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#War

# war - Sunday 7 August, 2022

Four more ships of grain leave Ukraine as new strike hits nuclear site
# Ukrainian War
# Ukrainian War

Four more ships of grain leave Ukraine as new strike hits nuclear site

Sun 5:54 PM 22,096 Views 29 Comments

Moscow and Kyiv blamed each other for a new strike at a Russian-occupied nuclear plant.

# war - Thursday 4 August, 2022

US says Russia trying to fabricate evidence after deadly strike on prisoners-of-war
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

US says Russia trying to fabricate evidence after deadly strike on prisoners-of-war

Aug 4th 2022, 6:55 AM 11,036 Views 3 Comments

The Ukrainians killed at the Donetsk prison included troops captured during the fall of Mariupol.

# war - Sunday 31 July, 2022

Turkey says first grain cargo could leave Ukraine port Monday
# War
# War

Turkey says first grain cargo could leave Ukraine port Monday

Jul 31st 2022, 3:32 PM 10,110 Views 3 Comments

The deal to lift the blockade is aimed at easing a global food crisis that has seen prices soar in some of the world’s poorest countries.

Russian strikes on southern Ukraine city described as 'strongest so far'
# Mykolaiv
# Mykolaiv

Russian strikes on southern Ukraine city described as 'strongest so far'

Updated Jul 31st 2022, 2:20 PM 33,451 Views 79 Comments

At least one person has died after the overnight bombardments in Mykolaiv.

# war - Monday 25 July, 2022

Russia says Odessa strikes hit Western arms as grain deal hangs in the balance
# Attack
# Attack

Russia says Odessa strikes hit Western arms as grain deal hangs in the balance

Jul 25th 2022, 6:48 AM 9,552 Views 14 Comments

# war - Sunday 24 July, 2022

North Korea accuses US of biological warfare in Ukraine
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

North Korea accuses US of biological warfare in Ukraine

Jul 24th 2022, 12:23 PM 37,627 Views 50 Comments

Washington and Kyiv have denied the existence of laboratories intended to produce biological weapons in Ukraine.

Tom Clonan: Time is running out for Putin in Ukraine and this makes him dangerous
# Five Months On
# Five Months On

Tom Clonan: Time is running out for Putin in Ukraine and this makes him dangerous

Jul 24th 2022, 8:30 AM 48,107 Views 65 Comments

The security analyst says that having seized all of Luhansk, Putin will now turn his attention to Donetsk.

# war - Monday 18 July, 2022

About 150 refugees to arrive to 16-per-tent Defence Forces marquees in Gormanston tomorrow
# Refugees
# Refugees

About 150 refugees to arrive to 16-per-tent Defence Forces marquees in Gormanston tomorrow

Updated Jul 18th 2022, 9:40 AM 22,202 Views 19 Comments

Further sanctions against Russia are on the cards.

Zelenskyy sacks two top Ukraine officials as EU mulls Russia sanctions
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Zelenskyy sacks two top Ukraine officials as EU mulls Russia sanctions

Jul 18th 2022, 6:51 AM 36,865 Views 25 Comments

# war - Tuesday 12 July, 2022

Ukraine 'destroys' Russian arms depot as EU and US pledge nearly $3 billion in aid
# Battle For The Donbas
# Battle For The Donbas

Ukraine 'destroys' Russian arms depot as EU and US pledge nearly $3 billion in aid

Updated Jul 12th 2022, 8:24 PM 43,879 Views 32 Comments
  • Ukrainian military intelligence said separately its forces had freed five captives in a "special operation" in Kherson.
  • Officials in the southern city of Mykolaiv said Russian forces had bombed two medical facilities and homes, injuring 12 people.
  • Military delegations from Turkey, Russia and Ukraine will meet with the UN in Istanbul tomorrow to discuss the safe export of Ukrainian grain.

