Russia’s S-400 diplomacy: Moscow deploys air defense system to Crimea

The S-400 deployment should be seen as part of Russia’s military-diplomacy. Russia is selling the S-400 abroad and it has already signed contracts in Turkey, China and India.

A National Guard serviceman extinguishes a torch thrown by a protester during a rally.
Russia flexes muscles in unprecedented Black Sea clashes with Ukraine

The Russian strategy in the Black Sea and in Syria is to show it sticks by its word and national interests and will use military power if necessary.

Emergency services carry an injured victim of a blast at at a college in the port city of Kerch
Suspected terror attack on Crimean college leaves 18 dead

Law enforcement officials said they were treating the incident, in which many of the victims were teenage pupils, as a terrorist attack.

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Ukraine PM in exclusive interview: ‘We are building a new country’

Volodymyr Groysman speaks about the rising antisemitism, the conflict with Russia and the growing ties with Europe: “We are supported by the entire international community”.

US underscores opposition to Crimea annexation

Pompeo: “The United States reaffirms as policy its refusal to recognize the Kremlin’s claims of sovereignty over territory seized by force in contravention of international law.”

A photograph of Rabbi Chaim Chizkiyahu Medini, considered the ‘Chacham’ of Krymchaki Jews, with his
A forgotten genocide: The sad history of the Krymchaks

The story of the Krymchak Jewish community in Crimea is especially pertinent to the present story unfolding in Europe, as we remember their genocide at the hands of the Nazis 77 years ago.

A MAN inspects his house, which was damaged by recent shelling, in the government-held village of No
What Russia has done recently worries me as a Ukrainian

Russia has the West’s attention because of “collusion” – but not bloodshed and violence.

Ukraine thanks Israel for support on Crimea at UN

On an official visit, Ukraine Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin said his country's relationship will only continue to improve.

Symon Petliura was head of the Ukrainian People’s Republic, 35,000 to 50,000 Jews were killed in a s
Honoring of antisemites a ‘problem,’ says Israel’s ambassador to Ukraine

Nationalists accused of complicity in the murder of Ukrainian Jews have received honors from state authorities for their fight against Russia.

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On Birthright, Russians and Ukrainians bond over Jewish identity

Of the 3,100 Russian-speaking Birthright participants who visited Israel this summer, 800 were Ukrainian and 1,800 were Russian.

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