Advertisement
This site uses cookies to improve your experience and to provide services and advertising. By continuing to browse, you agree to the use of cookies described in our Cookies Policy. You may change your settings at any time but this may impact on the functionality of the site. To learn more see our Cookies Policy.
OK
Dublin: 12 °C Friday 6 December, 2019

#Putin

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.

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 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 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.

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 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.

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”.

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.

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.

From TheJournal.ie Russia is not only supplying weapons to rebels but is also firing on Ukraine - US Civil War

Russia is not only supplying weapons to rebels but is also firing on Ukraine - US

US officials called Russian artillery fire a “clear escalation” of the conflict.

From TheJournal.ie All 196 recovered bodies from MH17 crash site have been removed by rebels Ukraine

All 196 recovered bodies from MH17 crash site have been removed by rebels

The bodies have been taken to an unknown location.

From TheJournal.ie Ukraine accuses Russian plane of shooting down jet Ukraine

Ukraine accuses Russian plane of shooting down jet

Ukraine’s Security Council also said their troops had been fired on with missiles launched from a Russian village.

Ukrainian astronomers adopt star and name it 'Putin is a d*ckhead'

Twinkle, twinkle little star.

From TheJournal.ie Russia orders troops to be on "full combat alert" Bad Neighbours

Russia orders troops to be on "full combat alert"

Moscow is concerned Ukraine is stepping up its military operation against pro-Russian rebels despite having called a unilateral ceasefire, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said.

From TheJournal.ie Ukraine's new 'Chocolate King' vows not to give up on Crimea Petro Poroshenko

Ukraine's new 'Chocolate King' vows not to give up on Crimea

The billionaire ‘chocolate king’ also vowed to avert civil war, the possibility of which still looms in the south-east.

From TheJournal.ie Obama and Putin exchanged "brief comments" while waiting for lunch today Awkward

Obama and Putin exchanged "brief comments" while waiting for lunch today

The ‘informal conversation’ was their first meeting since the start of the Ukraine crisis.

From TheJournal.ie Obama and Putin may "cross paths" during D-Day commemorations Awkward

Obama and Putin may "cross paths" during D-Day commemorations

Obama is in Poland and announced a expansion of US military presence in Europe.

From TheJournal.ie Prince Charles compared Putin to Hitler. 'Unroyal behaviour' says the Russian President War Of Words

Prince Charles compared Putin to Hitler. 'Unroyal behaviour' says the Russian President

Charles reportedly made the comment to a Polish woman, who had fled the Nazis as a child.

From TheJournal.ie Putin threatened with "consequences" if election fails to go ahead Ukraine Crisis

Putin threatened with "consequences" if election fails to go ahead

France and Germany are warning Russia it may face further sanctions if Ukraine’s presidential election fails to go ahead as planned at the end of the month.

From TheJournal.ie Pics: "Hello comrades!" - Putin celebrates Russia's victory over Nazism by visiting Crimea Victory Day This post contains images

Pics: "Hello comrades!" - Putin celebrates Russia's victory over Nazism by visiting Crimea

11,000 troops also marched in Red Square as part of Victory Day in Russia.

From TheJournal.ie Russia: We've pulled back from Ukraine border. US: No you haven't Standoff

Russia: We've pulled back from Ukraine border. US: No you haven't

40,000 Kremlin troops are estimated to be on Ukraine’s eastern frontier.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: We fought the law but the law won – labelled 'foreign agents' in our own country ADC Memorial

Opinion: We fought the law but the law won – labelled 'foreign agents' in our own country

Our group uncovered ethnic profiling by police and discrimination against minority groups in Russia. So Putin’s “foreign agent” law was applied to take us down.

From TheJournal.ie Military conscription introduced in Ukraine as petrol bombers take over more buildings Escalation

Military conscription introduced in Ukraine as petrol bombers take over more buildings

Ukraine currently has 130,000 personnel in its armed forces. With reserves, this could be boosted to around 1,000,000.

