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    Putin opens mega bridge linking annexed Crimea to Russia
    May15

    Putin opens mega bridge linking annexed Crimea to Russia

    A vehicle runs down the 19 km road-and-rail Crimean Bridge passing over the Kerch Strait and linking southern Russia to the Crimean peninsula yesterday prior to the opening ceremony. KERCH: Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday drove a truck across a new bridge linking mainland Russia to Moscow-annexed Crimea, triggering a fierce reaction...

    Ukraine raids offices of Russian state media
    May15

    Ukraine raids offices of Russian state media

    People walk past a building where the Kiev office of Russia’s state-run RIA Novosti news agency are housed. — AFP photo KIEV: Ukraine’s state security service searched the Kiev offices of Russia’s state-run RIA Novosti news agency and TV channel RT yesterday, after detaining one journalist near his home, officials said. The...

    Putin Opens Crimean Bridge Condemned By Kyiv, EU
    May15

    Putin Opens Crimean Bridge Condemned By Kyiv, EU

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has opened the country’s newly built bridge to the annexed Crimean Peninsula, driving a truck across the span and drawing angry condemnation from Kyiv and the Europ …read more Source: Big News...

    Ukraine raids Kiev offices of Russian state media
    May15

    Ukraine raids Kiev offices of Russian state media

    KIEV: Ukraine’s security service raided the Kiev offices of Russia’s state-run RIA Novosti news agency on Tuesday, detaining one journalist who was accused of treason. The searches took place with relations between Moscow and Kiev already extremely strained over Russia’s 2014 seizure of Crimea and accusations that it fuelled a...

    WATCH:  Putin inaugurates bridge by driving a truck across to seized peninsula Crimea
    May15

    WATCH: Putin inaugurates bridge by driving a truck across to seized peninsula Crimea

    Russian President Vladimir Putin marked the occasion by driving a bright-orange truck across to the disputed peninsula that Russian troops seized from Ukraine in 2014. …read more Source: ABC...

    Putin inaugurates bridge by driving a truck across to seized peninsula Crimea
    May15

    Putin inaugurates bridge by driving a truck across to seized peninsula Crimea

    The 12-mile bridge gives Russia a land crossing to the peninsula seized in 2014 …read more Source: ABC...

    Putin to open mega bridge linking Crimea to Russia
    May15

    Putin to open mega bridge linking Crimea to Russia

    Russian President Vladimir Putin is set to unveil on Tuesday a highly symbolic bridge linking southern Russia to the Crimea, four years after the peninsula was annexed from Ukraine. The Crimean Bridge, at 19 kilometres will be Europe’s longest, overtaking Lisbon’s Vasco da Gama Bridge. Built at a cost of 228bn roubles ($3.7bn), the...

    Offices of Russian media outlets raided in Ukrainian capital
    May15

    Offices of Russian media outlets raided in Ukrainian capital

    Ukrainian security agencies raided at least two offices of Russian media outlets in the Ukrainian capital Kiev, media outlets said Tuesday. …read more Source: Iran...

    Putin opens bridge to Crimean land annexed in 2014
    May15

    Putin opens bridge to Crimean land annexed in 2014

    Kremlin President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday opened a bridge connecting Russia with Crimea — land that he annexed four years ago. …read more Source: United Press...

    OSCE PA delegation discusses ‘ways to end fighting and reduce suffering’ with Ukraine’s Poroshenko, top officials
    May15