# russia - Today’s News
Log fires, rustling leaves, full permission to eat marshmallows with everything – ah, autumn, we’ve missed you.
# russia - Yesterday’s News
# russia - Saturday 20 September, 2014
Good morning! Here’s everything you need to know as you kick off your Saturday…
The buffer zone is to separate government troops and pro-Russian militants.
The warplanes intercepted the jets on Wednesday.
# russia - Tuesday 16 September, 2014
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
The West needs to stop hiding behind treaties that Russia has already invalidated, writes John O’Donnell.
# russia - Friday 12 September, 2014
Meanwhile in Ukraine, the UN has launched a food aid operation in the war-torn east of the country.
# russia - Thursday 11 September, 2014
Barack Obama said that the action comes after Russia’s latest attempts to destabilise Ukraine.
# russia - Wednesday 10 September, 2014
Petro Poroshenko has said that there are now “good prospects for the peace initiative”.
# russia - Tuesday 9 September, 2014
The Dutch Safety Board has published its first report into the deadly incident today.
The footage is INTENSE.
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
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
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
Everyone’s been talking about the fatal stab attack at a hospital in Waterford, the Charleville tragedy, James Reilly, and a 25ft granny.
Separately, Ukraine’s President Poroshenko and Putin have agreed that the ceasefire agreed yesterday is largely holding.
There will be a “reaction” if the EU passes the sanctions, the foreign ministry said.
# russia - Friday 5 September, 2014
The Ukrainian President has ordered his troops to cease fire at 4pm.
“This decision sends a clear message — Nato protects all allies, at all times.”
Nato are expected to announce fresh sanctions on Russia later today.
# russia - Thursday 4 September, 2014
The highly-anticipated first report will be released by the Dutch Safety Board on Tuesday.
# russia - Wednesday 3 September, 2014
If the crisis in Ukraine escalates, the tournament may be hit.
Tip: Don’t try to start fights with other drivers. You never know who’s in the back seat.
# russia - Tuesday 2 September, 2014
A stroke of marketing genius.
Their fruit fly companions survived, however, and successfully did the dirty up in space.
# russia - Monday 1 September, 2014
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.
The reluctance of the United States to intervene means the EU must radically rethink how it confronts Russian military power.
Two US Senators have called on President Obama to arm Ukrainian soldiers.
# russia - Sunday 31 August, 2014
His comments dramatically raise the stakes in the ongoing crisis.
It’s Sunday – time to catch up on the morning’s top stories.
# russia - Saturday 30 August, 2014
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.
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
So who won the Twitter war?
NATO leaders are in crisis talks today.
# russia - Thursday 28 August, 2014
However the President’s suit made more waves on Twitter.
Ukraine’s ambassador to the OSCE said that Russian troops were in the east of the country.
And the Americans accused Russia of orchestrating a campaign inside Ukraine.
# russia - Wednesday 27 August, 2014
A peace strategy was “supported by all without exception”.
# russia - Tuesday 26 August, 2014
“I didn’t even see when we crossed the border,” one soldier said, in footage posted online…