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#War

# war - This week 27th November 2022 - 2nd December 2022

Life in Ukraine: 'When soldiers broke into my mother's house, she simply asked not to kill her'
# War And Older People
# War And Older People

Life in Ukraine: 'When soldiers broke into my mother's house, she simply asked not to kill her'

Sun 10:30 AM 36,131 Views 10 Comments

Polina Bashkina speaks to older Ukrainian people left to cope on the front lines of this war.

# war - 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 11,666 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.

# war - October October 2022

Ukraine urges residents to drastically reduce electricity use after Russian strikes
# Shortages
# Shortages

Ukraine urges residents to drastically reduce electricity use after Russian strikes

Oct 20th 2022, 6:54 AM 5,265 Views 5 Comments

Several power stations have been destroyed by Russian strikes

Defiant Putin says Russia 'doing everything right' in Ukraine
# Defiant
# Defiant

Defiant Putin says Russia 'doing everything right' in Ukraine

Oct 15th 2022, 7:31 AM 28,681 Views 44 Comments

Washington yesterday announced an additional $725 million in military assistance to Kyiv.

Ukraine resets power grid after Russian strikes left towns without power
# Making Ground
# Making Ground

Ukraine resets power grid after Russian strikes left towns without power

Updated Oct 13th 2022, 5:46 PM 24,404 Views 27 Comments

Ukraine is reeling from Russian attacks that have left scores dead and wounded.

Biden says that Putin 'miscalculated' Russia's ability to occupy Ukraine
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Biden says that Putin 'miscalculated' Russia's ability to occupy Ukraine

Oct 11th 2022, 10:49 PM 21,902 Views 21 Comments

Biden said that while he believed Putin himself was rational, he had underestimated the ferocity of Ukrainian defiance

Zelenskyy says Ukraine has retaken nearly 2,500 square kilometres in new counteroffensive
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Zelenskyy says Ukraine has retaken nearly 2,500 square kilometres in new counteroffensive

Oct 7th 2022, 10:08 PM 25,427 Views 23 Comments

Ukraine has in recent days made a second significant push to reclaim territory in the Kharkiv and Kherson regions.

North Korea fires warplanes and tests missiles in response to 'US escalation'
# Pyongyang
# Pyongyang

North Korea fires warplanes and tests missiles in response to 'US escalation'

Oct 6th 2022, 1:16 PM 10,139 Views 6 Comments

South Korea’s military said it had detected two short-range ballistic missiles launched from the North

# war - September September 2022

Russia's annexation voting gets underway in occupied Ukraine as West denounces referendum
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Russia's annexation voting gets underway in occupied Ukraine as West denounces referendum

Updated Sep 23rd 2022, 9:35 PM 36,393 Views 68 Comments

The referendums are reminiscent of one in 2014 that saw Ukraine’s Crimea annexed by Russia.

Putin says military reserves to be conscripted in first TV address since February
# Vladimir Putin
# Vladimir Putin

Putin says military reserves to be conscripted in first TV address since February

Updated Sep 21st 2022, 3:50 PM 89,521 Views 104 Comments
  • Vladimir Putin was speaking on Russian television this morning.
  • In his address he said he was partially mobilising Russian reservists and former soldiers.
Ukraine: Moscow to stage annexation votes, Putin delays planned TV address
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Ukraine: Moscow to stage annexation votes, Putin delays planned TV address

Updated Sep 20th 2022, 11:50 PM 59,883 Views 54 Comments

The referendums will begin on Friday in Donetsk, Kherson, Luhansk and Zaporizhzhia.

Money raised from auction of Normal People props to fund short film about Ukraine war
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Money raised from auction of Normal People props to fund short film about Ukraine war

Sep 14th 2022, 3:07 PM 8,513 Views 0 Comments

A signed pair of shorts and other Normal People memorabilia were auctioned off.

Tom Clonan: Putin’s military miscalculations in Ukraine may prove to be his undoing
# Conflict
# Conflict

Tom Clonan: Putin’s military miscalculations in Ukraine may prove to be his undoing

Sep 13th 2022, 3:26 PM 35,788 Views 34 Comments

The security analyst says the stakes are high now as Ukraine troops push back and all eyes are now on Moscow.

Kyiv claims 'astonishing' advances in east Ukraine
# War
# War

Kyiv claims 'astonishing' advances in east Ukraine

Sep 10th 2022, 2:19 PM 28,750 Views 30 Comments

It claims troops have advanced dozens of kilometres.

Ukraine power plant needs safety zone to avoid nuclear disaster, say experts
# Nuclear Concerns
# Nuclear Concerns

Ukraine power plant needs safety zone to avoid nuclear disaster, say experts

Updated Sep 9th 2022, 5:52 PM 10,840 Views 9 Comments

The Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant and surrounding areas have been repeatedly hit by shelling that Russia and Ukraine blame on each other’s forces.

Ukraine PM visits Berlin, seeking more weapons
# Russia
# Russia

Ukraine PM visits Berlin, seeking more weapons

Sep 4th 2022, 2:49 PM 14,009 Views 1 Comment

Denys Shmyhal is the first high-level Ukrainian official to visit Germany in months, in a sign of eased tensions between Kyiv and Berlin.

