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Children hospitalized with food poisoning in Crimea

More than 50 people have been hospitalized from a summer camp in Crimea due to food poisoning, the press service of the Crimean Health Ministry said. "As of 08:00 Moscow time, 54 people were hospitalized, including 49 …

Verdict in Scythian gold case delayed

The Amsterdam Court of Appeal has delayed a verdict in the Scythian gold case, the court's press service said. According to the statement, judges need the parties to provide additional information, particularly on property …

Two paratroopers drown during exercises in Crimea

Two paratroopers drowned during an exercise in Crimea when they landed into the water after parachute jumping, according to the Southern Military District’s press service. The exercises were carried out this morning at the …

EU officially extends 'Crimean' sanctions on Russia

The European Union officially extended economic sanctions against Crimea and Sevastopol by one year, according to the European Council's statement released today. The European Union’s Committee of Permanent …

EU confirms non-recognition policy on Crimea

Foreign ministers of 28 EU member-states have expressed concerns over the security situation in the Black Sea area and confirmed the non-recognition policy on Crimea, the Council of the European Union said in a statement adopted at its meeting in …

Former Crimeans file applications for Russian passport

Russian Ministry of Internal Affairs migration department received its first applications for Russian citizenship from former residents of the Crimea and Sevastopol, according to the ministry press center. "Currently, 125 …

EU extends Crimea sanctions without discussions

European Union ambassadors have agreed to extend the bloc's investment ban on Crimea by another year, according to sources familiar with the matter. Speaking on condition of anonymity, the sources added that the decision was made …

Simferopol Airport introduces electronic registration

On June 3, Simferopol International Airport in Crimea introduces a system of electronic check-in by scanning the ticket barcode from smartphones, the press-service of the air port reports. "A special device allows to scan the …

International swimmers cross Kerch Strait

Today, a mass swim of 42 athletes from different countries of the world, X-WATERS Kerch Strait, took place in Crimea. The swimmers crossed the Strait of Kerch, starting from the Chushka Spit in Taman and finishing in the area of the Yeni-Kale …