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Zelenskyy vows to retake south Ukraine as Nato chief warns of war lasting 'for years'
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Zelenskyy vows to retake south Ukraine as Nato chief warns of war lasting 'for years'

Jun 19th 2022, 7:55 AM 16,722 Views 30 Comments

Russian forces have directed their firepower at the east and south of Ukraine in recent weeks after failing to take Kyiv.

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

Updated Jun 5th 2022, 3:33 PM 34,191 Views 19 Comments

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

Russia advances in Donbas as EU leaders agree to ban most Russian oil
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Russia advances in Donbas as EU leaders agree to ban most Russian oil

May 31st 2022, 7:34 AM 8,232 Views 0 Comments

EU leaders have agreed to put sanctions on most Russian oil imports.

Ukraine says 'everything' being done to defend Donbas from Russian onslaught
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Ukraine says 'everything' being done to defend Donbas from Russian onslaught

May 28th 2022, 9:41 AM 7,919 Views 1 Comment

In his daily address to Ukrainians, Volodymyr Zelenskyy said the Russians had “concentrated maximum artillery, maximum reserves in Donbas”.

Ukraine says fighting in Donbas has reached maximum intensity as four killed in Kharkiv attack
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Ukraine says fighting in Donbas has reached maximum intensity as four killed in Kharkiv attack

Updated May 26th 2022, 3:47 PM 33,945 Views 32 Comments
  • German Chancellor Olaf Scholz has vowed that Russia will not win the Ukraine war nor dictate terms of peace.
  • Ukraine's president Volodymyr Zelenskyy has called out the West and international community for pandering to Moscow.
  • Russia is fast-tracking citizenship for residents of two southern regions which it occupies.
Ceann Comhairle meets with Ukrainian President Zelenskyy in Kyiv
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Ceann Comhairle meets with Ukrainian President Zelenskyy in Kyiv

May 20th 2022, 4:03 PM 18,378 Views 34 Comments

The trip to Kyiv was announced by the Ceann Comhairle in early May.

At least 10 killed in 'non stop' shelling of Severodonetsk, Ukraine, by Russian forces
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At least 10 killed in 'non stop' shelling of Severodonetsk, Ukraine, by Russian forces

Updated May 16th 2022, 8:34 PM 23,244 Views 1 Comment

Western intelligence has predicted that Moscow’s campaign will stall amid heavy losses and fierce resistance.

NATO assures Ukraine open-ended military support against Russia
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NATO assures Ukraine open-ended military support against Russia

Updated May 15th 2022, 3:25 PM 30,174 Views 31 Comments

NATO Jens Stoltenberg has said Ukraine can win the war against Russia.

Russian soldier accused of war crime put on trial in Ukraine
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Russian soldier accused of war crime put on trial in Ukraine

May 13th 2022, 11:45 AM 19,773 Views 17 Comments

Sgt Vadim Shyshimarin, 21, is accused of shooting a 62-year-old Ukrainian man in the head in the north-east village of Chupakhivka.

Bono and The Edge perform in Kyiv bomb shelter as 'show of solidarity' with Ukrainian people
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Bono and The Edge perform in Kyiv bomb shelter as 'show of solidarity' with Ukrainian people

May 8th 2022, 3:41 PM 44,985 Views 64 Comments

The U2 band members said they had been invited to perform by Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy.

Ceann Comhairle to visit Kyiv and address Ukrainian Parliament
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Ceann Comhairle to visit Kyiv and address Ukrainian Parliament

May 3rd 2022, 10:26 AM 13,444 Views 44 Comments

The trip is due to take place next week.

Top US officials visit Kyiv and pledge $700 million in military aid as Mariupol 'on the brink'
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Top US officials visit Kyiv and pledge $700 million in military aid as Mariupol 'on the brink'

Apr 25th 2022, 7:39 AM 12,361 Views 34 Comments

The trip by US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin comes as the war enters its third month.

Top US officials to visit Kyiv as Orthodox Easter marked by war
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Top US officials to visit Kyiv as Orthodox Easter marked by war

Updated Apr 24th 2022, 3:20 PM 22,963 Views 58 Comments

The trip by Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin comes as the war enters its third month.

Zelenskyy calls for meeting with Putin 'to end the war' as Mariupol evacuation 'thwarted'
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Zelenskyy calls for meeting with Putin 'to end the war' as Mariupol evacuation 'thwarted'

Updated Apr 23rd 2022, 8:30 PM 64,878 Views 64 Comments

Ukraine has made a plea to the UN to help evacuate citizens from the city, after previous attempts failed.

