Tag: Black Sea Fleet

Poland evacuates consulate in Crimea: foreign minister

March 08, 2014 03:37 PM WARSAW: Polish Foreign Minister Radoslaw Sikorski  said on Saturday Poland  had evacuated its consulate in Ukraine’s Crimea  due to disturbances by Russian forces. Sikorski said on Twitter: “Because of continuing disturbances by Russian forces there, we have reluctantly evacuated our consulate in Crimea, […]

Movement of Russian armored vehicles in Crimea fully complies with agreements – Foreign Ministry

Published time: February 28, 2014 13:28   15:29                                                                             Russian military vessels are anchored at a navy base in the Ukrainian Black Sea port of Sevastopol, Crimea, February 27, 2014 (Reuters) The movements of the Russian Black Sea Fleet’s armored vehicles in Ukraine’s Autonomous Republic of Crimea are in […]

Is Russia plotting to send in the army to annex Crimea? Former Kremlin adviser warns Ukrainian port of Sebastopol could be targeted within the next week

Move would be similar to Nazi Germany’s takeover of Austria Vladimir Putin is sweeping aside Western warnings and preparing troops Dmitry Medvedev said he did recognise new authorities in Kiev Came after unconfirmed claims that ousted Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovych was under Russian military guard By Will Stewart […]