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EU Adds Russians, Entities To Crimea Sanctions Over Siemens Case .

RFE/RL has learned that the European Union has added four Russian individuals and three Russian entities to its sanctions list after revelations that four gas turbines from the German company Siemens were "illegally" diverted from Russia to Ukraine's occupied Crimean Peninsula.

- Radio Free Europe - US

EU discusses possible sanctions against Russia over Siemens turbines supplies to Crimea.

BRUSSELS. July 26 - The Committee of Permanent Representatives in the European Union discussed Germany's initiative regarding a possibility of sanctions against a number of Russian individuals and legal entities due to supplies of Siemens turbines to Crimea, a diplomatic source in the EU's institutions told Interfax on July ...

- Kyiv Post - UA

Russian passenger deplaned in U.S. cites Crimea occupation spat as reason for air carrier's move.

A Russian citizen Andrey Yeryomin, who boarded a Delta Airlines flight from Seattle to Atlanta, claims he was deplaned following a conflict with another passenger over the Russian occupation of Crimea.

- UNIAN - UA

EU warns U.S. it could swiftly counter new sanctions on Russia.

THE European Union warned on Wednesday that it was ready to act within days to counter proposed new U.S. sanctions on Russia, saying they would harm the bloc's energy security. Sanctions legislation overwhelmingly approved by the U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday has angered EU officials for breaking transatlantic ...

- Shanghai Daily - CN

COREPER discusses possible sanctions against Russia for Siemens turbines supplies to Crimea.

The Committee of Permanent Representatives in the European Union discussed at a meeting on July 26 a proposal for the Council of the European Union on possible sanctions against a number of Russian private persons and legal entities due to supplies of Siemens turbines to Crimea, a diplomatic source in the EU's institutions ...

- Kyiv Post - UA

112.ua: Volker says Crimea issue is not different from Donbas issue.

The US Special Envoy to Ukraine Kurt Volker claimed that the recognition of action of Russia in Crimea and the East of Ukraine is out of the question. He said this at the interview to the TV Channel Nastoyashee Vremya. According to him, the issue of Crimea is not different in any way from the The post 112.ua: Volker says ...

- Kyiv Post - UA

EU Leaders Worried by Possible Further U.S. Sanctions.

"The EU and as well the individual member states have been accustomed with dealing with the US administration on foreign policy issues, on sanctions. And since 2014 and the illegal annexation of Crimea you have see really lock steps across the Atlantic on sanctions." If the Congress is playing a bigger role, there is ...

- GMF - DE

Crimean Tatar Mejlis ban challenged after UN Court’s damning ruling on Russia.

Representatives of the Crimean Tatar Mejlis have lodged a formal application asking for a review of Russia’s ban of this self-governing body of the main indigenous people of Crimea which the UN International Court of Justice has agreed is discriminatory

- KhPG.org.ua - ua

How Putin used propaganda to deftly turn Russians against Ukrainians.

A flag with a portrait of Russian President Vladimir Putin waves over the Moscow crowd during the Vesna festival in March commemorating the Crimean annexation. Vladimir Putin's decade-long media campaign turned Russians against Ukrainians and Ukraine itself before he annexed Crimea in 2014. In my book Putin's War Against ...

- The Conversation - UK

This is why NATO is worried about Baltic troops defecting to Russia.

Shamil Zhumatov/Reuters The career of Sergei Yeliseyev helps to explain why Ukraine's armed forces gave up Crimea almost without a fight - and why NATO now says it is alert to Russian attempts to undermine military loyalty in its eastern European members. His rise to become number two in the Ukrainian navy long before ...

- Business Insider - US

Row over Siemens turbines in Crimea: EU envoys to discuss Russia sanctions.

Ambassadors of the EU member states on July 26 will discuss the expansion of sanctions against Russia amid the scandal with the supply of Siemens turbines to the occupied Crimea, Brussels-based RFE/RL journalist Rikard Jozwiak wrote on Twitter.

- UNIAN - UA

Balkan Insight: Ukraine threatens Serbian filmmaker Kusturica with ban over Crimea visit

Ukraine threatened to prosecute and ban famous Serbian filmmaker Emir Kusturica from its territory after he visited Crimea and praised the Russian takeover of the peninsula. The Ukrainian embassy in Belgrade sent an open letter to Kusturica on Tuesday, warning that anyone who breaches the country’s Law on Temporarily ...

