Crimea Current Affairs, GK & News

Ukraine-NATO launch Black Sea drills

Ukraine and United States is conducting a military exercise, joined by 30 countries, in Black Sea and southern Ukraine. Exercise was started despite Russia called to cancel it. Key Points According to US Navy Capt. Kyle Gantt, large number of participants in exercise reflects shared commitment to ensure free access to international waters. Exercise is ..

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Netherland to bring Russia before European Court of Human Rights

The Dutch Government (Netherlands) will bring Russia before European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) for its role in downing of flight MH17. Highlights The Dutch Government will submit an inter-state application and will share relevant information about downing of Flight MH17. In 2014, the Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17 crashed in the conflict zone of eastern ..

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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 ..

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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 ..

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