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Russia

# russia - Tuesday 29 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Here’s how fighting in Ukraine is holding up the MH17 investigation Stalling

Here’s how fighting in Ukraine is holding up the MH17 investigation

Again, fighting in the towns around the crash site made it impossible for Dutch and Australian authorities to get to the wreckage today.

From TheJournal.ie Russia violated arms treaty by testing cruise missile, says US Cruise Missile Tests

Russia violated arms treaty by testing cruise missile, says US

Tension is already high between the two countries due to the crisis in Ukraine.

From TheJournal.ie Pro-Russian rebels are using Soviet-era posters to recruit new fighters in Donetsk Made Of Steel

Pro-Russian rebels are using Soviet-era posters to recruit new fighters in Donetsk

Dozens of the posters have sprung up around the rebel-held industrial city.

# russia - Monday 28 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie MH17 black boxes show crash caused by rocket shrapnel, says Ukrainian official Investigation

MH17 black boxes show crash caused by rocket shrapnel, says Ukrainian official

The investigators leading the probe in the Netherlands would not give confirmation.

From Business ETC Russia ordered to pay Yukos shareholders $50 billion for violating international law Pay Out

Russia ordered to pay Yukos shareholders $50 billion for violating international law

It was unanimously held that Russian authorities forced Yukos into bankruptcy.

From TheJournal.ie Downing of flight MH17 ‘may amount to a war crime’ United Nations

Downing of flight MH17 ‘may amount to a war crime’

The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights added that an “effective” investigation is needed.

# russia - Sunday 27 July, 2014

2018 World Cup should not be held in Russia – UK Deputy PM Nick Clegg

In the aftermath of the the airplane crash in Ukraine, the politician claims the host nation should be changed.

From TheJournal.ie Australian and Dutch police scrap MH17 site visit over security worries Ukraine

Australian and Dutch police scrap MH17 site visit over security worries

Police officers from the two countries were due to recover victims’ remains from the site but heavy shelling has been reported in the village next to the crash site.

# russia - Friday 25 July, 2014

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.

# russia - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Valid data downloaded from flight MH17 black box Ukraine

Valid data downloaded from flight MH17 black box

The cockpit voice recorder was damaged but the memory module was intact.

From TheJournal.ie Two Ukrainian military jets shot down in rebel-held area Ukraine

Two Ukrainian military jets shot down in rebel-held area

The planes may have been carrying as many as four military personnel.

# russia - Tuesday 22 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Separatists hand over MH17 black boxes, but Australia says there is a “cover-up” Mh17

Separatists hand over MH17 black boxes, but Australia says there is a “cover-up”

Malaysia Airlines also faced a backlash after one of its planes flew over war-torn Syria.

From TheJournal.ie Flight MH17 and Gaza to dominate EU Foreign Affairs meeting Conflict

Flight MH17 and Gaza to dominate EU Foreign Affairs meeting

Charlie Flanagan calls for immediate ceasefire to conflict in Gaza, and urges all sides involved in the Ukraine conflict to cooperate on MH17 inquiry.

# russia - Monday 21 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Remains of MH17 victims to be handed over to Dutch authorities Mh17

Remains of MH17 victims to be handed over to Dutch authorities

A deal was reportedly also reached today with Ukrainian separatists over the recovery of the flight’s black boxes.

From TheJournal.ie Australia hits out at “shambolic” MH17 response Recovery Effort

Australia hits out at “shambolic” MH17 response

Tony Abbott called the downing of the plane “a crime”.

# russia - Sunday 20 July, 2014

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.

# russia - Saturday 19 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Rebels are ‘blocking investigators’ from MH17 crash site Malaysia Airlines

Rebels are ‘blocking investigators’ from MH17 crash site

The Ukrainin government said rebels were blocking Ukrainian investigators from accessing the site

# russia - Friday 18 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Irish-born woman among those killed in MH17 crash Crash

Irish-born woman among those killed in MH17 crash

298 passengers were on board the plane.

From TheJournal.ie Timeline: Here’s everything we know so far about the flight MH17 crash Mh17

Timeline: Here’s everything we know so far about the flight MH17 crash

A run-through of events surrounding the shooting down of the Malaysia Airlines passenger plane yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Why were commercial planes still flying over Ukraine? Flight Path

Why were commercial planes still flying over Ukraine?

Malaysia’s Transport Minister says flight path was deemed secure by international air authorities, but other airlines were bypassing it for months.

