Ukraine

How Crimean Tatars defy Moscow's pressure

Crimean Tatar leaders say they fear another pro-Russian crackdown on the persecuted Muslim community.

How Crimean Tatars defy Moscow's pressure

Politics

Ukraine files case against Russia at UN's top court

Russia to defend itself against charges it illegally annexed Crimea in suit seeking damages for shelling of civilians.

Ukraine files case against Russia at UN's top court

Crimea

Dam leaves Crimea population in chronic water shortage

The North Crimean Canal, once provided 85 percent of Crimea's drinking and irrigation water.

Dam leaves Crimea population in chronic water shortage

Inside Story

Is the conflict in Ukraine about to escalate?

Moscow and Kiev are putting their armies on high alert after Russia says Ukrainian forces launched raids into Crimea.

War & Conflict

Russia drums up tension with Ukraine over Crimea

Ukraine puts troops on high alert as Moscow threatens with "additional measures" after alleged armed attack on Crimea.

Russia drums up tension with Ukraine over Crimea

War & Conflict

Russia accuses Ukraine of armed Crimea incursions

Moscow says it has also beaten back an armed assault by Kiev, which called the claims "hysterical and false".

Russia: Ukraine 'terrorist attacks' in Crimea foiled

Politics

Russian court bans Crimean Tatar governing body

The ruling brands Tatar community extremist organisation in latest move against Ukrainian peninsula's ethnic minority.

Russian court bans Crimean Tatar governing body

Opinion

The deafening silence on the plight of Crimean Tatars

With the exception of Turkey, the Muslim world has been virtually silent on the Tatars' situation.

Luke Coffey

by Luke Coffey

Luke Coffey

War & Conflict

Alliances crumble along the Crimean border

Blockade of Crimea stands firm as tensions rise and accusations fly against Right Sector troops stationed on border.

Alliances crumble along the Crimean border

War & Conflict

Life in the shadows of the Crimea blockade

Power cuts, rising prices and job losses are a daily reality for Ukrainians living near the Crimea border.

Life in the shadows of the Crimea blockade

Head to Head

Russia: Old foe or new ally?

Former Motherland party representative Natalia Narochnitskaya discusses Russia's stance on Ukraine, ISIL and Syria.

War & Conflict

Russia's coal war with Ukraine leaves civilians cold

Ukraine's coal stores dwindle as Russia halts supplies in retaliation for Crimea blackout.

Russia's coal war with Ukraine leaves civilians cold

War & Conflict

Crimea blast leaves millions without electricity

Russia accuses Ukrainian authorities of deliberately refusing to help rebuild power lines damaged by unknown saboteurs.

Politics

Emergency declared in Crimea over power crisis

Disruption blamed on attacks on power pylons means large parts of region annexed by Russia are without electricity.

Genocide

Ukraine calls Soviet deportation of Muslims 'genocide'

Parliament passes resolution recognising World War II-era deportation of Muslim minority from Crimea as 'genocide'.

Ukraine calls Soviet deportation of Muslims 'genocide'