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Putin and Macron discuss Ukraine arms, grain supplies
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Putin and Macron discuss Ukraine arms, grain supplies

13 hours ago 19,348 Views 37 Comments

The talks lasted for 80 minutes.

'We play this final for all the people in Ukraine' - Jurgen Klopp
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'We play this final for all the people in Ukraine' - Jurgen Klopp

13 hours ago 2,915 Views 2 Comments

The Reds face Real Madrid, in a rematch of their 2018 encounter in Kiev.

Russian army confirms capture of Ukraine's Lyman town
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Russian army confirms capture of Ukraine's Lyman town

17 hours ago 9,202 Views 13 Comments

It’s a strategic town in the east of Ukraine.

Opinion: Those already starving are feeling the ripple effects of the war in Ukraine
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Opinion: Those already starving are feeling the ripple effects of the war in Ukraine

22 hours ago 4,909 Views 1 Comment

Plan International Ireland’s Dualta Roughneen highlights the effects of food shortages on the most vulnerable in Africa.

Russian-backed separatists put pressure on Ukrainian strongholds in Luhansk
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Russian-backed separatists put pressure on Ukrainian strongholds in Luhansk

Updated Fri 11:05 PM 16,824 Views 35 Comments
  • Ukraine’s foreign minister warned that without new foreign weapons, Ukraine would not be able to stop Russia from seizing two crucial Ukrainian strongholds.
  • At least 1,500 people have been killed in Sievierodonetsk since Russia invaded Ukraine on February 24, according to the city's mayor.
  • The European Union has not agreed on a sixth round of sanctions that includes an embargo on Russian oil.
Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelenskyy accuses Russia of 'genocide' in Donbas onslaught
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Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelenskyy accuses Russia of 'genocide' in Donbas onslaught

Updated Fri 12:38 PM 12,836 Views 13 Comments

Zelenskyy said that its bombardment in Donbas could leave the entire region “uninhabited”.

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday
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Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

Thu 9:00 PM 6,124 Views 0 Comments

Here’s your round-up of what made the headlines today.

Government to investigate Ukrainian concerns over accommodation centres
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Government to investigate Ukrainian concerns over accommodation centres

Thu 6:51 PM 21,900 Views 7 Comments

Leo Varadkar said the issues raised by refugees will be looked into.

Ukraine presses Western allies for heavy weapons at World Economic Forum
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Ukraine presses Western allies for heavy weapons at World Economic Forum

Updated Wed 9:19 PM 31,173 Views 18 Comments

The war has entered its fourth month.

Moscow says Ukrainian fighters to stand trial before possible swap
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Moscow says Ukrainian fighters to stand trial before possible swap

Wed 2:09 PM 11,220 Views 12 Comments

Among the Ukrainian fighters who gave themselves up were members of the Azov regiment, a former paramilitary unit.

Russia says fighting in Ukraine will continue 'until all the objectives have been achieved'
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Russia says fighting in Ukraine will continue 'until all the objectives have been achieved'

Updated Tue 9:11 PM 37,282 Views 39 Comments

Kyiv has pleaded with Western allies to send more weapons faster and take tougher action against Moscow this week.

Jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny loses appeal against nine-year prison sentence
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Jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny loses appeal against nine-year prison sentence

Tue 11:47 AM 11,515 Views 7 Comments

The new sentence will replace the one he was handed in February 2021, meaning he will remain behind bars for another eight years.

Starbucks quits Russian market in wake of invasion of Ukraine
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Starbucks quits Russian market in wake of invasion of Ukraine

Mon 6:00 PM 15,733 Views 15 Comments

Starbucks said it decided to close its 130 stores and no longer have a brand presence in Russia.

21-year-old Russian soldier sentenced to life at first Kyiv war crimes trial since invasion
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21-year-old Russian soldier sentenced to life at first Kyiv war crimes trial since invasion

Mon 12:13 PM 28,426 Views 38 Comments

The soldier was accused of shooting a 62-year-old Ukrainian man in the head in the north-east village of Chupakhivka.