From TheJournal.ie The blacklist: Russian army chief of staff & 14 others targeted in new EU sanctions Ukraine Crisis

The blacklist: Russian army chief of staff & 14 others targeted in new EU sanctions

Meanwhile, Russia’s defence minister has raised concerns over an “unprecedented” rise in US and Nato activity near his country’s borders.

From TheJournal.ie G7 leaders to impose further sanctions on Russia over escalating Ukraine crisis Invasion

G7 leaders to impose further sanctions on Russia over escalating Ukraine crisis

The sanctions could be imposed as early as Monday.

From TheJournal.ie Obama confirms that if Putin was drowning, he would probably jump in to save him Tensions

Obama confirms that if Putin was drowning, he would probably jump in to save him

“If anybody is out there drowning, I would save them. I used to be a pretty good swimmer, I grew up in Hawaii.”

From TheJournal.ie Putin's face appears on coin marking Crimea's annexation Face Off

Putin's face appears on coin marking Crimea's annexation

The price for a palm-sized silver coin is yet to be set.

From TheJournal.ie Four militants dead in Ukrainian night fight despite 'Easter truce' No Let Up

Four militants dead in Ukrainian night fight despite 'Easter truce'

An accord struck on Thursday by Ukraine, Russia, the United States and the European Union has also been widely ignored.

From TheJournal.ie Unmarked armoured vehicles carrying Russian flags spotted as Ukraine increases military action Escalation

Unmarked armoured vehicles carrying Russian flags spotted as Ukraine increases military action

Both sides are upping the ante as talks planned for tomorrow.

From TheJournal.ie Ukrainian leader says Russia wants to set southeast 'on fire' Ukraine

Ukrainian leader says Russia wants to set southeast 'on fire'

Turchynov spoke of his “full-scale anti-terrorist operation” that aims to dislodge pro-Russian gunmen from their positions.

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

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

It’s Tuesday – and here’s everything you need to know before 9am.

From TheJournal.ie EU gas shortage concerns, as Putin threatens to cut-off Ukraine's supply Supply And Demand

EU gas shortage concerns, as Putin threatens to cut-off Ukraine's supply

Nearly a third of the EU’s natural gas comes from Russia, and about 13 per cent transits through Ukraine.

From TheJournal.ie George W Bush has turned his hand to painting. Here's his portrait of Putin Art Attack
From TheJournal.ie US:Russia tensions now affecting space exploration, as NASA cuts Moscow contacts Crimea Crisis

US:Russia tensions now affecting space exploration, as NASA cuts Moscow contacts

The US space agency has cut all contacts with Russia, except for cooperation on board the International Space Station.

From TheJournal.ie Ukraine crisis: Putin orders 'partial' troop pullout Cooling Tensions

Ukraine crisis: Putin orders 'partial' troop pullout

The development follows a hastily arranged summit in Paris between John Kerry and the Russian Foreign Minister.

From TheJournal.ie Putin calls Obama to suggest examining 'possible steps' to calm Ukraine Talk It Out

Putin calls Obama to suggest examining 'possible steps' to calm Ukraine

Putin told Obama that Russia was still alarmed over the situation in Ukraine after the fall of president Viktor Yanukovych.

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

The 9 at 9: Saturday

It’s finally the weekend – and here’s everything you need to know as we start the day.

From TheJournal.ie Vladimir Putin has called Barack Obama to talk about a Ukraine solution On The Line

Vladimir Putin has called Barack Obama to talk about a Ukraine solution

The Secretary General of the UN has said Putin told him he had “no intention” to make any further incursions into Ukrainian territory.

From TheJournal.ie G7 snubs Russia summit over Ukraine crisis Out In The Cold

G7 snubs Russia summit over Ukraine crisis

The leaders also threatened tougher sanctions against Russia for its annexation of Crimea.

From TheJournal.ie “The aim of Putin is not Crimea but all of Ukraine”: Kiev fears Russia ready to attack Threat Of War

“The aim of Putin is not Crimea but all of Ukraine”: Kiev fears Russia ready to attack

The country’s interim leaders say they fear an imminent invasion, following the fall of their last airbase in Crimea.