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People being evacuated from flooded areas in Crimea

A total of 1,387 people have been evacuated from flooded areas in Crimea, including 238 children, the Crimean department of the Russian Emergencies Ministry informed on its website on Friday. "We evacuated the population from …

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UEFA approves Ukraine’s Euro 2020 uniform

UEFA has approved the uniform for the Ukrainian national team to compete in the upcoming European Football Championship which will feature slogans of Ukrainian nationalists, ‘Glory to Ukraine! Glory to the heroes!’, the UEFA press …

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Ukraine to resume water supplies to Crimea if ...

Dnieper water will be delivered to Crimea only after the peninsula’s "demilitarization and de-occupation," Oleg Nikolenko, press secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine, told Ukrinform today. …

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When Cathedral Mosque to be opened in Crimea?

Up to the end of the 1980s, there was not a single Muslim community or mosque in Crimea. Today, the situation is completely different: there are stable Muslim associations in almost every settlement. Since 2014, Islam in Crimea has been flourishing: according to the Spiritual Directorate of Muslims of Crimea, over the past 7 years, 20 mosques were built and restored in the republic, including historical buildings

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Fox with rabies bites child in Sevastopol

Today, a child was bitten by a wild fox infected with rabies in Sevastopol. Due to this, the quarantine was introduced in one of the municipal districts of the city, the press service of the Sevastopol government reports. …

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Wine tourism center opens in Crimea

Winepark wine tourism centre was opened today at the southern coast of Crimea,  the project manager Evgenia Konstantinova informed. “We really hope that about 100,000 guests will visit us every year,” …

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Triggered catapult throws out Su-30SM crew in Crimea

Yesterday, two pilots ejected from a Su-30SM fighter on the ground at the Saki military airfield in Crimea, a source in the security forces informed today. “On Friday at 18:50, pilots from the Su-30SM were bailed out at the Saki …

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Crimean firefighters extinguish fire in Saki

Today, in the Crimean city of Saki, a fire broke out on the 7th floor of a residential high-rise building, the Ministry of Emergency Situations in Crimea reports. "The fire was accompanied by strong smoke. The department of the gas …

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FSB thwarts terrorist attack in Simferopol

Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB) has thwarted a terrorist attack in Crimea’s capital city Simferopol by detaining two supporters of the terrorist organization Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (outlawed in Russia), who were plotting an …

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Canada introduces new anti-Russia sanctions

The Canadian government has introduced new anti-Russian sanctions over Crimea reuniting with the Russian Federation, by Global Affairs Canada said in the statement. The agency stated that in response to Russia’s reunification with …

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Foreign ownership of land banned in Crimea

Today, the decree of Russian President Vladimir Putin on the inclusion of most of Crimea in the list of border territories came into force. The decree signed a year ago, bans foreign ownership of land almost at all territory of the …

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Putin says Crimea is Russia’s 'holy land'

Crimea is Russia’s holy land, a sacrosanct place and center of the nation’s spiritual unity, Russian President Vladimir Putin said at a gala show on the occasion of the 7th anniversary of Crimea’s reunification with Russia. …

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