Tag "Crimea"

SitRep Sevastopol, Crimea

by Auslander Well, we’ve got four years of fun under out belts now and to say it’s been interesting is like calling a 200 kilo rabbit mildly horizontally challenged. The biggest news is by the end of this year the Kerch Bridge should be in operation for vehicular traffic. As it is now, the work vehicles can drive from Kaman to Kerch across the bridge. I do not know if

How the UN resolution on Crimea and Trump’s tweet will restore Russian historical borders, by Scott

19 December 2016, the Assembly adopted, by a vote of 70 in favor to 26 against with 77 abstentions, the draft resolution titled “Situation of human rights in the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol (Ukraine)”. The Western and Ukrainian media true to its practice to never say a word of truth reported this as “The UN General Assembly adopted a resolution on human rights in Crimea.” There is a

On the election of Mr. Trump, by Auslander

First, I wish to congratulate the president elect of the United States of America, Donald J. Trump. I can only imagine what this gentleman has gone through in this election cycle and this does not address the vitriol poured on his wife and children during the media attack, and that is exactly what it was and is, a concerted and ongoing news media and blog attack on Mr. Trump and

POLITE ANALYTICS: failed Crimean sabotage Ukraine the causes, results, items, effects

POLITE ANALYTICS: failed Crimean sabotage Ukraine [the causes, results, items, effects] by RoSsi BaRBeRa Translated by Scott Humor Previous posts  on the Ukrainian terrorism in Crimea Armed attack on Russian border guards in Crimea SITREP August 8th The Ukrainian Defense Ministry’s main intelligence directorate terror plot foiled in Crimea August 2016 SITREP Statement by the foreign ministry of Russia on terror attacks in Crimea Other articles by the same author

The Ukrainian Defense Ministry’s main intelligence directorate terror plot foiled in Crimea August 2016 SITREP, by Scott

The Ukrainian Defense Ministry’s main intelligence directorate terror plot foiled in Crimea August 2016 SITREP I will keep updating this post over the next couple of days. I have a large amount of information mostly in Russian, that’s why it takes me long time to translate. Please, keep checking back for updates. How it’s all started A shootout took place on Crimean border early on Saturday August 7th The shooting

STATEMENT BY THE FOREIGN MINISTRY OF RUSSIA on terror attacks in Crimea

STATEMENT BY THE FOREIGN MINISTRY OF RUSSIA August 11, 2016 Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB) has disrupted a plot to carry out terrorist attacks in the Republic of Crimea. The attacks, planned by the Ukrainian Defence Ministry’s Chief Intelligence Directorate, targeted critical infrastructure and facilities in Crimea. Russia’s intelligence services take the view that these planned acts of sabotage and terrorism were intended to destabilise the socio-political situation in the

Crimean Kerch Strait bridge construction new Videos

Crimean Kerch Strait bridge construction at dusk The Kerch bridge construction side on Kerch side   Мы строим Мост, a promo video   Virtual tour of Crimean Bridge presented at the St. Petersburg Economic Forum It says that the trip takes about ten minutes. During the trip a virtual helicopter flies over the Kerch Strait to Kerch and back. It also explains how to operate this virtual helicopter. Principle of

The World SITREP June 4th, 2016 by Baaz

Russia Crimea Kerch Strait Bridge FYI: Orthodox Christian channel with many videos in English Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Chris Hedges joins RT America History of the Soviet Union and Armenia. Bravery ..about which we don’t read often. The Remarkable Acts of Heroism of Shavarsh Karapetyan   Amazing drone flyby: Aerial view of Mount Athos, the ‘Holy Mountain’ of Orthodox Christianity Russian Kalmykia: The Monk’s White Path Follow the monks’ white path through the unending plains

Tell Eurovision in 1944 Stalin deported Crimean Tatars to protect them from punishment for Nazi war crimes, by Scott

On Saturday, May 14, in Stockholm’s Globe Arena an event called the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest final will take place. According to the Eurovision Official Rules 2016 posted on eurovision.tv: 1.2) Criteria of eligibility 1.2.1) Songs “The lyrics and/or performance of the songs shall not bring the Shows, the ESC as such or the EBU into disrepute. No lyrics, speeches, gestures of a political or similar nature shall be permitted

Turkey is behind the (some of the) Crimean Tatars

by Franz Krummbein Turco-Ukrainian relations are based fundamentally on policy toward the Crimean Tatars. On that basis, Kiev and Ankara have cooperated on joint projects in the areas of defense and security. «The two sides have reached agreement on working together in order to liberate the Crimea from occupation,» according to Petro Poroshenko following his meeting with the Turkish President Recep Erdogan. The Crimean Tatars play the role of intermediaries

NATO is invited to leave Crimea: An Incident On Simonka book by R H Auslander

NATO is invited to leave Story never told before by R H Auslander Kindle edition is out today NATO is invited to leave Crimea: An Incident On Simonka book by R H Auslander A short story involving Sevastopol in February 2014. NATO had arrived in Sevastopol in 2010, just a small cadre at first. With time their numbers grew but the cadre was never large, at best around forty US

Ottoman crescent and Ukrainian trident

by Uncle Vania at http://uncle-vania.ga/ Translation by Vox Populi Evo. So it happened historically, that after losing Northern Black Sea lands, Turkey keeps looking for revenge. It looks like Ankara has decided, that time for this has come. It’s no coincidence that regime of Erdogan is increasing his support of radically minded Ukrainian activists Mustafa Dzhemilev and Refat Chubarov. Events of recent years in Turkey and Ukraine show us with

Crimea Artek EduCamp and recreational resort for children on the Black Sea

Since the reunification, Russia invested 4 bln rubles in Artek. Artek is an EduCamp and recreational resort for children along the Black Sea coast that consists of 10 separate “camps” as they are traditionally called. The territory of Artek is larger than the territory of Monaco. Guests and workers use electric cars to get around. Buildings that were built back in the USSR were completely renovated, with some new buildings

Russian port Sevastopol in Crimea

Sevastopol was founded by an order of the Empress Catherine II of Russia who founded port Sevastopol in 1783 near the Greek settlement Hersoness, that was founded in 529 A.D. In time of Byzantine empire, the town’s name was Herson, or Korsun as Russians called it. The frigate “Ostorojniy” “Vigilant” was sent to find a place for a port. It’s commander the Captain of II rank Ivan Bersenev sailed around

Planet Russia: The most beautiful and Most Technologically Advanced Bridges

Opening of the Palace Bridge in St. Petersburg at night The Most Beautiful Bridges of Saint Petersburg The Lions Bridge The Bank Bridge Anichkov Bridge Lomonosov Bridge The Kerch Strait Bridge This bridge is being contacted by the Russian only companies using Russian only materials. Total 25.5 million tones of construction material will be used for this bridge. So far, 3.5 million tones are delivered to the construction site. This

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