Crimea

Syria's Assad gets food lifeline from Crimea

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Men arrange bread to cool down in Damascus<p>By Jonathan Saul and Polina Devitt<p>LONDON/MOSCOW (Reuters) - Crimea has stepped up …

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EU extends sanctions on Russia over Crimea annexation

EPA-EFE/SERGEY DOLZHENKO<p>Click for full view<p>Ukrainian and Crimean Tatar activists hold placards with the names of those disappeared by Russian …

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Trying To Figure Out Trump Policy Toward Russia? This Will Add To Your Confusion.

With Trump reportedly eyeing a summer summit with Vladimir Putin, the State Department on Monday pushed a traditional American foreign policy line.<p>The State Department on Monday held a call with reporters to announce that it is calling on Russia to release political prisoners, end the misuse of the …

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EU Extends Sanctions against Russia for a Year over Crimea

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union has extended sanctions against Russia for a year over its annexation of Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula in 2014.<p>The EU …

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EU Ministers Extend Crimea Sanctions For Another Year

European Union agricultural ministers have prolonged the bloc's investment ban against Crimea for another year.

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Russian State TV Boasts ‘Crimea Is Ours, Trump Is Ours!’

Russian state media is celebrating after Trump told G7 leaders that Crimea belongs to Russia because everyone who lives there speaks Russian.The post …

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‘Alien’ Toddler Skeleton With Weird Elongated Skull Unearthed In Crimea

The burial place of a 1,5-year-old boy with a deformed elongated skull was unearthed by archaeologists in Crimea. The scientists immediately dubbed …

Archaeology

Russian state TV: 'Crimea is ours; Trump is ours'

So this happened:<p>x<p>#Russia's state TV:<br>Participants discuss @BuzzFeed report that Trump told G7 leaders "Crimea is Russian, because everyone who lives …

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'Trump is ours!': Russian state TV celebrates Trump's suggestion that Crimea is part of Russia

Hosts of a show on Russian state-run TV channel Russia 24 celebrated President Donald Trump reportedly claiming to other world leaders that Crimea is part of Russia because everyone there speaks Russian.<p>Two anonymous sources told Buzzfeed that Trump made the remarks at a dinner during the G7 summit …

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Trump vs. Mattis on Ukraine & Russia

Defense Secretary James Mattis, speaking at Naval War College in Newport, R.I. Friday, said that by illegally annexing Crimea in 2014, Vladimir Putin …

Russia

'Putin didn't respect President Obama': Trump blames Obama for Russia's annexation of Crimea

President Donald Trump on Friday said it was former President Barack Obama's fault that Russia invaded Ukraine and annexed Crimea in 2014.<p>"President Obama lost Crimea just so you understand, this was before I got there," Trump said while speaking with reporters outside of the White House. …

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Trump: Obama lost Crimea to Russia, time to move on with Putin

President Trump said Friday that he’s looking to meet sometime this summer with Russian President Vladimir Putin, and that the U.S. should move …

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Defense Secretary Mattis contradicts Trump on Russia right after president blames Obama for Crimea

Defense Secretary James Mattis on Friday directly contradicted President Donald Trump’s account of Russia’s actions shortly after the president tried …

Russia

Report: Trump Insisted Crimea Is Russian Because Crimeans Speak Russian

President Donald Trump told leaders at a G7 summit dinner that Crimea is Russian because its people speak Russian, diplomatic sources told Buzzfeed. …

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Trump questioned why allies opposed Russia's annexation of Crimea: report

President TrumpDonald John Trump20 weeks out from midterms, Dems and GOP brace for surprises Sessions responds to Nazi comparisons: 'They were …

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Trump reportedly defended Putin's annexation of Crimea to the G7 leaders — using Putin's same reasoning

President Trump parroted a line used by Russia to defend its annexation of Crimea when speaking with G7 leaders at a dinner in Quebec, Canada, last …

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Trump argued Russia should control Crimea because its residents speak Russian

President Trump impressed on his fellow world leaders that Russia had a right to seize Crimea from Ukraine more than four years ago, because most of …

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Report: Trump said Crimea is Russian because people there speak Russian

In a meeting with G7 leaders last week, President Trump said Crimea is Russian because everyone there speaks Russian, Buzzfeed News reports, citing …

Russia

Trump tells G7 Crimea part of Russia because everyone speaks Russian – reports

U.S. President Donald Trump told G7 leaders Crimea belongs to Russia because the peninsula’s residents speak the Russian language, U.S. media …

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Russia restores Crimea power supply after blackout

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's state-controlled power grid company Rosseti said on Wednesday that it has restored power supply in Crimea after it had suffered a total blackout.<p>Crimea Prime Minister Sergei Aksyonov said on social media that the power cut had been caused by a surge in electricity at a …

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Mass Blackout in Crimea

Crimeans have suffered repeated power shortages since Russia seized the territory from Ukraine in 2014.<p>Crimea plunged into weeks of darkness in 2015 …

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City of Bayswater cooks up new price structure for Crimea Park food van vendor licences

IT is more expensive to operate a food van at Crimea Park in Morley compared to Elizabeth Quay, Hyde Park and The Esplanade, but 12 operators are set …

Hyde Park

Temporary Blackout in Crimea After Incident at Russian Power Station

Crimea was temporarily without electricity on Wednesday following an incident at a power station in Russia, authorities in the peninsula Moscow …

Conservative View

Massive Power Outages Hit Crimea, Cause Unclear

Residents of Crimea say that widespread power outages have hit the Russian-controlled Black Sea peninsula.<p>Shopping centers were dark and trolleybuses …

Russia

Recognition and Non-

In Quebec, President Trump held a press conference. David Herszenhorn of <i>Politico</i> asked about Crimea: Should it be recognized as Russian? Trump gave a …

Conservative View

Trump blames Obama for letting Crimea ‘get away’

Trump isn't ready to recognize Russian claims in Crimea, but he's creeping closer.<p>Amidst the furor of new trade tensions with the U.S.’s G7 partners, …

Russia

Fmr. Obama Advisor: We weren’t going to go to war over Crimea

President Obama’s former deputy national security advisor responds to President Trump’s allegation that Obama “allowed Russia to take Crimea.” Ben …

Foreign Policy

Trump blames Obama when he should fault Putin for Crimea

Ben Rhodes, President Barack Obama’s deputy national security adviser, bristles at the notion that Russia’s annexation of Crimea was Obama’s fault.

Politics

Susan Rice: 'Disgraceful' for Trump to blame Obama for Russia's annexation of Crimea

Former national security adviser Susan Rice hit back at President Trump after he blamed the Obama administration for Russia's 2014 annexation of …

Russia

Turkey not to recognize annexation of Crimea

“Turkey has always backed Ukraine’s border and territorial integrity and supported its sovereignty,” said Mevlut Cavusoglu, addressing a …

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