Crimea

Russia says 'fortifying' annexed Crimean peninsula as Ukraine reclaims Kherson region

Moscow annexed Crimea in the wake of nationwide pro-democracy demonstrations that led to the ouster of Ukraine's former Kremlin-friendly president.

published on : 18th November 2022

Iran says won't remain 'indifferent' if Russian use of its drones proven

"During the war in Ukraine... we are against arming both Russia and Ukraine," Iran's Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian said in video remarks published by local media.

published on : 24th October 2022

Defiant Putin says Russia 'doing everything right' in Ukraine

Putin's comments Friday came hours after Kremlin-installed officials in the southern Kherson region urged residents to leave as Kyiv said its soldiers were advancing on the oblast's main city.

published on : 15th October 2022

Russia says eight suspects detained over Crimea bridge blasts

The fire occurred hours after explosions rocked the eastern Ukrainian city of Kharkiv early Saturday, sending towering plumes of smoke into the sky and triggering a series of secondary explosions.

published on : 12th October 2022

Putin tightens infrastructure security after blast on bridge

Russia’s federal security service, the FSB, was put in charge of the effort, according to a Kremlin statement.

published on : 9th October 2022

Ukraine mocks Russia over Crimea bridge blast

Ukraine's defence ministry compared the attack to the one that sank the Russian cruiser Moskva in the Black Sea in April -- an event the post office has already celebrated by printing special stamps.

published on : 8th October 2022

Russia says truck bomb damages key bridge to Crimea

The attack on the bridge comes a day after Russian President Vladimir Putin turned 70, dealing him a humiliating blow that could lead him to up the ante in his war on Ukraine.

published on : 8th October 2022

Large fire reported on key bridge linking Russia to Crimea

The fire occurred hours after explosions rocked the eastern Ukrainian city of Kharkiv early Saturday, sending towering plumes of smoke into the sky and triggering a series of secondary explosions.

published on : 8th October 2022

Explosions refocus Ukraine war on Russian-annexed Crimea

Videos of the fire and the blasts  showed think plumes of smoke rising over the raging flames, and a series of multiple explosions could be heard in the background.

published on : 16th August 2022

Ukraine says 9 Russian warplanes destroyed in Crimea blasts

Russian warplanes have used Saki to strike areas in Ukraine’s south on short notice, and Ukrainian social networks were abuzz with speculation that Ukrainian-fired long-range missiles hit the base.

published on : 10th August 2022

Large explosions rock Russian military air base in Crimea

Crimea Today News said on Telegram that witnesses reported fire on a runway and damage to nearby homes as a result of what it said were dozens of blasts.

published on : 10th August 2022

 Russia offers Mariupol fighters to surrender

It was the latest such offer to the Ukrainian defenders of the key Sea of Azov port during a siege that has lasted for more than one and a half months.

published on : 17th April 2022

Ukrainian filmmaker says fighting 'not like the movies'

Instead of being behind a camera, the winner of the EU's Sakharov rights prize has signed up as a territorial defence volunteer to fight back Moscow's invasion.

published on : 24th March 2022

Ukrainian embassy takes offence to Indian media reports on Crimea

Ever since the outbreak of the conflict in Ukraine on February 24, Polikha has been seeking India’s intervention and support in resolving this issue.

published on : 20th March 2022

'Deeply shocked by Holi present': Ukrainian Ambassador lashes out at section of Indian media

"We are deeply shocked by the Holi present that included publishing a separate page devoted to eight years of Russian annexation of Crimea," said Igor Polikha

published on : 19th March 2022

Ukraine war can wait, Russian consulate celebrates Crimea Annexation Day in Thiruvananthapuram

The seminar was attended by around 60 people who did not appear to be bothered by the insensitivity of celebrating a previous victory at the time of a full-blown war elsewhere.

published on : 19th March 2022

Fleeing sanctions, oligarchs seek safe ports for superyachts

The yachts have a combined market value estimated at more than $5.4 billion.

published on : 6th March 2022

Vladimir Putin says he will 'never' give Crimea back to Ukraine

Vladimir Putin has said that under no circumstances would he give Crimea back to Ukraine, speaking in a new documentary released today ahead of his expected re-election in next week's poll.

published on : 11th March 2018

White House indicates Trump would sign sweeping Russia sanctions measure

The legislation is aimed at punishing Moscow for meddling in the presidential election and its military aggression in Ukraine and Syria.

published on : 24th July 2017