• By clicking "OK" or continuing to use this site, you agree that we may collect and use your personal data and set cookies to improve your experience and customise advertising. To see how, and to learn how to control cookies, please read our Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy.
In the last 4 hours
In the last 6 hours
Earlier today
Jamala’s QIRIM hits Top 6 in European music chart The New Voice of Ukraine15:19 5-Dec-23
Russians close Crimean Bridge once again Ukrainska Pravda06:35 5-Dec-23
Putin’s Weak Link to Crimea Foreign Affairs06:18 5-Dec-23
Russia claims Ukrainian drones shot down over Crimea The Kyiv Independent05:49 5-Dec-23
In the last 7 days
OPINION: Comrade Musk Kyiv Post14:44 4-Dec-23
Power supply fully resumes in hurricane-stricken Crimea Interfax International08:54 4-Dec-23
Russia launches drone attack from occupied Crimea The Kyiv Independent05:54 4-Dec-23
Black Sea Battles StrategyPage.com19:02 1-Dec-23
Ten Anniversaries to Note in 2024 Council on Foreign Relations15:10 1-Dec-23
Five killed by hurricane in Crimea - republic head Interfax International11:01 1-Dec-23
Ukraine: The Decimation Point Asharq Al-Awsat07:14 1-Dec-23
Russia jams GPS, trying to protect ships in Sevastopol Ukrainian Shipping Magazine17:20 29-Nov-23
In the last month
view more headlines
6 Dec 07:12

About our Crimea news

Latest news on the region of Crimea, a peninsula de facto under the control of the Russian Federation, internationally recognised as part of Ukraine.

The Crimean Peninsula, located on the northern coast of the Black Sea in Eastern Europe, is an autonomous republic within the Ukrainian Republic, covering an area of 10,000 square miles (27,000 square km). The capital city of Crimea is Simferopol. The population of Crimea is about 2.4 million people, the majority of whom are ethnic Russians, with significant Ukrainian and Crimean Tatar minorities.

Crimea has a long and complex history. It has been inhabited since the Neolithic period and was a key centre of the Crimean Khanate during the Ottoman Empire. The peninsula was annexed by the Russian Empire in 1783 and remained part of Russia until 1954, when it was transferred to the Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic. In 1991, with the dissolution of the Soviet Union, Crimea became part of the newly independent Ukraine.

Since 2014, Crimea has been de facto under the control of the Russian Federation following the Russian military intervention in Ukraine and the subsequent annexation of the peninsula. The Ukrainian government and most of the international community do not recognise the annexation and consider Crimea to be Ukrainian territory.

Publication filters

Headline Density

Sorry, no headlines or news topics were found. Please try different keywords.