Tag: Crimea

  • Ukraine Accuses Russia of Returning Ships ‘Stripped of Toilets’

    November 21: Ukraine has accused Russia of removing weapons and equipment – including toilets – from navy boats it returned after seizing them in the Black Sea. “[Russia] removed even […]

  • Russia Says It Has Handed Captured Naval Ships Back to Ukraine

    November 18: Russia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on Monday that Moscow had successfully handed three naval ships it captured last year back to Ukraine. Ukraine has been pushing for […]

  • Crimea tensions

    Tensions have been ongoing for some time. Russia-Ukraine tensions rise after Kerch Strait ship capture Ukraine’s parliament is to decide whether to bring in martial law as anger over the […]

  • Azov tensions continue

    Ukraine accused Russia of “aggressive actions”. Russia says inspections in Crimean waters legitimate The Russian inspections of ships sailing through the Sea of Azov and the Kerch Strait are legitimate […]

  • Russia and the Baltic

    The Dimensions of Russian Sea Denial in the Baltic Sea By Tobias Oder Introduction Over the last few years, the Russian Federation pursued an increasingly assertive foreign policy in Eastern […]

  • Russia’s Black Sea Fleet Buildup

    Russia is ambitiously pursuing its State Armaments Procurement Program. Russia’s Black Sea Fleet Buildup [By LT Alex Schneider] A Neglected Black Sea Fleet Since the collapse of the Soviet Union […]

  • Russia’s act of piracy

    Journalist showed how armed Russian pirates steal Ukrainian gas. How Ukraine documented Putin’s piracy in Black Sea The Russian-Ukrainian conflict spreads not only on the ground, but also on the […]

  • RRF for EU?

    Move may appease Eastern European EU members EU agrees to set up rapid reaction force BELGRADE – EU Foreign Ministers have agreed to set up a rapid reaction force that […]

  • Russia: new frigate and new subs by 2015

    New vessels for Crimea-based fleet. Russia’s Black Sea Fleet to Receive New Frigate, Two Subs by 2015: Navy Commander MOSCOW, October 6 (RIA Novosti) – Russia’s Black Sea Fleet will […]

  • ‘A national disgrace’

    A LACK of British warships to help reinforce a crucial Nato naval group has been branded a “national disgrace” Lack of British warships a ‘national disgrace’ by DAVID MADDOX A […]