Ethnic Tatars commemorate their mass deportation from Crimea 72 years ago. The 2014 Russian annexation of the peninsula from Ukraine caused Tatars to leave Crimea once again for fear of persecution. One family’s story.
Ukraine says that German dance band Scooter broke the law when it performed in Russian-annexed Crimea. But is the concert one of many signs that Western Europe is accepting the status quo in the area?
In a DW interview, Barbora Maronkova of the NATO Information Centre in Kyiv discusses the participation of alliance troops in the Independence Day parade in Ukraine, and the growing support for NATO in the region.
Russia finds itself confronted with a widening of EU sanctions over the country's annexation of Crimea in 2014. The transfer of Siemens turbines to the peninsula triggered a fresh round of punitive measures.
The Permanent Court of Arbitration in the Hague has said it has jurisdiction to hear the case of a Ukrainian company seeking to recover damages for property lost when Russia annexed Crimea.
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