoners being executed
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Ukraine probes videos which Russia claims depict its prisoners being executed

Nov 19th 2022, 4:36 PM 28,114 Views 50 Comments

The footage was circulating on Russian social media this week.

Fresh air raid alerts sound across Ukraine day after massive strikes but power is being restored
# Ukraine War
# Ukraine War

Fresh air raid alerts sound across Ukraine day after massive strikes but power is being restored

Nov 16th 2022, 10:04 AM 6,943 Views 5 Comments

Fresh air raid alerts were sounding again across the country, raising concerns over new attacks.

Relief in Ukraine's Kherson after Russian occupation
# Kherson
# Kherson

Relief in Ukraine's Kherson after Russian occupation

Updated Nov 13th 2022, 2:10 PM 21,905 Views 25 Comments

President Volodymyr Zelenskyy told Ukrainians still under occupation: ‘We don’t forget anyone.’

Ukraine warns of Russian ‘brutality’ in eastern region
# Ukraine War
# Ukraine War

Ukraine warns of Russian ‘brutality’ in eastern region

Nov 6th 2022, 12:55 PM 13,186 Views 4 Comments

Moscow-backed separatists controlled part of Donetsk for nearly eight years before Russia invaded Ukraine in late February.

Water, power supplies restored in Kyiv after missile strikes
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Water, power supplies restored in Kyiv after missile strikes

Nov 1st 2022, 9:52 AM 6,628 Views 26 Comments

The Ukrainian military said Russia had launched 55 cruise missiles and dozens of other munitions yesterday.

# ukraine-war - October October 2022

'Massive attack' by Russia on Ukraine energy facilities, says Kyiv
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

'Massive attack' by Russia on Ukraine energy facilities, says Kyiv

Updated Oct 31st 2022, 1:14 PM 25,163 Views 23 Comments

At least five explosions were heard in the Ukrainian capital at 8am.

Increase to €400 payment for housing Ukrainians 'on the table' as leaders set to meet Monday
# Ukraine War
# Ukraine War

Increase to €400 payment for housing Ukrainians 'on the table' as leaders set to meet Monday

Updated Oct 22nd 2022, 8:13 PM 59,465 Views 106 Comments

33 Ukrainian refugees were unable to be accommodated last night, with some returning to the airport.

'A catastrophe on a grand scale': Ukraine warns Russia is planning to destroy hydro dam
# Ukraine War
# Ukraine War

'A catastrophe on a grand scale': Ukraine warns Russia is planning to destroy hydro dam

Oct 21st 2022, 6:57 AM 26,668 Views 22 Comments

Hundreds of thousands of people around the lower Dnipro River would be in danger of rapid flooding if the dam was destroyed.

Putin declares martial law in Ukrainian regions Russia claims to have annexed
# Ukraine War
# Ukraine War

Putin declares martial law in Ukrainian regions Russia claims to have annexed

Updated Oct 19th 2022, 3:07 PM 45,159 Views 32 Comments

The Kremlin has published a decree saying martial law will be introduced from early tomorrow.

Rod Stewart paying rent and bills for family of seven Ukrainian refugees
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Rod Stewart paying rent and bills for family of seven Ukrainian refugees

Oct 18th 2022, 7:16 AM 27,707 Views 15 Comments

The singer said he usually keeps ‘all my charitable efforts nice and quiet,’ but hoped making his actions public might inspire others to help.

Hundreds of Ukrainian towns without power after 'kamikaze drones' strike Kyiv
# Ukraine War
# Ukraine War

Hundreds of Ukrainian towns without power after 'kamikaze drones' strike Kyiv

Updated Oct 17th 2022, 1:05 PM 32,093 Views 14 Comments

Foreign Affairs Minister Simon Coveney has labelled the drone strikes “state sponsored terrorism”.

Taoiseach and 43 other European leaders meet in Prague Castle in face of Russia's war
# Emmanuel Macron
# Emmanuel Macron

Taoiseach and 43 other European leaders meet in Prague Castle in face of Russia's war

Updated Oct 6th 2022, 2:07 PM 14,524 Views 13 Comments

The inaugural summit of the ‘European Political Community’ is the brainchild of French President Emmanuel Macron.

Family 'deeply saddened' as Irishman Rory Mason, 23, killed while fighting for Ukraine
# Ukraine War
# Ukraine War

Family 'deeply saddened' as Irishman Rory Mason, 23, killed while fighting for Ukraine

Updated Oct 5th 2022, 5:26 PM 110,913 Views 107 Comments
  • Rory Mason's family learnt of his death from the Department of Foreign Affairs.
  • His father Rob said: “Rory was a private young man of drive, purpose and conviction."
  • The International Legion tor the Defence of Ukraine called him a "brother in arms".
Elon Musk in Twitter row with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy over Russia 'peace plan'
# Twitter Spat
# Twitter Spat

Elon Musk in Twitter row with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy over Russia 'peace plan'

Oct 4th 2022, 7:37 AM 36,661 Views 65 Comments

Musk sparked the controversy on Twitter by proposing a peace deal involving re-running annexation referendum under UN supervision.

Number of Ukrainians arriving in Ireland reaches 54,000
# Ukraine War
# Ukraine War

Number of Ukrainians arriving in Ireland reaches 54,000

Oct 3rd 2022, 3:12 PM 23,631 Views 53 Comments

The latest data from the CSO showed more than 1,000 people from Ukraine arrived in one week alone in September.

