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EU extends sanctions against Crimea and Sevastopol

EU extends sanctions against Crimea and Sevastopol

The Council of the European Union extended sanctions against Crimea and Sevastopol, originally introduced in June 2014 as part of the community's strategy to not recognize the peninsula joining Russia, for another 12 months, according to a …

It is insecure in the Black Sea, Mikhail Razvozhaev says

It is insecure in the Black Sea, Mikhail Razvozhaev says

The situation in the Black Sea is turbulent, Sevastopol Governor Mikhail Razvozhaev said today at the opening of the monument to the commander of the USSR Navy Vladimir Orlov. "Taking this opportunity, I want to convey to …

Siege of Sevastopol participants to receive 50 000 rubles each

Siege of Sevastopol participants to receive 50 000 rubles each

On Thursday, Russian President Vladimir Putin met with the head of Sevastopol, Mikhail Razvozhayev, and granted his request for a one-time payment in the amount of 50 000 rubles to the participants in the heroic Siege of Sevastopol during the …

Putin arrives in Sevastopol to celebrate Unity Day

Putin arrives in Sevastopol to celebrate Unity Day

On Thursday, November 4, Russian President Vladimir Putin came to Sevastopol, where he takes part in the Unity Day festive events. The Russian leader already took part in a flower-laying ceremony at the memorial complex dedicated to the …

Putin to mark National Unity Day in Sevastopol

Putin to mark National Unity Day in Sevastopol

Russian President Vladimir Putin will participate in festivities in Sevastopol celebrating National Unity Day on November 4, Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov told journalists. "Yes, tomorrow the president will be in Sevastopol. He …

Mass events banned in Sevastopol until December

Mass events banned in Sevastopol until December

Mass events will be banned in Sevastopol until at least December, said the head of the city, Mikhail Razvozhaev. He stressed that the previously planned events will be canceled. "In all areas of the industry for the next …

Two terrorist suspects arrested in Crimea

Two terrorist suspects arrested in Crimea

A court in Sevastopol has remanded in custody two of the five suspects in a case of the organization Hizb ut-Tahrir (outlawed in Russia), a source in the law enforcement told TASS on Wednesday. "Two persons involved in the case …

Fox with rabies bites child in Sevastopol

Fox with rabies bites child in Sevastopol

Today, a child was bitten by a wild fox infected with rabies in Sevastopol. Due to this, the quarantine was introduced in one of the municipal districts of the city, the press service of the Sevastopol government reports. …

Crimean cities most popular during velvet season

Crimean cities most popular during velvet season

Yalta, Alushta, Evpatoria, Feodosia, Sudak, Sevastopol and Saki, as well as the villages of Alupka, Nikolaevka and Mishor were included in the top ten popular Crimean resorts for recreation in September and October 2020, Tvil.ru reports. …

Black Sea fleet officer arrested for committing high treason

Black Sea fleet officer arrested for committing high treason

A serviceman of Russia's Black Sea Fleet who worked for the Ukrainian military intelligence was placed into custody in Sevastopol for committing high treason, the Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) said on Thursday. …

First five coronavirus cases confirmed in Sevastopol

First five coronavirus cases confirmed in Sevastopol

First five coronavirus cases were confirmed in Sevastopol, the regional government press service said Friday. "The first five coronavirus cases were confirmed in Sevastopol. The infected have returned from trips abroad; they …

U.S. expands its Crimea sanctions blacklist

U.S. expands its Crimea sanctions blacklist

The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) added one company and eight individuals to its blacklist of sanctions over Crimea’s reunification with Russia. OFAC blacklisted Grand Service …

First passenger train from St. Petersburg arrives in Sevastopol

First passenger train from St. Petersburg arrives in Sevastopol

The first passenger train from the Russian city of St. Petersburg has arrived in the Crimean city of Sevastopol at 09:21 local time (06:21 GMT). The train departed from St. Petersburg’s Moskovsky Railway Station on December 23. A …

Woman spying for Ukraine detained in Crimea

Woman spying for Ukraine detained in Crimea

A Russian woman suspected of spying for Ukraine has been detained in the Crimean city of Sevastopol, Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB) said. "The Russian Federal Security Service has detained a Russian woman on …

‘Boiling point’ opens in SevSU

‘Boiling point’ opens in SevSU

A space for collective work of students, professors and representatives of business entitled ‘Boiling point’ has opened at Sevastopol State University (SevSU), the director of space, Ekaterina Sorokina said. According to …