Crimea

Ukraine, pro-Russia rebels in mass prisoner swap

Ukraine, pro-Russia rebels in mass prisoner swap

The war in the former Soviet republic broke out in April 2014, after Russia annexed Crimea the previous month.

Dec 28, 2017, 10:01 AM IST

Russia puts Crimea on new bank note

Russia Thursday presented a new bank note that shows images of Crimea.

Oct 12, 2017, 17:21 PM IST

Russia violating human rights in Crimea: UN

Russia is committing "grave human rights violations" in Crimea, UN said on Monday.

Sep 25, 2017, 23:47 PM IST

NATO accuses Russia of undermining stability in Europe

NATO accused Russia on Thursday of "undermining stability" in Europe.

Aug 24, 2017, 22:30 PM IST

EU imposes new Russia sanctions over Siemens Crimea turbines: Statement

The EU imposed sanctions on three Russian nationals and three firms on Friday after gas turbines sold by German industrial giant Siemens were diverted to Ukraine's Russian-annexed Crimea region, the bloc said.

Aug 04, 2017, 20:20 PM IST

Vladimir Putin extends Russian-counter sanctions until end of 2018

President Vladimir Putin has extended Russian counter-sanctions on the European Union until the end of 2018, according to a presidential decree published on Friday.

Jun 30, 2017, 22:42 PM IST

Russia marks three years since Crimea takeover

Russia on Saturday marked a low-key third anniversary of the seizure of Crimea from Ukraine, as Kiev blasted the annexation of the strategic Black Sea peninsula as a "crime".

Mar 18, 2017, 18:35 PM IST

Russia tells Trump it won't return Crimea to Ukraine

Russia does not return its territories, the Russian Foreign Ministry has said in response to the White House statement that US President Trump was expecting Moscow to return Crimea to Kiev.

Feb 15, 2017, 21:12 PM IST
Russia tells Donald Trump it won't return Crimea to Ukraine

Russia tells Donald Trump it won't return Crimea to Ukraine

Russia does not return its territories, the Russian Foreign Ministry has said in response to the White House statement that US President Trump was expecting Moscow to return Crimea to Kiev.

Feb 15, 2017, 20:17 PM IST

Russia tells White House it will not return Crimea to Ukraine

Russia said on Wednesday it would not hand back Crimea to Ukraine or discuss the matter with foreign partners after the White House said U.S. President Donald Trump expected the annexed Black Sea peninsula to be returned.

Feb 15, 2017, 18:17 PM IST

Russian Foreign Ministry says Crimea will not be returned to Ukraine

Russia annexed Crimea in 2014, prompting the United States and the European Union to impose sanctions on Moscow.

Feb 15, 2017, 14:18 PM IST

United States condemns Russia's 'aggressive actions' in Ukraine

US Ambassador Nikki Haley has condemned Russia's "aggressive actions" in Ukraine and pledged strong US support to Kiev even as the new US administration seeks to improve ties with Russia.

Feb 03, 2017, 16:22 PM IST

Russian forces in Crimea put on alert before Ukrainian missile tests: TASS

Russian air defence forces in Crimea have been placed on high alert on the eve of planned Ukrainian missile tests near the Black Sea peninsula, the TASS news agency cited a Crimean military source as saying on Wednesday.

Nov 30, 2016, 19:26 PM IST

US expands Russia sanctions over Ukraine conflict

The United States announced a long list of sanctioned companies and individuals on Thursday aimed at Russia over its continuing support for Ukraine`s rebels and the 2014 seizure of Crimea.

Sep 02, 2016, 05:43 AM IST

US, Ukraine urge end to soaring tensions with Russia

US Vice President Joe Biden and Ukraine`s President Petro Poroshenko in a phonecall urged a speedy resolution to the conflict with pro-Russian separatists amid a spike in tensions with Moscow, the White House said late Friday.

Aug 20, 2016, 11:19 AM IST
Russia not to break relations with Ukraine: Vladimir Putin

Russia not to break relations with Ukraine: Vladimir Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin said Friday that Moscow has no intention of cutting relations with Kiev.

Aug 20, 2016, 08:16 AM IST

Putin arrives in Crimea after Ukraine incursion claims

Russian President Vladimir Putin Friday arrived in annexed Crimea, Russian news agencies reported, days after he accused Kiev of attempting an armed incursion into the peninsula.

Aug 19, 2016, 18:40 PM IST

Ukraine accuses Russia of plotting unrest amid Crimea tensions

Ukraine on Friday accused Russia of plotting further unrest as the international community sought to ease tensions after the two sides ramped up security around the disputed Crimean peninsula.

Aug 12, 2016, 22:26 PM IST

Russia and Ukraine square off over Crimea `raids`

Russia and Ukraine stepped up security around Crimea on Thursday as tensions soared over accusations by Moscow that Kiev had attempted armed incursions into the disputed peninsula.

Aug 11, 2016, 18:57 PM IST

Ukraine ready to turn to UN over Russian accusations of Crimea plot

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday accused Ukraine of waging "terror" over alleged attempted incursions into Crimea, ratcheting up tensions over the annexed territory.

Aug 11, 2016, 04:08 AM IST