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# Ukraine

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2022
# Kyiv
British Prime Minister Sunak meets Zelenskyy during first visit to Ukraine
Sunak’s arrival was accompanied by the announcement of a £50 million package of defence aid comprising 125 anti-aircraft guns and technology.
# Ukraine
Ukraine probes videos which Russia claims depict its prisoners being executed
The footage was circulating on Russian social media this week.
# Ukraine
Ukraine says 'nearly half' of energy grid battered by Russia
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said that over 10 million Ukrainians were without electricity yesterday.
# accommodation issues
Ukrainians will still flee to Ireland despite accommodation shortage, Ambassador says
She said efforts have been made to warn Ukrainians that there is a shortage of accommodation in Ireland.
# Fine Gael Ard Fheis
FG members to vote on inheritance tax, weapons for Ukraine and setting up in Northern Ireland
Leo Varadkar’s address to the party will be televised live on RTE One tomorrow evening.
# Ukraine
Zelenskyy says Russia's decision to sanction over 50 Irish politicians is 'propaganda'
The Ukrainian president was addressing Irish third-level students via video link.
# Ukraine
New wave of Russian strikes batter Ukraine grid as 'torture chambers' found in Kherson
AFP journalists in several Ukraine cities said the latest strikes coincided with the first snow this season.
# Conflict
Ukraine frontline: 'Everybody needs to be at least this good, so you don’t hurt your friends'
Journalist Hannah McCarthy is in Ukraine documenting the training of soldiers.
# 2014
Flight MH17: Three convicted of murder over downing of Malaysia Airlines plane over Ukraine
Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelenskyy this afternoon praised the “important” court ruling.
# Poland
NATO believes deadly blast at Poland border was an 'accident'
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, however, said Kyiv had seen no proof the missile was Ukrainian.
# Ukraine War
Fresh air raid alerts sound across Ukraine day after massive strikes but power is being restored
Fresh air raid alerts were sounding again across the country, raising concerns over new attacks.
# NATO
Poland puts military on heightened readiness over reports Russian missiles land on its territory
Moscow’s defence minister has dismissed reports that Russian missles had landed in Poland.
# Ukraine
Missile strikes hit cities across Ukraine, including Kyiv residential buildings
Volodymyr Zelenskyy told the G20 summit in Bali today that “now is the time” to end the war.
Lviv's mayor has said 80% of the city is without power.
Volodymyr Zelenskyy told the G20 summit in Bali today that "now is the time" to end the war.
Poland has called emergency meetings following reports Russian missiles had landed on its territory.
Poland puts military on heightened readiness over reports Russian missiles land on its territory
Tom Clonan: Losing Kherson is a huge blow for Russia that will embolden the Ukrainian army
# Colleges
Ukraine's Zelenskyy will virtually address all third-level students in Ireland this Friday
Following his address, the Ukrainian president will take questions from students.
Voices
Tom Clonan: Losing Kherson is a huge blow for Russia that will embolden the Ukrainian army
The security analyst looks at the recent gains for Ukraine and says it must now capitalise on this and win back more territory.
# kherson
Zelenskyy calls liberation of Kherson the 'beginning of the end’ of the war
The liberation of Kherson is one of Ukraine’s biggest success so far of the nearly nine-month invasion.
# CSO
There are now more than 62,000 Ukrainian nationals living in Ireland
That’s according to the latest figures from the Central Statistics Office.
# kherson
Relief in Ukraine's Kherson after Russian occupation
President Volodymyr Zelenskyy told Ukrainians still under occupation: ‘We don’t forget anyone.’
# Ukraine
'Life is returning': Ukrainian police and broadcasters come back to Kherson
Residents awoke from jubilant celebrations that broke out after the Kremlin announced its troops had withdrawn to the other side of Dnieper River.
# Banksy
Banksy reveals artwork on side of damaged building in Ukraine
The anonymous graffiti artist has posted a photo of a mural he has created in the town of Borodyanka.
# mykolaiv
Russian strike on residential building kills five in south Ukraine
President Zelenskyy said the strike was ‘a cynical response’ to Ukraine’s recent successes
# Retreat
Moscow says Kherson pullout has started as Ukraine claims gains
In Moscow, Kremlin supporters rushed to justify the decision.
# Withdrawal
Russia orders military to withdraw from Ukraine's Kherson city
Moscow announced the move this afternoon.
# Oscar
US actor Sean Penn gives Oscar award to Ukraine's president during visit to Kyiv
Penn told Zelensky: ‘If I know this is here with you, then I will feel better and stronger for the fight.’
# Ukraine
Ukraine receives more air defence systems, as officials say electricity situtation is 'tense'
Attacks by Moscow’s forces have destroyed around 40% of Ukraine’s power stations.
# counter-offensive
Kyiv prepares for harsh winter as Ukrainian soldiers reach recaptured border
‘If we’d had the weapons we do now in March, I’d already be on the Red Square’ in Moscow, a commander said.
# kherson
Ukraine's occupied city of Kherson without electricity and water after strike
It is the first time that Kherson has seen such a power cut.
# Ukraine War
Ukraine warns of Russian ‘brutality’ in eastern region
Moscow-backed separatists controlled part of Donetsk for nearly eight years before Russia invaded Ukraine in late February.
# War in Ukraine
Iran admits sending Russia drones but says before Ukraine war
Kyiv and its Western allies have accused Russia of using Iranian-made drones to carry out attacks.
# Ukraine
Russian strikes leave 4.5 million without power in Ukraine, Zelenskyy says
For weeks Russian forces have rained missiles and explosive drones onto Ukraine infrastructure.
# Ukraine
G7 discuss winter aid package for Ukraine as grain shipments resume
German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock said the G7 will help Ukraine with items including generators and heaters to survive the winter.
# Biological weapons
UN Security Council rejects Russian call for biological weapons probe
Russia had circulated a document to council members alleging that this biological activity is taking place in Ukraine with support from the US Defence Department.
# Cabinet
Social welfare supports of €141.4m provided to Ukrainians this year
Department of Social Protection spending is 1.4% higher than profiled for this year.
# Black sea
Putin says Russia could leave Ukraine grain deal again if Kyiv 'violates' guarantees
The Russian president’s comments came hours after Russia said it was resuming its participation in the agreement.
# Black sea
Ukrainian grain exports to stop as Putin demands 'real guarantees' from Kyiv
Putin seeks guarantees that Ukraine is ‘not using the humanitarian corridor for military purposes’
# Ukraine
Water, power supplies restored in Kyiv after missile strikes
The Ukrainian military said Russia had launched 55 cruise missiles and dozens of other munitions yesterday.
# Anna Sochanska
Polish ambassador: Russian atrocities in Ukraine 'made me want to take up a gun and go fight'
Anna Sochańska has been the diplomatic representative in Ireland for the government of Poland since 2019.
# Ukraine
'Massive attack' by Russia on Ukraine energy facilities, says Kyiv
At least five explosions were heard in the Ukrainian capital at 8am.
# Accommodation
First contract to deliver modular homes for Ukrainians due in January 2023
Government has warned that refugees could end up sleeping on the streets due to the accommodation shortage.
# food supply
Ukraine grain exports halted after Russia suspends deal participation
The agreement had already allowed more than nine million tonnes of Ukrainian grain to be exported.