World | Agence France-Presse | Friday July 4, 2014
Crimean fans of McDonald's have plenty to chew on after a Russian burger chain said on Thursday it was taking over the US food giant's restaurants in the annexed peninsula.
World | Agence France-Presse | Friday May 9, 2014
President Vladimir Putin on Friday hailed Crimea's return to Russia as a "historic truth" as he made his first visit to the peninsula since Moscow annexed it from Ukraine in March.
World | Agence-France Presse | Friday May 9, 2014
Russian President Vladimir Putin arrived in Crimea on Friday for a historic first visit since Moscow's annexation of the peninsula, Russian news agencies reported.
World | Reuters | Thursday March 20, 2014
The United States warned Moscow it was on a "dark path" to isolation on Wednesday as Russian troops seized two Ukrainian naval bases, including a headquarters in the Crimean port of Sevastopol where they raised their flag.
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday March 17, 2014
Crimeans voted overwhelmingly on Sunday in favour of joining former political master Russia as tensions soared in the east of the splintered ex-Soviet nation amid the worst East-West crisis since the Cold War.
World | Associated Press | Saturday March 8, 2014
Russia on Saturday was reported to be reinforcing its military presence in Crimea as Moscow's foreign minister ruled out any dialogue with Ukraine's new authorities, whom he dismissed as puppets.
World | Reuters | Monday March 3, 2014
Ukraine launched a treason case on Sunday against the head of the navy, who surrendered his headquarters on Sunday in the Crimean port of Sevastopol on only his second day on the job.
World | Reuters | Saturday March 1, 2014
Many residents have long been indignant that Sevastopol was deprived of the right to elect a mayor by the political centre in Kiev, which had named the top city official since 1992.
World | Reuters | Thursday February 27, 2014
Waving the Russian flag and chanting "Russia! Russia!", protesters in Crimea have become the last major bastion of resistance to Ukraine's new rulers.