Crimea

Ukraine News Today Feb. 21, 2017: Yenakieve Metallurgical Plant shuts down due to coal blockade; Twenty Crimean Tatars detained in Crimea, Mejlis Head says; 10,000 Ukrainians killed, 23,000 wounded since Russian aggression started – report

Up to 20 Crimean Tatars detained in occupied Crimea on Tuesday – Mejlis Chairman From 10 to 20 Crimean Tatars were detained in occupied Crimea on Tuesday, as said Chairman of the Mejlis

Ukraine News Today Feb. 20, 2017: No ceasefire in Donbas, 62 militant attacks; Avdiyivka remains cut off electricity; Head of Radical Perty Lyashko demands Artemenko leave his party after his statements on Crimea

No ceasefire observation: Militants launch 62 attacks in Donbas, 1 soldier killed, 1 wounded over the past 24 hours Russia's hybrid military forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in Donbas 62 times in the past 24 hours with one Ukrainian soldier reported as killed,

Russia increases maneuvers of military helicopters, surveillance equipment, personnel in annexed Crimea near administrative border with mainland Ukraine

For the past day Ukraine’s border guards recorded increased activity of the Russian Armed Forces near the administrative border with annexed Crimea, according to the State Border Service (SBS) of Ukraine, Joinfo.com reports with reference to Ukrainska Pravda. "In particular, border guards

Kremlin tells Trump it will not return Crimea to Ukraine

Moscow claims tat an overwhelming majority of Crimeans voted to become part of Russia in a 2014 referendum wanting protection from what the Kremlin cast as an illegal coup in Kyiv, Joinfo.com reports with reference to Reuters. Ukraine says the referendum was

Ukraine News Today Feb. 7, 2017: Banks report record $6 bln loss in 2016; Education Ministry revokes licenses of colleges, universities in occupied areas; ATO HQ reports on 78 attacks, 1 soldier wounded

Ukraine News Today: Banks report record $6 bln loss in 2016 Banks reported on record loss of UAH 159 bln ($5.83 bln) in 2016, according to the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU), Joinfo.com reports with reference to UNIAN. "The banking sector posted a

US Ambassador to UN hits Russia hard on Ukraine – CNN

"The United States continues to condemn and call for an immediate end to the Russian occupation of Crimea," said Nikki Haley, President Donald Trump's envoy to the world body, CNN reports. "Crimea is a part of Ukraine. Our Crimea-related sanctions will remain

Trump called Russia the ‘biggest problem’ and geopolitical foe of U.S. in 2014 – CNN

Trump's comments more than two years ago, which came in the wake of Russian incursions into Crimea, offer a sharp contrast to the Russia-friendly rhetoric he has employed since launching his presidential campaign, CNN reports. In the interviews reviewed by CNN's KFile

Russia deploys S-400 missile systems in annexed Crimea

An anti-aircraft missile regiment of the Russian army in the annexed Crimea was reinforced with advanced S-400 air defense systems in 2016, Joinfo.com reports. This was reported by the Russian RIA Novosti news agency with reference to the press service of the Southern

Rex Tillerson: ‘Russia Had No Right to Take Crimea’

Speaking with Senator Ben Cardin during his confirmation hearing before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Rex Tillerson said: “Russia had no right to take Crimea,” Bloomberg reports. According to The Washington Times, Tillerson also said that the

Dutch court rules Crimean gold artefacts collection returns to Ukraine

The collection of Scythian gold and other treasures from Crimean museums has been exhibited at the Allard Pierson archaeological museum in the Netherlands since early 2014, Joinfo.com reports with reference to the Dutch media. While the exhibition was running, Russia annexed Crimea from