Contents tagged with Aksyonov

  • Ukrainian prosecutor will demand extradition of Crimean Vice Prime Minister

    The Ukrainian prosecutor intends to request the extradition of Ukrainian Vice Prime Minister Vitaliy Nahlupin detained in Moscow, stated the Prosecutor of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea Gyunduz Mamedov. His statement was quoted on Facebook by the representative of the General Prosecutor of Ukraine, Andriy Lysenko.

    Ukraine wants to bring Nahlupin to justice “for high treason” (Part 1 of Article 111 of the Ukrainian Criminal Code). According to the Ukrainian prosecutor’s office, the detained …

  • Russia to begin air transit between Crimea and Syria

    Russian Prime Minister of Crimea Sergey Aksyonov, who is currently in Syria, announced that the possibility of air traffic between Syria and Crimea is being considered.

    “We are actively working on the matter of creating a joint Syrian-Crimean trade house, and in addition there is the matter of opening air traffic between the Syrian Arab Republic and the Republic of Crimea. We are prepared to offer the capabilities of all our enterprises to business owners from Syria, so that they can fully …

  • Aksyonov plans to invite Assad to Crimea

    On Tuesday October 16, Russian Prime Minister of Crimea Sergey Aksyonov intends to invite Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to visit the annexed peninsula during the fifth Yalta International Economic Forum which will be held in April 2019.

    Aksyonov revealed his intention during a session of the Syria-Crimea bilateral cooperation commission, TASS reports.

    “We have already had the opportunity to invite your colleagues from the government to the fifth Yalta International Economic Forum. We hope …

  • Ukraine promises to ‘never supply’ water to Crimea

    Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin said that Kyiv will never deliver water to the territory of Crimea, despite the air pollution situation in the north of the peninsula, reports UNIAN.

    In his opinion, Russia is trying to use the harmful substances release situation at the Crimean Titan plant in order to "promote" the issue of water supply to the region. "However, we must avoid looking into this issue presented in such a humanitarian wrapper rather than from the point of view of …

  • Chubarov: Aksyonov tried to bribe Putin's representatives to inflate the voter turnout for the Russian elections in Crimea

    The Kremlin-controlled head of the Crimea, Sergey Aksyonov and other representatives of the local authorities tried to bribe officials of the Russian presidential administration to inflate the turnout for the Russian elections in the Crimea held on March 18, 2018, the head of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar people, People's Deputy of Ukraine Refat Chubarov wrote on Facebook, referring to the data of the Russian Federal Security Service.

    "Representatives of the Crimean authorities, particularly …

  • Aksyonov: Crimea has become an unassailable fortress after its reunification with Russia

    In an interview with National Public Radio, the Head of the Crimea, Sergey Aksyonov, stated that after the Crimea’s accession to Russia, the peninsula became “an unassailable fortress”.

    “The Crimea will never return to Ukraine and it is useless to impose any conditions to achieve this,” Aksyonov said.

    He noted that the Crimea has become “an unassailable fortress” and faces no military threats.

    The Crimea peninsula was annexed by the Russian Federation in March 2014 by the deployment of …

  • Head of Crimea promises to complete the Kerch bridge in new year

    The Russian-appointed head of the Crimea, Sergey Aksyonov, promised in his New Year's address that construction of the Kerch bridge and the thermal power station will be completed in 2018. A video of the greeting was posted on Aksyonov’s official YouTube channel.

    "The new Simferopol international airport terminal - the largest in the south of Russia - will receive its first passengers. The first electric power plant in Simferopol will give its first current. A flow of cars will pass along the …

  • Head of Crimea: terrorist sleeper cells are operating on the peninsular

    The head of the Crimea's Russian-controlled administration, Sergey Aksyonov, said that there are ‘sleeper cells’ of international terrorist organizations on the peninsula, RIA Novosti reports.

    According to him, there are several threatening factors that influence the situation in the field of countering terrorism.

    "Firstly, it is the destructive activity of the activists of the Crimean Tatar and Ukrainian national separatism, as well as the presence on the peninsula of "sleeper cells" of …

  • Head of Crimea prohibited Crimean officials from accepting foreign awards and titles without permission

    The head of the Crimea, Sergey Aksyonov ordered Crimean officials to ask permission to receive foreign titles or awards. A corresponding decree was published on the website of the Russian Government of the Crimea.

    "The person who receives a rank or award from a foreign state, international organization, political party or other public institution shall submit to the head of the Crimea within three working days a request for permission to take an honorary or special title," the text of the …

  • Head of Crimea calls for increased control of the migrants in the peninsula

    The Kremlin-controlled head of the Crimea, Sergey Aksyonov, demanded that members of the Russian anti-terrorist commission increase control over migration flows to the annexed Crimea, as reported by the press service of the Russian government of the Crimea."Regarding this issue, I think it is necessary to work more closely with law enforcement agencies and the executive authorities of the Crimea," the press service quotes Aksyonov as saying.The head of Crimea also discussed the need for …