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#Ukraine

# 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.

Ukraine church leader says Putin has been "possessed by Satan"

Separately, Ukraine’s President Poroshenko and Putin have agreed that the ceasefire agreed yesterday is largely holding.

Russia warns it will "react" against new sanctions from Europe

There will be a “reaction” if the EU passes the sanctions, the foreign ministry said.

# ukraine - Friday 5 September, 2014

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Ukraine has agreed a ceasefire with pro-Russian rebels

The Ukrainian President has ordered his troops to cease fire at 4pm.

Ukraine expresses "careful optimism" ahead of peace talks with Russia and rebels

Nato are expected to announce fresh sanctions on Russia later today.

# ukraine - Thursday 4 September, 2014

MH17 crash report on what brought down plane over Ukraine due next week

The highly-anticipated first report will be released by the Dutch Safety Board on Tuesday.

Ukraine president to brief Western leaders before Welsh Nato summit

Meanwhile, Obama and Cameron have vowed to destroy Islamic State in the Middle East.

# ukraine - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

From The42 Boycott of Russia's 2018 World Cup discussed by EU: sources Political Football

Boycott of Russia's 2018 World Cup discussed by EU: sources

If the crisis in Ukraine escalates, the tournament may be hit.

Ukraine takes back comments about ceasefire with Russia

The Ukrainian president’s office had said this morning that they two leaders had reached an agreement.

# ukraine - Monday 1 September, 2014

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

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

The 9 at 9: Monday

It’s Monday – here’s everything you need to know as you start your week.

Putin calls for Ukraine peace talks - but battles continue

Two US Senators have called on President Obama to arm Ukrainian soldiers.

# ukraine - Sunday 31 August, 2014

For the first time, Vladimir Putin's raised the prospect of giving east Ukraine 'statehood'

His comments dramatically raise the stakes in the ongoing crisis.

# ukraine - Saturday 30 August, 2014

Taoiseach: We want a 'jobs and growth' role for Hogan... but it's Juncker's choice

Leaders have arrived in Brussels for a summit to fill two of the EU’s top jobs. Enda Kenny’s also been talking about Phil Hogan’s prospects…

Seven killed as Ukrainian cargo plane crashes in Sahara

The Antonov 12, which had come from Glasgow, came down near Tamanrasset airport around 2,000km south of Algiers.

Point of no return?... EU leaders send strong warnings to Russia over Ukraine

Leaders meeting in Brussels are likely to boost sanctions against Moscow. “Europe has to act,” France’s Francois Hollande said today.

Enda off to Brussels for election of new European Council President

The EU leaders will also discuss the Ukraine crisis at the special meeting.

# ukraine - Friday 29 August, 2014

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

Ukraine death toll nears 2,600 as West turns up the heat on Russia

NATO leaders are in crisis talks today.

# ukraine - Thursday 28 August, 2014

Obama: 'It's plain to see Russia is arming rebels in Ukraine'

However the President’s suit made more waves on Twitter.

Ukraine accuses Russia of "direct invasion", Russia says there are no troops in Ukraine

Ukraine’s ambassador to the OSCE said that Russian troops were in the east of the country.