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#Ukraine

# ukraine - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

Pro-Russian hackers claim attack on Angela Merkel's website
# Ukraine
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# Ukraine

Pro-Russian hackers claim attack on Angela Merkel's website

Jan 7th 2015, 7:07 PM 5,076 Views 46 Comments

The move came as Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk was visiting Berlin

# ukraine - Friday 2 January, 2015

Russia is training killer robots, as you do
# Putin The Boot In
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# Putin The Boot In

Russia is training killer robots, as you do

Jan 2nd 2015, 6:11 PM 12,984 Views 44 Comments

Should we be alarmed?

# ukraine - Saturday 27 December, 2014

The topless woman who tried to steal Baby Jesus out of the Vatican’s crib has been released
# Femen
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# Femen

The topless woman who tried to steal Baby Jesus out of the Vatican’s crib has been released

Dec 27th 2014, 2:41 PM 26,384 Views 46 Comments

Ukrainian Iana Azhdanova was arrested and taken into custody on Thursday after she snatched the figurine.

# ukraine - Tuesday 23 December, 2014

Ukraine just took a big step towards the West... and Russia's not happy
# This Could Get Ugly
From TheJournal.ie
# This Could Get Ugly

Ukraine just took a big step towards the West... and Russia's not happy

Dec 23rd 2014, 5:36 PM 17,975 Views 120 Comments

The eastern European nation voted to drop its non-aligned status if a war breaks out.

# ukraine - Friday 5 December, 2014

Aer Lingus's CEO is going to be the new boss of Malaysia Airlines
# Christoph Mueller
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# Christoph Mueller

Aer Lingus's CEO is going to be the new boss of Malaysia Airlines

Dec 5th 2014, 12:24 PM 14,196 Views 35 Comments

He previously occupied top positions at German flag carrier Lufthansa and the former Belgian carrier Sabena.

# ukraine - Wednesday 3 December, 2014

VIDEO: Drone captures haunting footage of Chernobyl ghost town
# 28 Years Later
From TheJournal.ie
# 28 Years Later

VIDEO: Drone captures haunting footage of Chernobyl ghost town

Dec 3rd 2014, 7:30 AM 21,211 Views 26 Comments

‘Serene and disturbing.’

# ukraine - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

France really isn't keen on handing over a warship to Russia
# Not Just Yet
From TheJournal.ie
# Not Just Yet

France really isn't keen on handing over a warship to Russia

Nov 25th 2014, 4:30 PM 18,392 Views 45 Comments

It has delayed the delivery until ‘further notice’.

# ukraine - Thursday 20 November, 2014

Almost a thousand people have died since the start of the Ukraine ceasefire
# 13 Every Day
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# 13 Every Day

Almost a thousand people have died since the start of the Ukraine ceasefire

Nov 20th 2014, 10:17 PM 4,780 Views 93 Comments

That’s an average of 13 people a day.

# ukraine - Sunday 16 November, 2014

Ukraine President says country ready for "total war"
# Total War
From TheJournal.ie
# Total War

Ukraine President says country ready for "total war"

Nov 16th 2014, 7:30 PM 17,380 Views 63 Comments

More than 4,000 people have died in seven months of fighting in eastern Ukraine.

This man plays piano faster than the speed of sound
# Ukraine's Got Talent
From TheJournal.ie
# Ukraine's Got Talent

This man plays piano faster than the speed of sound

Nov 16th 2014, 5:00 PM 23,641 Views 15 Comments

Lubomyr Melnyk says he’s the faster pianist on the planet.

# ukraine - Thursday 13 November, 2014

Ukraine back on the brink amid claims Russia is arming rebels
# Tensions
From TheJournal.ie
# Tensions

Ukraine back on the brink amid claims Russia is arming rebels

Nov 13th 2014, 10:35 AM 4,928 Views 81 Comments

Russia says that the claims are “propaganda”.

# ukraine - Friday 7 November, 2014

Tanks, troops, and artillery pour into Ukraine from Russia
# Rebel Territory
From TheJournal.ie
# Rebel Territory

Tanks, troops, and artillery pour into Ukraine from Russia

Nov 7th 2014, 12:33 PM 10,043 Views 169 Comments

A military spokesperson said 32 tanks, 16 howitzer cannons and 30 trucks of troops crossed the border.

# ukraine - Friday 31 October, 2014

Russia and Ukraine have reached an uneasy deal about staying warm for winter
# Deal
From TheJournal.ie
# Deal

Russia and Ukraine have reached an uneasy deal about staying warm for winter

Oct 31st 2014, 8:57 AM 5,432 Views 18 Comments

The gas deal followed two days of intense negotiation.

