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Russia

# russia - Yesterday’s News

From TheJournal.ie The west says Russian troops are in Ukraine Russia

The west says Russian troops are in Ukraine

If true, that’s not good.

From TheJournal.ie No breakthrough in Russia-Ukraine talks (but everyone says they want peace) Icebreakers

No breakthrough in Russia-Ukraine talks (but everyone says they want peace)

A peace strategy was “supported by all without exception”.

# russia - Tuesday 26 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Ukraine captures Russian paratroopers, but Moscow says they crossed border “by accident” Hmmmm

Ukraine captures Russian paratroopers, but Moscow says they crossed border “by accident”

“I didn’t even see when we crossed the border,” one soldier said, in footage posted online…

From TheJournal.ie Putin V Poroshenko: Russia and Ukraine’s presidents to meet today Conflict

Putin V Poroshenko: Russia and Ukraine’s presidents to meet today

Ahead of the meeting, Kiev announced the capture of ten Russian paratroopers.

# russia - Monday 25 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Ukrainian parliament dissolved on the eve of key peace talks Ukraine

Ukrainian parliament dissolved on the eve of key peace talks

The leaders of Ukraine and Russia meet in Belarus tomorrow.

# russia - Saturday 23 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie “Time for peace” as Russian convoy returns from Ukraine Bad Neighbours

“Time for peace” as Russian convoy returns from Ukraine

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is in talks with Ukraine’s President.

From TheJournal.ie Russian aid convoy to Ukraine described as a ‘direct invasion’ Ukraine

Russian aid convoy to Ukraine described as a ‘direct invasion’

Angela Merkel and Barack Obama warned that Moscow’s military presence and shelling were triggering a “dangerous escalation” of the conflict.

# russia - Thursday 21 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Russian aid convoy begins customs check after Ukraine border delay Ukraine

Russian aid convoy begins customs check after Ukraine border delay

Trucks were deemed a ‘Trojan horse’ by Ukrainian authorities, a claim denied by Moscow.

# russia - Tuesday 19 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Over 2,100 people killed in Ukraine violence Ukraine

Over 2,100 people killed in Ukraine violence

Meanwhile, a Russian aid convoy is still waiting near Ukrainian border to be checked for delivery.

# russia - Monday 18 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Poland have asked the people of Ireland to eat their apples Eatpolishapples

Poland have asked the people of Ireland to eat their apples

Poland want us to eat their apples. And they’ve got a video encouraging us to do so.

# russia - Saturday 16 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Ukraine tensions rise as Russian aid waits at border Tensions

Ukraine tensions rise as Russian aid waits at border

Ukraine claims it destroyed a Russian military convoy.

From TheJournal.ie Russian fails five times to have his wife assassinated, ends up in jail From Russia With No Love

Russian fails five times to have his wife assassinated, ends up in jail

The man did not want to split his wealth with his wife.

From TheJournal.ie Aaron McKenna: We should aim to do less, not more, trade with Russia Bullyboy Ban

Aaron McKenna: We should aim to do less, not more, trade with Russia

We shouldn’t be focused on Vladimir Putin’s bullyboy ban on many EU foods – we should be making ties with ambitious countries that share our values.

# russia - Friday 15 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Russian armoured vehicles seen near Ukraine aid trucks Ukraine

Russian armoured vehicles seen near Ukraine aid trucks

A convoy of armoured vehicles is said to be moving towards the Ukrainian border.

# russia - Thursday 14 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Ireland goes east in bid to offload meat mountain Meat Mountain

Ireland goes east in bid to offload meat mountain

Beef, lamb, mutton and pigmeat on the way to Philippines.

From TheJournal.ie Ukraine sends its own aid convoy east following fears over Russia’s “Trojan horse” Lugansk

Ukraine sends its own aid convoy east following fears over Russia’s “Trojan horse”

Kiev had a change of heart this morning over the Russian convoy, saying it will let the aid in once it has been inspected.

# russia - Tuesday 12 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Ukraine isn’t going to let Russia’s ‘humanitarian convoy’ across its border Careful Now

Ukraine isn’t going to let Russia’s ‘humanitarian convoy’ across its border

Russia insisted its military would not be involved in the convoy, but Kiev said Moscow could only play a role as part of a broader Red Cross mission.

# russia - Monday 11 August, 2014

From Business ETC Irish internet users could be vulnerable after 1.2 billion password theft Hackers

Irish internet users could be vulnerable after 1.2 billion password theft

An attack by Russian hackers has seen 1.2 billion passwords stolen.

From TheJournal.ie Who else, besides Americans, are flying military jets in Iraq? They might not be Iraqis… Islamic State

Who else, besides Americans, are flying military jets in Iraq? They might not be Iraqis…

Russians or Iranians might have piloted planes that targeted Islamic State militants last week.

