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# crimea - Monday 21 January, 2019

14 dead after fire on two ships off Crimea
# Black Sea
# Black Sea

14 dead after fire on two ships off Crimea

Jan 21st 2019, 8:20 PM 14,848 Views 11 Comments

The fire broke out when one vessel was transferring fuel to the other.

# crimea - Tuesday 27 November, 2018

Tom Clonan: 'If cool heads prevail, the Kerch situation should not escalate ... but we don't live in a time of cool heads'
# Crimea
# Crimea

Tom Clonan: 'If cool heads prevail, the Kerch situation should not escalate ... but we don't live in a time of cool heads'

Nov 27th 2018, 12:05 AM 15,492 Views 66 Comments

How the Russia-Ukraine naval clash may play out in a Trump and Brexit world.

# crimea - Monday 26 November, 2018

Ukraine backs martial law after confrontation at sea with Russia
# Crisis In Crimea
# Crisis In Crimea

Ukraine backs martial law after confrontation at sea with Russia

Updated Nov 26th 2018, 9:30 PM 41,785 Views 101 Comments

He now requires the parliament’s approval for the decree to come into force.

# crimea - Sunday 25 November, 2018

'Unleashing conflict': Ukraine says Russia opened fire on navy ships
# Sea Of Azov
# Sea Of Azov

'Unleashing conflict': Ukraine says Russia opened fire on navy ships

Nov 25th 2018, 7:34 PM 15,192 Views 73 Comments

At least one serviceman was reportedly injured.

# crimea - Wednesday 17 October, 2018

Death toll from attack at Crimean college rises to 17
# Explosion
# Explosion

Death toll from attack at Crimean college rises to 17

Updated Oct 17th 2018, 5:10 PM 18,088 Views 23 Comments

“There’s a lot of them, the ambulances did not have enough stretchers,” one student said.

# crimea - Saturday 30 June, 2018

Trump fails to rule out accepting Russia's claim to Crimea
# Annexation
# Annexation

Trump fails to rule out accepting Russia's claim to Crimea

Jun 30th 2018, 8:57 AM 7,733 Views 43 Comments

“We’re going to have to see.”

# crimea - Sunday 18 March, 2018

Coveney says human rights situation in Crimea is 'deeply concerning'
# Russia
# Russia

Coveney says human rights situation in Crimea is 'deeply concerning'

Mar 18th 2018, 6:00 AM 9,820 Views 74 Comments

The Tánaiste has reiterated Ireland’s support for Ukraine on the fourth anniversary of the illegal annexation of Crimea.

# crimea - Thursday 17 November, 2016

Tense talks between Russian ambassador and Fine Gael TD: 'You walked into Crimea and took it over'
# Let's Talk
# Let's Talk

Tense talks between Russian ambassador and Fine Gael TD: 'You walked into Crimea and took it over'

Nov 17th 2016, 6:25 PM 28,263 Views 93 Comments

“Of course you know much more than myself about Russia’s military in Crimea, I’m sure,” the ambassador told Barrett today.

# crimea - Sunday 18 September, 2016

Putin's party dominates elections with 45% of the vote
# Putin It Up To Them
# Putin It Up To Them

Putin's party dominates elections with 45% of the vote

Sep 18th 2016, 8:00 PM 11,687 Views 94 Comments

The election follows a tumultuous few years that have seen Russia seize the Crimea peninsula from Ukraine and start a military operation in Syria.

# crimea - Thursday 11 August, 2016

Tension soars between Ukraine and Russia over 'terror attack' claims
# The Heat Is On
# The Heat Is On

Tension soars between Ukraine and Russia over 'terror attack' claims

Aug 11th 2016, 9:26 PM 15,409 Views 133 Comments

The UN Security Council was to discuss the growing tensions today at the request of Ukraine.

# crimea - Monday 22 February, 2016

'They kill you all': Ukraine's Eurovision entry takes aim at Russia
# Crimean Tatars
# Crimean Tatars

'They kill you all': Ukraine's Eurovision entry takes aim at Russia

Feb 22nd 2016, 11:02 AM 18,499 Views 80 Comments

“When strangers are coming, they come to your house, they kill you all and say ‘We’re not guilty’.”

# crimea - Monday 9 March, 2015

Putin: 'We had heavy machine guns ready so we wouldn't waste time talking'
# Crimea
# Crimea

Putin: 'We had heavy machine guns ready so we wouldn't waste time talking'

Mar 9th 2015, 1:43 PM 17,529 Views 270 Comments

Russian president Vladimir Putin has revealed details of the secret meeting he held on taking Crimea.

