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Ukraine to broadcast to Crimean Tatars

BBC News - 14 Dec 2017
Ukraine plans to start broadcasting news in the Crimean Tatar language to the native population of the Crimean peninsula, which Russia annexed three years ago. The state radio company's general producer Dmytro Khorkin said regular broadcasts should ...

Russia's Selective Takedowns Of Critics Of Its Crimea Seizure

RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty - 14 Dec 2017
Since its seizure of Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula in 2014, Russia has used a statute criminalizing public calls for separatism to jail at least a half dozen people for criticizing that land grab. It appears presidential hopeful Ksenia Sobchak, who has ...

Internet trolls start targeting Russia's Crimea blockbuster

The Calvert Journal - 14 Dec 2017
With its brow-beating patriotism and questionable historic view, Kremlin-sponsored blockbuster Crimea was never going to be universally acclaimed. Panned by critics — or at least by those who bothered to watch it — the film was slated for its poor ...

Russian Court Rejects Siemens Claim Over Turbine Transfer To Crimea

RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty - 14 Dec 2017
A Russian court has rejected a claim by German conglomerate Siemens that the sale of power turbines that were delivered to Ukraine's Russian-occupied Crimea region was invalid. The Moscow Arbitration Court rejected a reversal of the deal in a December ...

Meet Mostik, the Cat Supervising the Construction of Russia's ...

Sputnik International - 16 Dec 2017
Mostik, the honorary 'chief supervisor' of the construction of the Kerch Strait Bridge from mainland Russia to Crimea, plans to be among the first to cross the bridge to the peninsula to take in the local sights, according to the Crimean Bridge ...

Crimea occupied by terrorist state – Chiygoz

UNIAN - 13 Dec 2017
"What are we talking about today in Crimea? It's about them to stop the terror. The real terror from the beginning of the 20th century, when people were being killed with impunity, based on revolutionary expediency. We are seeing the same thing ...

Tillerson Says the US Will Never Accept Crimea Annexation

New York Times - 07 Dec 2017
VIENNA — The top diplomats from the United States and Russia sat yards from each other at a security conference here on Thursday in Vienna and lobbed broadsides that were sharply at odds with the tone of President Trump and President Vladimir V. Putin ...

Crimea: Look How the United Nations Voted

Center for Research on Globalization - 12 Dec 2017
The Third Committee of UN General Assembly voted on a resolution of condemnation about the “violation of human rights in Crimea”, as demanded by the current President of Ukraine, Petro Poroshenko. We cannot state that the legal procedure was ignored ...

Kiev declares TV war against Crimea

vestnik kavkaza - 16 Dec 2017
The authorities of Kiev intend to expand the broadcasting of the Ukrainian TV and radio channels to Crimea, a member of the National Council of Ukraine on Television and Radio Broadcasting, Sergei Kostinsky, said. According to him, next year, the ...

Dzhemilev warns fake Mejlis may be created in occupied Crimea

UNIAN - 12 Dec 2017
The court recognized that the Russian Federation illegally banned the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar people and recommended resumption of its activities in the near future," the MP told a briefing related to providing the prosecutor of the International ...

Another Day, Another Tragedy in Crimea

Human Rights Watch - 27 Nov 2017
Russian authorities accuse the others at the meeting of extorting money from a Turkish national, who had allegedly borrowed money from Kashka. In May 2014, a few months after Russia began its occupation of Crimea, Russian President Vladimir Putin met ...

Hotel in Russia's Crimea named best in the world (VIDEO)

RT - 12 Dec 2017
Russia's Mriya Resort & Spa in the Crimea has been named the best holiday hotel and resort by the World Travel Awards. The hotel won the award in the world's leading leisure resort category. Russia's Aeroflot airline was named the best brand and the ...

US Ambassador reminds Russians of Ukrainian Crimea

UNIAN - 14 Dec 2017
Crimea is Ukraine,” said Huntsman. As part of finding a new normal in the U.S.-Russia relationship, Ukraine and restoring the territorial integrity of Ukraine will be absolutely critical in terms of getting us there,” said the U.S. Ambassador. Read ...

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