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All the materials marked with tag: annexation
11 August, 2021Breaking news
Another sanctions package against persons persecuting the Orthodox Church of Ukraine in the occupied Crimea
27 April, 2021World
The Ukrainian Week met with Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan to Ukraine Takashi KURAI to discuss the cooperation between our countries, areas for further economic development and the importance of the Crimean matter
16 March, 2021Politics
How Russia is turning occupied Crimea into a military base
2 April, 2020Society
What crimes Russia has committed during the occupation of Crimea and is still committing on the peninsula
26 December, 2019Breaking news
Ukrainian officials have opened a criminal investigation after a passenger train from Russia arrived in Crimea via a new Russian-built bridge, arguing that the train illegally carried people across the Ukrainian border
19 November, 2019Breaking news
Russia has returned three navy boats to Ukraine almost a year after they were seized in the Black Sea off the Crimean Peninsula, officials say
29 July, 2019Breaking news
For participation in illegal armed formation, assisting Russia's occupation of Crimea
27 January, 2019Breaking news
Russia-occupied Crimea’s Kerchensky city court during its hearing refused to release Volodymyr Balukh on parole
7 January, 2019Breaking news
Among them are social activists and Ukrainian sailors, prisoners of war
17 November, 2018Breaking news
Media reports in Russia say more than 30 houses belonging to Jehovah's Witnesses were searched by FSB officers in the Moscow-annexed Ukrainian region of Crimea
26 September, 2018Economics
What’s happening with the Ukrainian peninsula’s economy these days?
25 September, 2018Economics
How Russia is turning Crimea into a military base by changing its economy and society
23 September, 2018Breaking 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
18 September, 2018Culture
Who should protect the cultural heritage of Crimea?
20 August, 2018Politics
Why the question of Russia’s occupation of the Ukrainian peninsula remains, and will remain, open
13 March, 2018Politics
Could Ukraine’s armed forces have prevailed in Crimea?
14 June, 2017Society
Human rights activists release an analytical report on the violations of the right to peaceful assembly in the occupied Crimea
31 January, 2017Society
One of the most proactive lawyers defending Crimean Tatars in courts ends up behind bars
19 August, 2015Economics
The direction taken by Crimea's economy destroys its self-sufficiency and makes reintegration into Ukraine exceedingly difficult
19 August, 2015World
The interests and prejudices of officials and diplomats from the UN, OSCE, Council of Europe and other international agencies sometimes affect policy decisions more than they should
23 July, 2015Society
The roots of moderate Islam of the Crimean Tatars are buried in the history of this people
10 June, 2015World
The Ukrainian Week spoke with Raimonds Vejonis, the newly-elected President of the Republic of Latvia and Minister of Defense when this interview was made, about NATO revival, the "deterrent effect," Putin's unpredictability, and the cost of the conflict in Ukraine to Riga
16 March, 2015Politics
Why an international strategy to return Crimea is necessary and what implications the militarization of the peninsula will have for the Black Sea and Mediterranean region
16 March, 2015Politics
The annexation of Crimea from December 2, 2013, through April 4, 2014
16 March, 2015Politics
Ukrainian authorities have failed to learn their Crimean lessons, leaving the return of it to "children and grandchildren"
16 March, 2015World
How visible Crimea is a year after annexation internationally, how seriously the threat of its militarization is seen in the West, and why Barack Obama is reluctant to provide effective support to Ukraine
5 January, 2015History
The rationale behind transferring the peninsula to the Ukrainian SSR in 1954
4 January, 2015Economics
Crimea’s real economy will shrink further if the Russian occupation continues. Those employed in it will lose income and jobs
29 December, 2014Society
Some experts feel that the war in the Donbas was started to distract attention from the annexation of Crimea and force its recognition. If this is the case, the goal has almost been achieved. Indeed, when the military and civilians are dying, who can be bothered with Crimea where everything seems to be relatively quiet? However, that quietness is deceptive.
28 December, 2014Society
The Bulgarians, Armenians, Greeks, Jews, Karaites, Crimean Tatars, Krymchaks, Ukrainians, Russians, Romani – these are just the most prominent of the ethnic groups that populated the peninsula over the last 150 years
26 December, 2014Politics
The Kremlin will try to secure Crimea for itself, so in 2015, it will continue to intensify the militarisation of this Ukrainian region.
10 July, 2014World
The Ukrainian Week talked to Damon Wilson, executive vice-president of The Atlantic Council, about the establishment of the pro-Ukrainian community in the world, the US-Russia relations after the annexation of Crimea, the new Ukrainian military and the likelihood of NATO MAP for Ukraine
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, 2014Society
The ability to travel or foreign channels on cable TV are failing to safeguard homo post-sovieticus from propaganda of hatred
10 June, 2014Society
Human rights advocates and international experts are alarmed at growing xenophobia in Crimea and separatist-controlled territories
22 May, 2014Society
The Ukrainian Week talks to Peter Pomerantsev, British television producer and non-fiction writer who spent nine years in Russia, on Russian state propaganda, new methods of informational war and how Ukraine should defend itself
7 May, 2014Society
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
24 April, 2014Society
Said Ismagilov, the Mufti of the Spiritual Directorate of Muslims of Ukraine Ummah: “The status of Muslims here is far better than in Russia”
23 April, 2014Politics
Russian aggression in Crimea reveals interesting aspects of using criminal groups in politics
23 April, 2014Politics
Ex-premier of Crimea speaks about a fatal four-day procrastination following Russia’s invasion, attempts to bribe Crimean Tatars and reasons why the leaders of Crimea’s enforcement authorities defected to the Russians
10 April, 2014News
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, 2014Politics
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, 2014World
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
19 March, 2014Politics
Viktor Chumak, MP, Head of the Parliamentary Committee for Fighting Corruption and Organized Crime and Major General of Justice, who served in the Ukrainian Armed Forces and Border Service for over 20 years, talks to The Ukrainian Week about Ukraine’s defence capability, ways to localize Russian aggression and protection of Ukraine’s eastern borders
7 March, 2014
The train of history is long gone, and the nostalgia of various “Russian blocs” is pointless, because the Crimea is not a “native Russian land”
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The culture of 'Muscovite Rus' came to form from two heterogeneous sources. The seed of the religious and artistic culture reached Muscovy from southeastern Europe (Byzantium, the Balkans) through Kyiv. On the other hand, the foundation of the political and legal culture came to Muscovy from 'Ulus Jöchi', better known as the Golden Horde. As a result, the Russian "spiritual culture" took the shape of a familiar European facade, behind which a non-European state infrastructure hid.
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German chancellor Olaf Scholz says Putin’s comments on US biological weapons seemed like an ‘implicit threat’
23 March, ,
It is us, Ukrainians, and all the citizens of this country, who must keep studying our own history. To defend our land and our country, we must know it better.
20 March, ,
86.6% of Russians tolerate and support the potential assault on the territory of the European Union, including: Poland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Slovakia and others as evidenced by the results of the sociological survey conducted by “Active Group”
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