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#War in Ukraine

# war-in-ukraine - This week 20th November 2022 - 26th November 2022

UN atomic watchdog chief denounces 'targeted strikes' on Ukraine nuclear plant
# Zaporizhzhia
# Zaporizhzhia

UN atomic watchdog chief denounces 'targeted strikes' on Ukraine nuclear plant

Updated Sun 6:53 PM 15,000 Views 14 Comments

The nuclear power plant, Europe’s largest, is currently controlled by Russia.

# war-in-ukraine - Last week 13th November 2022 - 26th November 2022

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 27,968 Views 51 Comments

The footage was circulating on Russian social media this week.

# war-in-ukraine - This month November 2022

Iran admits sending Russia drones but says before Ukraine war
# War In Ukraine
# War In Ukraine

Iran admits sending Russia drones but says before Ukraine war

Nov 5th 2022, 7:46 PM 12,684 Views 5 Comments

Kyiv and its Western allies have accused Russia of using Iranian-made drones to carry out attacks.

# war-in-ukraine - Last month October 2022

UK rejects Russia's claims that it was 'involved' in Nord Stream explosions
# War In Ukraine
# War In Ukraine

UK rejects Russia's claims that it was 'involved' in Nord Stream explosions

Oct 29th 2022, 4:17 PM 19,225 Views 36 Comments

The pipeline was damaged in major blasts in late September.

Ukrainian accommodation: Regions readying for increase of refugees as winter hits
# Case Study
# Case Study

Ukrainian accommodation: Regions readying for increase of refugees as winter hits

Oct 29th 2022, 12:05 AM 19,962 Views 43 Comments

The Journal takes a look at how the southeast region has been managing arrivals.

Lagarde says inflation crisis came from 'nowhere', describes Putin as 'a terrifying man'
# Late Late
# Late Late

Lagarde says inflation crisis came from 'nowhere', describes Putin as 'a terrifying man'

Oct 28th 2022, 11:21 PM 46,674 Views 69 Comments

The ECB president made an appearance opposite Ryan Tubridy tonight.

Russia fires rockets at Ukraine and renews ‘dirty bomb’ claims
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Russia fires rockets at Ukraine and renews ‘dirty bomb’ claims

Oct 26th 2022, 2:56 PM 12,472 Views 29 Comments

The attacks come amid growing fears that Russia could try to detonate a device that uses explosives to scatter radioactive waste.

German president takes cover in air raid shelter on Ukraine trip
# War In Ukraine
# War In Ukraine

German president takes cover in air raid shelter on Ukraine trip

Oct 25th 2022, 7:09 PM 13,914 Views 19 Comments

Sirens went off shortly after the German leader arrived in the capital.

Ukrainians fleeing to Ireland and other countries amid 'increasing power cuts and harsh winter'
# War In Ukraine
# War In Ukraine

Ukrainians fleeing to Ireland and other countries amid 'increasing power cuts and harsh winter'

Oct 25th 2022, 6:00 AM 10,351 Views 5 Comments

An Irish charity has been sourcing generators in stricken cities, with over 1,100 towns losing electricity last week.

Pro-Russian authorities urge Kherson residents to 'immediately' leave city
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Pro-Russian authorities urge Kherson residents to 'immediately' leave city

Updated Oct 22nd 2022, 7:16 PM 19,112 Views 18 Comments

Kherson is one of four regions Russia has claimed to have annexed.

Kyiv says Russian strikes leave over 1,100 Ukraine towns without power
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Kyiv says Russian strikes leave over 1,100 Ukraine towns without power

Updated Oct 18th 2022, 2:56 PM 16,292 Views 7 Comments

Ukraine has also warned of an emerging “critical” risk to its power grid.

What are ‘kamikaze’ Shahed drones and how do they work?
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

What are ‘kamikaze’ Shahed drones and how do they work?

Oct 18th 2022, 8:53 AM 25,986 Views 17 Comments

In Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, drones have cemented their reputation as a potent, hard-to-stop and cost-effective weapon.

Russia says eight suspects detained over Crimea bridge blasts
# War In Ukraine
# War In Ukraine

Russia says eight suspects detained over Crimea bridge blasts

Oct 12th 2022, 9:10 AM 18,167 Views 34 Comments

The suspects include five Russians along with three Ukrainian and Armenian citizens, according to Russian intelligence services.

