Bridge to Crimea
Canada’s sanctions against Russia over Crimea are futile, ignore reality
Canada’s new sanctions against Russia over Crimea are futile, run counter to international law and ignore reality, the Russian Embassy in Ottawa told TASS on Monday.
"The new anti-Russian …
First passenger train from Moscow arrives in Crimea’s Simferopol
The first double-decker passenger train from Moscow arrived in the Crimean city of Simferopol on Thursday morning, a TASS correspondent reported.
The train departed from Moscow’s Kazansky …
Ukraine opens criminal case over Russian passenger train crossing Crimean Bridge
The so-called Crimean prosecutor’s office, an entity within the Ukrainian Prosecutor General’s Office, has opened a criminal case in relation to the first passenger train from St. …
Upper house speaker says Russia will not discuss Crimea status issue with anyone
Speaker of the Russian Federation Council (upper house) Valentina Matviyenko has said that the issue of Crimea’s status is closed, and Russia will not discuss it with anyone.
"The Crimea issue …
Lavrov says US, EU, NATO declarations won’t change Crimea’s reunification with Russia
The issue of Crimea’s reunification with Russia is settled for good, no foreign declarations of the US, European Union or NATO will change the situation, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov …
Kremlin dismisses NATO plans for Ukrainian ships’ passage through Kerch Strait
Moscow has responded to NATO’s statements on its intention to guarantee the passage of Ukrainian vessels through the Kerch Strait made by US Ambassador to NATO Kay Bailey Hutchison in a negative …
Russian Foreign Ministry slams West's sanctions over Kerch Strait incident
The Russian Foreign Ministry has expressed indignation at the Western sanctions imposed on Russian citizens over the Kerch Strait incident, TASS reported.
"An attempt was made once again to score …
Chinese private businesses mull involving Crimea in Belt and Road Initiative
China’s private businesses are interested in involving Crimea in the implementation of projects under the Belt and Road Initiative, head of the association of Chinese compatriots on the …
US ban on recognizing Crimea won’t affect peninsula’s real status, says Russian senator
The US House of Representatives’ approval of a bill prohibiting the Washington administration’s recognition of Crimea as part of Russia, won’t impact the peninsula’s real …
Lawmaker rules out ‘Crimea’s return’ in exchange for abolishment of US’ sanctions
Chairman of the State Duma Committee for Foreign Affairs Leonid Slutsky stated that Crimea’s accession to Russia is closed and ruled out the return of the peninsula to Ukraine in exchange for …