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#Ukraine

# ukraine - 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 10,115 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.

Russian strikes on southern Ukraine city described as 'strongest so far'
# Mykolaiv
# Mykolaiv

Russian strikes on southern Ukraine city described as 'strongest so far'

Updated Jul 31st 2022, 2:20 PM 33,476 Views 79 Comments

At least one person has died after the overnight bombardments in Mykolaiv.

# ukraine - Saturday 30 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 66,066 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”.

Russia suspends gas supplies to Latvia after deadly prison strike
# Energy
# Energy

Russia suspends gas supplies to Latvia after deadly prison strike

Updated Jul 30th 2022, 5:00 PM 44,129 Views 46 Comments

The company said on Telegram that gas supplies were suspended to Latvia “due to violations of the conditions” of purchase.

Everton fan who helped Ukrainian refugees scores penalty in pre-season friendly
# Nice Gesture
From The42
# Nice Gesture

Everton fan who helped Ukrainian refugees scores penalty in pre-season friendly

Jul 30th 2022, 4:50 PM 8,737 Views 4 Comments

The Toffees brought on Paul Stratton towards the end of the ‘match for peace’ against Dynamo Kiev.

# ukraine - Friday 29 July, 2022

US and Russian top diplomats hold 'frank' first talks since Ukraine war
# Diplomacy
# Diplomacy

US and Russian top diplomats hold 'frank' first talks since Ukraine war

Jul 29th 2022, 10:48 PM 24,734 Views 36 Comments

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said he told his Russian counterpart that the world will not recognize annexation.

Russia and Ukraine trade blame for shelling of jail holding prisoners of war
# War In Ukraine
# War In Ukraine

Russia and Ukraine trade blame for shelling of jail holding prisoners of war

Updated Jul 29th 2022, 6:03 PM 25,782 Views 115 Comments
  • Moscow said at least 40 Ukrainian prisoners of war captured during the fighting for Mariupol have been killed by Ukrainian shelling.
  • Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba has accused Russian forces of carrying out the attack.
  • President Volodymyr Zelenskyy visited the Odessa region to see the loading of grain as exports resume for the first time since the start of the invasion.

# ukraine - Thursday 28 July, 2022

Five dead, 25 wounded in Russian strikes on central Ukraine
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Five dead, 25 wounded in Russian strikes on central Ukraine

Updated Jul 28th 2022, 3:00 PM 18,109 Views 30 Comments

The strikes hit two hangars shortly after midday local time.

# ukraine - Wednesday 27 July, 2022

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 30,636 Views 20 Comments

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

'Vulnerable' girl taken into care after entering Ireland with man claiming to be her uncle
# Trafficking
# Trafficking

'Vulnerable' girl taken into care after entering Ireland with man claiming to be her uncle

Jul 27th 2022, 11:25 AM 41,485 Views 0 Comments

The girl had arrived into Ireland from Ukraine.

# ukraine - Tuesday 26 July, 2022

€400 monthly payment for hosts of Ukrainian refugees to start in August
# Homes
# Homes

€400 monthly payment for hosts of Ukrainian refugees to start in August

Jul 26th 2022, 2:24 PM 25,509 Views 15 Comments

It’s an opt-in scheme with applications to receive it open from today.

# ukraine - Monday 25 July, 2022

UK to host Eurovision 2023 after organisers rule out Ukraine due to safety concerns
# Eurovision
# Eurovision

UK to host Eurovision 2023 after organisers rule out Ukraine due to safety concerns

Updated Jul 25th 2022, 1:00 PM 14,572 Views 26 Comments

This year’s contest was won by Ukrainian entry Kalush Orchestra.

Russia says Odessa strikes hit Western arms as grain deal hangs in the balance
# Attack
# Attack

Russia says Odessa strikes hit Western arms as grain deal hangs in the balance

Jul 25th 2022, 6:48 AM 9,553 Views 14 Comments

# ukraine - Sunday 24 July, 2022

North Korea accuses US of biological warfare in Ukraine
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

North Korea accuses US of biological warfare in Ukraine

Jul 24th 2022, 12:23 PM 37,651 Views 50 Comments

Washington and Kyiv have denied the existence of laboratories intended to produce biological weapons in Ukraine.

Russian strikes on Odessa port cast doubt over grain deal
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Russian strikes on Odessa port cast doubt over grain deal

Jul 24th 2022, 8:35 AM 14,847 Views 17 Comments

Zelenskyy said the strikes on Odessa showed Moscow could not be trusted to keep its promises.

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 48,238 Views 65 Comments

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

# ukraine - Saturday 23 July, 2022

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 16,007 Views 22 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 32,507 Views 32 Comments

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

# ukraine - Friday 22 July, 2022

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 50,885 Views 36 Comments

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

Japan warns of rising global tension in wake of Russia-China military ties
# Global Relations
# Global Relations

Japan warns of rising global tension in wake of Russia-China military ties

Jul 22nd 2022, 2:12 PM 20,517 Views 23 Comments

The report calls Russia’s war on Ukraine a “serious violation of international law”.

