Contents tagged with Kuban

  • Ukrainian MPs form coalition to reclaim Russian Kuban region

    13 members of the Verkhovna Rada, Ukraine’s parliament, have created an interparty coalition called “Kuban”. The new group will work on the return of Ukrainian ethnic territories and ethnic Ukrainians to the cultural and social field, MP Oleksiy Honcharenko, elected head of the union, wrote on Facebook.

    “First and foremost, we will work on Kuban. But other regions that are densely inhabited by Ukrainians will also be under our close attention,” Honcharenko wrote.

    The MP also published a copy …

  • Kyiv: Russia should return Kuban to Ukraine

    At a recent briefing, Ukraine’s Minister of Infrastructure, Volodymyr Omelyan, stated that the Crimean Bridge will connect “Ukrainian Crimea” with “Ukrainian Kuban”, UNN reported.

    “From a political point of view, I see that this is a bridge that will connect Ukrainian Crimea and Ukrainian Kuban,” Omelyan said. He stressed that Ukraine’s losses from the construction and commissioning of the Crimean bridge are estimated at “tens of millions of hryvnias.”

    In May 2017, Omelyan stated that air …

  • Students in Russian Kuban region will have to memorize news from Russia’s Channel 1 as part of their homework

    In Krasnodar Krai, schools will begin holding five-minute information sessions where children recite what they have seen on Channel One News. Kuban officials from the Ministry of Education, Science and Youth Policy say the measure will increase the "effectiveness of civic-patriotic education."

    As reported by the Golos Kubani (Voice of Kuban) website, starting from September 1, 2017, all educational organizations of the Krasnodar Region are recommended to conduct weekly, five-minute …

  • Kuban truckers rebelled and blocked a road leading to a ferry to the Crimea

    In the Krasnodar Krai of Russia, long-distance truck drivers blocked the road leading to a car ferry to the annexed Crimea, as was reported by the Crimean media on the evening of February 16th.

    The Crimea-inform website, a mouthpiece for the Crimean government, reports, citing a witness to the incident, that the trucks blocked traffic near the village of Ilyich. The truckers are protesting the long wait time for the ferry to the Crimea.

    "Using their trucks, drivers completely blocked the road …