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US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo won’t be winning Ukraine’s ‘friend of the year’ award. A week after he told an NPR reporter that Americans don’t care about the country, he allegedly told a Kiev audience to forget about Crimea.
Oleg Tyagnibok, the leader of Ukraine's far-right Svoboda party, has demanded Kiev authorities follow the example of Poland and the Baltic States by seeking compensation from Russia, for a range of historical grievances.
Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Friday that regular freight rail services via the 19-km-long Crimea Bridge, which connects the peninsula with mainland Russia, will kick off on July 1.
Kiev is exchanging dozens of prisoners with the self-proclaimed Donetsk and Lugansk republics in the first such effort in two years. The swap was given a boost at the recent Normandy Four talks in Paris.
After multiple rounds of talks, Russia and Ukraine have finally hammered out an extension to the current gas agreement that is set to expire at the end of the year.
As the US Navy’s guided-missile destroyer USS 'Ross' entered the Black Sea on Sunday, Russia sent its small missile ship 'Vyshny Volochyok' to survey its actions. It’s the eighth US Navy vessel to arrive in the region this year.
More than 7 million people have spent their vacations in Crimea so far this year, Deputy Chairman of Crimea’s Council of Ministers and Permanent Presidential Envoy Georgy Muradov said, setting a post-Soviet record.
A Crimean court has closed the Taigan Safari Park for 30 days following a complaint that expired feed was being given to animals. In a raging media battle, the owner warned that the ruling will force him to put down 30 bears.
Thousands of tons of Russian grain will be delivered to Syria next year, according to the head of the Crimean region Yuri Gotsanyuk. Exports from the Russia's Black Sea peninsula to the war-ravaged country started two years ago.