# ukraine - Monday 27 October, 2014

Ukraine is close to forming a new pro-West government
# Snap Election
From TheJournal.ie
# Snap Election

Ukraine is close to forming a new pro-West government

Oct 27th 2014, 5:00 PM 6,315 Views 76 Comments

If coalition talks succeed, it will solidify the country’s shift away from Russia under Poroshenko.

# ukraine - Sunday 26 October, 2014

Ukrainian voters head to the polls in snap elections for a new parliament
# Ballot
From TheJournal.ie
# Ballot

Ukrainian voters head to the polls in snap elections for a new parliament

Oct 26th 2014, 7:17 AM 4,886 Views 26 Comments

Iti’s expected the egislature filled with reformers and nationalists backing President Petro Poroshenko’s drive to bring Ukraine closer to the West.

# ukraine - Friday 24 October, 2014

This guy called Darth Vader is running for election, and he's kind of brilliant
# Vote Vader
From The Daily Edge
# Vote Vader

This guy called Darth Vader is running for election, and he's kind of brilliant

Oct 24th 2014, 3:45 PM 11,932 Views 18 Comments

Bring him to Ireland immediately.

# ukraine - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

Close one: Ukrainian girl has lucky escape from explosive debris
# Woah
From TheJournal.ie
# Woah

Close one: Ukrainian girl has lucky escape from explosive debris

Oct 22nd 2014, 9:07 PM 19,471 Views 17 Comments

She walked away, seemingly unharmed.

# ukraine - Sunday 19 October, 2014

Parents of 3 children killed in MH17 crash release heartbreaking statement
# Ukraine
From TheJournal.ie
# Ukraine

Parents of 3 children killed in MH17 crash release heartbreaking statement

Oct 19th 2014, 8:30 PM 37,633 Views 43 Comments

The parents say their lives are “an ongoing hell”.

# ukraine - Thursday 16 October, 2014

Angela Merkel cancelled a meeting with Vladimir Putin tonight - because he was late
# International Diplomacy 101
From TheJournal.ie
# International Diplomacy 101

Angela Merkel cancelled a meeting with Vladimir Putin tonight - because he was late

Oct 16th 2014, 8:41 PM 62,969 Views 78 Comments

Oops.

# ukraine - Monday 13 October, 2014

Ireland's heating bills this winter depend on what happens between Putin and Ukraine
# Energy Index
From TheJournal.ie
# Energy Index

Ireland's heating bills this winter depend on what happens between Putin and Ukraine

Oct 13th 2014, 7:45 AM 8,747 Views 50 Comments

Costs could spike if the trouble continues in eastern Europe.

# ukraine - Saturday 11 October, 2014

Putin and Poroshenko are meeting next week to try and rescue a truce
# Won't Be Easy
From TheJournal.ie
# Won't Be Easy

Putin and Poroshenko are meeting next week to try and rescue a truce

Oct 11th 2014, 5:03 PM 5,028 Views 58 Comments

The talks will include talks British Prime Minister David Cameron as well as German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

# ukraine - Thursday 9 October, 2014

It's emerged one of the MH17 victims was found with an oxygen mask
# Shot Down
From TheJournal.ie
# Shot Down

It's emerged one of the MH17 victims was found with an oxygen mask

Oct 9th 2014, 1:28 PM 27,424 Views 52 Comments

The Dutch Foreign Minister confirmed on a TV talk show that one of the victims had been wearing an oxygen mask.

# ukraine - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

Ten civilians killed after playground and minibus are shelled in Ukraine
# Conflict
From TheJournal.ie
# Conflict

Ten civilians killed after playground and minibus are shelled in Ukraine

Oct 1st 2014, 12:30 PM 5,219 Views 50 Comments

Several more people were injured.

# ukraine - Monday 22 September, 2014

Rebels in Ukraine ready to carry out their side of peace deal, but "with great difficulty"
# Withdrawal
From TheJournal.ie
# Withdrawal

Rebels in Ukraine ready to carry out their side of peace deal, but "with great difficulty"

Sep 22nd 2014, 6:19 PM 4,430 Views 10 Comments

While Ukrainian military units are appearing to pull back, rebels have said they are willing to carry out their side of the deal.

# ukraine - Sunday 21 September, 2014

Families of German victims of MH17 are to sue Ukraine
# Lawyering Up
From TheJournal.ie
# Lawyering Up

Families of German victims of MH17 are to sue Ukraine

Sep 21st 2014, 3:43 PM 8,890 Views 25 Comments

Three of the families are to take their case to the European Court of Human Rights.

# ukraine - Saturday 20 September, 2014

'Buffer zone' to separate troops and miliants created during Ukraine peace talks
# Agreement
From TheJournal.ie
# Agreement

'Buffer zone' to separate troops and miliants created during Ukraine peace talks

Sep 20th 2014, 1:19 AM 4,129 Views 39 Comments

The buffer zone is to separate government troops and pro-Russian militants.

