# moscow - Tuesday 16 September, 2014
It comes as Ukraine and the EU ratify an association agreement that Poroshenko called the first step towards EU membership.
# moscow - Friday 12 September, 2014
Meanwhile in Ukraine, the UN has launched a food aid operation in the war-torn east of the country.
# moscow - Saturday 6 September, 2014
Separately, Ukraine’s President Poroshenko and Putin have agreed that the ceasefire agreed yesterday is largely holding.
# moscow - Friday 5 September, 2014
The Ukrainian President has ordered his troops to cease fire at 4pm.
# moscow - Sunday 31 August, 2014
His comments dramatically raise the stakes in the ongoing crisis.
# moscow - Tuesday 26 August, 2014
“I didn’t even see when we crossed the border,” one soldier said, in footage posted online…
# moscow - Saturday 16 August, 2014
The man did not want to split his wealth with his wife.
# moscow - Tuesday 12 August, 2014
Russia insisted its military would not be involved in the convoy, but Kiev said
Moscow could only play a role as part of a broader Red Cross mission. # moscow - Friday 1 August, 2014
The defender has retired from international football at the age of 34.
The Irish defender announced his retirement from international football last night.
# moscow - Tuesday 22 July, 2014
Russian dissident Alexander Litvinenko was poisoned in London with radioactive tea eight years ago.
# moscow - Tuesday 15 July, 2014
Another 106 people have been taken to hospital.
# moscow - Wednesday 9 July, 2014
Francois Hollande and Angela Merkel have urged for a political solution to be reached.
# moscow - Friday 20 June, 2014
Russia has demanded an apology after a customs officer was wounded at a border checkpoint.
# moscow - Saturday 14 June, 2014
The US has also accused Russia of sending tanks and weaponry to the rebels.
# moscow - Saturday 24 May, 2014
# moscow - Thursday 22 May, 2014
The heir to the British throne apparently made the remark during a trip to a museum in Canada.
# moscow - Friday 9 May, 2014
11,000 troops also marched in Red Square as part of Victory Day in Russia.
# moscow - Thursday 8 May, 2014
Sanctions are preventing Russian service suppliers from exercising their trading rights fairly, a trade delegation has said.
# moscow - Friday 2 May, 2014
Moscow, over 100,000 turned out to voice their support for Vladimir Putin. # moscow - Friday 25 April, 2014
US Secretary of State John Kerry warned refusal to take steps to end the crisis would be costly for Russia.
# moscow - Monday 14 April, 2014
Tensions have been rising over the past 48 hours, with pro-Kremlin militants seizing official buildings in orchestrated attacks.
# moscow - Saturday 12 April, 2014
Gunman have seized a police station, a security building, and hundreds of weapons.
# moscow - Thursday 10 April, 2014
Nearly a third of the EU’s natural gas comes from Russia, and about 13 per cent transits through Ukraine.
# moscow - Wednesday 9 April, 2014
# moscow - Monday 7 April, 2014
Deo Niyizonkiza survived a massacre in Burundi – escaped to New York – but returned to his native country with a plan to help thousands.
# moscow - Saturday 29 March, 2014
Crimea will be moving to
Moscow time by setting their clocks forward by two hours tonight. # moscow - Saturday 22 March, 2014
Shots were fired as armoured vehicles entered the Belbek base near Sevastopol, after a deadline to hand the complex over to Russia expired.
# moscow - Friday 21 March, 2014
The Russian President has signed off on legislation to absorb Crimea into Russia. He says he will holding off on any return punitive measures, following the announcement of US sanctions.
# moscow - Tuesday 18 March, 2014
Junior health minister Alex White told the Russian LGBT Sport Federation that Ireland disagrees with last year’s anti-gay propaganda law.
# moscow - Sunday 16 March, 2014
Crimeans have been going to the polls to decide on whether to leave Ukraine and join Russia. Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore has condemned the ballot as ‘illegal’.
# moscow - Saturday 15 March, 2014
Moscow has vetoed a resolution criticising tomorrow’s succession referendum in Crimea. China, which often backs Russia, abstained from the UN vote.
The march comes on the eve of Crimea’s vote on whether to secede from Ukraine and join Russia.
The Junior Health Minister will be visiting the Russian capital as part of the government’s St Patrick’s Day “Promote Ireland” programme.
# moscow - Friday 7 March, 2014
Obama said Russia had violated Ukraine’s “territorial integrity”. Meanwhile, Russia’s parliament has indicated it will back plans for a referendum in Crimea.
# moscow - Thursday 6 March, 2014
“I’m proud to be an American and believe in disseminating the truth” the newscaster said. Her bosses say she should have “quit like a professional”, in private.
# moscow - Tuesday 4 March, 2014
The EU has condemned Russia’s “acts of aggression” in the region and called on
Moscow to recall its troops from their deployment across Crimea.
The Russian President has called an end to the drill near Ukraine’s border involving army, navy and airforce troops.
# moscow - Monday 3 March, 2014
Russia’s partners in the G8 have condemned
Moscow’s military escalation and cancelled their participation in preparations for the group’s summit in Sochi this June. # moscow - Monday 3 February, 2014
From The Daily Edge
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