- Kyiv Post - UA

Ukraine Threatens Kusturica with Ban over Crimea Visit

Ukraine threatened to prosecute and ban famous Serbian film-maker Emir Kusturica from its territory after he visited Crimea and praised the Russian takeover of the peninsula.

- Balkan Insight - UK

UNIAN: Row over Siemens turbines in Crimea - EU envoys to discuss Russia sanctions

Ambassadors of the EU member states on July 26 will discuss the expansion of sanctions against Russia amid the scandal with the supply of Siemens turbines to the occupied Crimea, Brussels-based RFE/RL journalist Rikard Jozwiak wrote on Twitter. The post UNIAN: Row over Siemens turbines in Crimea - EU envoys to discuss ...

- Kyiv Post - UA

Germany wants more EU sanctions on Russia over Siemens Crimea turbines – sources

Germany is urging the European Union to add up to four more Russian nationals and companies to the bloc's sanctions blacklist over Siemens gas turbines delivered to Moscow-annexed Crimea, two sources in Brussels said. The EU has barred firms from doing business with Crimea since the 2014 annexation. Siemens has said it had ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

Exclusive: Germany wants more EU sanctions on Russia over Siemens Crimea turbines - sources

By Gabriela Baczynska BRUSSELS - Germany is urging the European Union to add up to four more Russian nationals and companies to the bloc's sanctions blacklist over Siemens gas turbines delivered to Moscow-annexed Crimea, two sources in Brussels said. The EU has barred its firms from doing business with Crimea since the 2014 ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Jailed Crimean journalist beaten for complaining that he wasn’t given food

Crimean journalist Alexei Nazimov, who has been in detention since October 2016 on questionable and suspiciously fluid charges, has reported being beaten and subjected to other forms of gross ill-treatment from convoy guards taking him to and from the court.

- KhPG.org.ua - ua

Crimean Tatar political prisoner Zeytullaev faces increase in sentence to 17 years

A Russian Supreme Court appeal hearing in Moscow on July 27 could result in an innocent Ukrainian being sentenced to 17 years’ imprisonment and it is of critical appearance that journalists and human rights organizations attend. .

- KhPG.org.ua - ua

Why Ukrainian forces gave up Crimea without a fight

The career of Sergei Yeliseyev helps to explain why Ukraine's armed forces gave up Crimea almost without a fight – and why NATO now says it is alert to Russian attempts to undermine military loyalty in its eastern European members.

- The Daily Star - LB

Russian Energy Minister Downplays Fallout From Siemens Turbines Controversy

Russia's energy minister downplayed any risk to the country's oil sector following the disputed delivery of gas turbines built by Siemens to the Crimea peninsula.

- Radio Free Europe - US

Germany seeks more EU sanctions on Russia over Siemens Crimea turbines - Reuters sources

Germany is urging the European Union to add up to four more Russian nationals and companies to the bloc's sanctions blacklist over Siemens gas turbines delivered to Moscow-annexed Crimea, two sources in Brussels told Reuters.

- UNIAN - UA

Kremlin warns against 'harmful' new US sanctions on Russia

US Senate vote Tuesday on a bill that targets Russia -- for its alleged meddling in the 2016 presidential election and its annexation of Crimea from Ukraine in 2014. Initially, US President Donald Trump resisted the legislation, but he seems to be left with little option but to sign off on the move.

- Times Of India - IN

Reuters: Sources say Germany wants more EU sanctions on Russia over Siemens Crimea turbines

BRUSSELS - Germany is urging the European Union to add up to four more Russian nationals and companies to the bloc's sanctions blacklist over Siemens gas turbines delivered to Moscow-annexed Crimea, two sources in Brussels said. The EU has barred firms from doing business with Crimea since the 2014 annexation. Siemens has ...

- Kyiv Post - UA

Exclusive: Germany wants more EU sanctions on Russia over Siemens Crimea turbines - sources

BRUSSELS - Germany is urging the European Union to add up to four more Russian nationals and companies to the bloc's sanctions blacklist over Siemens gas turbines delivered to Moscow-annexed Crimea, two sources in Brussels said.

