Ukrainians have mixed feelings about how their government handled the exchangeOleg Sentsov, the Crimea-born activist and filmmaker, with his daughter at Kyiv airport after his release on September 7, 2019. Photo courtesy of Christopher Miller. Used...
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A visit by France’s foreign and defence ministers to Russia for the first time since Crimea’s reunification with the country, confirms a desire to improve Franco-Russian relations.
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Should Barack Obama's foreign policy legacy include his inaction on the 2014 Russian invasion and annexation of Crimea? It's a simple question that would appear to have a simple answer, but judging my the media's reaction over the...
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The Group of Eight (G8) was established in 1997 but became the Group of Seven (G7) in 2014 after Russia's membership was suspended over disagreements regarding the events in Crimea and Ukraine that year.
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PYATIGORSK (Sputnik) - Russia was uninvited from G8 summits in 2014 after Crimea's reunification with Russia. This happened despite Moscow repeatedly stressing the referendum was held in accordance with international law.
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MOSCOW (Sputnik) - A Simferopol-bound Airbus A320 passenger jet with over 230 people on board made an emergency landing at Russia's Zhukovsky International Airport, a spokesperson from Russia's emergency services ministry said.
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SIMFEROPOL (Sputnik) - Crimean authorities have repelled a massive SYN-flood cyberattack on the servers of their digital portal, Crimea's Minister of Internal Politics, Information and Communications Sergei Zyryanov said on Wednesday.
People in Ukraine were massively offended after Vladimir Putin attended a biker rally in Crimea - with the Ukrainian foreign ministry saying Sunday's visit was a "blatant violation of Ukraine's sovereignty."
The 66-year-old Russian President...
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After the reunification of Crimea with Russia, the Royal Netherlands Air Force sent F-16s to the Baltic States as part of a NATO mission. In 2017, a new report suggests, the girlfriends and wives of Dutch pilots serving there started getting calls...
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When Western nations imposed economic sanctions after Russia’s annexation of Crimea in 2014, Moscow had an answer: Russia would substitute domestic products for foreign imports.
But Russia’s defense industry...
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GitHub is blocking users in Crimea, Cuba, Iran, North Korea and Syria from accessing its services to comply with U.S. trade control laws. The Microsoft-owned company disclosed the action on a support page as a courtesy, noting that GitHub users...
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The spectacular moment of the launch can be seen in the video from different positions, and it is really impressive: picturesque views of the Black Sea, fire and smoke from the projectiles, mastery of the troops and precise functioning of the war...
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London warned Kiev of dire consequences, when in 1995 Ukraine suspended Crimea’s autonomy and deposed popularly elected Crimean President, but the warning was dismissed by Ukrainian leaders, as the UK government papers released by the National...
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MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The Amsterdam Court of Appeal said on Tuesday that it had postponed a final verdict in the Russian-Ukrainian row over the collection of Scythian gold for six to nine months and tasked the sides with providing additional...
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The creeping normalization of Russia’s abhorrent behavior continues. This week, the Council of Europe, which bills itself as “the continent’s leading human rights organization," overwhelmingly decided to reinstate Russia’s voting...
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Nikolas K. Gvosdev
Germany and France are moving toward dialogue with the Kremlin.
Russia was suspended from the Council of Europe in 2014 after its seizure of Crimea. Crimea remains annexed to the Russian Federation, with no sign...
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Following yet more tense intercepts involving Russian and US jets which reportedly occurred over the Black and Baltic Seas on Monday, Russia's Ministry of Defense (MoD) has released new video showing one of these latest incidents.
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Warfare History Network
Things did not go well for Hitler's armies.
On July 4, 1942, the men of newly promoted Field Marshal Erich von Manstein’s Eleventh Army celebrated the capture of the last Soviet bastion in the...
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A cat and a baby squirrel at a park in Bakhchisaray, Crimea. | (REUTERS/Alexey Pavlishak)
James Harden reacts to an official's call during a game in Houston. | (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Preparations being made for a festival in Amsterdam. |...
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