Zelenskyy calls for 'maximum sanctions' against Russia and asks countries to help rebuild Ukraine
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Zelenskyy calls for 'maximum sanctions' against Russia and asks countries to help rebuild Ukraine

Mon 11:36 AM 10,583 Views 9 Comments

The Ukrainian president was addressing a gathering of global political and business leaders at the World Economic Forum in Davos.

War in Ukraine pushes number of people forcibly displaced globally to 100 million
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War in Ukraine pushes number of people forcibly displaced globally to 100 million

Mon 7:35 AM 11,401 Views 5 Comments

The Russian offensive has turned to a key Donbas city.

Polish president offers full support for Ukraine EU bid
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Polish president offers full support for Ukraine EU bid

Updated May 22nd 2022, 1:55 PM 22,206 Views 9 Comments
  • Zelenskyy insisted his country should be a full candidate to join the EU.
  • Ukrainian forces have halted Russian attempts to seize Kyiv and the northern city of Kharkiv.
  • Russian energy giant Gazprom said it had halted gas supplies to Finland.
Ukraine warns only talks can end war as Russia cuts Finland gas
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Ukraine warns only talks can end war as Russia cuts Finland gas

May 21st 2022, 7:25 PM 21,752 Views 9 Comments

Ukraine’s president says “there are things that can only be reached at the negotiating table”.

Russia says Mariupol battle at end as Ukrainian defenders surrender
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Russia says Mariupol battle at end as Ukrainian defenders surrender

May 21st 2022, 7:42 AM 19,298 Views 11 Comments

Moscow’s flattening of Mariupol has drawn multiple accusations of war crimes, including over a deadly attack on a maternity ward.

Ukraine orders troops in steel plant to stand down as Zelenskyy says Donbas is now 'hell'
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Ukraine orders troops in steel plant to stand down as Zelenskyy says Donbas is now 'hell'

Updated May 20th 2022, 10:31 PM 43,363 Views 28 Comments

The Ukrainian President described the bombardment of Severodonetsk, where 12 people were reportedly killed, as “brutal and absolutely pointless”.

US accuses Russia of holding world hostage over food amid Ukraine invasion
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US accuses Russia of holding world hostage over food amid Ukraine invasion

May 20th 2022, 7:29 AM 9,748 Views 10 Comments

Washington called on Russia to allow exports of Ukrainian grain that is held up in Black Sea ports.

Russian airlines hit with new sanctions as UK targets Putin’s economy
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Russian airlines hit with new sanctions as UK targets Putin’s economy

May 19th 2022, 12:27 PM 21,781 Views 7 Comments

The move will prevent three Russian airlines from selling off landing slots at UK airports.

Russia says 1,730 Mariupol fighters have surrendered as US grants $40 billion dollars to Ukraine
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Russia says 1,730 Mariupol fighters have surrendered as US grants $40 billion dollars to Ukraine

Updated May 19th 2022, 10:40 AM 30,059 Views 8 Comments
  • The Russian military says that a total of 1,730 Ukrainian fighters who were making a last stand in Mariupol have surrendered.
  • The Red Cross said that registrations of Ukrainian prisoners of war began on Tuesday under an agreement between Russia and Ukraine.
  • US President Joe Biden backed Finland and Sweden's Nato membership bids after meeting the countries' leaders in Washington.
UN chief warns Ukraine war 'amplifying and accelerating' global food insecurity
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UN chief warns Ukraine war 'amplifying and accelerating' global food insecurity

May 19th 2022, 7:17 AM 5,473 Views 0 Comments

Antonio Guterres said he is “hopeful” a deal will be reached to allow the export of grain stored in Ukrainian ports.

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday
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Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

May 18th 2022, 9:14 PM 9,888 Views 1 Comment

Here’s your round-up of what made the headlines today.

