Putin congratulated construction workers, saying the bridge has "proven Russia's ability to carry out large-scale infrastructure projects."
Apple appears to have caved to Russian demands to label annexed Crimea as Russian — but only for Russian users
Arming Ukraine will almost always result in a stronger Russian response. Rather than end the conflict, military assistance risks prolonging it.
Courageous divers from around the world competed in jumping off a 27-metre cliff-side platform, as a small village in Crimea hosted an international competition on Saturday, August 10.
UK contestant Gary Hunt took the world title for the fourth year in a row, winning the $7,000 (€6,200) prize.
As massive anti-government protests took place in Moscow, Vladimir Putin rode a motorcycle with the Night Wolves bikers in annexed Crimea.
The motion restoring Russia's voting rights — revoked in 2014 over the illegal annexation of Crimea — was approved late on Monday evening with 118 votes in favour, 62 against, and 10 abstentions.
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In Crimea, a cat named Pusha has "adopted" four orphaned baby squirrels and is raising them as her own alongside her new kittens.
Average Russians no longer want to threaten — or annex — the world. They want to engage with it.
What is life like on the peninsula five years since Russia announced its accession?
President Vladimir Putin arrived in Crimea on the fifth anniversary of the annexation and inaugurated two power stations.
Russians dominate the list as tensions between Moscow and Kiev have reached a post-Soviet era high. What is the list about and who is on it?
Masked activists in military fatigues fanned out across the Crimean city of Simferopol on Thursday (March 7) handing out flowers to women ahead of International Women's Day and the fifth anniversary of the Black Sea peninsula's annexation by Russia
Crimea is usually seen as a tourist destination in the post-Soviet space, with its many beaches and picturesque mountains. The resort town of Alushta, replete with mountains and beaches, now has something more unusual to boast.
Moscow court extends detention of 4 Ukrainian sailors until April 24
Russia bans chocolate, beer and nappies made in Ukraine, in its latest economic sanctions on Kiev
Russia's Foreign Ministry on Saturday accused Berlin and Paris of "double standards" and said their demands were "regrettable."
France & Germany say Russia must release 24 Ukrainian sailors captured in Kerch Strait.
Security barrier equipped with sensors to prevent "penetration by Ukrainian saboteurs".
Martial law was imposed after Russia shot at and seized three Ukrainian naval ships in the Kerch Strait on November 25.
Over a dozen Sukhois deployed as tensions remain high in the area.
Vladimir Putin took a swipe at Euronews after our reporter asked him about claims of a Russian military build-up in Crimea.
Relations between Russia and Ukraine have been deteriorating over Moscow's seizure of three ships in the Sea of Azov. But what has happened, and how much can we expect it to escalate?
"Get out of Ukraine, Mr. Putin" - strong words from Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko in an interview with NBC's Richard Engel.
It's after Russia seized three of its vessels.