Sevastopol

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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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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Woman spying for Ukraine detained in Crimea

A Russian woman suspected of spying for Ukraine has been detained in the Crimean city of Sevastopol, Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB) said. "The Russian Federal Security Service has detained a Russian woman on …

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‘Boiling point’ opens in SevSU

A space for collective work of students, professors and representatives of business entitled ‘Boiling point’ has opened at Sevastopol State University (SevSU), the director of space, Ekaterina Sorokina said. According to …

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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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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 …

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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 …

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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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