Jacob Nedohin

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Euphoria fades in Crimea after a year of Russian rule

A year after Russia's takeover of Crimea sparked a wave of euphoria across the Black Sea peninsula, residents are suffering growing hardship as …

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Crimea exiles fight to keep Ukraine unity message alive

SHCHASLYVE, Ukraine (AP) — The tormentors stuck scotch tape to his eyes and locked him in a dank room. For 11 days, Andrei Schekun said, they beat him, shocked him with electrodes and scalded him with burning metallic plates.<p>He said the torture took place as Crimea voted in a referendum to secede …

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Russian nuclear bombers due in Crimea

<b>Officials in Moscow have announced plans to send some of their strategic missile-carriers to Crimea a year after the peninsula separated from Ukraine</b> …

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Russia celebrates anniversary of Crimea takeover – and eyes second annexation

Vladimir Putin praises ‘amazing patriotism’ of Russian people as protectorate of South Ossetia signs integration treaty with Kremlin<p>Russia celebrated the one-year anniversary of its annexation of the Crimea peninsula from Ukraine on Wednesday with an open-air concert in the centre of Moscow, where …

One year after the Russian takeover, refugees from Crimea share their stories

One year ago, Russia annexed Crimea, a peninsula that hangs off of southern Ukraine into the Black Sea. Since then, about one million Ukrainians have been displaced from their homes by the annexation and fighting in eastern Ukraine.<p>One community that’s been seriously affected are the Crimean …

Vladimir Putin says Russia regained 'historic roots' with Crimea annexation

'Russians and Ukrainians are one people,' Putin says at rally outside of Kremlin<p>Speaking to tens of thousands of cheering supporters just outside the …

The Russia-Ukraine Conflict in Pictures, One Year After Crimea’s Annexation

KYIV, Ukraine—Monday marked the one-year anniversary of Russia’s annexation of Crimea, a former Ukrainian territory.<p>Russia’s takeover of Crimea is an …

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Crimea: ‘Extremism’, ‘Separatism’ or ‘Terrorism’ as Weapons against Dissent - Права Людини в Україні

Another Crimean has been warned over alleged ‘extremism’ for holding a Ukrainian flag and the first criminal case is underway over supposed calls to …

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This is Crimea a year after its 'return to Russia'

Rallies and concerts kicked off a weeklong celebration marking the one-year anniversary of Russia's annexation of Ukraine's Crimean peninsula. …