# war - August August 2022

Ukraine plans international court to put Putin on trial
# Russia
# Russia

Ukraine plans international court to put Putin on trial

Aug 25th 2022, 7:19 AM 12,439 Views 7 Comments

The plan is for a special international tribunal to investigate Russia’s alleged “crime of aggression”.

Four in five Ukrainian arrivals to Ireland are women and children
# Refugees
# Refugees

Four in five Ukrainian arrivals to Ireland are women and children

Aug 19th 2022, 1:30 PM 15,562 Views 44 Comments

The LEA with the highest rate of Ukrainians relative to its population is Ennistymon in Clare (7.2%)

Putin accuses US of prolonging war in Ukraine
# Russia
# Russia

Putin accuses US of prolonging war in Ukraine

Aug 16th 2022, 2:11 PM 24,154 Views 27 Comments
Zelenskyy accuses Russia of ‘nuclear blackmail’ after shelling at power plant
# Blackmail
# Blackmail

Zelenskyy accuses Russia of ‘nuclear blackmail’ after shelling at power plant

Aug 16th 2022, 6:45 AM 11,827 Views 6 Comments

He renewed his call for fresh sanctions against Moscow.

Four more ships of grain leave Ukraine as new strike hits nuclear site
# Ukrainian War
# Ukrainian War

Four more ships of grain leave Ukraine as new strike hits nuclear site

Aug 7th 2022, 5:54 PM 22,218 Views 29 Comments

Moscow and Kyiv blamed each other for a new strike at a Russian-occupied nuclear plant.

US says Russia trying to fabricate evidence after deadly strike on prisoners-of-war
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

US says Russia trying to fabricate evidence after deadly strike on prisoners-of-war

Aug 4th 2022, 6:55 AM 11,089 Views 3 Comments

The Ukrainians killed at the Donetsk prison included troops captured during the fall of Mariupol.

# war - July 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 10,134 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 33,569 Views 80 Comments

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

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 9,574 Views 14 Comments
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 37,718 Views 50 Comments

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

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 48,494 Views 65 Comments

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

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.

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 36,909 Views 25 Comments
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 43,929 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.
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.”

Ukrainian army announces retreat from Lysychansk
# Battle For Lysychansk
# Battle For Lysychansk

Ukrainian army announces retreat from Lysychansk

Updated Jul 3rd 2022, 3:05 PM 52,593 Views 24 Comments

# war - June June 2022

Nato leaders denounce Russia's 'appalling cruelty' in Ukraine as Moscow threatens Norway
# War
# War

Nato leaders denounce Russia's 'appalling cruelty' in Ukraine as Moscow threatens Norway

Updated Jun 29th 2022, 4:40 PM 31,530 Views 23 Comments
  • Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has been invited to participate and will speak twice via videolink.
  • British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will urge his NATO allies to boost their defence spending in response to Russia's invasion.
Explosions rock Kyiv as Russians 'fully occupy' Severodonetsk
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Explosions rock Kyiv as Russians 'fully occupy' Severodonetsk

Jun 26th 2022, 7:18 AM 16,647 Views 8 Comments

AFP journalists reported a residential complex near the centre of Kyiv had been hit.

Russia pushes to block second city in eastern Ukraine
# Belarus
# Belarus

Russia pushes to block second city in eastern Ukraine

Updated Jun 25th 2022, 3:07 PM 34,653 Views 14 Comments

The Luhansk region’s governor said that Russian forces are attempting to blockade Lysychansk from the south.

Ukrainian forces to retreat from Severodonetsk as gas becomes 'scarce' in Europe
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Ukrainian forces to retreat from Severodonetsk as gas becomes 'scarce' in Europe

Updated Jun 24th 2022, 7:58 AM 25,089 Views 42 Comments

It comes as the EU granted candidate status to Ukraine yesterday evening.

Ireland's financial stability report finds Ukraine war has amplified inflation here
# Stability
# Stability

Ireland's financial stability report finds Ukraine war has amplified inflation here

Jun 15th 2022, 5:20 PM 10,742 Views 17 Comments

The review also found “emerging pressures” in the housing market.

UN issues war crimes warning after death sentences given to soldiers
# Russia
# Russia

UN issues war crimes warning after death sentences given to soldiers

Updated Jun 10th 2022, 10:45 PM 35,985 Views 22 Comments

Three foreigners captured fighting for Ukraine were sentenced to death by pro-Russian rebels yesterday.

Fate of Donbas rests in battleground city of Severodonetsk, says Zelenskyy
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Fate of Donbas rests in battleground city of Severodonetsk, says Zelenskyy

Jun 9th 2022, 7:18 AM 7,081 Views 0 Comments

Russian troops have refocused their offensive on the Donbas region, comprising Lugansk and Donetsk.

Russia deploys more troops and claims progress in east Ukraine
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Russia deploys more troops and claims progress in east Ukraine

Updated Jun 7th 2022, 7:09 PM 31,269 Views 13 Comments

The administrative centre of the Luhansk region, has recently been the focus of the Russian offensive.

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