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Russia-Imposed Authorities In Crimea Detain Prominent Lawyer

Russia-Imposed Authorities In Crimea Detain Prominent Lawyer Russia-imposed authorities in Crimea have detained a prominent lawyer, Emil Kurbedinov, his colleagues say.Source: Russia-Imposed Authorities In Crimea Detain Prominent Lawyer From News Feed

Russia to build new radar station in Crimea, boosting cover of its southwest

Russia to build new radar station in Crimea, boosting cover of its southwest Moscow is set to start building a new cutting-edge radar station in Crimea in place of a deprecated Soviet-era one. The facility will significantly boost Russia’s capabilities in detecting and tracking missiles and other objects. Source: Russia to build new radar station…

About 12,000 Ukrainians recruited into Russian army since Crimea occupation – human rights activists

About 12,000 Ukrainians recruited into Russian army since Crimea occupation – human rights activists In particular, 2,500 guys are calling up for Russian military service during the autumn military conscription, which began in October and will last by late 2018.Source: About 12,000 Ukrainians recruited into Russian army since Crimea occupation – human rights activists From…

Poroshenko thanks UN Member States for new resolution on Crimea

Poroshenko thanks UN Member States for new resolution on Crimea Russia will not escape international responsibility for aggression, occupation, and human rights violations, Poroshenko said.Source: Poroshenko thanks UN Member States for new resolution on Crimea From News Feed

Czech out? PM Babis told to resign after son’s ‘sent to Crimea’ claim

Czech out? PM Babis told to resign after son’s ‘sent to Crimea’ claim Czech PM Andrej Babis has hit back after his son claimed he’d been sent abroad to block a fraud investigation.Source: Czech out? PM Babis told to resign after son’s ‘sent to Crimea’ claim From News Feed

Ukraine Army conducts large-scale missile drills near Crimea :: UNIAN

The Ukrainian Armed Forces have conducted near the Russian-occupied Crimea large-scale live fire exercises involving Buk-M1 and S-300 anti-aircraft missile systems of various modifications.“On November 1, combat shooting of S-300PS, S-300PT, Buk-M1 anti-aircraft missile systems took place in Kherson region at the Yahorlyk state training ground,” the press service of the command of the Ukrainian…

Wounded in Crimea school attack to be flown to Russia

Wounded in Crimea school attack to be flown to Russia Russia’s health minister says at least 10 of the wounded in a shooting by a student at a vocational school in Crimea will be airlifted to hospitals in Russia. Source: Wounded in Crimea school attack to be flown to Russia

Milorad Dodik Vows to Push BiH Recognition of Crimea as Part of Russia

Milorad Dodik Vows to Push BiH Recognition of Crimea as Part of Russia MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Bosnian Serb Milorad Dodik, who according to preliminary results has won a seat in Bosnia’s three-member presidency, said in an interview published Tuesday that he is planning to push recognition of Crimea as Russia’s part by Bosnia and Herzegovina…

Head of Norway Delegation on Russia’s Crimea: Our Position Is Clear and Explicit

Head of Norway Delegation on Russia’s Crimea: Our Position Is Clear and Explicit SIMFEROPOL (Sputnik) – Hendrik Weber, the head of the Norwegian delegation which is currently on its six-day visit to Crimea, told Sputnik on Wednesday that the country’s mission considered Crimea a legitimate part of Russia.Source: Head of Norway Delegation on Russia’s Crimea:…

UN monitors: No human rights improvement in Russian-occupied Crimea in past 10 months

UN monitors: No human rights improvement in Russian-occupied Crimea in past 10 months The UN Human Rights Monitoring Mission in Ukraine has not been able to visit Crimea as the Russian Federation continued to deny access to the peninsula in contradiction to the General Assembly resolutions.Source: UN monitors: No human rights improvement in Russian-occupied Crimea…

TASS: Russian Politics & Diplomacy – Crimea to support Donetsk’ drive for freedom – offici

SIMFEROPOL, September 1. /TASS/. The residents of Crimea will support the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’ Republic in eastern Ukraine in its drive to be free, the deputy chair of Crimea’ regional parliament told TASS. “I think that this [DPR leader Alexander Zakharchenko’s assassination] will not break the will of Donbass residents. Zakharchenko’ goals, for which he…

International Jazz Festival to Start in Crimea’s Koktebel on Friday

International Jazz Festival to Start in Crimea’s Koktebel on Friday MOSCOW (Sputnik) – The annual international music festival Koktebel Jazz Party, set to start on August 24 in the Crimea will be attended by prominent musicians from across the globe. This year’s festival will be held at five venues, a first for the jazz fest.Source:…

Hungary’s brazen ambitions: Will Crimea or Donbas scenario repeat in Zakarpattia

Hungary’s brazen ambitions: Will Crimea or Donbas scenario repeat in Zakarpattia In the international context and in that of Ukraine’s foreign policy, the post of a minister for the development of Transcarpathian region should be seen as an encroachment by Budapest on Ukraine’s…Source: Hungary’s brazen ambitions: Will Crimea or Donbas scenario repeat in Zakarpattia From…

EU slaps sanctions on six Russian groups over Crimea bridge

EU slaps sanctions on six Russian groups over Crimea bridge The European Union has imposed asset freezes on six Russian firms for their involvement in the construction of a new road-and-rail bridge linking Russia to the annexed Crimean peninsula which the bloc says is illegal. Source:

Ukrainian expert warns of possible terrorist attacks in Crimea

Ukrainian expert warns of possible terrorist attacks in Crimea For Putin, people are expendables he exploits in his own interests and interests of his regime, the expert said.Source: Ukrainian expert warns of possible terrorist attacks in Crimea From News Feed

SUNDAY SCREENING: Crimea For Dummies (2014)

SUNDAY SCREENING: Crimea For Dummies (2014) Our weekly documentary film curated by the editorial team at 21WIRE. Did Russia really invade and ‘annex’ The Crimea? According to the West, the answer is ‘yes’ and they have since built their whole anti-Russian policy and punitive sanctions on top of this popular narrative. Back in 2014, a…

Crimea suffers total power blackout after power station shuts down

Crimea suffers total power blackout after power station shuts down MOSCOW (Reuters) – Crimea suffered a total power blackout on Wednesday after an incident at a Russian power station, the local government and the Russian Ministry of Energy said. Source: