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# ukraine - Monday 12 January, 2015

Ukraine's former president is now on Interpol's most wanted list

The former president is believed to be living in Russia.

# ukraine - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

Pro-Russian hackers claim attack on Angela Merkel's website

The move came as Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk was visiting Berlin

# ukraine - Friday 2 January, 2015

Russia is training killer robots, as you do

Should we be alarmed?

# ukraine - Saturday 27 December, 2014

The topless woman who tried to steal Baby Jesus out of the Vatican’s crib has been released

Ukrainian Iana Azhdanova was arrested and taken into custody on Thursday after she snatched the figurine.

# ukraine - Tuesday 23 December, 2014

Ukraine just took a big step towards the West... and Russia's not happy

The eastern European nation voted to drop its non-aligned status if a war breaks out.

# ukraine - Friday 5 December, 2014

Aer Lingus's CEO is going to be the new boss of Malaysia Airlines

He previously occupied top positions at German flag carrier Lufthansa and the former Belgian carrier Sabena.

# ukraine - Wednesday 3 December, 2014

VIDEO: Drone captures haunting footage of Chernobyl ghost town

‘Serene and disturbing.’

# ukraine - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

France really isn't keen on handing over a warship to Russia

It has delayed the delivery until ‘further notice’.

# ukraine - Thursday 20 November, 2014

Almost a thousand people have died since the start of the Ukraine ceasefire

That’s an average of 13 people a day.

# ukraine - Sunday 16 November, 2014

Ukraine President says country ready for "total war"

More than 4,000 people have died in seven months of fighting in eastern Ukraine.

This man plays piano faster than the speed of sound

Lubomyr Melnyk says he’s the faster pianist on the planet.

# ukraine - Thursday 13 November, 2014

Ukraine back on the brink amid claims Russia is arming rebels

Russia says that the claims are “propaganda”.

# ukraine - Friday 7 November, 2014

Tanks, troops, and artillery pour into Ukraine from Russia

A military spokesperson said 32 tanks, 16 howitzer cannons and 30 trucks of troops crossed the border.

# ukraine - Friday 31 October, 2014

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

The gas deal followed two days of intense negotiation.

# ukraine - 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.

# ukraine - Sunday 26 October, 2014

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.

# ukraine - Friday 24 October, 2014

From The Daily Edge This guy called Darth Vader is running for election, and he's kind of brilliant Vote Vader

# ukraine - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

Close one: Ukrainian girl has lucky escape from explosive debris

She walked away, seemingly unharmed.

# ukraine - Sunday 19 October, 2014

Parents of 3 children killed in MH17 crash release heartbreaking statement

The parents say their lives are “an ongoing hell”.

# ukraine - Thursday 16 October, 2014

# ukraine - 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.

# ukraine - 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.

# ukraine - Thursday 9 October, 2014

It's emerged one of the MH17 victims was found with an oxygen mask

The Dutch Foreign Minister confirmed on a TV talk show that one of the victims had been wearing an oxygen mask.

# ukraine - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

Ten civilians killed after playground and minibus are shelled in Ukraine

Several more people were injured.

# ukraine - Monday 22 September, 2014

Rebels in Ukraine ready to carry out their side of peace deal, but "with great difficulty"

While Ukrainian military units are appearing to pull back, rebels have said they are willing to carry out their side of the deal.

# ukraine - Sunday 21 September, 2014

Families of German victims of MH17 are to sue Ukraine

Three of the families are to take their case to the European Court of Human Rights.

# ukraine - Saturday 20 September, 2014

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

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

# ukraine - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

Everybody’s talking about: Micheál Martin’s bid for Taoiseach, US bombing the Islamic State, and an arrest over a serious sexual assault .

Video: Angry mob throws Ukrainian MP into bin

Then throws a tyre at him. As you do.

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.

# ukraine - 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.

# ukraine - 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.

# ukraine - 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.

# ukraine - 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”.

# ukraine - 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.

Who or what downed MH17? Investigators to release crash report

The West has blamed the pro-Russia rebels, Russia has blamed Ukraine, but the investigators will now give their opinion.

# ukraine - Sunday 7 September, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Everyone’s talking about Phil Hogan and Irish Water, Ukraine truce, and an Irish criminal being shot dead in Costa del Sol.

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.

The 9 at 9: Sunday

It’s set to be a sunny September Sunday… Here’s everything you need to know, including the weather outlook.

# ukraine - 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.