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

Oct 1st 2022, 2:19 PM 20,716 Views 23 Comments

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

Electric Ireland, SSE Airtricity and Bord Gáis price hikes kick in this weekend
# Energy Costs
# Energy Costs

Electric Ireland, SSE Airtricity and Bord Gáis price hikes kick in this weekend

Oct 1st 2022, 6:30 AM 38,595 Views 48 Comments

Increases for Electric Ireland and SSE Airtricity customers comes into effect today.

# ukraine-war - September September 2022

EU seeks trade sanctions on Russia over ‘sham’ Ukraine votes
# EU Sanctions
# EU Sanctions

EU seeks trade sanctions on Russia over ‘sham’ Ukraine votes

Sep 28th 2022, 6:09 PM 8,591 Views 6 Comments

Simon Coveney said the results don’t ‘truly reflect what people in those parts of Ukraine actually want’.

Google searches for ways to leave Russia spike as Putin announces conscription of reserves
# Fleeing Russia
# Fleeing Russia

Google searches for ways to leave Russia spike as Putin announces conscription of reserves

Updated Sep 21st 2022, 8:23 PM 63,169 Views 31 Comments

A police monitoring group has said that more than 1,000 people have been arrested for taking part in anti-mobilisation protests.

Russia accused of ‘nuclear terrorism’ after missile strike
# Russia
# Russia

Russia accused of ‘nuclear terrorism’ after missile strike

Updated Sep 19th 2022, 10:54 PM 38,876 Views 14 Comments

The missile struck within 300 metres of the reactors at the South Ukraine Nuclear Power Plant.

Russian President and Chinese leader hail 'great power' ties at talks defying West
# Defiance
# Defiance

Russian President and Chinese leader hail 'great power' ties at talks defying West

Sep 15th 2022, 3:03 PM 18,756 Views 16 Comments

It was their first face-to-face talks since the start of the conflict in Ukraine.

EU plans 'comprehensive reform' of electricity market as MEPs back higher renewables target
# Energy Crisis
# Energy Crisis

EU plans 'comprehensive reform' of electricity market as MEPs back higher renewables target

Updated Sep 14th 2022, 2:34 PM 25,418 Views 22 Comments

European Commission chief Ursula von der Leyen said ‘Russia keeps on actively manipulating our energy market’.

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 37,855 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 51,026 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 nuclear agency inspectors to stay in Ukraine power plant to ensure safety
# Zaporizhzhia
# Zaporizhzhia

UN nuclear agency inspectors to stay in Ukraine power plant to ensure safety

Updated Sep 2nd 2022, 3:15 PM 11,969 Views 27 Comments

The Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant has faced repeated shelling in recent weeks.

# ukraine-war - This year 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 26,291 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.

Zelenskyy warns of 'cruel' Russian action around independence day
# War In Ukraine
# War In Ukraine

Zelenskyy warns of 'cruel' Russian action around independence day

Updated Aug 21st 2022, 11:36 AM 26,653 Views 25 Comments

Ukraine’s Independence Day on Wednesday, 24 August, will also mark six months since Russia invaded the former Soviet republic.

Russian forces begin assault on two key cities in eastern Ukraine
# Ukraine War
# Ukraine War

Russian forces begin assault on two key cities in eastern Ukraine

Aug 6th 2022, 4:27 PM 11,137 Views 2 Comments

Both cities of Bakhmut and Avdiivka had been considered key targets of Russia’s ongoing offensive across Ukraine’s east.

Taoiseach says Government will consider windfall tax on energy companies in Budget
# One Off Tax
# One Off Tax

Taoiseach says Government will consider windfall tax on energy companies in Budget

Aug 4th 2022, 10:00 PM 24,285 Views 42 Comments

Energy prices have soared for households in recent months.

Agriculture Minister hits out at Putin's 'despotic regime' and 'weaponising' of food
# Ukraine Grain
# Ukraine Grain

Agriculture Minister hits out at Putin's 'despotic regime' and 'weaponising' of food

Jul 23rd 2022, 7:40 PM 16,053 Views 23 Comments

Minister McConalogue said he and “the farm families of Ireland stand in full solidarity with our farming brothers in sisters at this time”.

Ukraine says Putin 'spits in the face' of UN and Turkey after missiles strike Odessa port
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Ukraine says Putin 'spits in the face' of UN and Turkey after missiles strike Odessa port

Updated Jul 23rd 2022, 11:39 AM 32,557 Views 32 Comments

Russian strikes on central Ukraine are picking up after a lull that came while fighting focused on the eastern Donbas region.

Key Ukrainian city under 'massive' Russian bombardment
# Lysychansk
# Lysychansk

Key Ukrainian city under 'massive' Russian bombardment

Jun 22nd 2022, 6:51 AM 12,115 Views 4 Comments

The strategically important district of Lysychansk is under heavy fire.

Taoiseach says cost of living measures can’t be 'chased month to month'
# Cost Of Living
# Cost Of Living

Taoiseach says cost of living measures can’t be 'chased month to month'

Jun 19th 2022, 1:41 PM 26,851 Views 52 Comments

The Taoiseach’s comment follow several cost of living protests yesterday.

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