# russia - Wednesday 16 April, 2014
Do de doo, turning this corn- AAAAAGH!
Both sides are upping the ante as talks planned for tomorrow.
# russia - Tuesday 15 April, 2014
Turchynov spoke of his “full-scale anti-terrorist operation” that aims to dislodge pro-Russian gunmen from their positions.
# russia - Monday 14 April, 2014
He was hesitant to state whether Ireland would support sending an EU security force to Ukraine.
Meanwhile, Ukraine’s interim president says he supports a ref
Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore will travel to Luxembourg to attend the meeting.
# russia - Sunday 13 April, 2014
Ukraine’s acting president has accused Russia of waging war in the country’s east.
Heavily armed separatist militants launched a series of attacks on police headquarters yesterday and Ukrainian forces fought back today.
# russia - Saturday 12 April, 2014
Gunman have seized a police station, a security building, and hundreds of weapons.
How are the three countries dealing with the disease?
# russia - Thursday 10 April, 2014
Nearly a third of the EU’s natural gas comes from Russia, and about 13 per cent transits through Ukraine.
# russia - Wednesday 9 April, 2014
# russia - Tuesday 8 April, 2014
Russia has accused Ukraine of sending ultra-nationalist Pravy Sektor militants to these areas.
# russia - Monday 7 April, 2014
Should he give up the day job?
Thousands of irate pro-Russian activists broke through police lines yesterday and occupied the administration buildings in two big industrial cities.
# russia - Tuesday 1 April, 2014
Ukraine reported yesterday that troops had started leaving the area.
# russia - Monday 31 March, 2014
The development follows a hastily arranged summit in Paris between John Kerry and the Russian Foreign Minister.
The lack of consensus amongst EU member states over the annexation of Crimea will prove costly for the EU, writes David Moloney.
# russia - Sunday 30 March, 2014
The impromptu meeting will be held in Paris.
# russia - Saturday 29 March, 2014
Crimea will be moving to Moscow time by setting their clocks forward by two hours tonight.
It’s finally the weekend – and here’s everything you need to know as we start the day.
# russia - Friday 28 March, 2014
You wouldn’t want to steal this lad’s seat.
# russia - Thursday 27 March, 2014
As a 13-year old schoolgirl, Setsuko Thurlow became a survivor of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima. Her harrowing testimony is a continuing reminder of the importance of nuclear disarmament, writes Jamie Walsh.
The combat dolphin unit is based in Crimea.
# russia - Tuesday 25 March, 2014
Oleksandr Muzytchko, better known as “Sashko Bilyi”, died after a gun battle with Ukrainian elite police.
# russia - Monday 24 March, 2014
The leaders also threatened tougher sanctions against Russia for its annexation of Crimea.
Assaults on Ukrainian military bases in the region continued today.
Police said the fight was based on a “misunderstanding”.
Ukrainian marines were carried out of the base with their hands tied by Russian troops.
# russia - Sunday 23 March, 2014
The country’s interim leaders say they fear an imminent invasion, following the fall of their last airbase in Crimea.
# russia - Saturday 22 March, 2014
Patrick Nulty resigned unexpectedly, a veteran republican appeared in court over the Jean McConville case… and Margaretta D’Arcy was released from prison.
# russia - Thursday 20 March, 2014
Everybody’s talking about the youths arrested over St. Patrick’s Day assault, Leo Varadkar and Callinan and those no make-up selfies.
The latest measures by the US is being described as the worst East-West crisis since the Cold War.
# russia - Wednesday 19 March, 2014
Kiev today reneged on a post-Soviet agreement to allow freedom of movement for Russians into Ukraine.
Almost worldwide condemnation.
# russia - Tuesday 18 March, 2014
Everybody’s talking about the death of a man found outside Cabra House pub, the murder of Michael Hunt in London and surrogate mothers.
Ukraine’s Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk said a soldier was shot dead in Crimea, leading to the defence ministry to allow soldiers to “use arms”.
The process of integration has started and the international community isn’t happy as Russia sets itself up as a powerful entity once more.
Junior health minister Alex White told the Russian LGBT Sport Federation that Ireland disagrees with last year’s anti-gay propaganda law.
# russia - Monday 17 March, 2014
The final tally shows 96.6 per cent of voters in Crimea chose to secede from Ukraine and rejoin Russia.