How Russia is turning Crimea into a military base by changing its economy and society
|23 September||Breaking news|
According to journalists, the two Ukrainian vessels are now in front of the Kerch Strait Bridge from the Taman peninsula to Russian-occupied Crimea
Why the question of Russia’s occupation of the Ukrainian peninsula remains, and will remain, open
|26 December, 2014||Politics|
The Kremlin will try to secure Crimea for itself, so in 2015, it will continue to intensify the militarisation of this Ukrainian region.
|13 June, 2014|
Live reports for foreign TV are much like navigating a minefield of alien stereotypes, alien influences, alien prejudices and alien interests. Things are further complicated by the spiteful foreign language that just keeps picking all the wrong words out of memory, as you feverishly fish for the right ones.
|11 June, 2014||Society|
The ability to travel or foreign channels on cable TV are failing to safeguard homo post-sovieticus from propaganda of hatred
|10 June, 2014||Society|
Human rights advocates and international experts are alarmed at growing xenophobia in Crimea and separatist-controlled territories
|7 May, 2014||Society|
Museums holding over 917,000 exhibits are the price of Ukraine’s cultural loss in Crimea. While museum workers there try to adapt to the new circumstances, Ukraine is looking for ways to keep valuable objects
|10 April, 2014||News|
PACE: The illegal annexation of Crimea has no legal effect and is not recognised by the Council of Europe
The outcome of the so-called referendum in Crimea and “the illegal annexation of Crimea by the Russian Federation therefore have no legal effect and are not recognised by the Council of Europe”, the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) stated on Wednesday, April,9th, in an resolution adopted at the end of an urgent debate.
|3 April, 2014||Politics|
Edward Lucas: “The new Cold War has been about the use of Russian money to divide the weak of the West and also the use of the energy weapon”
|1 April, 2014||World|
By plunging Russia into a full-scale confrontation with the West to boost his own popularity ratings Vladimir Putin may be preparing his country for another sobering shock from the defeat in a conflict with the entire world