Crimea

Ukraine’s SBU to probe Eurovision contestant from Armenia

Ukraine’s SBU to probe Eurovision contestant from Armenia

Ukraine’s Intelligence agency, the SBU, will probe Armenian singer Artsvik Harutyunyan in order to find out if they had ever violated the country’s laws, the SBU Speaker Yelena Gitlyanskaya …

 Ancient head found during bridge construction in Crimea

Ancient head found during bridge construction in Crimea

A terracotta head was discovered by archaeologists during the underwater excavations in the area of ​​construction of the bridge across the Kerch Strait. Scientists believe that this is an image of an ancient Greek deity, made in the form of a …

 Novorosiysk Airborne Forces troops participate in Crimean drills

Novorosiysk Airborne Forces troops participate in Crimean drills

Some 350 Airborne Forces troops from 7th Guards Mountain Air Assault Division were airdropped to the peninsula during the second day of the military exercises, involving three large units of Russia’s Airborne Forces, …

 Fillon about West#039s position on Crimea: we changed borders ourselves

Fillon about West's position on Crimea: we changed borders ourselves

People have a fundamental right to decide on their own future, the presidential candidate of the French centre-right Francois Fillon said during the pre-election debate, broadcast by TF1 on Monday, when discussing …

 Permanent Representative: Crimea to continue inviting European politicians

Permanent Representative: Crimea to continue inviting European politicians

Crimea will continue to show the real situation to European politicians despite a ban on such visit imposed by Ukraine, Crimea’s Vice Premier and Permanent Representative to the Russian President, Georgy Muradov, …

Drills of Russia#039s Airborne, Aerospace Forces and Black Sea Fleet begin in Crime

Drills of Russia's Airborne, Aerospace Forces and Black Sea Fleet begin in Crime

Drills involving three large units of Russia’s Airborne Forces, Aerospace Forces and the Black Sea Fleet began in Crimea’s Opuk firing range on Monday, Airborne Force Commander Colonel-General Andrei Serdyukov, who is …

Crimean winery ‘Massandra’ to produce chagne

Crimean winery ‘Massandra’ to produce champagne

The largest winery enterprise of Crimea, ‘Massandra’, this year will start producing champagne for the first time, the according message appeared on the official page of the winery on Facebook on Sunday. ‘’The …

Vyacheslav Bitarov participated in regatta in honor of  Crimea’s reunification with Russia

Vyacheslav Bitarov participated in regatta in honor of Crimea’s reunification with Russia

The head of North Ossetia, Vyacheslav Bitarov visited Sevastopol at the invitation of the Crimean authorities and took part in the Russian Spring 2017 sailing regatta for the prizes of Hero of Russia Oleg Belaventsev, who himself will compete for …

Dmitry Peskov: Crimea’s reunification with Russia is an important day for Vladimir Putin

Dmitry Peskov: Crimea’s reunification with Russia is an important day for Vladimir Putin

According to Dmitry Peskov, the press secretary of the Russian president, the day of  Crimea’s reunification with Russia is very important for Vladimir Putin. "Putin could not come to Crimea, and it is hardly necessary …

14,000 inhabitants of Simferopol celebrate anniversary of Crimea’s reunification with Russia

14,000 inhabitants of Simferopol celebrate anniversary of Crimea’s reunification with Russia

In Simferopol, more than 14,000 people came to the city center to celebrate the 3rd anniversary of Crimea’s reunification  with Russia, the Deputy Minister of Internal Policy, Information and Communication of the region, Vadim Pervykh, …

In Moscow, 150 thousand people celebrated anniversary of reunification with Crimea

In Moscow, 150 thousand people celebrated anniversary of reunification with Crimea

In Moscow, more than 150 thousand people took part in the festive events dedicated to the 3rd anniversary of the reunification of Crimea with Russia, the press service of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the capital reports. "As …

Crimea adapted to Russia by 95%, Aksenov says

Crimea adapted to Russia by 95%, Aksenov says

In three years, Crimea has adapted to the legal field of the Russian Federation by 95%, the head of the region, Sergei Aksenov, said. "The transition period in the legal field has been practically finished. In my opinion, today we …

Putin would not allow collapse of the USSR, Aksenov says

Putin would not allow collapse of the USSR, Aksenov says

The head of Crimea, Sergei Aksenov, said that he never opposed the change of the constitutional order in Russia, but spoke about the power of President Vladimir Putin. "If Vladimir Vladimirovich had been in power during the Soviet …

Anniversary of Crimea#039s reunification with Russia

Anniversary of Crimea's reunification with Russia

Saturday marks three years since Russian President Vladimir Putin and the Crimean leadership signed an agreement on the accession of the Republic of Crimea to Russia, after 96 percent of the Crimean peninsula’s population …