# war - Thursday 7 July, 2022

Putin says if West wants to defeat Russia on battlefield, 'let them try'
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Putin says if West wants to defeat Russia on battlefield, 'let them try'

Jul 7th 2022, 8:11 PM 45,339 Views 60 Comments

The Russian president also warned that Moscow has not even started its military campaign in Ukraine “in earnest.”

# war - Sunday 3 July, 2022

Ukrainian army announces retreat from Lysychansk
# Battle For Lysychansk
# Battle For Lysychansk

Ukrainian army announces retreat from Lysychansk

Updated Jul 3rd 2022, 3:05 PM 52,408 Views 24 Comments

# war - Wednesday 29 June, 2022

Nato leaders denounce Russia's 'appalling cruelty' in Ukraine as Moscow threatens Norway
# War
# War

Nato leaders denounce Russia's 'appalling cruelty' in Ukraine as Moscow threatens Norway

Updated Jun 29th 2022, 4:40 PM 31,485 Views 23 Comments
  • Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has been invited to participate and will speak twice via videolink.
  • British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will urge his NATO allies to boost their defence spending in response to Russia's invasion.

# war - Sunday 26 June, 2022

Explosions rock Kyiv as Russians 'fully occupy' Severodonetsk
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Explosions rock Kyiv as Russians 'fully occupy' Severodonetsk

Jun 26th 2022, 7:18 AM 16,640 Views 8 Comments

AFP journalists reported a residential complex near the centre of Kyiv had been hit.

# war - Saturday 25 June, 2022

Russia pushes to block second city in eastern Ukraine
# Belarus
# Belarus

Russia pushes to block second city in eastern Ukraine

Updated Jun 25th 2022, 3:07 PM 34,628 Views 14 Comments

The Luhansk region’s governor said that Russian forces are attempting to blockade Lysychansk from the south.

# war - Friday 24 June, 2022

Ukrainian forces to retreat from Severodonetsk as gas becomes 'scarce' in Europe
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Ukrainian forces to retreat from Severodonetsk as gas becomes 'scarce' in Europe

Updated Jun 24th 2022, 7:58 AM 25,053 Views 42 Comments

It comes as the EU granted candidate status to Ukraine yesterday evening.

# war - Wednesday 15 June, 2022

Ireland's financial stability report finds Ukraine war has amplified inflation here
# Stability
# Stability

Ireland's financial stability report finds Ukraine war has amplified inflation here

Jun 15th 2022, 5:20 PM 10,680 Views 17 Comments

The review also found “emerging pressures” in the housing market.

# war - Friday 10 June, 2022

UN issues war crimes warning after death sentences given to soldiers
# Russia
# Russia

UN issues war crimes warning after death sentences given to soldiers

Updated Jun 10th 2022, 10:45 PM 35,935 Views 22 Comments

Three foreigners captured fighting for Ukraine were sentenced to death by pro-Russian rebels yesterday.

# war - Thursday 9 June, 2022

Fate of Donbas rests in battleground city of Severodonetsk, says Zelenskyy
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Fate of Donbas rests in battleground city of Severodonetsk, says Zelenskyy

Jun 9th 2022, 7:18 AM 7,071 Views 0 Comments

Russian troops have refocused their offensive on the Donbas region, comprising Lugansk and Donetsk.

# war - Tuesday 7 June, 2022

Russia deploys more troops and claims progress in east Ukraine
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Russia deploys more troops and claims progress in east Ukraine

Updated Jun 7th 2022, 7:09 PM 31,248 Views 13 Comments

The administrative centre of the Luhansk region, has recently been the focus of the Russian offensive.

# war - Sunday 5 June, 2022

Kyiv rocked by explosions overnight as Putin warns 'new targets' could be attacked
# Severodonetsk
# Severodonetsk

Kyiv rocked by explosions overnight as Putin warns 'new targets' could be attacked

Updated Jun 5th 2022, 3:33 PM 34,228 Views 19 Comments

At least 11 civilians were reported killed in the Lugansk region where Severodonetsk is located.

