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Dublin: 9 °C Saturday 1 November, 2014

#Russia

# russia - Yesterday’s News

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

The gas deal followed two days of intense negotiation.

# russia - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

Nato detects ‘significant Russian military activity’ in Europe’s airspace

Nato detects ‘significant Russian military activity’ in Europe’s airspace

The rise in activity has been noticed over the past two days.

# russia - Monday 27 October, 2014

Ukraine is close to forming a new pro-West government

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

# russia - Sunday 26 October, 2014

Poll: Should Ireland stay in summer, winter – or change time zone altogether? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Ireland stay in summer, winter – or change time zone altogether?

Russia turned the clock back for the last time today.

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

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

# russia - Sunday 19 October, 2014

How the CIA tried to raise a lost Soviet submarine with a giant crane — and sort of succeeded

The sunken Soviet submarine sank in the Pacific Ocean some 1,500 miles northwest of Hawaii.

# russia - Thursday 16 October, 2014

# russia - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

From Business ETC Windows flaw allowed Russian hackers to spy on NATO Spying

Windows flaw allowed Russian hackers to spy on NATO

The flaw, dubbed ‘Sandworm’, allowed spies to gain access to computers using all versions of Windows for PCs and servers during the past five years.

# russia - Monday 13 October, 2014

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

Costs could spike if the trouble continues in eastern Europe.

# russia - Saturday 11 October, 2014

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

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

# russia - Friday 10 October, 2014

David Norris takes on Russia Today presenter over gay rights Chasing The Rainbow This post contains videos

David Norris takes on Russia Today presenter over gay rights

It was a lively discussion to say the least…

# russia - Monday 6 October, 2014

From The Daily Edge Russian road rage attempt fails miserably Dash Cam

Russian road rage attempt fails miserably

You’ll soon see why.

# russia - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

# russia - Friday 26 September, 2014

New crew blast off to International Space Station

They docked six hours after launching from Russia.

# russia - Monday 22 September, 2014

From The Daily Edge Luckiest cyclist in Russia has insanely close call with car and lorry Close Call

# russia - Saturday 20 September, 2014

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Good morning! Here’s everything you need to know as you kick off your Saturday…

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

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

Russian fighter jets intercepted by US near Alaska

The warplanes intercepted the jets on Wednesday.

# russia - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

Ukrainian rebels have been offered very limited self-rule

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

# russia - Monday 15 September, 2014

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

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

# russia - Friday 12 September, 2014

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

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

# russia - Thursday 11 September, 2014

US intensifies sanctions to punish Russia

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

# russia - Wednesday 10 September, 2014

Russian troops are streaming out of Ukraine

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

# russia - Tuesday 9 September, 2014

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

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

From The Daily Edge Russian man reverses out of his garage straight into a massive tornado Windy Out

Russia’s threatening to block its airspace – Irish airlines say it’s grand

If Russia did press ahead with a ban, it would have an impact on some European airlines, but this move would likely hurt Russia more than anyone.

# russia - Monday 8 September, 2014

Opinion: Russia is in the driving seat of the Ukrainian crisis and she’s taking the West for a dangerous spin

Western powers have been reactive rather than proactive in their approach to the situation all summer, writes Jack Lahart.

# russia - Sunday 7 September, 2014

Fears over Ukraine truce as woman killed in heavy fighting overnight

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

# russia - Saturday 6 September, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday

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”

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

Russia warns it will “react” against new sanctions from Europe

There will be a “reaction” if the EU passes the sanctions, the foreign ministry said.

# russia - Friday 5 September, 2014

Ukraine has agreed a ceasefire with pro-Russian rebels

The Ukrainian President has ordered his troops to cease fire at 4pm.

Nato agrees to set up rapid reaction “spearhead’ force to ward off Russia

“This decision sends a clear message — Nato protects all allies, at all times.”

Ukraine expresses “careful optimism” ahead of peace talks with Russia and rebels

Nato are expected to announce fresh sanctions on Russia later today.

# russia - Thursday 4 September, 2014

MH17 crash report on what brought down plane over Ukraine due next week

The highly-anticipated first report will be released by the Dutch Safety Board on Tuesday.

# russia - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

From The Score Boycott of Russia’s 2018 World Cup discussed by EU: sources Political Football

Boycott of Russia’s 2018 World Cup discussed by EU: sources

If the crisis in Ukraine escalates, the tournament may be hit.

From The Daily Edge Watch Spongebob and Mickey Mouse brawl in this bizarre road rage video Road Rage

Watch Spongebob and Mickey Mouse brawl in this bizarre road rage video

Tip: Don’t try to start fights with other drivers. You never know who’s in the back seat.

# russia - Tuesday 2 September, 2014

From The Daily Edge A Russian bank is giving out cats to people taking out mortgages Cat Melodeon

Sex geckos freeze to death after being sent to space by Russia

Their fruit fly companions survived, however, and successfully did the dirty up in space.

# russia - Monday 1 September, 2014

Beslan 10 years on: the Russian school attack which shocked the world

On the 10th anniversary of the Beslan school siege, TheJournal.ie returns to the tragic events of September 2004 that cost hundreds of innocent victims their lives.

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