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    Sentiments Off, Poland Must Build Pragmatic Relations With Russia – Sejm Deputy
    Apr22

    Sentiments Off, Poland Must Build Pragmatic Relations With Russia – Sejm Deputy

    Sputnik: From your perspective, how do you find the peninsula today? Jacek Wilk: From what I’ve seen, it looks great. Poland has certain sentiments towards Crimea: who doesn’t remember since high school [the] Crimean sonnets by Adam Mickiewicz? Comparing them with reality is an interesting experience. I can see that everything is...

    Russia’s Ethnic Germans Start Resettling in Crimea – German Cultural Autonomy
    Apr18

    Russia’s Ethnic Germans Start Resettling in Crimea – German Cultural Autonomy

    “The process of returning [of Russian ethnic Germans] is underway. One cannot say that it is mass but it is rather stable, with 11-12 families of Russian [ethnic] Germans annually returning from Germany to Crimea for permanent residence. Just recently, we have welcomed one more family. They are currently preparing to settle in Dzhankoy district;...

    US Sanctions Russia for Presence on International Arena – Foreign Ministry
    Apr16

    US Sanctions Russia for Presence on International Arena – Foreign Ministry

    “If earlier we were told that we were being punished for Ukraine, now the wording has changed dramatically. They punish us in principle for the fact that we are present on the international arena. This is exactly how they formulate — for Russia’s role in international affairs. That’s all,” Zakharova said on Rossiya 1 on Sunday....

    NATO Equals Chemical Weapon and Gazprom, Prepping Ukraine for Hybrid Warfare
    Apr14

    NATO Equals Chemical Weapon and Gazprom, Prepping Ukraine for Hybrid Warfare

    NATO Deputy Secretary General Rose Gottemoeller dedicated her speech at the Kyiv Security Forum to Russia, which “has created a fog of neither peace nor war, but of constant crisis and destabilization.” At the meeting in the Ukrainian capital, she briefed the country’s ministers and security officials on its key goals for countering...

    Nord Stream-2 Says Received 2nd Permit for Pipeline Construction from Finland
    Apr12

    Nord Stream-2 Says Received 2nd Permit for Pipeline Construction from Finland

    “Project developer Nord Stream 2 AG today received the second of two permits required to construct and operate the planned natural gas pipeline in the Finnish Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ), completing the permitting procedure in Finland,” Wednesday’s statement read. READ MORE: Nord Stream 2 Going Full Throttle Despite Ukraine’s...

    Nord Stream 2 Going Full Throttle Despite Ukraine’s Protests, US Threats
    Apr09

    Nord Stream 2 Going Full Throttle Despite Ukraine’s Protests, US Threats

    Ukraine’s efforts to prevent the implementation of Nord Stream 2 appears to be nothing more than a tempest in a teapot as the project continues to move forward. On April 5 Ukraine’s Verkhovna Rada adopted a resolution “on the inadmissibility of construction of the North Stream 2 gas pipeline and the Russian Federation’s monopoly...

    Poroshenko Proposes to Increase Gas Transit Via Ukraine Instead of Nord Stream 2
    Apr09

    Poroshenko Proposes to Increase Gas Transit Via Ukraine Instead of Nord Stream 2

    “There is a Ukrainian transit pipeline, which is much cheaper. It can be easily and profitably modernized … One can significantly modernize the transit line through Ukraine without huge investments,” Poroshenko told the Handelsblatt German newspaper. On April 5, the Ukrainian parliament endorsed a statement calling on the legislatures and...

    WATCH Train Collides With Minibus in Russia’s Crimea: Five Killed, Four Injured
    Apr08

    WATCH Train Collides With Minibus in Russia’s Crimea: Five Killed, Four Injured

    “A road accident occurred near the town of Armiansk at a railway crossing. A shuttle bus collided with a shuttle train. Five people were killed and four suffered injuries in the accident,” Olga Kondrashova said. READ MORE: Truck Collides With Bridge in Slo-Mo Earlier in the day, a source in the regional emergency services told Sputnik about the...

    Ukrainian Parl’t Speaker Claims Nord Stream-2 Pipeline Poses ‘Military Threat’
    Apr07

    Ukrainian Parl’t Speaker Claims Nord Stream-2 Pipeline Poses ‘Military Threat’

    “The launch of the Nord Stream 2 project may imply direct military threats that might provoke a new full-scale offensive of Russian troops on Ukraine,” Ukrainian Parliament Speaker Andriy Parubiy was quoted as saying by the Unian information agency. Parybiy explained that, in his opinion, Russia desired to use “energy blackmail” to directly...

    Ukraine Court Authorizes Arrest of Captain of Detained Russian Fishing Vessel
    Apr06

    Ukraine Court Authorizes Arrest of Captain of Detained Russian Fishing Vessel

    Russian-flagged Crimea-registered fishing vessel Nord with 10-men crew was detained by the Ukrainian Border Guard Service on March 25 in the Sea of Azov. Moscow has demanded the immediate release of the “illegally detained” crew and the return of the vessel to its legitimate owner. READ MORE: Captain of Russian Fishing Vessel Released by Ukraine...

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