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    North Korea Recognizes Crimea as Part of Russia
    Oct13

    North Korea Recognizes Crimea as Part of Russia

    According to the statement, the North Korean Foreign Ministry marked its position on the issue at the UN vote and considers Crimea as an “integral part of the Russian Federation.” Pyongyang has also said it recognizes the Kuril Islands as Russian territory. “The publishing house “Scientific Encyclopedia” released a new political Atlas of the...

    Crimea Chose to Join Russia, Compensation to Kiev ‘Out of Question’ – German MP
    Oct12

    Crimea Chose to Join Russia, Compensation to Kiev ‘Out of Question’ – German MP

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Crimea’s reunification with Russia was based on the decision of its residents, so Ukraine should not receive any compensation for the territory that seceded after a referendum, Maurer told Sputnik on Wednesday. “Compensation is out of the question. The topic should be closed once and forever,” Maurer, who has been on a...

    ‘Crimean Ice Cream Maker’ From Italy Shares His Impressions of Living in Russia
    Oct12

    ‘Crimean Ice Cream Maker’ From Italy Shares His Impressions of Living in Russia

    Visitors to Lelli’s bar in Crimea’s Sevastopol can taste at least 42 different types of hand-made Italian ice cream, all made to authentic Italian recipes. Q:Do you produce real Italian ice cream? What ingredients do you use? A: Yes, it’s Italian. When Crimea became part of Russia, we started to work with official Russian...

    Norwegian Delegation Plans to Change West’s Perception on ‘Occupation’ of Crimea
    Oct12

    Norwegian Delegation Plans to Change West’s Perception on ‘Occupation’ of Crimea

    “After returning home, we will continue our work and develop relations between Russia and Norway. We will write articles and use our resources to convince people that Crimea is not an occupied territory. People often say that Russia annexed Crimea, but are against it and we will show that Crimea is a part of Russia,” Weber underlined. Meanwhile,...

    Head of Norway’s Delegation Says No Human Rights Violations Found in Crimea
    Oct12

    Head of Norway’s Delegation Says No Human Rights Violations Found in Crimea

    SIMFEROPOL (Sputnik) – The delegation, which included 11 politicians and businessmen from Norway, as well as two German lawmakers, started its week-long visit to Crimea on Thursday. In late September, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Office (OHCHR) released a report, claiming that human rights violations in Crimea had multiplied since...

    Issue of Russia’s Sovereignty Over Crimea is Closed – Crimean Authorities
    Oct11

    Issue of Russia’s Sovereignty Over Crimea is Closed – Crimean Authorities

    SIMFEROPOL (Sputnik) — The issue of Russia’s sovereignty over Crimea cannot be placed into question by other states, the head of Crimean Government’s Committee for Ethnic Relations Zaur Smirnov told Sputnik Tuesday, commenting on proposal by Czech President Milos Zeman regarding the possibility for Moscow to compensate Kiev...

    Russian Lawmakers Question Ukraine’s Report on Voronenkov’s Murder
    Oct10

    Russian Lawmakers Question Ukraine’s Report on Voronenkov’s Murder

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Ukraine’s Prosecutor General Yuri Lutsenko said on Monday that the investigation concluded that the murder was ordered by Vladimir Tyurin, the former partner of Denis Voronenkov’s widow Maria Maksakova. At the same time, Lutsenko indicated that the killing was planned by the Russian Federal Security Service in...

    Norway’s Delegation Seeking Cooperation With Crimea After Visiting Region
    Oct09

    Norway’s Delegation Seeking Cooperation With Crimea After Visiting Region

    SIMFEROPOL (Sputnik) — A Norwegian delegation has expressed its willingness to cooperate with Crimea and establish friendly relations with the Russian region after paying an official visit to the peninsula, member of the Crimean parliament Yury Gempel told Sputnik on Monday. The delegation comprising 11 Norwegian politicians and businessmen, as...

    Poroshenko Signs Bill Extending Special Status of Donbass for 1 Year
    Oct07

    Poroshenko Signs Bill Extending Special Status of Donbass for 1 Year

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko signed a bill extending the special status of Donbass region in eastern Ukraine for a year, the presidential press service said in a statement Saturday. “President Petro Poroshenko signed the bill on the creation of the necessary conditions for the peaceful settlement of the situation in the...

    Russia Reacts to Kiev’s Lawsuit Over Kerch Bridge Construction
    Oct01

    Russia Reacts to Kiev’s Lawsuit Over Kerch Bridge Construction

    SIMFEROPOL (Sputnik) — The Ukrainian authorities’ lawsuits against Russia over the construction a bridge between Crimea and Russia’s Krasnodar will not be able to hinder the historic construction works, Deputy Vice Prime Minister Dmitry Polonsky said Saturday. On Friday, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko gave instructions to sue...

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