- Reuters - US

Emir Kusturica Arrived in Crimea for a Concert

The well-known Serbian director Emir Kusturica arrived today on the Crimean peninsula, annexed by Russia from Ukraine, to give a concert with his group "Smoking forbidden".They will play together in Yalta. "I know there are wonderful landscapes and pretty girls in Yalta," he told journalists on his arrival at the regional ...

- Novinite - BG

Exclusive: Germany wants more EU sanctions on Russia over Siemens Crimea turbines - sources

BRUSSELS - Germany is urging the European Union to add up to four more Russian nationals and companies to the bloc's sanctions blacklist over Siemens gas turbines delivered to Moscow-annexed Crimea, two sources in Brussels said. The EU has barred firms from doing business with Crimea since the 2014 annexation. Siemens has ...

- Sify - IN

Why Ukrainian forces gave up Crimea without a fight

- Times Of India - IN

Reuters: Why Ukrainian forces gave up Crimea without a fight - and NATO is alert

KYIV/SEVASTOPOL  - The career of Sergei Yeliseyev helps to explain why Ukraine's armed forces gave up Crimea almost without a fight - and why NATO now says it is alert to Russian attempts to undermine military loyalty in its eastern European members. His rise to become number two in the Ukrainian navy long before Russia ...

- Kyiv Post - UA

Why Ukrainian forces gave up Crimea without a fight - and NATO is alert

KIEV/SEVASTOPOL, Crimea - The career of Sergei Yeliseyev helps to explain why Ukraine's armed forces gave up Crimea almost without a fight - and why NATO now says it is alert to Russian attempts to undermine military loyalty in its eastern European members.

- Reuters - US

Kusturica arrives in Crimea in violation of Ukrainian laws, calls it Russia

Serbian filmmaker, actor and musician Emir Kusturica arrived in Russian-occupied Crimea on Sunday, July 23, in violation of Ukrainian laws, to perform the only concert with his No Smoking Orchestra band in Yalta.

- UNIAN - UA

Sanders, Scaramucci On Different Pages About WH Support For Sanctions Bill

Top White House communications staffers on Sunday gave differing statements on whether President Donald Trump will sign legislation imposing tough new sanctions on Russia for its interference in the 2016 election and its annexation of Crimea. Congressional leaders on Saturday reached an agreement on a sanctions bill, ...

- TPM News - US

US lawmakers reach deal on Russia sanctions bill, creating limits for Trump

Under the proposed bill, Trump must submit to Congress a report on proposed actions that would "significantly alter" US foreign policy in connection with Russia. Republicans and Democrats are seeking to punish Russia for its 2014 annexation of Crimea peninsula from Ukraine, and for meddling in the 2016 presidential ...

- Times Of India - IN

Reuters: Germany says Crimean turbine scandal souring relations with Russia

Germany has warned Russia that breaches of sanctions including the relocation to Crimea of four gas turbines delivered to Russia by Siemens are straining political relations between the two countries, Bild am Sonntag reported on Sunday. The post Reuters: Germany says Crimean turbine scandal souring relations with Russia ...

- Kyiv Post - UA

Report: Germany Tells Russia Breach of Sanctions Strains Ties

Germany has warned Russia that breaches of sanctions including the relocation to Crimea of four gas turbines delivered to Russia by Siemens are straining political relations between the two countries, Bild am Sonntag reported Sunday. The newspaper quoted a foreign ministry spokesman as saying the German government had on ...

- Voice of America - US

Germany says Crimean turbine scandal souring relations with Russia: paper

FRANKFURT - Germany has warned Russia that breaches of sanctions including the relocation to Crimea of four gas turbines delivered to Russia by Siemens are straining political relations between the two countries, Bild am Sonntag reported on Sunday.

- Reuters - US

Germany says Crimean turbine scandal souring relations with Russia

FRANKFURT, July 23 — Germany has warned Russia that breaches of sanctions including the relocation to Crimea of four gas turbines delivered to Russia by Siemens are straining political relations between the two countries, Bild am Sonntag...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Crimean residents, Russians increasingly hostile and at odds

Even those Crimean residents who initially welcomed the Russian Anschluss are now disappointed with the occupation and angry at Russians for their behavior, and the Russians there, long-time residents, new arrivals and tourists, are reciprocating with anger at the local population, according to Yevgeniya Goryunova, a ...

