Defying the law: shippers call at Crimea’s closed ports
Although there had been no indication that the ports posed any danger, Ukraine said it could not guarantee the ports’ safety.
The Ukrainian government ordered the closure of Kerch, Theodosia, Sevastopol,...
Before the crisis, the peninsula accounted for 3% of Ukraine's gross domestic...
Russian president Vladimir Putin at the signing of the annexation of Crimea.
Ukraine and the Crimean Peninsula line the northern coast of the Black Sea.