Russian soldier pleads guilty at Kyiv war crimes trial as world leaders consider tribunal
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Russian soldier pleads guilty at Kyiv war crimes trial as world leaders consider tribunal

Updated May 18th 2022, 6:47 PM 58,783 Views 33 Comments

Meanwhile, Ukrainian fighters extracted from the last bastion of resistance in Mariupol have been taken to a former penal colony in enemy-controlled territory.

Formula One opts against replacing cancelled Russian GP with another race
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Formula One opts against replacing cancelled Russian GP with another race

May 18th 2022, 4:26 PM 2,686 Views 1 Comment

The Sochi race was originally scheduled for September 25.

EU proposes 300 billion-euro roadmap to ditch Russian energy
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EU proposes 300 billion-euro roadmap to ditch Russian energy

May 18th 2022, 4:14 PM 20,917 Views 13 Comments

The investment initiative is meant to help the bloc start weaning itself off Russian fossil fuels this year.

Russian gymnast banned for one year for pro-war 'Z' symbol
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Russian gymnast banned for one year for pro-war 'Z' symbol

May 18th 2022, 9:16 AM 27,456 Views 15 Comments

The Z symbol has gone from a marking on Russian military vehicles to a pro-war symbol.

Finland and Sweden submit applications for Nato membership
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Finland and Sweden submit applications for Nato membership

May 18th 2022, 8:30 AM 8,309 Views 18 Comments

Nato Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said he welcomes the requests.

Swedish MP: There is worry about our independent voice but NATO is the only solution
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Swedish MP: There is worry about our independent voice but NATO is the only solution

May 18th 2022, 12:03 AM 10,817 Views 8 Comments

Olle Thorell is an MP for the ruling Social Democrats party and also a member of the Foreign Affairs Committee in the Swedish parliament.

War in Ukraine enters 'protracted phase': Defence minister
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War in Ukraine enters 'protracted phase': Defence minister

Updated May 17th 2022, 9:00 PM 30,519 Views 2 Comments

Putin says Europe’s oil sanctions are ‘economic suicide’

Russia says hundreds of Ukrainians surrender at Azovstal steel plant
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Russia says hundreds of Ukrainians surrender at Azovstal steel plant

Updated May 17th 2022, 7:04 PM 44,982 Views 43 Comments

Ukraine’s defence ministry confirmed the soldiers had left Azovstal, expressing hope for an “exchange procedure.”

Finnish parliament votes overwhelmingly in favour of NATO membership
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Finnish parliament votes overwhelmingly in favour of NATO membership

May 17th 2022, 2:25 PM 8,454 Views 20 Comments

Germany also plans to ramp up its military collaboration with Sweden and Finland as they seek to join NATO.

Jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny set to appeal nine-year prison sentence
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Jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny set to appeal nine-year prison sentence

May 17th 2022, 8:00 AM 10,871 Views 4 Comments

The opposition leader had his two-and-a-half year sentence extended after he was found guilty of fraud and contempt of court in March.

Here's What Happened Today: Monday
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Here's What Happened Today: Monday

May 16th 2022, 10:45 PM 22,305 Views 0 Comments

Here’s your round-up of what made the headlines today.

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 23,223 Views 1 Comment

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

McDonald's to sell all its restaurants in Russia
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McDonald's to sell all its restaurants in Russia

May 16th 2022, 7:00 PM 39,361 Views 32 Comments

The company will retain its trademark in the country.

Russian state TV host responds to Taoiseach's comments that nuclear simulation is 'sinister'
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Russian state TV host responds to Taoiseach's comments that nuclear simulation is 'sinister'

May 16th 2022, 6:56 PM 63,339 Views 30 Comments

The station had broadcast a simulation of Ireland and the UK being destroyed by a nuclear strike.

EU cuts eurozone growth forecast as Ukraine invasion inflates energy costs
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EU cuts eurozone growth forecast as Ukraine invasion inflates energy costs

May 16th 2022, 3:30 PM 9,386 Views 12 Comments

Ireland is still expected to be the second fastest growing economy in the eurozone, with GDP set to increase by 5.4%.

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