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The Crimean Anschluss at three: ‘A jubilee of stupidity and criminality’


2017/03/20 By Paul Goble . Maria Zakharova, the Russian foreign ministry’s spokesperson, said more than she perhaps intended when she declared that the Crimeans, having again become part of the Russian state, “returned us to ourselves as well,” according to Moscow commentator Igor Yakovenko. The Crimean Anschluss, he writes, is as many have noted “the greatest… Continue reading The Crimean Anschluss at three: ‘A jubilee of stupidity and criminality’

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Russia Deploys Modern Electronic Warfare Complex In Occupied Crimea


Russian military has deployed Murmansk-BN electronic warfare complex in the annexed Crimea to monitor all the NATO ships in the Mediterranean. This is reported by Crimea.Realities online media outlet. Murmansk-BN is a coastal electronic warfare complex, which conducts radio reconnaissance, intercepts the enemy signals and suppresses them along the entire short-wave range at the distances… Continue reading Russia Deploys Modern Electronic Warfare Complex In Occupied Crimea

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Document suggests “terror shootout” in Crimea internal Russian conflict


By Kseniya Kirillova Tensions in occupied Crimea are escalating as Russia accused Ukraine of plotting “terror attacks” after an alleged shootout that broke out in Armiansk on August 7 and dropped out of Minsk negotiations. As more and more evidence appears that the accusations are fabricated, serving as a reason to intensify repressions in Crimea, a… Continue reading Document suggests “terror shootout” in Crimea internal Russian conflict

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Russia accuses Google Maps of ‘topographical cretinism’


Suck it up, buttercups. Russian Crimea?  Shirley, you jest. </end editorial> By Adam Taylor July 29 It has been more than two years since Russia reclaimed the peninsula of Crimea from Ukraine. At the time, Russia pointed toward historical precedents and a referendum as justification for its move, but many countries viewed it as an aggressive and… Continue reading Russia accuses Google Maps of ‘topographical cretinism’

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Crimean journalist placed on Russian ’List of Terrorists & Extremists’ for an article


11.07.16 | Halya Coynash Disturbing details have emerged of the KGB-level surveillance used against Mykola Semena, the Crimean journalist charged with ‘public calls to violate Russia’s territorial integrity’ over a text supporting the Civic Blockade of Crimea.  Semena has also been added to the Federal ‘List of Terrorists and Extremists’.  He is currently No. 4603… Continue reading Crimean journalist placed on Russian ’List of Terrorists & Extremists’ for an article

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Bridge Linking Crimea to Russia Pushed Back Another Year


Construction on a state-funded railway bridge linking the Crimean peninsula with the Russian mainland has been delayed a year until December 2019, the Meduza news website reported Thursday. According to the original plans, the section of the bridge for road traffic would be opened in December 2018, at which point work would begin on the… Continue reading Bridge Linking Crimea to Russia Pushed Back Another Year

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Special Report: Crimea Tatars endure second tragedy under Russian rule


David Blair, chief foreign correspondent, Kkiev 7 JULY 2016 • 1:44PM The knock on the door came at 7.30am and the brutal interrogation lasted for almost eight hours. After being taken from his home in Crimea to a police station, Weldar Shukurdiyev was threatened and assaulted.“Two men were beating me,” he remembered. “There were constant threats: they… Continue reading Special Report: Crimea Tatars endure second tragedy under Russian rule