Contents tagged with Simferopol

  • Assistant to 'deputy prime minister' of the occupied Zaporizhzhia region injured in car explosion

    A car carrying an assistant to the "deputy prime minister" of the occupied Zaporizhzhia region, Vladimir Epifanov, exploded in Simferopol, reports the news outlet Baza. The explosion occurred on the Yevpatoria highway at 4am local time. The official and two other passengers suffered severe burns.

    According to Baza, a gas cylinder exploded in the car which was driven by Epifanov. There were also two more people in the car - the secretary and Epivanov’s security guard. All three received severe …

  • Turkey has not decided whether it should participate in the opening of the central mosque in Crimea

    At present, Turkey has not made a concrete decision on whether or not it should participate in the opening of the central mosque in Simferopol, TASS reports with reference to a statement by a high-ranking source in the Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

    “As I understand it, Russian President Vladimir Putin made the proposal during one-on-one negotiations with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan. At the moment, Turkey has not made any decision regarding this matter,” the agency reported the …

  • Head of annexed Crimea orders Simferopol authorities to travel by public transport

    The Head and Prime Minister of the Crimea, Sergey Aksyonov, demanded that the representatives of the Simferopol city authorities must travel by public transport during peak hours. On November 7, Aksyonov wrote on Facebook that it is necessary to study the situation on the Simferopol roads, which he called the “traffic collapse”.

    He added that he expects Simferopol authorities' proposals on how to stabilize the situation to be presented during the next meeting.

    “The colossal traffic jams …