From TheJournal.ie UN Security Council holds minute silence for victims of flight MH17 Air Crash

UN Security Council holds minute silence for victims of flight MH17

It stressed the need for “immediate access” by investigators to the crash site.

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From TheJournal.ie Obama: ‘Evidence suggests MH17 shot down by missile that came from rebel territory’ Ukraine

Obama: ‘Evidence suggests MH17 shot down by missile that came from rebel territory’

The US President added that more sanctions could be imposed on Russia

From TheJournal.ie One of the most crucial air routes in the world cuts through Ukrainian airspace Mh17

One of the most crucial air routes in the world cuts through Ukrainian airspace

The area is now a no-fly zone after last night’s crash.

# russia - Thursday 17 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Malaysian passenger plane shot down by surface-to-air missile over Ukraine Plane Crash

Malaysian passenger plane shot down by surface-to-air missile over Ukraine

Malaysia Airlines says it has “lost all contact” with flight MH17 from Amsterdam.

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.

# russia - Wednesday 16 July, 2014

Here’s what Ireland’s team for the 2018 World Cup might look like

A number of the current squad are likely to still be eligible should the Irish team reach Russia in four years’ time.

# russia - Tuesday 15 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Ten people killed in Moscow metro derailment Derailed

Ten people killed in Moscow metro derailment

Another 106 people have been taken to hospital.

# russia - Monday 14 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Russian missile system used against Ukraine, Poroshenko claims Missiles

Russian missile system used against Ukraine, Poroshenko claims

Russian state TV said that Ukrainian troops “crucified” a three-year-old boy.

# russia - Sunday 13 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: American policy is moving ever further from European interests USA And Europe

Opinion: American policy is moving ever further from European interests

Under the Obama administration the NSA has continued to grow and Libya has slipped into chaos, meanwhile relations with Russia are reaching crisis point.

# russia - Saturday 12 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie “The rebels will pay…”: Ukraine leader vows action over rocket attacks Army Deaths

“The rebels will pay…”: Ukraine leader vows action over rocket attacks

Separatists near the Russian border mowed down 19 troops in a hail of heavy rocket fire yesterday.

# russia - Friday 11 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie “They beat me with their fists, a chair, anything they could find. They stubbed out cigarettes on my leg and electrocuted me.” Kidnapping

“They beat me with their fists, a chair, anything they could find. They stubbed out cigarettes on my leg and electrocuted me.”

Amnesty International says the bulk of the kidnappings are carried out by pro-Russian rebels.

# russia - Wednesday 9 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Kiev promises ‘restraint’ as army nears rebel Donetsk Offensive

Kiev promises ‘restraint’ as army nears rebel Donetsk

Francois Hollande and Angela Merkel have urged for a political solution to be reached.

# russia - Wednesday 2 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Iran might be helping Iraq to fight ISIS by providing military jets CALIPHATE

Iran might be helping Iraq to fight ISIS by providing military jets

Iraq had previously received a shipment of the SU-25 jets from Russia.

# russia - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Ceasefire falls through in Ukraine as military launches ‘massive offensive’ Failed Truce

Ceasefire falls through in Ukraine as military launches ‘massive offensive’

A 10-day truce was not extended after the government said separatists were ‘unwilling to control terrorist units’.

# russia - Saturday 28 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Ukraine extends truce with pro-Russian rebels Truce

Ukraine extends truce with pro-Russian rebels

However, the deal is a fragile agreement.

# russia - Friday 27 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Ukraine’s landmark EU trade pact has sparked a vow of retaliation from Russia East-west

Ukraine’s landmark EU trade pact has sparked a vow of retaliation from Russia

Moldova and Georgia also signed identical deals with the union this morning.

# russia - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Nine soldiers killed as Ukraine helicopter shot down Ukraine

Nine soldiers killed as Ukraine helicopter shot down

Meanwhile, Putin calls on Russian parliament to cancel resolution sanctioning Russian military force in Ukraine.

From The Daily Edge The mystery of the Dunnes Stores bags spotted all over Russia Better Value

# russia - Monday 23 June, 2014

From The Daily Edge Is this the most embarrassing thing that has ever happened? Camel Toe

# russia - Sunday 22 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Ukraine’s new president wants to talk to Russian rebels Rebel Rebel

Ukraine’s new president wants to talk to Russian rebels

Petro Poroshenko’s initiative follows his announcement on Friday of a week-long unilateral ceasefire in the government’s 10-week campaign against pro-Russian rebels.

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