Crimea

Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, meets with local residents and veterans at the historical memorial the Malakhov Kurgan (Malakoff redoubt) in Sevastopol, Crimea, Monday, March 18, 2019.
Mikhail Klimentyev, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP
March 18, 2019 - 7:56 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin is marking the fifth anniversary of Russia's annexation of Crimea from Ukraine by visiting the Black Sea peninsula. Putin on Monday attended the launch of new power plants in Crimea, part of Moscow's efforts to upgrade the region's infrastructure...
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The Kerch bridge is seen blocked for ships entrance, near Kerch, Crimea, Sunday, Nov. 25, 2018.
AP Photo
November 25, 2018 - 12:45 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia and Ukraine traded accusations over an incident at sea Sunday near the disputed Crimean Peninsula, increasing tensions between both countries and prompting Moscow to block passage through the Kerch Strait. Russia's coast guard said that three Ukrainian navy ships made an...
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President Donald Trump boards Air Force One for a trip to the G7 Summit
AP Photo/Evan Vucci
June 08, 2018 - 10:05 am
By Catherine Lucey, Rob Gillies and Zeke Miller, Associated Press LA MALBAIE, Quebec (AP) — President Donald Trump injected fresh drama into an already tense meeting of the Group of Seven major industrialized nations Friday, calling for Russia, ousted for its the annexation of Crimea, to be...
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