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    Putin Inaugurates 19-Kilometer Bridge Connecting Crimea, Russian Mainland
    May16

    Putin Inaugurates 19-Kilometer Bridge Connecting Crimea, Russian Mainland

    Russian President Vladimir Putin inaugurated on Tuesday a 19-kilometer-long (12-mile) bridge linking the Crimean peninsula, annexed by Russia four years ago, to mainland Russia over the Kerch Strait. …read more Source: Latin American Herald...

    Putin opens new bridge to Crimea, provoking Ukraine, Western ire
    May16

    Putin opens new bridge to Crimea, provoking Ukraine, Western ire

    Russian President Vladimir Putin (centre) giving a speech during the opening ceremony of the road-and-rail Crimean Bridge over the Kerch Strait.(AFP pic) KERCH: President Vladimir Putin drew condemnation from the US, Europe and Ukraine on Tuesday after he opened a new bridge linking mainland Russia and Moscow-annexed Crimea by driving a truck...

    Ukraine Raids Russian Media Outlets, Arrests Journalist
    May16

    Ukraine Raids Russian Media Outlets, Arrests Journalist

    Ukraine’s state security agency raided offices of two Russian state-owned media outlets in the Ukrainian capital Tuesday and leveled treason accusations against a journalist, a move that drew sharp criticism from the top trans-Atlantic security and rights group. Ukraine’s domestic security agency, the SBU, said the raids of the Kyiv...

    Putin opens new bridge to Crimea, provoking Ukraine, Western ire
    May16

    Putin opens new bridge to Crimea, provoking Ukraine, Western ire

    KERCH: President Vladimir Putin drew condemnation from the US, Europe and Ukraine on Tuesday after he opened a new bridge linking mainland Russia and Moscow-annexed Crimea by driving a truck across it to the peninsula. Putin dressed in jeans and a casual jacket was shown by Russian state television behind the wheel of a construction truck to...

    Putin opens new bridge to Crimea, provoking Ukraine, Western ire
    May16

    Putin opens new bridge to Crimea, provoking Ukraine, Western ire

    KERCH – President Vladimir Putin drew condemnation from the US, Europe and Ukraine on Tuesday, May 15, after he opened a new bridge linking mainland Russia and Moscow-annexed Crimea by driving a truck across it to the peninsula. Putin dressed in jeans and a casual jacket was … …read more Source:...

    Putin opens new bridge to Crimea, provoking Ukraine, Western ire
    May16

    Putin opens new bridge to Crimea, provoking Ukraine, Western ire

    May 16, 2018 8:56 AMKERCH (AFP) – President Vladimir Putin drew condemnation from the US, Europe and Ukraine on Tuesday (May 15) after he opened a new bridge linking mainland Russia and Moscow-annexed Crimea by driving a truck across it to the peninsula. …read more Source: The Straits...

    Putin’s Bridge Linking Russia To (Annexed) Crimea Opens
    May16

    Putin’s Bridge Linking Russia To (Annexed) Crimea Opens

    The Russian leader jumped behind the wheel of an orange dump truck, leading the charge across the 12-mile bridge connecting the two regions for the first time in history. (Image credit: Alexander Nemenov/AP) …read more Source:...

    Vladimir Putin opens a bridge to Crimea, cementing Russia’s hold on its neighbor
    May16

    Vladimir Putin opens a bridge to Crimea, cementing Russia’s hold on its neighbor

    MOSCOW — President Vladimir Putin climbed aboard a large orange construction truck on Monday and drove it across a new 12-mile bridge to Crimea, inaugurating his latest megaproject and tightening Moscow’s claim to the disputed territory. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    Putin: New Weapons Will Maintain Russia’s Might for Decades
    May16

    Putin: New Weapons Will Maintain Russia’s Might for Decades

    Russia’s new weapons, including an array of new nuclear systems, will ensure the country’s security for decades to come, President Vladimir Putin said Tuesday at a meeting with top military brass. Speaking in Sochi, Putin said the new systems unveiled this year would significantly increase Russia’s military capabilities and...

    Ukraine raids Kyiv office of Russian news agency
    May16

    Ukraine raids Kyiv office of Russian news agency

    Ukraine’s state security agency has raided the offices of a Russian state-owned media outlet in Kyiv. Security agents also arrested a Ukrainian born Russian journalist, accusing him of treason. …read more Source: Deutsche...