Zelenskyy calls for Ukraine 'air shield' after Russian onslaught
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Zelenskyy calls for Ukraine 'air shield' after Russian onslaught

Updated Oct 11th 2022, 7:06 PM 32,361 Views 32 Comments

G7 leaders said they would hold President Vladimir Putin to account for the attacks but did not say how.

Putin blames Ukraine secret services for Crimea bridge blast
# Putin
# Putin

Putin blames Ukraine secret services for Crimea bridge blast

Oct 9th 2022, 7:01 PM 18,723 Views 9 Comments

The 19-kilometre bridge was attacked at dawn yesterday, sparking celebrations from Ukrainians.

Investigation following overcrowding claims at restaurant converted into refugee accommodation
# Carlow
# Carlow

Investigation following overcrowding claims at restaurant converted into refugee accommodation

Oct 6th 2022, 10:00 PM 40,179 Views 8 Comments

The department said it was awaiting further information from the owner of the accommodation.

At least three killed as Russian strikes hit residential buildings in Zaporizhzhia
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

At least three killed as Russian strikes hit residential buildings in Zaporizhzhia

Oct 6th 2022, 3:56 PM 6,064 Views 7 Comments

It comes as Ukraine said it had retaken more than 400 square kilometres of the Kherson region since the beginning of the month.

Putin vows to 'stabilise' annexed regions as Ukrainian forces press counterattack
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Putin vows to 'stabilise' annexed regions as Ukrainian forces press counterattack

Oct 5th 2022, 9:18 PM 15,737 Views 5 Comments

Ukrainian troops have retaken a string of towns and villages in Kherson, Luhansk and Donetsk in recent weeks.

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 110,901 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".
Russian forces under pressure in south Ukraine as Zelenskyy claims 'dozens' of villages retaken
# War In Ukraine
# War In Ukraine

Russian forces under pressure in south Ukraine as Zelenskyy claims 'dozens' of villages retaken

Oct 4th 2022, 9:45 PM 39,924 Views 17 Comments

Moscow has suffered a series of setbacks in Ukraine recently.

Ukraine claws back more territory in strategic southern Kherson region
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Ukraine claws back more territory in strategic southern Kherson region

Updated Oct 3rd 2022, 9:18 PM 28,229 Views 21 Comments

Ukrainian forces penetrated Moscow’s defences in the region, one of the four areas that Russia is trying to absorb.

Moscow says troops 'withdrawn' from key Ukraine town of Lyman
# War In Ukraine
# War In Ukraine

Moscow says troops 'withdrawn' from key Ukraine town of Lyman

Updated Oct 1st 2022, 3:52 PM 67,078 Views 31 Comments

The town is key due to its rail lines, which Russian forces have relied on for transporting goods.

# war-in-ukraine - September September 2022

Russia vetoes UN bid against Ukraine annexations as China abstains
# War In Ukraine
# War In Ukraine

Russia vetoes UN bid against Ukraine annexations as China abstains

Updated Sep 30th 2022, 10:26 PM 117,897 Views 116 Comments

Referendums held in the four regions were labelled as a ‘sham’ by the west.

Pro-Moscow officials say occupied area has voted to join Russia
# War In Ukraine
# War In Ukraine

Pro-Moscow officials say occupied area has voted to join Russia

Updated Sep 27th 2022, 8:30 PM 34,490 Views 30 Comments

Neighbouring countries have seen Russians arriving en masse since the draft was announced last Wednesday.

'Sham' annexation polls in occupied areas of Ukraine enter last voting day
# War In Ukraine
# War In Ukraine

'Sham' annexation polls in occupied areas of Ukraine enter last voting day

Sep 27th 2022, 7:36 AM 7,560 Views 12 Comments

Armed soldiers have been going door to door in the four Russian-occupied regions to collect votes.

Ukraine push slowed by rain, river and Russian holdouts
# War In Ukraine
# War In Ukraine

Ukraine push slowed by rain, river and Russian holdouts

Sep 24th 2022, 6:45 PM 15,509 Views 12 Comments

Ukrainian forces are attempting to drive Moscow’s forces from the eastern Kharkiv region.

