# russia - Yesterday’s News
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.
The reluctance of the United States to intervene means the EU must radically rethink how it confronts Russian military power.
Two US Senators have called on President Obama to arm Ukrainian soldiers.
Don’t sweat the small stuff.
# russia - Sunday 31 August, 2014
His comments dramatically raise the stakes in the ongoing crisis.
# russia - Saturday 30 August, 2014
The nomination of Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk to take over as Council President will send a strong message to Moscow, amid the continuing Ukraine crisis.
Leaders meeting in Brussels are likely to boost sanctions against Moscow. “Europe has to act,” France’s Francois Hollande said today.
# russia - Friday 29 August, 2014
So who won the Twitter war?
NATO leaders are in crisis talks today.
# russia - Thursday 28 August, 2014
However the President’s suit made more waves on Twitter.
Ukraine’s ambassador to the OSCE said that Russian troops were in the east of the country.
And the Americans accused Russia of orchestrating a campaign inside Ukraine.
# russia - Wednesday 27 August, 2014
A peace strategy was “supported by all without exception”.
# russia - Tuesday 26 August, 2014
“I didn’t even see when we crossed the border,” one soldier said, in footage posted online…
Ahead of the meeting, Kiev announced the capture of ten Russian paratroopers.
# russia - Monday 25 August, 2014
The leaders of Ukraine and Russia meet in Belarus tomorrow.
# russia - Saturday 23 August, 2014
German Chancellor Angela Merkel is in talks with Ukraine’s President.
Angela Merkel and Barack Obama warned that Moscow’s military presence and shelling were triggering a “dangerous escalation” of the conflict.
# russia - Thursday 21 August, 2014
Trucks were deemed a ‘Trojan horse’ by Ukrainian authorities, a claim denied by Moscow.
# russia - Tuesday 19 August, 2014
Meanwhile, a Russian aid convoy is still waiting near Ukrainian border to be checked for delivery.
# russia - Monday 18 August, 2014
Poland want us to eat their apples. And they’ve got a video encouraging us to do so.
# russia - Saturday 16 August, 2014
Ukraine claims it destroyed a Russian military convoy.
The man did not want to split his wealth with his wife.
We shouldn’t be focused on Vladimir Putin’s bullyboy ban on many EU foods – we should be making ties with ambitious countries that share our values.
# russia - Friday 15 August, 2014
A convoy of armoured vehicles is said to be moving towards the Ukrainian border.
# russia - Thursday 14 August, 2014
Beef, lamb, mutton and pigmeat on the way to Philippines.
Kiev had a change of heart this morning over the Russian convoy, saying it will let the aid in once it has been inspected.
# russia - 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.
# russia - Monday 11 August, 2014
An attack by Russian hackers has seen 1.2 billion passwords stolen.
Russians or Iranians might have piloted planes that targeted Islamic State militants last week.
# russia - Sunday 10 August, 2014
Ukraine also reported that several of its positions were still coming under mortar fire from Russian territory.
The Agriculture Minister has said the effect on the Irish market this year might only be €8.2 million.
# russia - Saturday 9 August, 2014
Plus: How many flights went in and out of Ireland’s airports last year?
He has also said that the bank guarantee “wasn’t a terrible policy”.
The move was averted through diplomatic channels.
# russia - Friday 8 August, 2014
The animals have been caught in the crossfire of the tit-for-tat sanctions war.
‘The fact that we are now leaving the crash site doesn’t mean we have ceased investigating the cause of the disaster,’ said Dutch PM on Wednesday.
This was the week in business.