Contents tagged with Yalta

  • Aksyonov hopes to increase cargo turnover between Crimea and Syria

    The Kremlin-controlled head of Crimea, Sergey Aksyonov, reported to the Crimean edition of Kryminform, which has close ties to the authorities that by the end of the year the cargo turnover between the annexed Crimea and Syria could reach 150 thousand tons.

    According to Aksyonov, the first shipment with 2.5 thousand tons of barley has already been sent from the Crimea to Syria.

    “Today we discussed the details for the return load (of the vessel). We have set a goal that by the end of the year …

  • British politician expelled from his party over plans to visit Crimea

    The deputy chairman of the Libertarian Party UK and Member of the European Parliament, Bill Etheridge was forced to leave the party after it became known that he intends to lead a British politicians and entrepreneurs delegation to the annexed Crimea. 

    Etheridge’s actions damage the party’s reputation, its chairman Andrew Withers told the BBC Russian Service. 

    “We have sent a compromise agreement for Mr. Etheridge, which presupposed his departure from the party on March 29, 2019. He refused …

  • Delegation from Norway visits Crimea despite Ukraine's travel ban

    On September 30th, a delegation from Norway without asking permission from Ukraine beforehand crossed the administrative border near the Crimea, reports Kryminform.

    It is noted that the Norwegians intend to visit four cities on the peninsula. The itinerary will include a visit to the ICC Artek, Livadia Palace, Nikitsky Botanical Garden, the House-Museum Chekhov in Yalta and other cultural sites.

    The visit is likely to last until October 6th.

    The Norwegian delegation included members of the …

  • Mayor of Nice to visit Yalta

    The Mayor’s office of Nice, France reported that the city Mayor, Christian Estrosi, is planning to make a friendly visit to Yalta in the second half of May. It was also mentioned in the statement made by the Mayor’s Office to Krym.Realii that cooperation between the two cities in the areas of economy, culture, tourism, healthcare, sports and education is expected.

    The press service of the Mayor’s Office of Nice explained that the signing of the memorandum of cooperation and friendly relations …