# russia - Sunday 10 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie West warns Russia against further faux aid missions into Ukraine Donetsk This post contains images

West warns Russia against further faux aid missions into Ukraine

Ukraine also reported that several of its positions were still coming under mortar fire from Russian territory.

From Business ETC “I don’t think we’re back to cheese mountains”: Coveney plays down Russian sanctions Exports

“I don’t think we’re back to cheese mountains”: Coveney plays down Russian sanctions

The Agriculture Minister has said the effect on the Irish market this year might only be €8.2 million.

# russia - Saturday 9 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Guinness, Facebook, and drink driving: The week in numbers Prime Numbers

Guinness, Facebook, and drink driving: The week in numbers

Plus: How many flights went in and out of Ireland’s airports last year?

From TheJournal.ie He might be back: Fianna Fáil’s Conor Lenihan won’t rule out a return to politics Back From The Ussr

He might be back: Fianna Fáil’s Conor Lenihan won’t rule out a return to politics

He has also said that the bank guarantee “wasn’t a terrible policy”.

From TheJournal.ie Ukraine claims Russia attempted to send troops disguised as aid mission Incursion

Ukraine claims Russia attempted to send troops disguised as aid mission

The move was averted through diplomatic channels.

# russia - Friday 8 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Russia’s food sanctions are hurting the animals at Moscow Zoo Animal Crackers

Russia’s food sanctions are hurting the animals at Moscow Zoo

The animals have been caught in the crossfire of the tit-for-tat sanctions war.

From TheJournal.ie 21 more MH17 victims identified as investigators leave crash site Mh17

21 more MH17 victims identified as investigators leave crash site

‘The fact that we are now leaving the crash site doesn’t mean we have ceased investigating the cause of the disaster,’ said Dutch PM on Wednesday.

From Business ETC The Briefcase: Russia freezes us out, house prices and drinking on the job Inbox Me
From TheJournal.ie Ukraine hits back with sanctions on Russian companies and citizens Ukraine

Ukraine hits back with sanctions on Russian companies and citizens

The move comes after Russia imposed sanctions on EU and western countries.

# russia - Thursday 7 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Here’s What Happened Today: Thursday News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Thursday

Everyone’s talking about Obama considering hitting Iraq, Russia’s ban on EU food, and Denis O’Brien…

From TheJournal.ie Here’s how Russia’s ban on most EU food imports affects Ireland… Agriculture

Here’s how Russia’s ban on most EU food imports affects Ireland…

The ban comes after Western countries imposed sanctions against Moscow over its policy on Ukraine.

From TheJournal.ie Snowden granted three-year residency in Russia, with permission to travel SNOWDEN

Snowden granted three-year residency in Russia, with permission to travel

“In the future Edward will have to decide whether to continue to live in Russia and become a citizen or to return to the United States,” his lawyer said today.

# russia - Wednesday 6 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Search for remains of MH17 flight victims called off Ukraine

Search for remains of MH17 flight victims called off

The Prime Minister of the Netherlands said that it was too dangerous to continue.

# russia - Saturday 2 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Shelling hampers search as experts continue to scour MH17 site Ukraine

Shelling hampers search as experts continue to scour MH17 site

Armed rebel fighters have remained at the scene to keep an eye on the gathered journalists.

# russia - Tuesday 29 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Here’s how fighting in Ukraine is holding up the MH17 investigation Stalling

Here’s how fighting in Ukraine is holding up the MH17 investigation

Again, fighting in the towns around the crash site made it impossible for Dutch and Australian authorities to get to the wreckage today.

From TheJournal.ie Russia violated arms treaty by testing cruise missile, says US Cruise Missile Tests

Russia violated arms treaty by testing cruise missile, says US

Tension is already high between the two countries due to the crisis in Ukraine.

From TheJournal.ie Pro-Russian rebels are using Soviet-era posters to recruit new fighters in Donetsk Made Of Steel

Pro-Russian rebels are using Soviet-era posters to recruit new fighters in Donetsk

Dozens of the posters have sprung up around the rebel-held industrial city.

# russia - Monday 28 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie MH17 black boxes show crash caused by rocket shrapnel, says Ukrainian official Investigation

MH17 black boxes show crash caused by rocket shrapnel, says Ukrainian official

The investigators leading the probe in the Netherlands would not give confirmation.

From Business ETC Russia ordered to pay Yukos shareholders $50 billion for violating international law Pay Out

Russia ordered to pay Yukos shareholders $50 billion for violating international law

It was unanimously held that Russian authorities forced Yukos into bankruptcy.

From TheJournal.ie Downing of flight MH17 ‘may amount to a war crime’ United Nations

Downing of flight MH17 ‘may amount to a war crime’

The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights added that an “effective” investigation is needed.

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