Crimea

Why Is Russia Stationing Tu-22m3 Backfire Bombers In Crimea?

David Axe Security, Europe A big threat. Key point: Moscow wants to ensure no one can creep up on and retake Crimea. Towards that end, it has stationed a lot of military hardware there. The Russian air force has deployed "squadrons" of Tu-22M3...
Related topics: Russia, Moscow, Military

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Kremlin Reminds Erdogan Of Offer To Visit Crimea To Assess Situation With Crimean Tatars

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Earlier in the day, Erdogan said that Ankara did not recognise Crimea's reunification with Russia and would continue monitoring the situation around the rights of the Crimean Tatars.
Related topics: Kremlin, Tayyip Erdogan, Russia, Moscow, Turkey, Ankara

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‘safeguarding Historical Truth’: Russian Mod Declassifies Wwii Yalta Conference Documents

The Yalta Conference was held in Crimea in February 1945, where the leaders of the Soviet Union, the US and the UK sat down for talks to discuss the post-WWII future of Germany and the rest of Europe.
Related topics: United Kingdom, Germany

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Data From Behind Enemy Lines: How Russia May Have Used Twitter To Seize Crimea

Online discourse by users of social media can provide important clues about the political dispositions of communities. New research suggests it can even be used by governments as a source of military intelligence to estimate prospective casualties...
Related topics: Russia, Social Media, Military

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Ukraine’s Foreign Minister Hints Crimea Issue In Apple Maps ‘being Resolved’

The Ukraine’s foreign minister has tweeted a hint that the hugely controversial Crimea issue in Apple Maps is “being resolved”… more… The post Ukraine’s foreign minister hints Crimea issue in Apple Maps...
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Rebuking Us General’s Crimea Claim, Russian Senator Jokes That America Should Return Texas To...

Earlier, Gen. (ret.) Ben Hodges, former commander of US Army Europe, suggested that Russia’s historical claims to Crimea were “false and unacceptable” because the peninsula became part of Russia only during the reign of Catherine the Great.
Related topics: Mexico, Russia

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With A Symbolic Train Ride, Putin Marks New Bridge Linking Annexed Crimea To Russia

The rail route further cements Russia’s hold over the territory, linking it to St. Petersburg and Moscow.
Related topics: Vladimir Putin, Russia, Moscow

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Amid Western Condemnation, Putin Opens Crimea Bridge To Rail Traffic

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday took part in a ceremony officially opening a controversial bridge from mainland Russia to the Russian-occupied Crimean Peninsula to rail traffic.Kyiv, the United States, and European Union have condemned...
Related topics: Vladimir Putin, Russia

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Apple Maps Crimea Controversy Continues With European Parliament Letters

There’s no sign yet of the Apple Maps Crimea controversy dying down anytime soon… more… The post Apple Maps Crimea controversy continues with European Parliament letters appeared first on 9to5Mac.
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Dogfight Of The Century: How The Russians And Nazis Went Head-to-head

Warfare History Network History, Europe A deadly air war. Key point: Several aces from both great powers fought each other on the Eastern front. In June 1942, the Black Sea port of Sevastopol on the Crimea was the scene of some of the fiercest...

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Is Crimea Russian? U.s. And Eu Say No, Apple Says Kremlin Can See What It Wants To

The tech giant's apps are doing what the European Union and the U.S. won't: Recognizing Russia's annexation of the peninsula seized from Ukraine. Users in Russia will see it as part of their country.
Related topics: Kremlin, Russia, Ukraine

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Fox News' Tucker Carlson Trolls The Ukraine-russia War

Fox News' Tucker Carlson was serious. Then he was joking. Carlson on Monday night was battling with former Clinton administration adviser Richard Goodstein about Ukraine's conflict with Russia in Crimea. Carlson was adamant that he didn't care about...
Related topics: Ukraine, Russia

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Press Freedom Under Spotlight At Magnitsky Human Rights Awards

The Ukrainian journalist Oleg Sentsov, who was jailed in Russia for reporting on the country’s illegal annexation of Crimea, and murdered Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi were among those honored at the recent Magnitsky Awards ceremony in...
Related topics: Human Rights, Russia, Jamal Khashoggi, United Kingdom, London

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A Zoo Owner In Russian-controlled Crimea Put 30 Bears Up For Adoption, Saying He Will Have To Shoot...

Oleg Zubkov founded the Taigan Lion Park in Simferopol in 2006 to house ex-circus animals, but poor ticket sales are stopping him feeding his animals.

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Russia Sentences Six Crimean Tatars For Links To Banned Group

A Russian court on Tuesday handed down prison terms of up to 19 years to six Crimean Tatar men for membership of a banned "terrorist organization", ending a three-year case denounced by rights groups.Six residents of Crimea, the Black Sea peninsula...
Related topics: Russia, Terrorism

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Agronomists Find Ways To Produce Olive Oil In Crimea

Agronomists from the Vernadsky Crimean Federal University have developed new methods for olive orchards and want to start producing olive oil in Crimea.

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Meet The Civic Activists Documenting Abuses In Crimea

Volunteers from Crimean Solidarity inform the world about arrests and detentions of Crimean TatarsSince the annexation of Crimea in 2014, the Russian authorities have detained and arrested hundreds of Crimean Tatars and other activists. Illustration...
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Russian Rep On 'enemies Of Ukraine' List 'weak Attempt...to Give The Echr Some Pretext' - Journo

Russian Deputy Justice Minister Mikhail Galperin along with UK Brick Court Chambers lawyer and royal adviser Michael Swainston were added to the ‘Myrotvorets’ (‘Peacemaker’) website, which was established in 2014 following a coup in Ukraine...
Related topics: Ukraine, United Kingdom

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German Lawmakers Urge Reassessment Of Russia Sanctions Policy

In 2019 it has been five years since European countries and the US started pressing Moscow with punitive measures in response to Russia’s reunification with Crimea. With more and more voices in Germany being heard calling for getting rid of the...
Related topics: Russia, Moscow, Germany

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How Ukraine Could Wage An Insurgency Against A Russian Invasion

William Courtney Security, Europe A potential thorn in Moscow's side. Key point: All occupying powers have to worry about stubborn resistance movements. As Russian forces occupy Crimea—and especially if they invade and hold wider swaths of the...
Related topics: Ukraine, Russia, Moscow

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