Sevastopol

Vladimir Putin dismisses Sevastopol governor

Russian President Vladimir Putin signed the decree in which he released Dmitry Ovsyannikov from his position of Sevastopol Governor at his request, Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov said, adding …

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U.S. spy plane conducts reconnaissance close to Crimea

The U.S. maritime patrol aircraft conducted reconnaissance near the coast of the Crimean peninsula - Sevastopol and the Kerch Strait. The P-8A Poseidon reconnaissance plane with the tail number 168848 took off from the military …

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Russia's Admiral Essen heading back to Sevastopol

The Black Sea Fleet’s frigate Admiral Essen has accomplished missions as part of Russia’s permanent Mediterranean taskforce and has set off for its home base in Sevastopol, the Russian Black Sea Fleet spokesman Alexei …

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Belbek in Sevastopol is ready for any aircraft

The airstrip of the Sevastopol airfield Belbek in Crimea is ready to receive aircraft of all types, the commander of the Air Force and Air Defense of the Southern Military District, Lieutenant-General Viktor Sevostyanov said. …

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EU extends sanctions against Crimea for a year

The European Union has prolonged its territorial sanctions on Crimea and Sevastpol by one year, until June 23, 2019, the EU Council said in a statement. "On 18 June 2018, the Council extended the restrictive measures in response to …

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‘Prince Vladimir’ arrives in Sochi

Cruise ship ‘Prince Vladimir’ arrived in Sochi from Sevastopol to begin the first trip  with tourists on board,  the Sochi seaport reports. ‘Prince Vladimir’ entered the port of Sochi, its departure to …

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License of Sevastopol-based VVB bank revoked

Russia’s central bank has revoked a banking license from Sevastopol-based bank VVB, ranked 179th by assets as of March 1, the authority said. In December 2017, the central bank introduced an interim administration at VVB for six …

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EU slaps sanctions on Sevastopol top official

The European Union has slapped a travel ban and asset freeze on the top official in Russia's Sevastopol Dmitry Ovsyannikov. The EU said that Ovsyannikov was added to a list of those accused of "actions …

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Black Sea cleared from bombs in Sevastopol

Today, another batch of shells, discovered by local rescuers off the coast of the city, was destroyed, the press service of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of the city reported. "Sevastopol has found a lot of ammunition in the …

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Sevastopol students join "Young Army" movement

More than 1,500 students from 50 schools of Sevastopol joined the ranks of the "Young Army" all-Russian military-patriotic public movement. Ceremony dedicated to that was held in Sevastopol and was attended by the commander of …

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Dmitry Ovsyannikov becomes governor of Sevastopol

Dmitry Ovsyannikov officially became the winner of the first direct gubernatorial elections in the history of Sevastopol held on September 10, the chairman of the Sevastopol City Electoral Commission, Alexander Petukhov announced today. …

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