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# russia - Monday 11 August, 2014

From Business ETC Irish internet users could be vulnerable after 1.2 billion password theft Hackers

Irish internet users could be vulnerable after 1.2 billion password theft

An attack by Russian hackers has seen 1.2 billion passwords stolen.

Who else, besides Americans, are flying military jets in Iraq? They might not be Iraqis…

Russians or Iranians might have piloted planes that targeted Islamic State militants last week.

# russia - Sunday 10 August, 2014

West warns Russia against further faux aid missions into Ukraine Donetsk This post contains images

West warns Russia against further faux aid missions into Ukraine

Ukraine also reported that several of its positions were still coming under mortar fire from Russian territory.

From Business ETC “I don’t think we’re back to cheese mountains”: Coveney plays down Russian sanctions Exports

“I don’t think we’re back to cheese mountains”: Coveney plays down Russian sanctions

The Agriculture Minister has said the effect on the Irish market this year might only be €8.2 million.

# russia - Saturday 9 August, 2014

Guinness, Facebook, and drink driving: The week in numbers

Plus: How many flights went in and out of Ireland’s airports last year?

He might be back: Fianna Fáil’s Conor Lenihan won’t rule out a return to politics

He has also said that the bank guarantee “wasn’t a terrible policy”.

Ukraine claims Russia attempted to send troops disguised as aid mission

The move was averted through diplomatic channels.

# russia - Friday 8 August, 2014

Russia’s food sanctions are hurting the animals at Moscow Zoo

The animals have been caught in the crossfire of the tit-for-tat sanctions war.

21 more MH17 victims identified as investigators leave crash site

‘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.

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Ukraine hits back with sanctions on Russian companies and citizens

The move comes after Russia imposed sanctions on EU and western countries.

# russia - Thursday 7 August, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Thursday

Everyone’s talking about Obama considering hitting Iraq, Russia’s ban on EU food, and Denis O’Brien…

Here’s how Russia’s ban on most EU food imports affects Ireland…

The ban comes after Western countries imposed sanctions against Moscow over its policy on Ukraine.

Snowden granted three-year residency in Russia, with permission to travel

“In the future Edward will have to decide whether to continue to live in Russia and become a citizen or to return to the United States,” his lawyer said today.

# russia - Wednesday 6 August, 2014

Search for remains of MH17 flight victims called off

The Prime Minister of the Netherlands said that it was too dangerous to continue.

# russia - Saturday 2 August, 2014

Shelling hampers search as experts continue to scour MH17 site

Armed rebel fighters have remained at the scene to keep an eye on the gathered journalists.

# russia - Tuesday 29 July, 2014

Here’s how fighting in Ukraine is holding up the MH17 investigation

Again, fighting in the towns around the crash site made it impossible for Dutch and Australian authorities to get to the wreckage today.

Russia violated arms treaty by testing cruise missile, says US

Tension is already high between the two countries due to the crisis in Ukraine.

Pro-Russian rebels are using Soviet-era posters to recruit new fighters in Donetsk

Dozens of the posters have sprung up around the rebel-held industrial city.

# russia - Monday 28 July, 2014

MH17 black boxes show crash caused by rocket shrapnel, says Ukrainian official

The investigators leading the probe in the Netherlands would not give confirmation.

From Business ETC Russia ordered to pay Yukos shareholders $50 billion for violating international law Pay Out

Russia ordered to pay Yukos shareholders $50 billion for violating international law

It was unanimously held that Russian authorities forced Yukos into bankruptcy.

Downing of flight MH17 ‘may amount to a war crime’

The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights added that an “effective” investigation is needed.

# russia - Sunday 27 July, 2014

From The42 2018 World Cup should not be held in Russia – UK Deputy PM Nick Clegg Protest

2018 World Cup should not be held in Russia – UK Deputy PM Nick Clegg

In the aftermath of the the airplane crash in Ukraine, the politician claims the host nation should be changed.

Australian and Dutch police scrap MH17 site visit over security worries

Police officers from the two countries were due to recover victims’ remains from the site but heavy shelling has been reported in the village next to the crash site.

# russia - Friday 25 July, 2014

Russia is not only supplying weapons to rebels but is also firing on Ukraine – US

US officials called Russian artillery fire a “clear escalation” of the conflict.

# russia - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

Valid data downloaded from flight MH17 black box

The cockpit voice recorder was damaged but the memory module was intact.

Two Ukrainian military jets shot down in rebel-held area

The planes may have been carrying as many as four military personnel.

# russia - Tuesday 22 July, 2014

Separatists hand over MH17 black boxes, but Australia says there is a “cover-up”

Malaysia Airlines also faced a backlash after one of its planes flew over war-torn Syria.

Flight MH17 and Gaza to dominate EU Foreign Affairs meeting

Charlie Flanagan calls for immediate ceasefire to conflict in Gaza, and urges all sides involved in the Ukraine conflict to cooperate on MH17 inquiry.

# russia - Monday 21 July, 2014

Remains of MH17 victims to be handed over to Dutch authorities

A deal was reportedly also reached today with Ukrainian separatists over the recovery of the flight’s black boxes.

Australia hits out at “shambolic” MH17 response

Tony Abbott called the downing of the plane “a crime”.

# russia - Sunday 20 July, 2014

All 196 recovered bodies from MH17 crash site have been removed by rebels

The bodies have been taken to an unknown location.

# russia - Saturday 19 July, 2014

Rebels are ‘blocking investigators’ from MH17 crash site

The Ukrainin government said rebels were blocking Ukrainian investigators from accessing the site

# russia - Friday 18 July, 2014

Irish-born woman among those killed in MH17 crash

298 passengers were on board the plane.

Timeline: Here’s everything we know so far about the flight MH17 crash

A run-through of events surrounding the shooting down of the Malaysia Airlines passenger plane yesterday.

Why were commercial planes still flying over Ukraine?

Malaysia’s Transport Minister says flight path was deemed secure by international air authorities, but other airlines were bypassing it for months.

UN Security Council holds minute silence for victims of flight MH17

It stressed the need for “immediate access” by investigators to the crash site.

Obama: ‘Evidence suggests MH17 shot down by missile that came from rebel territory’

The US President added that more sanctions could be imposed on Russia

One of the most crucial air routes in the world cuts through Ukrainian airspace

The area is now a no-fly zone after last night’s crash.

# russia - Thursday 17 July, 2014

Malaysian passenger plane shot down by surface-to-air missile over Ukraine

Malaysia Airlines says it has “lost all contact” with flight MH17 from Amsterdam.