As Crimeans go to the polls on Sunday to decide whether to secede from Ukraine and join Russia, media in the region is under intimidation from Russian soldiers and the militias that support them.
A Crimean court has ordered that several Ukrainian sailors be detained for two months pending trial after a flare-up with Russia’s coastguard. They face charges that could eventually carry a 6-year jail sentence.
It's official: An independent Orthodox Church of Ukraine has been born with the blessing of Patriarch Bartholomew I. Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko heralded the split from Russia, but Moscow is less than pleased.
Russia has opened a criminal case against a US citizen accused of spying. Relations between Moscow and Washington have soured since Russia's annexation of Crimea and accusations Russia interfered with US elections.
Moscow and Kyiv are locked in dispute over an incident in the Kerch Strait off the coast of the Crimean Peninsula. What is it all about?
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