# ukraine - Today’s News
Some people just want to watch the world burn.
# ukraine - Friday 12 September, 2014
Meanwhile in Ukraine, the UN has launched a food aid operation in the war-torn east of the country.
# ukraine - Thursday 11 September, 2014
Barack Obama said that the action comes after Russia’s latest attempts to destabilise Ukraine.
# ukraine - Wednesday 10 September, 2014
Petro Poroshenko has said that there are now “good prospects for the peace initiative”.
# ukraine - Tuesday 9 September, 2014
The Dutch Safety Board has published its first report into the deadly incident today.
The West has blamed the pro-Russia rebels, Russia has blamed Ukraine, but the investigators will now give their opinion.
# ukraine - Sunday 7 September, 2014
Everyone’s talking about Phil Hogan and Irish Water, Ukraine truce, and an Irish criminal being shot dead in Costa del Sol.
Ukraine, Russia and Moscow-backed separatists signed the ceasefire deal on Friday, but there’s been reports of fresh violence this weekend.
It’s set to be a sunny September Sunday… Here’s everything you need to know, including the weather outlook.
# ukraine - Saturday 6 September, 2014
Everyone’s been talking about the fatal stab attack at a hospital in Waterford, the Charleville tragedy, James Reilly, and a 25ft granny.
Separately, Ukraine’s President Poroshenko and Putin have agreed that the ceasefire agreed yesterday is largely holding.
There will be a “reaction” if the EU passes the sanctions, the foreign ministry said.
# ukraine - Friday 5 September, 2014
The Ukrainian President has ordered his troops to cease fire at 4pm.
Nato are expected to announce fresh sanctions on Russia later today.
# ukraine - Thursday 4 September, 2014
The highly-anticipated first report will be released by the Dutch Safety Board on Tuesday.
Meanwhile, Obama and Cameron have vowed to destroy Islamic State in the Middle East.
# ukraine - Wednesday 3 September, 2014
If the crisis in Ukraine escalates, the tournament may be hit.
The Ukrainian president’s office had said this morning that they two leaders had reached an agreement.
# ukraine - Monday 1 September, 2014
The reluctance of the United States to intervene means the EU must radically rethink how it confronts Russian military power.
It’s Monday – here’s everything you need to know as you start your week.
Two US Senators have called on President Obama to arm Ukrainian soldiers.
# ukraine - Sunday 31 August, 2014
His comments dramatically raise the stakes in the ongoing crisis.
# ukraine - Saturday 30 August, 2014
Leaders have arrived in Brussels for a summit to fill two of the EU’s top jobs. Enda Kenny’s also been talking about Phil Hogan’s prospects…
The Antonov 12, which had come from Glasgow, came down near Tamanrasset airport around 2,000km south of Algiers.
Leaders meeting in Brussels are likely to boost sanctions against Moscow. “Europe has to act,” France’s Francois Hollande said today.
The EU leaders will also discuss the Ukraine crisis at the special meeting.
# ukraine - Friday 29 August, 2014
So who won the Twitter war?
NATO leaders are in crisis talks today.
# ukraine - Thursday 28 August, 2014
However the President’s suit made more waves on Twitter.
Ukraine’s ambassador to the OSCE said that Russian troops were in the east of the country.
And the Americans accused Russia of orchestrating a campaign inside Ukraine.
# ukraine - Wednesday 27 August, 2014
A peace strategy was “supported by all without exception”.
# ukraine - Tuesday 26 August, 2014
“I didn’t even see when we crossed the border,” one soldier said, in footage posted online…
Ahead of the meeting, Kiev announced the capture of ten Russian paratroopers.
# ukraine - Monday 25 August, 2014
The leaders of Ukraine and Russia meet in Belarus tomorrow.
# ukraine - Saturday 23 August, 2014
German Chancellor Angela Merkel is in talks with Ukraine’s President.
It’s Saturday – and here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.
Angela Merkel and Barack Obama warned that Moscow’s military presence and shelling were triggering a “dangerous escalation” of the conflict.
# ukraine - Friday 22 August, 2014
The body has faced criticism from the outgoing head of the UN’s human rights wing over its inability to stop conflict and save lives.