Matviyenko: Russia won#039t exchange Crimea for abolition of sanctions

Matviyenko: Russia won't exchange Crimea for abolition of sanctions

Russia won't exchange Crimea for abolition of sanctions, as some foreign media write, since Russia does not sell its territories, speaker of the Federation Council Valentina Matvienko said. She also noted that …

EU lawmakers to meet with Crimean authorities and public

EU lawmakers to meet with Crimean authorities and public

Members of the European Parliament and legislators of the EU countries will meet with the Crimean authorities, the public and religious figures during their visit to the republic on March 19-21, the deputy chairman of the lower house’s …

Crimea marks third anniversary of its reunification with Russia

Crimea marks third anniversary of its reunification with Russia

March 16 marks the third anniversary of the March 2014 referendum, which resulted in the reunification of Crimea with Russia. The main celebration will be held in Sevastopol - flowers fill be laid at the National Militia of All Times …

Crimea#039s international business contacts significantly increase

Crimea's international business contacts significantly increase

Crimea has significantly increased its number of business contacts with the world over the past three years, the deputy prime minister of the Russian region, Georgy Muradov, said. "Undoubtedly, international …

Putin against restoring monarchic rule in Russia

Putin against restoring monarchic rule in Russia

Russian President Vladimir Putin has a cold attitude towards the ideas of restoring monarchic rule in Russia, the presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov said, commenting on recent statements by Crimea’s …

Aksyonov: Crimea fully integrates in Russia

Aksyonov: Crimea fully integrates in Russia

The Republic of Crimea has fully integrated in Russia, Crimean head Sergei Aksyonov said today. "We have fully integrated in the Russian Federation. People do not remember anymore what hryvnia is, that period has …

 Serbian lawmakers to visit Crimea

Serbian lawmakers to visit Crimea

Lawmakers from the Serbian Radical Party (SRS) plan to visit Russia's Crimea peninsula as part of an international parliamentary delegation on March 19-21, SRS Belgrade city organization head Miljan Damjanovic said. …

Turkey refuses to take in ships from Crimea

Turkey refuses to take in ships from Crimea

Turkey refused to take in ships which arrive from the Crimea, Pravda.Ru reports. "Lately our ships from Sevastopol have not been moored in the port of Zonguldak. It's a very big problem, as we have to return all the …

Tillerson tells Ukrainian counterpart Russia sanctions to remain in place

Tillerson tells Ukrainian counterpart Russia sanctions to remain in place

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson reiterated to Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin that anti-Russia sanctions imposed over Moscow’s alleged involvement in the conflict …

Sevastopol authorities to demolish uncontrolled settlements without trial

Sevastopol authorities to demolish uncontrolled settlements without trial

  Sevastopol Government has approved the demolition of the illegal capital construction projects without a court order, the director of the Department of Property and Land Relations of Sevastopol, Rustem Zaynullin …

Russia expands naval air patrols throughout Black Sea region

Russia expands naval air patrols throughout Black Sea region

The naval aircraft of Russia's Black Sea Fleet have expanded their operational range to the entire perimeter of the Black Sea, Lt. Col. Andrei Kogut, deputy commander of the fleet's naval aviation …

Southern Military District Commander checks combat readiness of Crimea and North Caucasus

Southern Military District Commander checks combat readiness of Crimea and North Caucasus

Servicemen of Russia's Southern Military District have taken part in a snap combat readiness inspection in Crimea and North Caucasus, the district's press service said. "A number of military formations and units deployed to …

Crimea and Moscow region sign cooperation agreement

Crimea and Moscow region sign cooperation agreement

Chairman of the State Council of Crimea, Vladimir Konstantinov, and the head of Moscow Regional Duma, Igor Bryntsalov, have signed an agreement on cooperation in the fields of culture, tourism, energy and housing …

Kerch Strait ferry line works again

Kerch Strait ferry line works again

The work of the Kerch Strait ferry line was resumed. Previously, the crossing was closed because of the deteriorating weather conditions. Earlier, the EMERCOM rescuers warned the residents of the Krasnodar Territory about strengthening …

 Putin congratulates Sevastopol on Day of People’s Will and Defender of Fatherland Day

Putin congratulates Sevastopol on Day of People’s Will and Defender of Fatherland Day

Russian President Vladimir Putin congratulated the people of Sevastopol on the Day of People’s Will and Defender of the Fatherland Day. He recalled that February 23, 2014 became a truly momentous day for …

Russian lawmaker comments on Trump#039s position on Crimea

Russian lawmaker comments on Trump's position on Crimea

The chairman of the Russian upper house of parliament's defense committee, Viktor Ozerov, said that Crimea cannot be "subject of bargaining" between Russia and the United States, following the claim that US …