Simon Coveney to address UN Security Council today on Bucha and Kyiv visit
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Simon Coveney to address UN Security Council today on Bucha and Kyiv visit

Apr 19th 2022, 12:03 AM 10,111 Views 13 Comments

Coveney visited Bucha and Kyiv last week and will brief his colleagues on what he witnessed.

Security dispute after ERU Gardaí used instead of Army Rangers for Coveney visit to Ukraine
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Security dispute after ERU Gardaí used instead of Army Rangers for Coveney visit to Ukraine

Apr 15th 2022, 6:00 AM 84,195 Views 0 Comments

The Foreign Affairs Minister travelled to Kyiv yesterday protected by armed gardaí from the Emergency Response Unit.

Russian Black Sea flagship sinks after Kyiv claims missile hit
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Russian Black Sea flagship sinks after Kyiv claims missile hit

Apr 14th 2022, 11:01 PM 61,987 Views 41 Comments

The guided missile cruiser Moskva had been leading Russia’s naval effort against Ukraine in the seven-week conflict.

Simon Coveney visits Bucha after discussing Ukraine's EU application 'in detail' in Kyiv
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Simon Coveney visits Bucha after discussing Ukraine's EU application 'in detail' in Kyiv

Updated Apr 14th 2022, 4:30 PM 36,487 Views 92 Comments

The Foreign Affairs Minister is to travel to areas directly affected by the Russian invasion.

Billy Kelleher: I've seen mass graves in Bucha - I never thought such depravity would return to Europe
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Billy Kelleher: I've seen mass graves in Bucha - I never thought such depravity would return to Europe

Updated Apr 14th 2022, 1:20 PM 45,228 Views 74 Comments

The Irish MEP documents a visit he and Senator Timmy Dooley made this week to Kyiv, Bucha and Irpin.

Zelenskyy says next few days of war in Ukraine are crucial
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Zelenskyy says next few days of war in Ukraine are crucial

Apr 11th 2022, 6:58 AM 23,015 Views 15 Comments

In his most recent nightly address, the Ukrainian president accused Russia of trying to evade responsibility for war crimes

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

Apr 10th 2022, 6:00 PM 66,892 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.

Another €500 million EU arms fund for Ukraine proposed, as von der Leyen travels to Kyiv tomorrow
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Another €500 million EU arms fund for Ukraine proposed, as von der Leyen travels to Kyiv tomorrow

Updated Apr 7th 2022, 10:15 PM 16,814 Views 20 Comments

“The Ukrainian people deserve our solidarity,” the European Commission President said.

Russian forces executed and raped civilians in apparent war crimes, Amnesty investigators find
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Russian forces executed and raped civilians in apparent war crimes, Amnesty investigators find

Apr 7th 2022, 11:37 AM 15,415 Views 18 Comments

Russian forces carried out “acts of unspeakable cruelty and shocking brutality”, according to Amnesty International.

Ukraine describes Kyiv suburb as 'new Srebrenica' amid reports of bodies scattered in town's streets
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Ukraine describes Kyiv suburb as 'new Srebrenica' amid reports of bodies scattered in town's streets

Updated Apr 3rd 2022, 4:00 PM 66,621 Views 66 Comments
  • A journalist with the AFP news agency in Bucha reported seeing at least 20 bodies wearing civilian clothing on the town's streets.
  • Mayor claims that another 280 people have been buried in mass graves in the town.
  • Ukrainian forces regained control of Bucha this week, following the retreat of Russian troops.
Russia blames Ukraine for fuel depot explosion as Kyiv denies role
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Russia blames Ukraine for fuel depot explosion as Kyiv denies role

Apr 1st 2022, 10:05 PM 21,181 Views 23 Comments

There is confusion over who is responsible for a helicopter attack on a fuel depot in the Russian town of Belgorod.

Russia says it will cut back operations near Ukrainian capital following ceasefire talks
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Russia says it will cut back operations near Ukrainian capital following ceasefire talks

Updated Mar 29th 2022, 10:45 PM 45,813 Views 16 Comments

The announcement has been met with scepticism from the US and other nations.

Funeral of journalist killed in Ukraine hears he 'brought hope to the darkest places of the world'
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Funeral of journalist killed in Ukraine hears he 'brought hope to the darkest places of the world'

Updated Mar 29th 2022, 12:40 PM 23,013 Views 4 Comments

Family and friends of the cameraman addressed his funeral in Dublin today.

