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# russia - Saturday 20 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Saturday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Good morning! Here’s everything you need to know as you kick off your Saturday…

From TheJournal.ie ‘Buffer zone’ to separate troops and miliants created during Ukraine peace talks Agreement

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Russian fighter jets intercepted by US near Alaska Air Defence Zone

Russian fighter jets intercepted by US near Alaska

The warplanes intercepted the jets on Wednesday.

# russia - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Ukrainian rebels have been offered very limited self-rule Progress

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.

# russia - Monday 15 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Column: ‘After many years of peace, Europe could be drawn into a war on its own borders’ Opinion

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.

# russia - Friday 12 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The EU is targeting Russia’s oil and AK47s in its latest round of sanctions Slap On The Wrist

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.

# russia - Thursday 11 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie US intensifies sanctions to punish Russia TAKING ACTION

US intensifies sanctions to punish Russia

Barack Obama said that the action comes after Russia’s latest attempts to destabilise Ukraine.

# russia - Wednesday 10 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Russian troops are streaming out of Ukraine Ceasefire

Russian troops are streaming out of Ukraine

Petro Poroshenko has said that there are now “good prospects for the peace initiative”.

# russia - Tuesday 9 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Flight MH17 broke up in the air after being pierced by ‘high-energy objects’ Malaysia Airlines

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.

From TheJournal.ie Russia’s threatening to block its airspace – Irish airlines say it’s grand Empty Threat

Russia’s threatening to block its airspace – Irish airlines say it’s grand

If Russia did press ahead with a ban, it would have an impact on some European airlines, but this move would likely hurt Russia more than anyone.

# russia - Monday 8 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Russia is in the driving seat of the Ukrainian crisis and she’s taking the West for a dangerous spin Crisis

Opinion: Russia is in the driving seat of the Ukrainian crisis and she’s taking the West for a dangerous spin

Western powers have been reactive rather than proactive in their approach to the situation all summer, writes Jack Lahart.

# russia - Sunday 7 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Fears over Ukraine truce as woman killed in heavy fighting overnight Ceasefire

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.

# russia - Saturday 6 September, 2014

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie Ukraine church leader says Putin has been “possessed by Satan” Red Devil

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.

From TheJournal.ie Russia warns it will “react” against new sanctions from Europe Minsk

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.

# russia - Friday 5 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Ukraine has agreed a ceasefire with pro-Russian rebels Breaking

Ukraine has agreed a ceasefire with pro-Russian rebels

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

From TheJournal.ie Nato agrees to set up rapid reaction “spearhead’ force to ward off Russia Eastern Europe

Nato agrees to set up rapid reaction “spearhead’ force to ward off Russia

“This decision sends a clear message — Nato protects all allies, at all times.”

From TheJournal.ie Ukraine expresses “careful optimism” ahead of peace talks with Russia and rebels Minsk

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

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

# russia - Thursday 4 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie MH17 crash report on what brought down plane over Ukraine due next week Investigation

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.

# russia - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

From The Score 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.

Watch Spongebob and Mickey Mouse brawl in this bizarre road rage video

Tip: Don’t try to start fights with other drivers. You never know who’s in the back seat.

# russia - Tuesday 2 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Sex geckos freeze to death after being sent to space by Russia Love Rocket

Sex geckos freeze to death after being sent to space by Russia

Their fruit fly companions survived, however, and successfully did the dirty up in space.

# russia - Monday 1 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Beslan 10 years on: the Russian school attack which shocked the world Siege

Beslan 10 years on: the Russian school attack which shocked the world

On the 10th anniversary of the Beslan school siege, TheJournal.ie returns to the tragic events of September 2004 that cost hundreds of innocent victims their lives.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Putin’s actions in Ukraine threaten to alter the entire security architecture of Europe Crimea

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.

From TheJournal.ie Putin calls for Ukraine peace talks – but battles continue Eastern Ukraine

Putin calls for Ukraine peace talks – but battles continue

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

# russia - Sunday 31 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie For the first time, Vladimir Putin’s raised the prospect of giving east Ukraine ‘statehood’ Raising The Stakes

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.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Sunday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Sunday

It’s Sunday – time to catch up on the morning’s top stories.

# russia - Saturday 30 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Meet the new bosses: Poland’s Tusk and Italy’s Mogherini chosen for EU top jobs Message To Moscow

Meet the new bosses: Poland’s Tusk and Italy’s Mogherini chosen for EU top jobs

The nomination of Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk to take over as Council President will send a strong message to Moscow, amid the continuing Ukraine crisis.

From TheJournal.ie Point of no return?… EU leaders send strong warnings to Russia over Ukraine Escalation

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.

# russia - Friday 29 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Ukraine death toll nears 2,600 as West turns up the heat on Russia Crossing The Line

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

NATO leaders are in crisis talks today.

# russia - Thursday 28 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Obama: ‘It’s plain to see Russia is arming rebels in Ukraine’ Tan Suit

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Ukraine accuses Russia of “direct invasion”, Russia says there are no troops in Ukraine Tensions

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.

From TheJournal.ie Merkel demands explanation from Putin after reports of new Russian incursions in Ukraine What's The Story?

Merkel demands explanation from Putin after reports of new Russian incursions in Ukraine

And the Americans accused Russia of orchestrating a campaign inside Ukraine.

# russia - Wednesday 27 August, 2014

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…

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