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'Inside of me, I was ready to go and to kill him,' Ukranian swimmer says of Russian rival
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'Inside of me, I was ready to go and to kill him,' Ukranian swimmer says of Russian rival

Wed 4:36 PM 10,666 Views 7 Comments

Ukrainian swimmers are seeking world championship success in Budapest this week under the shadow of war.

Russian oil refinery says it was hit by Ukraine drone strike
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Russian oil refinery says it was hit by Ukraine drone strike

Wed 1:06 PM 19,721 Views 17 Comments

The refinery is located in Russia’s Rostov region, a few kilometres from the border with Ukraine’s separatist region of Lugansk.

Ben Stiller travels to Ukraine, telling president Volodymyr Zelenskyy: 'You're my hero'
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Ben Stiller travels to Ukraine, telling president Volodymyr Zelenskyy: 'You're my hero'

Tue 8:55 AM 22,624 Views 24 Comments

The Zoolander star is a goodwill ambassador for the UN High Commissioner for Refugees.

Ukraine says attacks escalating as Russia-EU tensions surge
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Ukraine says attacks escalating as Russia-EU tensions surge

Jun 21st 2022, 6:49 AM 11,632 Views 8 Comments

Since being repelled from Kyiv and other parts of the country, Moscow is focusing its offensive on the eastern Donbas region.

Zelenskyy says human cost of Severodonetsk fight 'terrifying' as Russian forces advance on city
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Zelenskyy says human cost of Severodonetsk fight 'terrifying' as Russian forces advance on city

Updated Jun 13th 2022, 9:12 PM 16,856 Views 7 Comments

Severodonetsk and Lysychansk have been targeted for weeks as the last areas still under Ukrainian control in the eastern Lugansk region.

Police investigating killings of 12,000 Ukrainians in war
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Police investigating killings of 12,000 Ukrainians in war

Jun 13th 2022, 7:00 PM 12,043 Views 6 Comments

The bodies of several people whose hands were tied behind their backs have been found in the Kyiv region of Ukraine.

Five injured Ukrainian soldiers flown to Ireland by air ambulance
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Five injured Ukrainian soldiers flown to Ireland by air ambulance

Jun 12th 2022, 7:35 PM 72,142 Views 106 Comments

It’s the first time that Ukrainian soldiers have been brought to Ireland from the conflict.

Nearly 7,000 Ukrainian students enrolled in Irish schools
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Nearly 7,000 Ukrainian students enrolled in Irish schools

Jun 6th 2022, 6:00 AM 16,159 Views 8 Comments

Nearly 1,000 children and teens have enrolled in schools here since mid May.

EU considers compromise to break deadlock on Russian oil embargo
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EU considers compromise to break deadlock on Russian oil embargo

May 29th 2022, 6:00 PM 21,707 Views 6 Comments

The latest round of proposed sanctions has been blocked by Hungary, which has no access to seafaring oil cargo ships.

Zelenskyy visits Ukraine's east for first time since invasion
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Zelenskyy visits Ukraine's east for first time since invasion

Updated May 29th 2022, 3:29 PM 16,851 Views 0 Comments

Russian and Ukrainian troops are engaged in close-quarter combat in the eastern city of Sievierodonetsk today as Moscow’s soldiers attempted to gain strategic footholds in the region.

Putin likely to have lost a third of his invasion force, says UK Ministry of Defence
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Putin likely to have lost a third of his invasion force, says UK Ministry of Defence

May 15th 2022, 5:37 PM 33,190 Views 25 Comments

Foreign Secretary Liz Truss said Russia must suffer a ‘sustained defeat’ in Ukraine.

Opinion: It's time to admit that Ireland is not neutral, nor should it be
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Opinion: It's time to admit that Ireland is not neutral, nor should it be

May 12th 2022, 3:31 PM 21,041 Views 56 Comments

Rory Fitzgerald says we need to get real in the debate around Irish neutrality in the face of Russian aggression in Europe.

