Contents tagged with Sevastopol
Kyiv: drone attack on oil depot in Russia-occupied Sevastopol is a preparation for Ukrainian counteroffensive
The fire at an oil depot in occupied Sevastopol is a preparation for a large-scale counteroffensive by the Ukrainian Armed Forces of Ukraine, said head of the Joint Press Center of the Ukrainian Defense Forces South, Natalia Gumeniuk.
"We have already noticed that they [the Russian navy] are relocating to their bases near Novorossiysk, because in the bays of Sevastopol they do not feel safe and do not have that stable logistical support. The fact that the enemy's logistics have been undermined …
Massive fire erupts at an oil depot in Russia-occupied Sevastopol after Ukrainian drone attack
An oil depot is on fire in Russia-occupied Sevastopol after an overnight drone attack, reported the so-called "governor" of Sevastopol Mikhail Razvozhaev.
"A fuel tank is on fire in the area of Manganari Brothers Street in the Cossack Bay micro district. All the necessary emergency services are working in the area," Razvozhaev reported.
According to Razvozhaev, the fire covered 1000 square meters and was the fourth rank of complexity. There are no casualties.
"Since the volume of fuel is …
Russia-occupied Sevastopol comes under drone attack
The city of Sevastopol in the occupied Crimea was attacked by drones, according to residents and the so-called "governor" of Sevastopol, Mikhail Razvozhaev.
"Our fleet is now repelling an attack by surface drones on an external roadstead. All city services are operating in emergency mode," he wrote on Telegram.
Local social network users published a video from Sevastopol showing the work of air defense and the sounds of explosions. According to the residents, windows were shattered in some …
Russian warships in Sevastopol attacked by unknown drones
Russian ships docked at Sevastopol Bay of the Black Sea Fleet located in it were attacked by drones, reported Sevastopol governor Mikhail Razvozhaev.
"Black Sea Fleet ships are repelling a UAV attack in the waters of the Sevastopol Bay. No facilities in the city are affected. Stay calm. The situation is under control. All operational services are ready," he said. According to Razvozhaev, in addition to the UAV, the Russian military, according to preliminary information, "destroyed an above- …
Floating dock and submarine sink in Russia annexed Sevastopol
A floating dock with a decommissioned submarine sank in Sevastopol, TASS and Interfax news agencies reported, citing their sources.
The PD-16 floating dock with the decommissioned project B-380 submarine “St. George" sank although, according to the sources, the submarine has already resurfaced and is afloat. According to the interlocutor of Interfax, the dock and the submarine sank due the poor technical condition of the dock.
The TASS source claims that the incident took place in Pivdenna ( …
Russia classifies all data on economic activity in Crimea
Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin told the Glavcom news agency that Russia has now classified all information on economic activity in Crimea.
“[The Russian authorities in Crimea] have even classified all data on economic activity within Crimea. I understand that many people who held different positions there in 2014 have now realized that all the people who do something there are paratroopers from Russia,” the Ukrainian diplomat remarked.
He believes that maintaining internal stability …
Russia decides to classify information on companies in Crimea
The Russian government decreed that access to the Unified State Register of Legal Entities (USRLE) can be restricted if the company is registered in Crimea or Sevastopol.
Access to data from the USRLE can also be restricted if it contains information on companies’ branches or offices in the said regions.
The information will also be treated as classified if the legal entity is under foreign sanctions or is related to the state defense order.
Lawyers interviewed by BFM radio station observed …
Russia plans to return to PACE meetings with MPs from Crimea
The Russian delegation plans to resume participation in sessions of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) as early as the session in June. The chairman of the State Duma of the Russian Federation Vyacheslav Volodin stated this to journalists, as reported Dozhd.
According to him, if on the first day of the June 24 PACE session a resolution is adopted to restore the participation rights of the delegation from the Russian Federation, Moscow will immediately send in its notice …
Russia wants to estimate ‘damage to the Crimea’ between 1991 to 2014
A tender for the so-called study to "assess the damage" caused to the Crimea during the period from 1991 to 2014, when the annexed Peninsula was under the control of Ukraine, was published on the Russian Procurement webpage, reports Krym.Realii.
The initial cost of the study is 10 million Russian rubles (more than 150 thousand dollars).
The commissioner of the study is the State Duma of Russia (Russian Parliament). The purpose of the study is "a comparison of socio-economic and legislative …
Russia considers raising gas prices for Crimea and Sevastopol
According to a bill published on the Russian government’s website of legal information, the Federal Antimonopoly Service of Russia suggested to raise the price of gas for residents of the Crimea and Sevastopol.
The authors of the document indicate that the bill aims to solve the problem of the gap between the gas prices in the Crimea and Sevastopol and the prices in the southern regions of neighboring Russia.
The document does not specify what gas prices are being referred to – for …