Nearly 2 million people on the Crimean Peninsula are without electricity after transmission towers in Ukraine were damaged by explosions, according to Russia's Energy Ministry. A state of emergency has now been declared.
The conflict in eastern Ukraine hasn't been widely reported on in the media recently. But with the Champions League final in Kyiv, attention is focussed back on the conflict, and how football fans are coping.
Eastern Ukraine has experienced what's seen as its worst surge in violence so far this year. Both Kyiv and separatist factions blamed each other for killing civilians and soldiers.
Ukraine's state security agency has raided the offices of a Russian state-owned media outlet in Kyiv. Security agents also arrested a Ukrainian-born Russian journalist, accusing him of treason.
The controversial Crimean Bridge was finished six months early and links Russia's southern Krasnodar region with the Crimean city of Kerch. It's hoped the bridge will help reduce Crimea's reliance on sea transport.
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