# ukraine - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday
# News Fix
From TheJournal.ie
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

Sep 16th 2014, 11:00 PM 14,765 Views 3 Comments

Everybody’s talking about: Micheál Martin’s bid for Taoiseach, US bombing the Islamic State, and an arrest over a serious sexual assault .

Video: Angry mob throws Ukrainian MP into bin
# Rubbish Politics
From TheJournal.ie
# Rubbish Politics

Video: Angry mob throws Ukrainian MP into bin

Sep 16th 2014, 6:40 PM 13,051 Views 36 Comments

Then throws a tyre at him. As you do.

Ukrainian rebels have been offered very limited self-rule
# Progress
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# Progress

Ukrainian rebels have been offered very limited self-rule

Sep 16th 2014, 11:37 AM 3,626 Views 22 Comments

It comes as Ukraine and the EU ratify an association agreement that Poroshenko called the first step towards EU membership.

# ukraine - Monday 15 September, 2014

Column: 'After many years of peace, Europe could be drawn into a war on its own borders'
# Opinion
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# Opinion

Column: 'After many years of peace, Europe could be drawn into a war on its own borders'

Sep 15th 2014, 1:15 PM 47 Views 157 Comments

The West needs to stop hiding behind treaties that Russia has already invalidated, writes John O’Donnell.

# ukraine - Friday 12 September, 2014

The EU is targeting Russia's oil and AK47s in its latest round of sanctions
# Slap On The Wrist
From TheJournal.ie
# Slap On The Wrist

The EU is targeting Russia's oil and AK47s in its latest round of sanctions

Sep 12th 2014, 12:24 PM 7,765 Views 88 Comments

Meanwhile in Ukraine, the UN has launched a food aid operation in the war-torn east of the country.

# ukraine - Thursday 11 September, 2014

US intensifies sanctions to punish Russia
# TAKING ACTION
From TheJournal.ie
# TAKING ACTION

US intensifies sanctions to punish Russia

Sep 11th 2014, 6:41 PM 7,357 Views 68 Comments

Barack Obama said that the action comes after Russia’s latest attempts to destabilise Ukraine.

# ukraine - Wednesday 10 September, 2014

Russian troops are streaming out of Ukraine
# Ceasefire
From TheJournal.ie
# Ceasefire

Russian troops are streaming out of Ukraine

Sep 10th 2014, 2:03 PM 10,732 Views 49 Comments

Petro Poroshenko has said that there are now “good prospects for the peace initiative”.

# ukraine - Tuesday 9 September, 2014

Flight MH17 broke up in the air after being pierced by 'high-energy objects'
# Malaysia Airlines
From TheJournal.ie
# Malaysia Airlines

Flight MH17 broke up in the air after being pierced by 'high-energy objects'

Sep 9th 2014, 10:59 PM 26,830 Views 310 Comments

The Dutch Safety Board has published its first report into the deadly incident today.

Who or what downed MH17? Investigators to release crash report
# Malaysia Airlines
From TheJournal.ie
# Malaysia Airlines

Who or what downed MH17? Investigators to release crash report

Sep 9th 2014, 7:45 AM 7,540 Views 69 Comments

The West has blamed the pro-Russia rebels, Russia has blamed Ukraine, but the investigators will now give their opinion.

# ukraine - Sunday 7 September, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday
# News Fix
From TheJournal.ie
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Sep 7th 2014, 8:00 PM 13,516 Views 2 Comments

Everyone’s talking about Phil Hogan and Irish Water, Ukraine truce, and an Irish criminal being shot dead in Costa del Sol.

Fears over Ukraine truce as woman killed in heavy fighting overnight
# Ceasefire
From TheJournal.ie
# Ceasefire

Fears over Ukraine truce as woman killed in heavy fighting overnight

Sep 7th 2014, 2:05 PM 7,452 Views 199 Comments

Ukraine, Russia and Moscow-backed separatists signed the ceasefire deal on Friday, but there’s been reports of fresh violence this weekend.

# ukraine - Saturday 6 September, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday
# News Fix
From TheJournal.ie
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Sep 6th 2014, 8:26 PM 17,820 Views 1 Comment

Everyone’s been talking about the fatal stab attack at a hospital in Waterford, the Charleville tragedy, James Reilly, and a 25ft granny.

Ukraine church leader says Putin has been "possessed by Satan"
# Red Devil
From TheJournal.ie
# Red Devil

Ukraine church leader says Putin has been "possessed by Satan"

Sep 6th 2014, 6:50 PM 9,899 Views 114 Comments

Separately, Ukraine’s President Poroshenko and Putin have agreed that the ceasefire agreed yesterday is largely holding.