Ukraine says it has retaken Kyiv suburb and town, as Russia appears to switch focus to the east
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Ukraine says it has retaken Kyiv suburb and town, as Russia appears to switch focus to the east

Mar 28th 2022, 10:30 PM 24,313 Views 7 Comments

The mayor of Irpin said the suburb had been liberated, while a US official said the town of Trostyanets had also been reclaimed.

Roman Abramovich and Ukrainian officials 'suffered symptoms of suspected poisoning'
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Roman Abramovich and Ukrainian officials 'suffered symptoms of suspected poisoning'

Updated Mar 28th 2022, 10:30 PM 75,627 Views 40 Comments

The Russian oligarch and two Ukrainian peace negotiators suffered symptoms including red eyes and peeling skin on their faces and hands.

AS IT HAPPENED: Several dead in Kyiv mall bombing; Russia increases air and sea operations From TheJournal.ie
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AS IT HAPPENED: Several dead in Kyiv mall bombing; Russia increases air and sea operations

  • At least eight people were killed in the overnight attack on the Kyiv shopping centre.
  • Chernobyl staff are rotated for the first time since Russia launched Ukraine invasion.
  • Zelenskyy says Ukraine will not surrender Mariupol following Russian demands.
At least six dead in overnight bombing of Kyiv mall as EU condemns Russia for 'war crimes'
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At least six dead in overnight bombing of Kyiv mall as EU condemns Russia for 'war crimes'

Updated Mar 21st 2022, 1:10 PM 19,994 Views 16 Comments

“Enemy shelling” had caused fires on several floors and set several cars ablaze, emergency services said on Facebook.

As it happened: Russia uses hypersonic missiles as Zelenskyy urges Swiss to freeze oligarchs' assets From TheJournal.ie
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As it happened: Russia uses hypersonic missiles as Zelenskyy urges Swiss to freeze oligarchs' assets

  • Russia has admitted, for the first time, to using hypersonic missiles in western Ukraine.
  • Poland has called on the European Union to impose a total ban on trade with Russia.
  • More than 3.25 million refugees have fled Ukraine.
Ukraine and Russia talks to continue today as Zelenskyy says 'any war ends with an agreement'
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Ukraine and Russia talks to continue today as Zelenskyy says 'any war ends with an agreement'

Mar 16th 2022, 6:56 AM 23,922 Views 28 Comments

Over the past day, 28,893 civilians fled the fighting through nine humanitarian corridors.

Ukraine latest: Evacuations continue as Russia steps up bombardment of Kyiv
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Ukraine latest: Evacuations continue as Russia steps up bombardment of Kyiv

Mar 15th 2022, 10:30 PM 10,484 Views 3 Comments

Here are the main developments today on the Russian invasion of Ukraine.

Polish, Czech and Slovenian prime ministers meet Zelenskyy in Kyiv
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Polish, Czech and Slovenian prime ministers meet Zelenskyy in Kyiv

Updated Mar 15th 2022, 9:28 PM 42,065 Views 38 Comments

This is the first visit by foreign leaders to Ukraine’s besieged capital since the invasion began.

Tributes paid to Irish citizen killed while reporting for Fox News near Kyiv
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Tributes paid to Irish citizen killed while reporting for Fox News near Kyiv

Mar 15th 2022, 5:43 PM 97,889 Views 36 Comments

Cameraman Pierre Zakrzewski and Ukrainian journalist Oleksandra Kuvshynova were killed when their car was struck by incoming fire yesterday.

Russian forces inch towards Kyiv as the siege of Mariupol continues
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Russian forces inch towards Kyiv as the siege of Mariupol continues

Mar 12th 2022, 7:15 AM 16,105 Views 14 Comments

Air raid sirens sounded this morning in several cities, including the capital Kyiv, Odessa, Dnipro and Kharkiv.

Przemyśl, the Ukraine/Poland border town where tens of thousands of refugees cross daily
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Przemyśl, the Ukraine/Poland border town where tens of thousands of refugees cross daily

Mar 10th 2022, 7:49 AM 9,595 Views 1 Comment

The Journal’s Niall O’Connor will be reporting from the Polish border and in the frontier town of Przemysl.

Ukrainian meat plant worker in Waterford describes escape from Kyiv amid shelling
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Ukrainian meat plant worker in Waterford describes escape from Kyiv amid shelling

Mar 7th 2022, 1:16 PM 23,592 Views 14 Comments

Andrii Kovskyi returned to Ukraine to help get his family out.

Four Irish babies born through surrogacy in Ukraine evacuated from the country
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Four Irish babies born through surrogacy in Ukraine evacuated from the country

Mar 3rd 2022, 7:50 PM 16,057 Views 5 Comments

It is understood that the newborns are all safe and well.

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