According to the Department Spokesperson, during his Wednesday trip to Crimea
, Russian President Vladimir Putin "reiterated Russia's false claims to Ukrainian territory in another open admission that the Russian government disdains the international order and disrespects the territorial integrity of sovereign nations.
Most tourists from the beginning of the year rested on the southern coast of Crimea
In a statement, the embassy of Ukraine here Friday demanded from the Russian Federation to release Ahtem Ciygoz, to stop repressions against Crimean Tatars and Ukrainians on the territory of the occupied Crimea
and to restore the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine.
had tightened sanctions to force Russia to end its occupation of Crimea
ON GUARD: Russia's security service said it has foiled armed Ukrainian attempts to get saboteurs into Crimea
Russia's Kommersant newspaper cited unnamed security sources on Thursday as saying a group of men Russia has arrested for planning attacks in Crimea
had confessed and said their aim was to destroy the tourist industry there.
REPUBLICAN presidential candidate Donald Trump has sparked new controversy by suggesting that the US should accept Russia's annexation of Crimea
if it leads to better relations with Moscow and stronger co-operation in fighting Islamic State militants.
But neither he nor any other Russian official has acknowledged Moscow's annexation of Crimea
is in any way responsible for this state of affairs.
has recently experienced its darkest hours in memory -- literally.
Simferopol, Undefined | AFP | Tuesday -- Power cuts in Crimea
affected nearly 940,000 people on Tuesday as tensions raged between Kiev and Moscow over the annexed peninsula and Russia threatened to cut off gas supplies to Ukraine.
RISI has opened a branch in the capital of Crimea
, Simferopol, as well.
Simferopol/Moscow: A controversial former Japanese prime minister on Wednesday praised life in Crimea
as "happy" as he slammed Tokyo's position on the seizure of the peninsula by Russia during a contentious visit.
The theses of realistic theory presented in the current Article will explain the intervention of Russia in the Crimea
and they will not represent the theses of liberal theory.
Global Banking News-December 30, 2014--Visa, MasterCard suspend bank card operations in Crimea
The European Union (EU) has imposed further sanctions on Crimea
, banning all investment and cruise ships from its ports in an attempt to convey the message that the bloc will not recognise Russia's "illegal annexation" of Ukraine territory, AFP reported on Thursday.