Russia has used aging munitions in order to bombard Ukrainian towns with 'little or no regard for civilian casualties,' an intel report reads.
Crimea has been blockaded since 2014 when Russia illegally annexed the territory.
The interior minister of the Luhansk People's Republic was arrested by Russia * A referendum may be set up in Russian-controlled Kherson to break away from Ukraine.
The Crimean Tatars, largely Muslims, trace their history in the Ukrainian peninsula back many centuries, most of which are marked indelibly by Russian oppression.
Crimea head Sergei Aksyonov also said that he ordered lawmakers to draft a law that would nationalize all property in Crimea belonging to Ukrainian oligarchs.
The background to this incident is highly complex, as are the many conflicting narratives regarding what, exactly, occurred. However, it continues to play a major role in the geopolitical landscape.
Opinion by James Krapfl: The parallels between Catherine’s and Putin’s designs are remarkable.
The Russian government led by Putin has carried a strong and proud national identity, accompanied with a deep sense of insult, and humiliation from the collapse of the Soviet Union.
prosecutor Karim Khan said the investigation will look into alleged violations dating back to 2014 when Ukraine recognized the court's jurisdiction.
Biden is faced with a situation no President has encountered since World War II; how he handles it will define his legacy whether he likes it or not.