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 11,797 Views 19 Comments

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

# ukraine - Thursday 21 July, 2022

Ukraine grain deal expected tomorrow as Russian gas flows resume
# Food Crisis
# Food Crisis

Ukraine grain deal expected tomorrow as Russian gas flows resume

Jul 21st 2022, 10:58 PM 19,380 Views 12 Comments

This will be the first major agreement between the warring sides since the invasion began in February.

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 6,402 Views 52 Comments

The regional governer said four people are in serious condition.

# ukraine - Wednesday 20 July, 2022

Russia says military aims in Ukraine expanding outside Donbas following US warning
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Russia says military aims in Ukraine expanding outside Donbas following US warning

Updated Jul 20th 2022, 5:45 PM 41,697 Views 101 Comments

US National Security Council spokesman John Kirby said Russia is starting to roll out a version of an “annexation playbook”.

EU asks member states to cut gas use by 15% over winter to avoid Russian 'blackmail'
# Europe
# Europe

EU asks member states to cut gas use by 15% over winter to avoid Russian 'blackmail'

Jul 20th 2022, 1:11 PM 20,418 Views 53 Comments

The Taoiseach has said Ireland is not overly reliant on Russian gas but rising cost due to a shortage may be a factor here.

Taoiseach meets Prime Minister of Japan to discuss trade, Ukraine and nuclear disarmament
# Taoiseach Abroad
# Taoiseach Abroad

Taoiseach meets Prime Minister of Japan to discuss trade, Ukraine and nuclear disarmament

Jul 20th 2022, 12:19 PM 10,281 Views 36 Comments

The Taoiseach also expressed his sincere condolences on the killing of former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.

# ukraine - Tuesday 19 July, 2022

First Ukrainian refugees arrive at Gormanston military camp
# 16 To A Tent
# 16 To A Tent

First Ukrainian refugees arrive at Gormanston military camp

Updated Jul 19th 2022, 10:25 PM 31,142 Views 21 Comments

The government has cited a shortage of accommodation as the number of refugees rises.

Zelenskyy suspends 28 more security officials amid concerns of collaboration
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Zelenskyy suspends 28 more security officials amid concerns of collaboration

Jul 19th 2022, 6:39 AM 32,050 Views 37 Comments

# ukraine - Monday 18 July, 2022

EU's foreign affairs chief says Europe must not tire in battle against Russia
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

EU's foreign affairs chief says Europe must not tire in battle against Russia

Jul 18th 2022, 5:38 PM 7,474 Views 12 Comments

The EU’s representative for Foreign Affairs said that standing up to Putin was a “test of our resilience”.

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 22,205 Views 19 Comments

Further sanctions against Russia are on the cards.

Zelenskyy sacks two top Ukraine officials as EU mulls Russia sanctions
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Zelenskyy sacks two top Ukraine officials as EU mulls Russia sanctions

Jul 18th 2022, 6:51 AM 36,871 Views 25 Comments

# ukraine - 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 23,303 Views 34 Comments

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

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 13,769 Views 11 Comments

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

# ukraine - Saturday 16 July, 2022

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 11,317 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 12,108 Views 3 Comments

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

# ukraine - Friday 15 July, 2022

Government aims to stop refugees staying 'more than one night' in airport before relocation
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Government aims to stop refugees staying 'more than one night' in airport before relocation

Jul 15th 2022, 2:42 PM 12,379 Views 40 Comments

Minister O’Gorman said that Gormanston tent camp would begin to house refugees from Monday.

# ukraine - Thursday 14 July, 2022

Gormanston tent camp for refugees to open on Monday due to accommodation shortage
# Refugees
# Refugees

Gormanston tent camp for refugees to open on Monday due to accommodation shortage

Updated Jul 14th 2022, 8:36 PM 105,305 Views 166 Comments

The Government said more than 160 people fleeing Ukraine have been transferred out of the Old Terminal building in Dublin Airport today.

Ukraine severs ties with North Korea after pro-Russia separatists recognition
# Latest
# Latest

Ukraine severs ties with North Korea after pro-Russia separatists recognition

Jul 14th 2022, 7:35 AM 14,561 Views 7 Comments

# ukraine - Wednesday 13 July, 2022

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 26,913 Views 19 Comments

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

# ukraine - Tuesday 12 July, 2022

Ukraine 'destroys' Russian arms depot as EU and US pledge nearly $3 billion in aid
# Battle For The Donbas
# Battle For The Donbas

Ukraine 'destroys' Russian arms depot as EU and US pledge nearly $3 billion in aid

Updated Jul 12th 2022, 8:24 PM 43,897 Views 32 Comments
  • Ukrainian military intelligence said separately its forces had freed five captives in a "special operation" in Kherson.
  • Officials in the southern city of Mykolaiv said Russian forces had bombed two medical facilities and homes, injuring 12 people.
  • Military delegations from Turkey, Russia and Ukraine will meet with the UN in Istanbul tomorrow to discuss the safe export of Ukrainian grain.