Russian ambassador denies lying to Irish public over Ukraine in combative Drivetime interview
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Russian ambassador denies lying to Irish public over Ukraine in combative Drivetime interview

Apr 27th 2022, 6:27 PM 41,839 Views 31 Comments

Days before the war began, Yury Filatov branded the suggestion that Russia would invade Ukraine ‘insane’.

'Z = zombie': Ukrainian rally in Dublin calls for banning of Russian war symbols
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'Z = zombie': Ukrainian rally in Dublin calls for banning of Russian war symbols

Apr 14th 2022, 2:19 PM 26,428 Views 70 Comments

Concerns were also raised about Russian Victory Day commemorations on 9 May.

Analysis: Three scenarios for how this war could end in Ukraine
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Analysis: Three scenarios for how this war could end in Ukraine

Mar 26th 2022, 7:00 PM 56,027 Views 24 Comments

Dr Brendan Flynn of NUI Galway looks at similar historical invasions and walks through possible outcomes.

Russian army declares ‘first stage’ of campaign is over
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Russian army declares ‘first stage’ of campaign is over

Mar 25th 2022, 7:30 PM 45,357 Views 26 Comments

The announcement has been greeted with skepticism by observers.

Russian court extends detention of US basketball star
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Russian court extends detention of US basketball star

Updated Mar 18th 2022, 11:00 AM 40,780 Views 6 Comments

Brittney Griner will stay in custody until at least 19 May, it was announced.

Bradley confirms Rovers are examining free-agent list from Ukraine and Russia
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Bradley confirms Rovers are examining free-agent list from Ukraine and Russia

Mar 10th 2022, 11:10 AM 4,589 Views 0 Comments

“If there is something that really jumps out that we think will improve us, it is something we will bring to the board.”

Timmy Dooley: 'We cannot be shy about how many Ukrainian refugees we can accommodate'
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Timmy Dooley: 'We cannot be shy about how many Ukrainian refugees we can accommodate'

Mar 7th 2022, 6:58 PM 25,482 Views 49 Comments

The Fianna Fáil senator visited Ukraine at the weekend with colleague Billy Kelleher and saw first-hand the suffering there.

Djokovic pledges financial support to Stakhovsky as he returns to fight in Ukraine
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Djokovic pledges financial support to Stakhovsky as he returns to fight in Ukraine

Mar 6th 2022, 1:34 PM 7,487 Views 5 Comments

Stakhovsky, who famously beat Roger Federer at Wimbledon in 2013, last week said he had signed up for Ukraine’s military reserves.

Tom Clonan: The Kremlin’s war aims are slowly revealing themselves - here's what we know
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Tom Clonan: The Kremlin’s war aims are slowly revealing themselves - here's what we know

Mar 3rd 2022, 9:32 PM 50,403 Views 44 Comments

The security analyst says that it would appear at this point that the Russians are seeking to cut Ukraine in two.

Formula One terminates contract and removes Russia as Grand Prix host for good
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Formula One terminates contract and removes Russia as Grand Prix host for good

Mar 3rd 2022, 12:20 PM 3,894 Views 7 Comments

Sochi has hosted the race since the first running in 2014 but Saint Petersburg was due to replace it as the venue next year.

Punishing Russian athletes unfair, says International Judo Federation with ties to Putin
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Punishing Russian athletes unfair, says International Judo Federation with ties to Putin

Mar 3rd 2022, 12:02 PM 3,612 Views 4 Comments

IJF President Marius Vizer and the Russian President are long-standing friends, with Vizer praising him in 2014 as “the perfect ambassador for our sport”.

IPC performs U-turn as Russian and Belarusian athletes banned from Paralympics
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IPC performs U-turn as Russian and Belarusian athletes banned from Paralympics

Mar 3rd 2022, 7:46 AM 11,569 Views 9 Comments

Athletes from those countries were originally told they could compete under a neutral flag, with criticism and the threat of a boycott following.

World champions France call for Russia to be thrown out of 2022 World Cup
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World champions France call for Russia to be thrown out of 2022 World Cup

Feb 27th 2022, 1:22 PM 6,445 Views 8 Comments

Poland, Sweden and the Czech Republic have all refused to play Russia in the World Cup play-offs.