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Local news for Crimean, Ukraine continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

10 hrs ago | The St. Petersburg Times

With Sanctions, Russia Becomes Crimea's Sole Investor

The scenic coastline of the Crimea region, where more than $18 billion is to be spent on upgrading infrastructure.


Related Topix: World News, Ukraine

14 hrs ago | BankersOnline

OFAC Update

OFAC posted a notice today changing four Ukraine-related SDN listings. In addition, OFAC announced that it has converted the [UKRAINE] and [UKRAINE2] program tags on the SDN list to [UKRAINE-EO13660] and [UKRAINE-EO13661] respectively.


Related Topix: World News, Ukraine, Russia,

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Free Republic

Is Angela Really Frau Ribbentrop? I Doubt It, But We Spy Just to Make Sure

This story from the Independent has gone viral , and for understandable reasons: it claims that Germany and Russia are negotiating a scurrilous deal behind Ukraine's back.


Related Topix: World News, Russia, Asia, Vladimir Putin, Ukraine,

The News Tribune

Russia ready to incorporate Crimean football clubs

Tolstykh told local media they will make a decision on Thursday about moving clubs from the cities of Simferopol, Sevastopol and Yalta into the Russian third tier.


Related Topix: World News, Ukraine

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Global Voices Online

The Mouthpiece of Totalitarian Propaganda - Crimea's Colonel Cassad

See all those languages up there? We translate Global Voices stories to make the world's citizen media available to everyone.


Related Topix: World News, Ukraine, Blog News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)

France Presses On With Deal To Sell Two Warships To Russia

People holding Ukrainian and Crimean Tatar flags demonstrate in front of the French-built Vladivostok warship in St. Nazaire, western France, on June 1. The protesters are opposed to the to the sale of the Vladivostok and Sevastopol warships to Russia.

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Related Topix: World News, Russia, Asia, Ukraine, Vladimir Putin

Silicon Alley Insider

Russia Is Waging War On American Burger Chains

A woman speaks on her phone inside a McDonald's restaurant displaying an announcement on the door informing clients that the restaurant is out of service, in the Crimean city of Simferopol April 4, 2014.


Related Topix: World News, Ukraine, Life, Food, Hamburger

Agricultural Market

EU sanctions against the Crimean seaports are "dry shot" - " Ministry of Transport

The sanctions imposed by the European Union will not seriously affect any port of the Crimea, or work of the Kerch ferry.


Related Topix: World News, Ukraine

Daily Mail

'Human Barbie' Valeria Lukyanova shows support for Putin by posing on Crimean beach

Ukraine's 'Human Barbie' shows support for Putin by posing on Crimean beach as mass graves containing scores of her countrymen are discovered in rebel-held areas Valeria Lukyanova posed in Black Sea peninsula boycotted by millions of tourists since the Kremlin's annexation of the region from Ukraine Ukraine's 'Human Barbie' has heeded a call from ... (more)


Related Topix: Europe, World News, Ukraine, Toy, Barbie, Vladimir Putin,

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Agricultural Market

EU imposed sanctions against Sevastopol and Kerch sea ports

The European Union expanded the list of private companies, subject to economic sanctions, reported the Official Journal of the European Union on July 26. In particular, the reporting list includes 9 companies of the Republic of Crimea, including the state enterprises Sevastopol Sea Trade Port and Kerch Sea Merchant Port.


Related Topix: World News, Ukraine

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Wilson's Almanac

Russia's Crimean redevelopment quagmire

While international attention is focused on eastern Ukraine, Crimea remains both a gaping wound for many Ukrainian citizens and a political nightmare for the Kyiv administration.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, Ukraine, Travel, Ukraine Travel, Europe Travel, Russia, Asia,

Fri Jul 25, 2014


European Union Imposes Sanctions On Top Russian Officials

Russian President Vladimir Putin reviews Russian naval ships in the Crimean port of Sevastopol on May 9, 2014, with head of the Federal Security Service Alexander Bortnikov and Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu attending.


Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, World News, Ukraine

Agricultural Market

Since August 1, Crimea imposes control of Ukrainian commodities transit

On August 1, 2014, there is introduced the procedure of controlling the transit of commodities from the territory of Ukraine to the territory of continental Russia via the ferry lines of Kerch and Feodosia, declared the press-service of the Government of Crimea on July 24. According to the announcement, the control procedure of commodities transit ... (more)


Related Topix: Europe, World News, Ukraine,

Thu Jul 24, 2014


Sevastopol Debates Becoming Soviet-Style 'Closed' City

Sign reading "Don't Say Everything You Know, But Know Everything You Say," at a submarine base in Balaclava, just outside Sevastopol.


Related Topix: World News, Ukraine, Vladimir Putin

Wed Jul 23, 2014

International Business Times

Malaysian Airlines Flight 17: Russians Feel Glut Over Steady Diet of...

The reason is because they are being bombarded by a constant diet of conspiracy theories regarding the aviation tragedy, with People celebrate and wave Russian flags as the preliminary results of today's referendum are announced in the Crimean city of Sevastopol on 16 March, 2014.


Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Conspiracy Theory, World News, Ukraine, Vladimir Putin

The Times of Israel

Ukrainian Jewish leaders slam visit by top rabbis to Crimea

Russian Chief Rabbi Berel Lazar putting teffilin on 102-year old David Barulya, a World War II veteran and Crimean Holocaust survivor, at a Holocaust commemoration ceremony in Sevastopol, July 10, 2014.


Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, World News, Ukraine, Vladimir Putin

Sofia News Agency

Russia to Boost Crimea-Based Black Sea Fleet

Russia has announced plans to enforce the Black Sea Fleet after a number of US ships were recently sent to the Black Sea for military maneuvers.


Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, Vladimir Putin, World News, Ukraine,

In-depth Africa

Saki Speaks for Kidnapped Zambian in Darfur

Sakwiba Sikota has stepped up to plead the case of kidnapped Zambian humanitarian worker Felix Ngoma who has been kidnapped in Sudan for 18 days now.


Related Topix: World News, Zambia, Africa, Sudan, Ukraine,

ABC News

MH17: Who decides if passenger planes can fly over war zones?

The rules governing international over-flights vary depending on the nature of the conflict and the capabilities of the weapons known to be in use.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, Ukraine, US News, Federal Aviation Administration,

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Straits Times

Russia struggles with half a million refugees of Ukraine conflict

A woman with a child walk at a temporary facility for refugees form Eastern Ukraine, 20 km outside from the Crimean capital Simferopol, on July 17, 2014.


Related Topix: Russia, Asia, World News, Ukraine