Ukrainian servicemen charged with violating Russian border

Ukrainian military servicemen and Ukrainian Security Service (SBU) officers detained in the Kerch Strait have been charged with violating Russia’s border, Nikolai Polozov, the lawyer of one of the detained, told TASS. Ukrainian military servicemen detained in Black Sea charged with violating Russian borderhttps://t.co/kTglBJm44c pic.twitter.com/kRsuhJfGUq — TASS (@tassagency_en) December 3, 2018 “Charges were brought right…

EU targets Crimea bridge constructors

The Council added six entities to the list of those subject to restrictive measures over actions undermining or threatening the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine. They are listed because of their involvement in the construction of the Kerch Bridge, connecting Russia to the illegally annexed Crimean peninsula. Through their actions they supported the consolidation of…

Norway joins EU measures against Russia over Crimea

In a declaration by the High Representative on behalf of the EU on the alignment of certain countries concerning restrictive measures in response to the illegal annexation of Crimea and Sevastopol, Federica Mogherini welcomed the decision of Montenegro, Albania, Norway, Ukraine and Georgia. The Council extends the existing restrictive measures until 23 June 2019. The Candidate…

Inauguration of Crimean bridge

President Vladimir Putin has inaugurated the autoway of the newly-built Crimean Bridge. He took the seat at the wheel in the cabin of a Kamaz truck to lead a convoy of 35 vehicles  along the 19 km bridge towards the city of Kerch. He invited the CEO of the bridge building company, SGM-Most, Alexander Ostrovsky,…