# crimea - Thursday 19 February, 2015

'This could become a mass grave,' I thought as we waited there together
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

'This could become a mass grave,' I thought as we waited there together

Feb 19th 2015, 2:54 PM 32 Views 26 Comments

As we waited to be evacuated, a shell hit and a woman lost her leg. By the time the ambulance arrived five hours later, she had bled to death.

# crimea - Wednesday 18 February, 2015

Tough stray cat miraculously survives kitchen knife in its skull
# Me-ouch
# Me-ouch

Tough stray cat miraculously survives kitchen knife in its skull

Feb 18th 2015, 12:49 PM 12,679 Views 18 Comments

The knife was removed and the cat is expected to make a full recovery.

# crimea - Monday 15 September, 2014

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

# crimea - Wednesday 10 September, 2014

Russian troops are streaming out of Ukraine
# Ceasefire
# 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”.

# crimea - Monday 1 September, 2014

Opinion: Putin’s actions in Ukraine threaten to alter the entire security architecture of Europe
# Crimea
# Crimea

Opinion: Putin’s actions in Ukraine threaten to alter the entire security architecture of Europe

Sep 1st 2014, 1:00 PM 49 Views 201 Comments

The reluctance of the United States to intervene means the EU must radically rethink how it confronts Russian military power.

# crimea - Friday 29 August, 2014

Canada and Russia are throwing shade at each other on Twitter, and it's bizarre
# Shade
From The Daily Edge
# Shade

Canada and Russia are throwing shade at each other on Twitter, and it's bizarre

Aug 29th 2014, 1:16 PM 24,835 Views 109 Comments

So who won the Twitter war?

# crimea - Friday 18 July, 2014

This dramatic radar image shows airlines reacting to the crash of MH17
# Mh17
# Mh17

This dramatic radar image shows airlines reacting to the crash of MH17

Jul 18th 2014, 10:49 AM 55,567 Views 51 Comments

Decisive measures were taken.

# crimea - Thursday 17 July, 2014

Ukraine accuses Russian plane of shooting down jet
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Ukraine accuses Russian plane of shooting down jet

Jul 17th 2014, 12:24 PM 5,687 Views 50 Comments

Ukraine’s Security Council also said their troops had been fired on with missiles launched from a Russian village.

# crimea - Saturday 7 June, 2014

Ukraine's new 'Chocolate King' vows not to give up on Crimea
# Petro Poroshenko
# Petro Poroshenko

Ukraine's new 'Chocolate King' vows not to give up on Crimea

Jun 7th 2014, 12:48 PM 6,912 Views 93 Comments

The billionaire ‘chocolate king’ also vowed to avert civil war, the possibility of which still looms in the south-east.

# crimea - Monday 12 May, 2014

The Ukraine crisis isn't hitting Irish energy bills yet, but here's how it might.
# Bord Gais
# Bord Gais

The Ukraine crisis isn't hitting Irish energy bills yet, but here's how it might.

May 12th 2014, 10:21 AM 6,365 Views 49 Comments

The Bord Gais energy index is down five per cent, but risks to the price of gas still remain.

# crimea - Friday 9 May, 2014

Pics: "Hello comrades!" - Putin celebrates Russia's victory over Nazism by visiting Crimea
# Victory Day
# Victory Day

Pics: "Hello comrades!" - Putin celebrates Russia's victory over Nazism by visiting Crimea

May 9th 2014, 6:31 PM 10,379 Views 253 Comments

11,000 troops also marched in Red Square as part of Victory Day in Russia.

# crimea - Thursday 1 May, 2014

Military conscription introduced in Ukraine as petrol bombers take over more buildings
# Escalation
# Escalation

Military conscription introduced in Ukraine as petrol bombers take over more buildings

May 1st 2014, 5:43 PM 8,053 Views 160 Comments

Ukraine currently has 130,000 personnel in its armed forces. With reserves, this could be boosted to around 1,000,000.

# crimea - Thursday 24 April, 2014

Invasion fears rise as Russia accuses Kiev of 'crimes against its own people'
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Invasion fears rise as Russia accuses Kiev of 'crimes against its own people'

Apr 24th 2014, 12:37 PM 4,943 Views 96 Comments

Vladimir Putin has warned of “consequences” to the military action.

# crimea - Wednesday 23 April, 2014

Putin's face appears on coin marking Crimea's annexation
# Face Off
# Face Off

Putin's face appears on coin marking Crimea's annexation

Apr 23rd 2014, 1:08 PM 7,944 Views 80 Comments

The price for a palm-sized silver coin is yet to be set.

# crimea - Monday 14 April, 2014

EU ministers send further Putin warning, as White House says Ukraine escalation comes "with a cost"
# Ukraine Crisis
# Ukraine Crisis

EU ministers send further Putin warning, as White House says Ukraine escalation comes "with a cost"

Apr 14th 2014, 9:46 PM 8,325 Views 61 Comments

Tensions have been rising over the past 48 hours, with pro-Kremlin militants seizing official buildings in orchestrated attacks.

