Tag Crimea

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

Insight | Trip Advisory | Around Russia  | 16.09.21

New Resort Town to Appear in Crimea


The Head of the Republic of Crimea, Sergey Aksenov, told about the details of the project for the construction of a new resort town, which is planned to be located on the west coast of the peninsula, in the Saki district, TourDom reports.   According to the Head, the choice of location is due to several