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EU sanctions won't have major impact on Crimea: deputy PM


European sanctions on Crimea-based companies and individuals over Russia's annexation of the region from Ukraine will not have a major impact, the peninsula's deputy prime minister said on Monday.

May 12, 2014 - 17:10 GMT
Russian bombers, fighter jets 'seen over Crimea'

Russian bombers, fighter jets 'seen over Crimea'


Simferopol Undefined AFP - Several dozen Russian planes including what appeared to be strategic bombers and fighter jets have been spotted in the sky above the Moscow-controlled peninsula of Crimea, witnesses and experts said.

May 05, 2014 - 06:44 GMT

Crimea on bumpy road to becoming a Russian province


Natalia Rudenko's ears were still ringing from being shouted at by a father demanding that the Ukrainian-language school she has run for 17 years in Crimea's capital now teach in Russian when local officials turned up at her office to dismiss her.

April 16, 2014 - 10:25 GMT

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Judge strikes down gay marriage ban, stays ruling

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