Crimea

First five coronavirus cases confirmed in Sevastopol

First five coronavirus cases were confirmed in Sevastopol, the regional government press service said Friday. "The first five coronavirus cases were confirmed in Sevastopol. The infected have returned from trips abroad; they …

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Vladimir Putin to visit Crimea

Russian President Vladimir Putin will make a working trip to the Crimean Peninsula on March 18–19, the Kremlin press service reported. In Sevastopol, the head of state will meet with members of the public of the …

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Artillery drills hold in Crimea

Artillery drills took place at the military training area in the eastern part of Crimea, involving more than 30 self-propelled artillery installations and a howitzer artillery division, the Ministry of Defense of Russia reports. The …

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Simferopol FSB officers discover large drug laboratory

FSB officers identified and thwarted the activities of a large laboratory for the production of synthetic drugs in Simferopol, the press service of the Crimean department informed. According to the FSB, the laboratory was located in one …

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U.S. to Ukraine: Crimea to remain part of Russia

Crimea is lost for Ukraine forever, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said at a private meeting held in Kiev as part of the Secretary of State’s visit. According to media reports, this position was …

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U.S. expands its Crimea sanctions blacklist

The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) added one company and eight individuals to its blacklist of sanctions over Crimea’s reunification with Russia. OFAC blacklisted Grand Service …

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EU to strengthen anti-Russia sanctions over Crimea

European Union countries have agreed to blacklist several Russian officials for conducting elections in Crimea in September 2019, a diplomatic source in Brussels said. "A consensus has been reached to introduce restrictions on …

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Intensity of Crimean Bridge traffic to increase

The intensity of the newly-opened Crimean Bridge traffic will increase as the number of routes of transporting companies expands, the Crimean Bridge information center said. "The intensity of bridge traffic will only increase as …

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Putin oversees drills of in Crimea from cruiser

Russian President and Supreme Commander-in-Chief of the Russian Armed Forces Vladimir Putin has overseen the joint drills of Russia’s Black Sea and Northern Fleets from the Russian cruiser Marshal Ustinov belonging to the …

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