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Ukraine, Russia political crisis

European Union extends Russian sanctions over Crimea annexation for a year - AFP

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Ukraine, Russia political crisis

Ukraine bans former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev after comments in support of Crimea annexation - CNN

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Ukraine, Russia political crisis

President Poroshenko says Ukraine will get back eastern Territories, Crimea just as it has won back pilot Savchenko - Reuters

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Eurovision Song Contest

Russian authorities say Eurovision winner Jamala can return to Crimea if she exchanges Ukrainian citizenship for Russian - Tass Agency

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Eurovision Song Contest

Photo: Eurovision Song Contest winner Jamala tweeted this photo with the hashtag #cometogether, thanking fans after victory with her song '1944' about Stalin's deportation of Crimea's ethnic Tatar group, seen by many as criticism of Russia's recent actions in Ukraine - @jamala

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Ukraine, Russia political crisis

Supreme Court in Russia-occupied peninsula of Crimea bans the Crimean Tatar legislature as extremist - Reuters

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Israeli-Palestinian conflict

Turkish PM Ahmet Davutoglu urges leaders of Islamic world to give strong support to Palestinian cause, Azerbaijan in Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, and Crimea in Russian occupation - Jerusalem Post

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Ukraine, Russia political crisis

Kremlin says President Vladimir Putin to visit Crimea on Friday - Jerusalem Post

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Ukraine, Russia political crisis

Russia plans to deploy airborne forces in Crimea on permanent basis, source says - TASS

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Ukraine, Russia political crisis

Turkish Prime Minister Davutoglu says Turkey does not recognize annexation of Crimea, supports Ukraine's territorial integrity - CNN Turk

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Crimea, Ukraine

Crimea imposes state of emergency due to African swine fever outbreak - Interfax

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Crimea, Ukraine

Electricity supply from Ukraine to Crimea stopped because of tower collapse, supplier says - @tassagency_en

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electric power industry

Crimea's electricity supply limit cut to 700 Megawatts after power supplies from Ukraine disrupted, energy ministry says - Interfax

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Russia

Russia launches second line of Russian power link to Crimea - @Reuters

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Ukraine, Russia political crisis

Power flow to Crimea from Ukraine has resumed, Russian energy ministry says - Interfax

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Ukraine, Russia political crisis

US Vice President Biden says Russia must fulfill Ukraine peace deal, hand back Crimea - @AFP

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Ukraine, Russia political crisis

Crimea starts receiving electricity supply from Russia, says Crimean first deputy prime minister - RIA via @Reuters

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Ukraine, Russia political crisis

Update: State of emergency declared in Crimea after electrical towers carrying power from Ukraine 'blown up' - @Reuters

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Ukraine, Russia political crisis

Electricity to Crimea completely cut off after transmission towers toppled; Russia's TASS news agency reporting towers were 'blown up' by unknown party - @RT_com

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Ukraine, Russia political crisis

Ukrainian prosecutors say they will charge head of Crimean winery with embezzlement for opening $90,000, 240-year-old bottle for Vladimir Putin and Silvio Berlusconi - @BBCNews

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