# crimea - Sunday 13 April, 2014

At least two dead in firefight between Pro-Russian gunmen and Ukrainian special forces
# Escalation
# Escalation

At least two dead in firefight between Pro-Russian gunmen and Ukrainian special forces

Apr 13th 2014, 2:36 PM 11,851 Views 173 Comments

Heavily armed separatist militants launched a series of attacks on police headquarters yesterday and Ukrainian forces fought back today.

# crimea - Saturday 12 April, 2014

The situation in eastern Ukraine is continuing to escalate
# Donetsk
# Donetsk

The situation in eastern Ukraine is continuing to escalate

Apr 12th 2014, 2:37 PM 8,905 Views 176 Comments

Gunman have seized a police station, a security building, and hundreds of weapons.

# crimea - Monday 7 April, 2014

Wind blows electricity prices up in March
# Blowing In The Wind
# Blowing In The Wind

Wind blows electricity prices up in March

Apr 7th 2014, 10:14 AM 11,781 Views 51 Comments

Wind switches roles after driving down prices in February.

# crimea - Tuesday 1 April, 2014

Are Russian troops withdrawing from the Ukrainian border? Not as far as NATO can see
# Crisis
# Crisis

Are Russian troops withdrawing from the Ukrainian border? Not as far as NATO can see

Apr 1st 2014, 2:26 PM 5,314 Views 120 Comments

Ukraine reported yesterday that troops had started leaving the area.

# crimea - Monday 31 March, 2014

Ukraine crisis: Putin orders 'partial' troop pullout
# Cooling Tensions
# Cooling Tensions

Ukraine crisis: Putin orders 'partial' troop pullout

Mar 31st 2014, 11:14 PM 4,763 Views 31 Comments

The development follows a hastily arranged summit in Paris between John Kerry and the Russian Foreign Minister.

Column: A divided EU will embolden Putin
# Crimea
# Crimea

Column: A divided EU will embolden Putin

Mar 31st 2014, 1:00 PM 24 Views 79 Comments

The lack of consensus amongst EU member states over the annexation of Crimea will prove costly for the EU, writes David Moloney.

# crimea - Saturday 29 March, 2014

While most clocks move forward one hour tonight, Crimea will jump TWO hours
# Time Travel
# Time Travel

While most clocks move forward one hour tonight, Crimea will jump TWO hours

Mar 29th 2014, 6:49 PM 15,555 Views 10 Comments

Crimea will be moving to Moscow time by setting their clocks forward by two hours tonight.

# crimea - Friday 28 March, 2014

Vladimir Putin has called Barack Obama to talk about a Ukraine solution
# On The Line
# On The Line

Vladimir Putin has called Barack Obama to talk about a Ukraine solution

Mar 28th 2014, 10:26 PM 15,123 Views 211 Comments

The Secretary General of the UN has said Putin told him he had “no intention” to make any further incursions into Ukrainian territory.

# crimea - Thursday 27 March, 2014

UN declares Crimea's breakaway vote illegal
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

UN declares Crimea's breakaway vote illegal

Mar 27th 2014, 8:13 PM 9,949 Views 173 Comments

Today’s resolution asks countries not to recognise any alteration of the status of the Black Sea peninsula.

Ukraine’s dolphin army has joined the Russian Navy
# Flippin' Hell
From The Daily Edge
# Flippin' Hell

Ukraine’s dolphin army has joined the Russian Navy

Mar 27th 2014, 7:50 AM 16,241 Views 40 Comments

The combat dolphin unit is based in Crimea.

# crimea - Tuesday 25 March, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday

Mar 25th 2014, 11:50 PM 12,712 Views 10 Comments

The Garda Commissioner resigned unexpectedly, an inquiry into taped garda phonecalls was ordered… and the Dáil paid tribute, following the death of Nicky McFadden TD.

Ukraine far-right leader shot dead in gunfight with police
# Sashko Bilyi
# Sashko Bilyi

Ukraine far-right leader shot dead in gunfight with police

Mar 25th 2014, 7:25 PM 15,776 Views 146 Comments

Oleksandr Muzytchko, better known as “Sashko Bilyi”, died after a gun battle with Ukrainian elite police.

# crimea - Monday 24 March, 2014

G7 snubs Russia summit over Ukraine crisis
# Out In The Cold
# Out In The Cold

G7 snubs Russia summit over Ukraine crisis

Mar 24th 2014, 9:35 PM 11,131 Views 139 Comments

The leaders also threatened tougher sanctions against Russia for its annexation of Crimea.

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