# war - Wednesday 1 June, 2022

€10.5 million allocated to community groups supporting refugees from Ukraine
# War
# War

€10.5 million allocated to community groups supporting refugees from Ukraine

Jun 1st 2022, 1:15 PM 5,682 Views 2 Comments

More than 30,000 people have travelled from Ukraine to Ireland since the start of the war.

# war - Monday 30 May, 2022

Eurovision winners auction trophy and hat to buy drones for Ukrainian army
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Eurovision winners auction trophy and hat to buy drones for Ukrainian army

May 30th 2022, 10:29 AM 15,598 Views 1 Comment

The Kalush Orchestra won the Eurovision Song Contest for Ukraine earlier this month.

# war - Saturday 28 May, 2022

Opinion: Those already starving are feeling the ripple effects of the war in Ukraine
# World Hunger Day
# World Hunger Day

Opinion: Those already starving are feeling the ripple effects of the war in Ukraine

May 28th 2022, 7:00 AM 5,973 Views 1 Comment

Plan International Ireland’s Dualta Roughneen highlights the effects of food shortages on the most vulnerable in Africa.

# war - Friday 27 May, 2022

Russian-backed separatists put pressure on Ukrainian strongholds in Luhansk
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Russian-backed separatists put pressure on Ukrainian strongholds in Luhansk

Updated May 27th 2022, 11:05 PM 17,689 Views 35 Comments
  • Ukraine’s foreign minister warned that without new foreign weapons, Ukraine would not be able to stop Russia from seizing two crucial Ukrainian strongholds.
  • At least 1,500 people have been killed in Sievierodonetsk since Russia invaded Ukraine on February 24, according to the city's mayor.
  • The European Union has not agreed on a sixth round of sanctions that includes an embargo on Russian oil.
Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelenskyy accuses Russia of 'genocide' in Donbas onslaught
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelenskyy accuses Russia of 'genocide' in Donbas onslaught

Updated May 27th 2022, 12:38 PM 13,039 Views 13 Comments

Zelenskyy said that its bombardment in Donbas could leave the entire region “uninhabited”.

# war - Sunday 22 May, 2022

Polish president offers full support for Ukraine EU bid
# Peace
# Peace

Polish president offers full support for Ukraine EU bid

Updated May 22nd 2022, 1:55 PM 22,376 Views 9 Comments
  • Zelenskyy insisted his country should be a full candidate to join the EU.
  • Ukrainian forces have halted Russian attempts to seize Kyiv and the northern city of Kharkiv.
  • Russian energy giant Gazprom said it had halted gas supplies to Finland.

# war - Saturday 21 May, 2022

Russia says Mariupol battle at end as Ukrainian defenders surrender
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Russia says Mariupol battle at end as Ukrainian defenders surrender

May 21st 2022, 7:42 AM 19,366 Views 11 Comments

Moscow’s flattening of Mariupol has drawn multiple accusations of war crimes, including over a deadly attack on a maternity ward.

# war - Wednesday 18 May, 2022

Russian gymnast banned for one year for pro-war 'Z' symbol
# Ivan Kuliak
# Ivan Kuliak

Russian gymnast banned for one year for pro-war 'Z' symbol

May 18th 2022, 9:16 AM 27,488 Views 16 Comments

The Z symbol has gone from a marking on Russian military vehicles to a pro-war symbol.

# war - Friday 13 May, 2022

Russia to cut electricity to Finland as tensions rise over Nato bid
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Russia to cut electricity to Finland as tensions rise over Nato bid

Updated May 13th 2022, 5:59 PM 63,275 Views 24 Comments
  • Sergei Lavrov has accused the EU of transforming from a "constructive, economic platform" into an "aggressive, militant player"
  • Kyiv has admitted it is unlikely to become a Nato member - but has forged ahead with an application to join the EU
  • Russian forces have been accused of committing atrocities - including the killing of unarmed civilians, torture and rape

# war - Thursday 28 April, 2022

Satellite images show Russia deploying trained dolphins to protect Black Sea naval base
# MILITARY PORPOISES
# MILITARY PORPOISES

Satellite images show Russia deploying trained dolphins to protect Black Sea naval base

Apr 28th 2022, 10:23 AM 32,577 Views 29 Comments

The US Naval Institute said the dolphins may be tasked with counter-diver operations to prevent Ukrainian forces infiltrating the harbour.

