Crimea: GK, Current Affairs, Questions, Trivia and News

Russia’s coast guard seizes three Ukrainian ships after a tense standoff in Black Sea near Crimean Peninsula

The Kerch Strait is a strait that connects the Black Sea and the Sea of Azov. Its’ also a narrow sea passage that divides Crimea from mainland Russia. The strait is spanned by the recently completed 11.8 mile Kerch Bridge, connecting Crimea to Russia. Recently, it is in news because Russia’s coast guard opened fire ..

EU to extend sanctions on Russia for six months

EU has agreed to extend economic sanctions on Russia for another six months at the one-day summit held in Brussels. The main reason for extending sanctions was Russia’s failure to abide by the Minsk agreements on Ukraine. This decision has been taken amid growing pressure from investors and energy interests in Europe to roll back the ..