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Tuesday 28 March 2023 Dublin: 13°C

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# Ukraine
Russia deploys more troops and claims progress in east Ukraine
The administrative centre of the Luhansk region, has recently been the focus of the Russian offensive.
# Ukraine
Zelenskyy: Devastation in Borodyanka 'much more horrific' than Bucha
Ukrainian authorities are sorting through the ruins of towns around Kyiv.
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# Ural Mountains
Baby boy rescued from collapsed Russian building after fatal gas explosion
It was reported that the child survived temperatures that fell overnight to around minus 27 degrees.
# nerve agent
Daughter of ex-Russian spy poisoned by nerve agent refuses consular assistance from Russian embassy
Skripal was discharged from hospital on Monday, more than a month after the 4 March nerve agent attack.
# Sergei Skripal
More than 200 witnesses identified in probe into poisoning of Russian ex-spy in UK
One of the police officers who was injured in the attack has said today that he’s “no hero”.
# salisbury
Ex-Russian spy in critical condition after exposure to 'unknown substance' in England - UK media
A man in his 60s and a woman in her 30s, were found unconscious on a bench in The Maltings in Salisbury yesterday.
# 2016 Presidential Election
Trump's former campaign manager offered to give 'private briefings' to a Russian billionaire
Paul Manafort worked as Trump’s manager during the 2016 presidential election campaign.
# Afghanistan
Video footage suggests Russia may be arming the Taliban
The footage obtained by CNN shows Taliban fighters brandishing weapons they claim were supplied by Russian government sources.
# The Spy Who Met Me
Russian lobbyist in meeting with Donald Trump Jr denies being a spy
The unidentified man, who has dual Russian and US citizenship, is “a former Soviet counter intelligence officer”.
# excuse my french
Here's how Leaving Cert students did in French, Russian and Japanese
Some performed very well, while others struggled with basic vocabulary.
# Christmas Day
'Commander, we're falling': Pilots' final words on doomed Russian plane reported as second black box found
Early indications suggest the plane’s wingflaps may have been faulty.
# Let's talk
Tense talks between Russian ambassador and Fine Gael TD: 'You walked into Crimea and took it over'
“Of course you know much more than myself about Russia’s military in Crimea, I’m sure,” the ambassador told Barrett today.
# Rescue
Man airlifted from Russian ship off Cork coast after "sustaining burns" in engine room
The rescue happened today at about 5.45pm.
# Probe
German police accused of covering up the rape of a 13-year-old girl
Russia is calling for an explanation over Berlin’s handling of the case.
# problems
Seb Coe's right-hand man steps aside over leaked email
“What has become apparent today is that I have become the story.”
# peace plan
The UN Security Council has backed a US-Russian plan for peace in Syria
The US and Moscow are ‘agreeing to disagree’ on the fate of Bashar al-Assad.
# peakey blinder
UK astronaut Tim Peake arrives at International Space Station
The 43-year-old said he would call his relatives from space to wish them a merry Christmas.
# Easy Money
Fancy being a millionaire hacker? It's easier than you might think
Learn some code, pick up some Russian… and be ok with living a criminal life. Easy as 1,2,3…
# Essex
Two pregnant women found among 68 trafficked in containers
The four men driving the vehicles have been arrested on suspicion of breaking immigration laws.
# arranged marriage
'Lock up your wives and don't let them use WhatsApp'
The leader of Chechnya made the calls after a story of an arranged marriage spread on the messaging app.
# Courts
A 74-year-old Russian man born in a house in Dublin in 1940 wants his Irish birth registered
Sergey Chesnokov says he was born on Henrietta Street.
# Putin on a strong front
Vladimir Putin says Russia's army can't be stopped
The comments come as the fragile ceasefire in Ukraine looks to be crumbling.
# fly by
Russian aircraft enters Irish-controlled airspace AGAIN
The government said incidents like this are “concerning”.
# Alexander Litvinenko
Britain to hold public inquiry into fatal poisoning of former Russian spy
Russian dissident Alexander Litvinenko was poisoned in London with radioactive tea eight years ago.
# Close Call
Insanely lucky pedestrian narrowly avoids falling crane
# Civil War
Ukraine starts 'unity talks' as Russia warns of civil war
The discussions come just two weeks before an election in the country.
# Split
Rebels claim victory in independence referendums in eastern Ukraine
Complete results are expected later today.
# Art Attack
George W Bush has turned his hand to painting. Here's his portrait of Putin
Should he give up the day job?
# Ukraine
UN declares Crimea's breakaway vote illegal
Today’s resolution asks countries not to recognise any alteration of the status of the Black Sea peninsula.
# Crimea
Russian Ambassador asks why the EU accepts "Nazi" elements in Ukraine
Speaking to the Foreign Affairs committee this afternoon, Maxim Peshkov stressed that troops that have appeared in Crimea in recent weeks are not Russian.
# News Fix
Here’s What Happened Today: Sunday
Everyone’s talking about a problem in the SME sector, the debris found from Malaysia Airlines flight and the Great White shark on the way to Ireland.
# Crimea
Pro-Russian gunmen have stormed a Ukrainian military command centre
Around 20 attackers entered the base without firing a shot, report say.
# holy matrimony
These are some of the most bizarre wedding images in existence
We’re clearly missing a trick in Ireland when it comes to wedding photography.
# Dont Look Down
Watching this stuntman at work made our legs go funny
Cunning stunts.
# Ruling
Russia ordered to pay €2m to families of 36 'disappeared' Chechens
The men were abducted at night by Russian federal servicemen. None of their families have had any news of them since.
# river car
Russian man crashes into river but stays perfectly calm
When you’re in deep, you’re in deep.
# bred for skills
This is a liliger - three quarters lion, one quarter tiger
Quick, somebody call Napoleon Dynamite.
# potus on tour
Obama to call for nuclear cuts in Berlin speech
The US President will use an open-air speech to propose a reduction in American and Russian warheads.
# in da club
This Russian kid dancing at the club does not have time for you
He is owning that dancefloor.
# Boston Marathon
Boston police chief: We never got the warning about the Tsarnaevs
Russian authorities had alerted the FBI in 2011 about a possible threat from Tamerlan Tsarnaev – but Boston police were never told.