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#Ukraine

# ukraine - Saturday 30 April, 2016

The true story behind the Chernobyl 'suicide squad' that saved Europe
# Meltdown
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# Meltdown

The true story behind the Chernobyl 'suicide squad' that saved Europe

Apr 30th 2016, 8:30 PM 68,522 Views 78 Comments

Three men risked their lives by climbing into a pool of radioactive water in an attempt to stop an explosion that would have destroyed the entire plant.

# ukraine - Thursday 7 April, 2016

What did the Netherlands just vote for and is it anything like a Brexit?
# Holl-Exit?
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# Holl-Exit?

What did the Netherlands just vote for and is it anything like a Brexit?

Apr 7th 2016, 3:33 PM 23,874 Views 98 Comments

In short: no.

Dutch voters have sent out a strong anti-EU message to the world
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# Eurosceptic

Dutch voters have sent out a strong anti-EU message to the world

Apr 7th 2016, 7:53 AM 20,618 Views 51 Comments

Voters were asked if they supported the European Union’s association agreement with Ukraine.

# ukraine - Saturday 12 March, 2016

Russia wants to buy 5 dolphins for €22,000 and no, they don't want to disclose why
# Only In Russia
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# Only In Russia

Russia wants to buy 5 dolphins for €22,000 and no, they don't want to disclose why

Mar 12th 2016, 8:30 AM 22,779 Views 29 Comments

Meanwhile, Ukraine wants its dolphins back from them, saying the creatures didn’t have a choice in the referendum.

# ukraine - Monday 22 February, 2016

'They kill you all': Ukraine's Eurovision entry takes aim at Russia
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# Crimean Tatars

'They kill you all': Ukraine's Eurovision entry takes aim at Russia

Feb 22nd 2016, 11:02 AM 18,499 Views 80 Comments

“When strangers are coming, they come to your house, they kill you all and say ‘We’re not guilty’.”

# ukraine - Monday 4 January, 2016

New evidence emerges about passenger plane shot down over Ukraine
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# Dutch Authorities

New evidence emerges about passenger plane shot down over Ukraine

Jan 4th 2016, 10:29 AM 25,094 Views 57 Comments

Dutch prosecutors have said they will be looking at new information produced by citizen journalists.

# ukraine - Wednesday 30 December, 2015

The 32 photographs that took our breath away in 2015
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# Pics Of The Year

The 32 photographs that took our breath away in 2015

Dec 30th 2015, 8:30 PM 62,076 Views 47 Comments

From Paris to Tunisia, from the marriage referendum to the migrant crisis, here are all of the best photos of this year.

# ukraine - Saturday 19 December, 2015

Irish people do their bit to help sick children in Belarus this Christmas
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# Chernobyl

Irish people do their bit to help sick children in Belarus this Christmas

Dec 19th 2015, 8:15 AM 7,036 Views 10 Comments

An Irish funded team of “flying doctors” have flown into Eastern Ukraine while dozens of children are coming over to Irish families for Christmas.

# ukraine - Friday 11 December, 2015

WATCH: Massive hair-pulling, face-gouging brawl erupts in Ukrainian parliament
# Kickin Kiev
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# Kickin Kiev

WATCH: Massive hair-pulling, face-gouging brawl erupts in Ukrainian parliament

Dec 11th 2015, 7:32 PM 17,341 Views 39 Comments

It all started with a bouquet of roses, believe it or not.

# ukraine - Thursday 10 December, 2015

Euro 2016 draw: We rank the teams in Pot 2
# Fingers Crossed
# Fingers Crossed

Euro 2016 draw: We rank the teams in Pot 2

Dec 10th 2015, 5:00 PM 9,249 Views 30 Comments

It’s time to take a closer look at who Ireland could be pitted against in Saturday’s draw.

# ukraine - Tuesday 17 November, 2015

After sixth attempt in 18 years, Ukraine end play-off curse
# Euro 2016
# Euro 2016

After sixth attempt in 18 years, Ukraine end play-off curse

Nov 17th 2015, 10:24 PM 6,727 Views 0 Comments

Slovenia suffered a night of frustration as Ukraine moved through to Euro 2016.

# ukraine - Saturday 14 November, 2015

Ukraine have one foot in Euro 2016 after comfortable win over Slovenia
# Euro 2016
# Euro 2016

Ukraine have one foot in Euro 2016 after comfortable win over Slovenia

Nov 14th 2015, 7:41 PM 6,106 Views 2 Comments

The first leg hosts won 2-0 today.

