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Kusturica falls in love with Crimea

After a walk through Bakhchisarai and performances in the cellar of the 17th-century Karaite estate in Chaush-Kobasy in Crimea, Serbian film director and musician Emir Kusturica declared that he fell in love with Crimea and expressed a desire to …

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Simferopol airport works intermittently

The airport of the Crimean capital, Simferopol, works intermittently due to the late arrival of airplanes, the information on the online display of the air harbor reads. Three flights for arrival and four for departure are delayed: …

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Syria wants to open trading house in Crimea

Damascus has expressed its desire to open a trading house in Crimea, Russian Presidential Envoy to Crimea Georgy Muradov said. According to the official, Crimean lawmakers intended to discuss bilateral trade with …

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Crimea to serve as trade route to Iran - media

Crimean ports will trade with Iran through a Caspian Sea route, Russian Presidential Envoy to Crimea Georgy Muradov said. According to him, several Iranian businessmen have already expressed readiness to develop a trade …

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Ferry line from Crimea to Turkey to be opened again

The ferry line will connect several ports on the  Crimean peninsula to Turkey across the Black Sea, CEO of Crimean Sea Ports Alexey Volkov said, adding that the company is expecting to launch the sea connection by fall. …

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EU expands Crimea-related sanctions list

The European Union extended the sanction list related to reunification of Crimea with Russia and construction of the bridge across the Kerch Strait. Six more Russian companies are hit by sanctions, according to the Official Journal of the EU. …

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Crimea warned of possible mudflow descent

A raising of the water level in the rivers and the mudflow descent are possible in Crimea on Saturday and Sunday, the Central Emergency Management Department for the region reported. "On some rivers of the Crimea, the water level …

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Ukrainian national sentenced to 8 years in Crimea

Crimea’s Supreme Court has found Ukrainian citizen Yevgeny Panov guilty of the illegal trade in arms and plotting subversive acts in the region and sentenced him to eight years in prison. "The court rules to …

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Does NATO offer Russia peace?

NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg stressed that the reunification of Crimea with Russia and problems existing between Moscow and NATO cannot be a motive for the country's isolation. "We do not …

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Shoigu: US loses hybrid war in Crimea

The armed rebellion in Ukraine in February 2014 were preceded by all signs of the United States waging a "hybrid war," Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said in an interview released today. According to …

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