Wednesday March 18, 2015
The Crimean flag is being flown on state buildings across Russia to mark the anniversary of the country's annexation of Crimea.
Monday March 16, 2015
Round up of other Irish and International stories
Thursday March 12, 2015
The IMF has warned that holdouts could disrupt Ukraine's debt restructuring and undermine the ability to implement a new high-risk €37 billion bailout plan for the country.
Saturday February 28, 2015
Russian President Vladimir Putin has vowed to do everything possible to bring to justice those responsible for the "vile" murder of opposition politician Boris Nemtsov in a drive-by shooting near the Kremlin.
Friday February 27, 2015
Ukraine today reported the first deaths in three days in the east of the country, denting hopes a ceasefire will hold.
Thursday February 12, 2015
The EU may impose further sanctions if a ceasefire deal sealed in Minsk between Ukraine and Russian-backed rebels is not fully implemented, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande said in Brussels tonight.
Wednesday February 11, 2015
The United Nations says that at least 5,350 people have been killed in the conflict between government forces and pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine.
Tuesday February 10, 2015
A rocket attack on Ukraine's military headquarters in the war-torn east has killed at least six civilians, officials said.
Monday February 09, 2015
US President Barack Obama is still hoping for a diplomatic solution to the Ukrainian conflict.
Saturday January 31, 2015
Negotiators from Ukraine, Russia and Europe have begun peace talks in Minsk aimed at establishing a ceasefire between pro-Russian separatists and Kiev as fighting spreads along the frontline.