UN nuclear chief pushes for deal on Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant safety zone
# War In Ukraine
# War In Ukraine

UN nuclear chief pushes for deal on Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant safety zone

Sep 12th 2022, 6:00 PM 5,281 Views 0 Comments

Rafael Grossi, the director-general of the IAEA, made his proposal last week after leading a team of inspectors to the Ukrainian nuclear plant.

# war-in-ukraine - August August 2022

UN's nuclear agency travelling to Zaporizhzhia plant, as Ukraine launches offensive in south
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

UN's nuclear agency travelling to Zaporizhzhia plant, as Ukraine launches offensive in south

Updated Aug 29th 2022, 6:32 PM 18,586 Views 15 Comments

Russia and Ukraine traded claims of rocket and artillery strikes at or near the plant on Sunday, intensifying fears of a radiation leak.

Radiation leak fears as cities near Ukrainian nuclear plant shelled
# Zaporizhzhia
# Zaporizhzhia

Radiation leak fears as cities near Ukrainian nuclear plant shelled

Aug 28th 2022, 11:17 AM 13,874 Views 9 Comments

Fears persist that fighting in the vicinity of the Zaporizhzhia plant could damage it and cause a radiation leak.

Putin signs decree making it easier for Ukrainians to live and work in Russia
# Putin
# Putin

Putin signs decree making it easier for Ukrainians to live and work in Russia

Aug 27th 2022, 4:30 PM 36,350 Views 41 Comments

The decree allows Ukrainian passport holders who have entered Russia since Moscow’s invasion to live and work there indefinitely.

UK sends minehunter drones to Ukraine to clear way for grain exports
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

UK sends minehunter drones to Ukraine to clear way for grain exports

Aug 27th 2022, 2:50 PM 12,462 Views 12 Comments

British Defence Secretary Ben Wallace said Russia’s “cynical attempts to hold the world’s food supply to ransom” must not succeed.

Fears of radiation leak mount near Ukraine's Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant
# War In Ukraine
# War In Ukraine

Fears of radiation leak mount near Ukraine's Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant

Aug 26th 2022, 7:56 PM 20,462 Views 22 Comments

The UN’s atomic energy agency has been trying to send a team in to inspect and help secure the plant.

Putin will increase Russian armed forces to 2 million
# War In Ukraine
# War In Ukraine

Putin will increase Russian armed forces to 2 million

Updated Aug 25th 2022, 5:12 PM 38,242 Views 61 Comments

The announcement comes a day after a Russian airstrike killed 30 people in eastern Ukraine.

'Slava Ukraini': Ukrainian flags fly by the GPO as part of defiant march in Dublin
# Independence Day
# Independence Day

'Slava Ukraini': Ukrainian flags fly by the GPO as part of defiant march in Dublin

Updated Aug 24th 2022, 8:34 PM 26,330 Views 22 Comments

Protestors are currently marching from the GPO to the Ukrainian embassy in Ballsbridge.

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 16,907 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 52,691 Views 46 Comments

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

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 26,650 Views 25 Comments

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

Twelve Ukrainians wounded in apartment block attacked by Russians
# War In Ukraine
# War In Ukraine

Twelve Ukrainians wounded in apartment block attacked by Russians

Updated Aug 20th 2022, 3:25 PM 36,200 Views 61 Comments

The strikes occurred in the city of Voznesenk.

Any damage to Ukraine nuclear plant would be 'suicide', says UN Secretary General
# War In Ukraine
# War In Ukraine

Any damage to Ukraine nuclear plant would be 'suicide', says UN Secretary General

Aug 19th 2022, 7:38 AM 8,449 Views 42 Comments

Ukraine and Russia have accused each other of targeting Europe’s nuclear plant, which Russia seized last March.

Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant 'risks increasing every day': city mayor
# War In Ukraine
# War In Ukraine

Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant 'risks increasing every day': city mayor

Updated Aug 14th 2022, 4:37 PM 15,974 Views 19 Comments

Kyiv and Moscow have exchanged blame for fresh shelling around Europe’s largest nuclear facility, which is in Russia’s control.

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