# war - Wednesday 20 April, 2022

Wimbledon 2022 ban on Russian and Belarusian players slammed as 'unfair'
# Barred
From The42
# Barred

Wimbledon 2022 ban on Russian and Belarusian players slammed as 'unfair'

Updated Apr 20th 2022, 4:37 PM 24,012 Views 53 Comments

The decision was taken in response to the invasion of Ukraine.

# war - Friday 15 April, 2022

Russia hits Kyiv missile factory after Moskva flagship sinks
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Russia hits Kyiv missile factory after Moskva flagship sinks

Updated Apr 15th 2022, 6:15 PM 55,533 Views 173 Comments

The Kyiv regional governor said there were at least two other Russian strikes today.

Ukrainian lawyer in Limerick has 'lost all contact' with relatives who stayed behind in war zone
# Refugees
# Refugees

Ukrainian lawyer in Limerick has 'lost all contact' with relatives who stayed behind in war zone

Apr 15th 2022, 3:00 PM 33,113 Views 2 Comments

32-year-old Anna Kovner said she has found solace in meeting others from her country who escaped the conflict.

# war - Thursday 14 April, 2022

Kremlin crackdown silences war protesters in Russia
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Kremlin crackdown silences war protesters in Russia

Apr 14th 2022, 11:20 AM 17,505 Views 14 Comments

The Kremlin has sought to control the narrative of the war from the moment Russia began its invasion of Ukraine.

# war - Wednesday 13 April, 2022

As it happened: Russia claims mass Ukrainian surrender in Mariupol, Finland to make NATO decision 'within weeks'
Live Apr 13th 2022, 7:55 PM

As it happened: Russia claims mass Ukrainian surrender in Mariupol, Finland to make NATO decision 'within weeks'

  • Ukraine halted all humanitarian corridors today saying it is "too dangerous".
  • Russia's defence ministry has claimed that more than 1,000 Ukrainian soldiers have surrendered in Mariupol.
  • Finland's PM said the country will decide on whether to apply for NATO membership "within weeks".

# war - Sunday 10 April, 2022

Ukraine's Dnipro airport is 'destroyed' in fresh attack from Russia
# Attacks
# Attacks

Ukraine's Dnipro airport is 'destroyed' in fresh attack from Russia

Apr 10th 2022, 6:00 PM 66,952 Views 39 Comments

Officials in Kyiv have said that Ukraine is preparing for “big battles” against Moscow’s forces in the east of the country.

# war - Friday 8 April, 2022

Civilians flee east Ukraine amid warnings of 'horrific' abuses
# War Crimes
# War Crimes

Civilians flee east Ukraine amid warnings of 'horrific' abuses

Apr 8th 2022, 6:47 AM 19,215 Views 12 Comments

Moscow has denied targeting civilians in areas under its control.

# war - Thursday 7 April, 2022

As it happened: Ukraine prepares for Russian attack reminiscent of 'World War II' on Donbas
Live Apr 7th 2022, 6:00 PM

As it happened: Ukraine prepares for Russian attack reminiscent of 'World War II' on Donbas

  • The UN General Assembly voted to suspend Russia from the UN Human Rights Council.
  • Ukraine has warned residents in the east of the country to get out "now" ahead of a feared assault.
  • A Kremlin spokesperson admitted that Russian troops have suffered "significant losses" in Ukraine.

# war - Wednesday 6 April, 2022

US and EU preparing more sanctions on Russia after Bucha killings
# Invasion
# Invasion

US and EU preparing more sanctions on Russia after Bucha killings

Apr 6th 2022, 7:05 AM 8,910 Views 46 Comments

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy likened Russia’s actions to Nazi atrocities yesterday.

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