# ukraine - Saturday 31 October, 2015

Man arrested in Chewbacca costume, can't pay fine as his "intergalactic bank has no branch on earth"
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# Ukraine

Man arrested in Chewbacca costume, can't pay fine as his "intergalactic bank has no branch on earth"

Oct 31st 2015, 8:45 AM 15,406 Views 17 Comments

The Wookiee is among many Star Wars themed candidates running for political office in Ukraine.

# ukraine - Monday 28 September, 2015

Obama slams Russia and Iran for supporting 'child-killing tyrant' Assad
# Cold War Kids
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# Cold War Kids

Obama slams Russia and Iran for supporting 'child-killing tyrant' Assad

Sep 28th 2015, 4:40 PM 23,982 Views 149 Comments

The US president is due to meet Putin for the first time in over two years later today.

# ukraine - Saturday 19 September, 2015

Outrage as Putin and Berlusconi drink $100,000 bottle of 240-year-old wine
# Crimea Wine Row
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# Crimea Wine Row

Outrage as Putin and Berlusconi drink $100,000 bottle of 240-year-old wine

Sep 19th 2015, 4:10 PM 28,281 Views 80 Comments

The Russian leader and former Italian PM consumed a 1775 Jeres de la Frontera during a visit to a winery in the region.

# ukraine - Monday 31 August, 2015

Chaos in Kiev: One killed and dozens injured in clashes outside parliament
# Live Grenades
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# Live Grenades

Chaos in Kiev: One killed and dozens injured in clashes outside parliament

Aug 31st 2015, 11:40 PM 12,557 Views 52 Comments

Ukrainian authorities blamed nationalists for the trouble and said at least 30 people had been detained.

Here's What Happened Today: Monday
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# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

Aug 31st 2015, 10:44 PM 21,651 Views 3 Comments

A twist in an Irish nanny’s murder case, a shocking report on a special care unit and violent protests in Ukraine

# ukraine - Tuesday 18 August, 2015

Quadruplets born to 65-year-old woman to leave hospital within days
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# Germany

Quadruplets born to 65-year-old woman to leave hospital within days

Aug 18th 2015, 9:39 AM 24,997 Views 26 Comments

Annegret Raunigk’s (65) pregnant sparked controversy in Germany.

# ukraine - Sunday 16 August, 2015

How a group of hackers and traders made $100 million - using press releases
# The Wolves Of Wall Street
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# The Wolves Of Wall Street

How a group of hackers and traders made $100 million - using press releases

Aug 16th 2015, 9:00 PM 26,848 Views 26 Comments

The story of “one of the most intricate and sophisticated trading rings” in history.

# ukraine - Friday 14 August, 2015

Direct provision student who received 575 points told to accept college offer
# Asylum Seeker
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# Asylum Seeker

Direct provision student who received 575 points told to accept college offer

Aug 14th 2015, 12:52 PM 50,295 Views 220 Comments

The minister for education has intervened in the matter.

# ukraine - Wednesday 29 July, 2015

Ukraine has blacklisted French actor Gerard Depardieu
# Blacklisted
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# Blacklisted

Ukraine has blacklisted French actor Gerard Depardieu

Jul 29th 2015, 8:37 AM 16,513 Views 52 Comments

The 66-year-old actor has described Russia as a “great democracy”.

# ukraine - Friday 17 July, 2015

'People came out of their houses and saw a boy with no head'
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# Mh17

'People came out of their houses and saw a boy with no head'

Jul 17th 2015, 6:30 AM 59,592 Views 136 Comments

Eyewitnesses of the tragic MH17 crash recall what happened one year ago today.

# ukraine - Sunday 7 June, 2015

'We need to stand up to Russia' - Barack Obama is talking tough at the G7 summit
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# We Ain't Kidding

'We need to stand up to Russia' - Barack Obama is talking tough at the G7 summit

Jun 7th 2015, 1:50 PM 10,469 Views 32 Comments

The US president says sanctions against Vladimir Putin won’t change until a ceasefire is complied with in Ukraine.

# ukraine - Saturday 6 June, 2015

Pics: Arrests and injuries during bloody clashes at gay pride march in Kiev
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# Ukraine

Pics: Arrests and injuries during bloody clashes at gay pride march in Kiev

Jun 6th 2015, 12:44 PM 15,767 Views 182 Comments

Five policemen were among the injured.

# ukraine - Tuesday 14 April, 2015

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The Irish are among the most free people in the world

Apr 14th 2015, 7:30 PM 33,066 Views 87 Comments

When it comes to travel visas anyway. Not all nations have it so easy though…

# ukraine - Monday 9 March, 2015

Putin: 'We had heavy machine guns ready so we wouldn't waste time talking'
# Crimea
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# Crimea

Putin: 'We had heavy machine guns ready so we wouldn't waste time talking'

Mar 9th 2015, 1:43 PM 17,529 Views 270 Comments

Russian president Vladimir Putin has revealed details of the secret meeting he held on taking Crimea.

