Ukraine Protests To BBC Over Map Showing ‘Russian Cities’ In Crimea

Ukraine has protested against the BBC’s inclusion of Moscow-annexed Crimean cities on a list of Russian cities where demonstrators rallied to support jailed Kremlin critic Aleksei Navalny. The British broadcaster’s Russian service published the map on January 23 as tens of thousands of people rallied across Russia, saying the demonstrations were held in 122 “Russian […]

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Russia turning Crimea into a nuclear military base

Russia is actively increasing its army’s combat capabilities in the occupied Crimea, boosting the number of troops and arming them with new models of weapons, creating conditions for strengthening its nuclear potential in the region, Ukrainian intelligence reports. Ukrainian intelligence reports that the Russian government in Moscow, despite declarative statements, has never considered Crimea in […]

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The U.S. to remain steadfast in support for Ukraine

The United States Embassy’s Charge d’Affaires, a.i. Kristina A. Kvien says the U.S. will remain steadfast in its support for Ukraine. She made the comment during a video message on the U.S. Presidential Inauguration, posted on the Embassy’s website on January 20. “As the President-elect and his administration work to shape the domestic and foreign […]

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Ten more sentences over refusal to serve in Russian army passed in occupied Crimea

In December, the highest number of the passed sentences and initiated criminal cases over “evasion of call-up to military service in the Russian Armed Forces” has been recorded in the occupied Crimea. “In December 2020, the Crimean Human Rights Group has recorded 16 new criminal cases initiated against Crimean residents under Article 328 of the […]

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UN General Assembly adopts resolution on problem of militarization of Crimea

The UN General Assembly adopted the resolution entitled “Problem of the militarization of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol, Ukraine, as well as parts of the Black Sea and the Sea of Azov”. The document was supported by 63 countries. Only 17 countries, including Russia, voted against the resolution. In particular, […]

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The term “annexation” is erroneous and continues Russia’s narrative of Crimea

The use of the term “annexation” in relation to Crimea is erroneous. Moreover, it is a continuation of the Russian narrative about the status of the peninsula. This was stated by Igor Yaremenko, Deputy Minister for Reintegration of the temporarily occupied territories. According to him, some Ukrainian media and experts regularly make such a mistake. […]

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Maia Sandu won the elections in Moldova by a landslide

Pro-EU candidate Maia Sandu won the second round of the presidential elections in Moldova after processing 100% of protocols from all polling stations. Opposition candidate, leader of the Party of Action and Solidarity, Maia Sandu, received 57.75% votes. The incumbent President Igor Dodon was supported by 42.25% of voters. Abroad, where record activity was observed […]

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The issue of Crimea is closed exclusively in the minds of the residents of the Kremlin

The question of returning Crimea will be open to Ukraine until the peninsula returns to the status it had before February 2014.This was stated at a briefing by Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmitry Kuleba.“The issue of Crimea is closed exclusively in the minds of the residents of the Kremlin. For the rest of the world and […]

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Another seasonal exacerbation of the Kremlin’s puppets

Recently, collaborator Ruslan Balbek, now a State Duma of Russia Federation deputy, proposed creating a platform in Crimea for negotiations on Nagorno-Karabakh. The Ukrainian Foreign Ministry regards the idea of making the occupied Crimea a negotiating platform for the conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh as “a seasonal exacerbation of the Kremlin’s puppets”. The idea itself is a […]

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Russia displace the pro-Ukrainian population from Crimea

Ukraine’s Permanent Representative to the UN Serhiy Kyslytsia called demographic changes in the annexed Crimea “a huge problem”. He is convinced that Russia is trying to oust the entire pro-Ukrainian population from the peninsula, about which the UN has been informed. He expressed gratitude to those Ukrainians and Crimean Tatars who, despite everything, continue to […]

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