Tag Crimea
Insight | Around Russia  | 27.10.22

Drone Attacked Balaklava Thermal Power Plant


A drone attacked the Balaklava thermal power plant in Sevastopol on Thursday night, as a result of which one of the transformers caught fire. There were no casualties and the incident did not affect the electricity supply, as the Governor Mikhail Razvozhaev wrote in his Telegram channel.  “Tonight, a UAV attack was carried out on

Kherson Residents to Receive Russian Coal for Free 


Supplies of gas and coal from the territory of the Russian Federation have begun to the Kherson region, according to the Chairman of the government of the military-civilian administration of the region Sergey Eliseev.  “We have switched to supplying gas from the territory of Russia, from the territory of Crimea. Today, we can say with

Ukraine Threatens to Blow Up Crimean Bridge


The press secretary of the President of Russia, Dmitry Peskov, called the statements of the Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine, Alexey Danilov, about a possible strike on the Crimean Bridge “announcing a terrorist attack,” and stated that it requires a legal assessment and subsequent punishment.   Yesterday, on April 21, the

Insight | Around Russia  | 03.03.22

Water Began to Flow Into Crimea From Ukraine


The North Crimean Canal in the Armyansk area began to fill with water after the dam was blown up, which was built in Ukraine in 2014 to stop the peninsula’s water supply. This was announced by the adviser to the head of Crimea Oleg Kryuchkov.  “This is a gravity flow of water, which was located

Visit | Trip Advisory  | 18.01.22

Booking Switched Off Reservations in Crimea Due to EU Sanctions


The Dutch reservations service Booking.com explained the tightening of the accommodation policy in Crimea by the fact that the company follows the current trade sanctions imposed by the EU and the Dutch government against the republic.  On Monday, January 17, the Minister of Resorts and Tourism of Crimea, Vadim Volchenko, announced that he would appeal

Belarusian President’s Statement Considered a Recognition of Crimea as Russian Territory


The statement of the President of Belarus, Alexander Lukashenko, about Crimea during a meeting of the Supreme State Council of the Union State is the recognition of the peninsula as the territory of Russia, according to the Belarusian parliamentarian, Chairman of the Standing Committee on International Affairs of the House of Representatives Andrei Savinykh.   Commenting

Amsterdam Refused to Return Scythian Gold to Crimea


The Amsterdam Court of Appeal ruled on October 26 that the collection of Scythian gold taken previously from Crimea should be transferred to Ukraine. The presiding judge, Pauline Hofmeijer-Rutten, said the artefacts in question were part of Ukraine’s cultural heritage and must be handed over to the Ukrainian side.    Scythian gold is a collection

British Royal Court ‘Recognized’ Crimea as Part of Russia in Letter to Sevastopol Students


The British Royal Court responded to a letter from schoolchildren of the “Small Academy of Sciences” in Sevastopol, Crimea. In the “address” section, there is stated “Sevastopol, Russia”. Thus, the country’s government indirectly recognised that the peninsula belongs to Russia.  As noted, this summer, the students of the creative association “Entertaining English” wrote a letter