# ukraine - Thursday 5 March, 2015

PHOTOS: 32 killed in east Ukraine mine blast
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# Donetsk

PHOTOS: 32 killed in east Ukraine mine blast

Mar 5th 2015, 1:35 PM 9,927 Views 9 Comments

At least 17 have been killed with 16 more missing.

# ukraine - Tuesday 3 March, 2015

Thousands line the streets of Moscow to pay last respects to slain Putin critic
# Boris Nemtsov
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# Boris Nemtsov

Thousands line the streets of Moscow to pay last respects to slain Putin critic

Mar 3rd 2015, 7:00 PM 11,874 Views 76 Comments

Polish and Latvian officials were ‘barred’ from the funeral of assassinated Boris Nemtsov.

# ukraine - Thursday 19 February, 2015

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

Feb 19th 2015, 2:54 PM 32 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 - Sunday 15 February, 2015

Ukraine ceasefire began at midnight - but two civilians have already been killed
# Conflict Zone
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# Conflict Zone

Ukraine ceasefire began at midnight - but two civilians have already been killed

Feb 15th 2015, 11:30 AM 8,360 Views 167 Comments

An elderly man and woman were killed in Popasna.

The 9 at 9: Sunday
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# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Feb 15th 2015, 9:00 AM 10,370 Views 5 Comments

It’s Sunday. Stay tucked up in bed and let us fill you in on the top stories.

# ukraine - Thursday 12 February, 2015

Why the peace deal between Ukraine and Russia today is so important
# Peace
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# Peace

Why the peace deal between Ukraine and Russia today is so important

Feb 12th 2015, 1:44 PM 11,720 Views 137 Comments

Marathon talks have led to a deal.

# ukraine - Wednesday 11 February, 2015

Are we heading towards the worst East-West crisis since the Cold War?
# Crisis Summit
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# Crisis Summit

Are we heading towards the worst East-West crisis since the Cold War?

Feb 11th 2015, 10:15 AM 12,668 Views 116 Comments

Leaders from Ukraine Russia, France and Germany are holding last-ditch peace talks today to prevent a further escalation of the conflict.

# ukraine - Sunday 8 February, 2015

"A former partner is waging a hidden war against a sovereign state" - Last chance for peace in Ukraine
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# Talks

"A former partner is waging a hidden war against a sovereign state" - Last chance for peace in Ukraine

Feb 8th 2015, 9:49 AM 9,650 Views 103 Comments

World leaders are engaged in talks.

# ukraine - Saturday 7 February, 2015

'If these talks fail, we know what will happen - war'
# Peace Talks
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# Peace Talks

'If these talks fail, we know what will happen - war'

Feb 7th 2015, 12:49 PM 17,734 Views 140 Comments

Talks are under way to find a solution to the fighting in Ukraine.

# ukraine - Sunday 25 January, 2015

Watch: Dashboard cam captures moment of deadly rocket attack in Ukraine
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# Rebel Advance

Watch: Dashboard cam captures moment of deadly rocket attack in Ukraine

Jan 25th 2015, 2:03 PM 15,122 Views 82 Comments

The attack is blamed on pro-Russian rebels and killed 30 people.

# ukraine - Saturday 24 January, 2015

Pro-Russian rebels launch rocket attack on Ukrainian market, killing 30 and injuring dozens more
# Civil War
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# Civil War

Pro-Russian rebels launch rocket attack on Ukrainian market, killing 30 and injuring dozens more

Jan 24th 2015, 7:45 PM 16,224 Views 246 Comments

The assault on the port of Mariupol follows a rejection of peace talks.

# ukraine - Friday 23 January, 2015

McDonald's has seen annual profits fall by 15% in the last year
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# Not Lovin' It

McDonald's has seen annual profits fall by 15% in the last year

Jan 23rd 2015, 6:08 PM 12,020 Views 57 Comments

The restaurant has today released its figures for the 2014 period.

# ukraine - Monday 19 January, 2015

Bloody fight rages on as rebels claim they now control Donetsk airport
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Bloody fight rages on as rebels claim they now control Donetsk airport

Jan 19th 2015, 1:55 PM 9,114 Views 18 Comments

The UN estimates that more than 4,700 people have been killed in eastern Ukraine since April.

# ukraine - Monday 12 January, 2015

Ukraine's former president is now on Interpol's most wanted list
# Red Alert
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# Red Alert

Ukraine's former president is now on Interpol's most wanted list

Jan 12th 2015, 4:03 PM 9,528 Views 29 Comments

The former president is believed to be living in Russia.