- UNIAN - UA

Bulgarian TV channel apologizes for posting Ukraine map without Crimean Peninsula

The Bulgarian TV channel apologized for airing a map of Ukraine without the Russian-annexed Crimea, the Embassy of Ukraine in the Republic of Bulgaria wrote on Facebook.

- UNIAN - UA

UNIAN: Bulgarian TV channel apologizes for posting Ukraine map without Crimean Peninsula

The Bulgarian TV channel apologized for airing a map of Ukraine without the Russian-annexed Crimea, the Embassy of Ukraine in the Republic of Bulgaria wrote on Facebook. According to the Ukrainian Ambassador to Bulgaria, Mykola Baltazhi, “ finally received a written apology from the leadership of the national ...

- Kyiv Post - UA

SBU chief: Court of Justice handed plenty of evidence of Russia's financing terrorism in Donbas, Crimea

Head of the Security Service of Ukraine Vasyl Hrytsak has said thousands of pages of evidence regarding the financing of terrorism in the east of Ukraine by the Russian Federation have been transferred to the International Court of Justice of the United Nations. “As you know, Ukraine has lodged a lawsuit with the ...

- Kyiv Post - UA

UNIAN: Crimean residents, Russians increasingly hostile and at odds

Even those Crimean residents who initially welcomed the Russian Anschluss are now disappointed with the occupation and angry at Russians for their behavior, and the Russians there, long-time residents, new arrivals and tourists, are reciprocating with anger at the local population, according to Yevgeniya Goryunova, a ...

- Kyiv Post - UA

Siemens retreats from Russian energy

Germany's Siemens tried to distance itself from a Crimean sanctions scandal Friday, halting deliveries of power equipment to Russian state-controlled customers and reviewing supply deals.

- The Daily Star - LB

Siemens cuts ties with Russian state companies over Crimea turbine move

Siemens will no longer work with Russian state companies after finding out it moved four of its turbines to the politically charged region of Crimea. The post Siemens cuts ties with Russian state companies over Crimea turbine move appeared first on Silicon Republic.

- Silicon Republic - US

Siemens Stops Turbine Sales to Russia in Sanctions Dispute

The German company has accused a Russian customer of moving power generation machinery to the disputed territory of Crimea against its wishes.

- New York Times - US

Siemens to exit Russian power joint venture

The German giant claims a Russian business broke sanctions by shipping its turbines to Crimea.

- BBC - UK

New York Times: Siemens stops turbine sales to Russia in sanctions dispute

A dispute between Berlin and Moscow escalated on July 21 after Siemens, the German industrial giant, said it would stop delivering power plant equipment to Russia after gas turbines were moved to the disputed territory of Crimea against the company’s wishes. Siemens also acted to cut ties with a Russian partner, a ...

- Kyiv Post - UA

Siemens statement on Crimea situation

The following is the full text of the statement Siemens issued concerning the delivery of gas turbines to Crimea: Siemens takes four decisive steps in reaction to Crimea situation Siemens has received credible information that despite all recent and previous efforts all four gas turbines that were delivered in the summer of ...

- Kyiv Post - UA

UkrInform: Yuriy Lutsenko dismisses three heads of local prosecutor’s offices

Prosecutor General of Ukraine Yuriy Lutsenko has dismissed Head of Kyiv prosecutor’s office No.2 Valeriy Dotsenko, First Deputy Prosecutor General in Zhytomyr region Oleksandr Biloshytskyi, and Deputy Prosecutor General in Crimea Oleh Khorsunenko. The post UkrInform: Yuriy Lutsenko dismisses three heads of local ...

- Kyiv Post - UA

Siemens retreats from Russian energy after Crimean scandal

FRANKFURT/MOSCOW - Germany's Siemens tried to distance itself from a Crimean sanctions scandal on Friday, halting deliveries of power equipment to Russian state-controlled customers and reviewing supply deals.

- Reuters - US

Siemens to cut back Russia trade after generators end up in Crimea

German industrial conglomerate Siemens said Friday it would scale back its operations in Russia after confirming gas turbines it sold to companies there had been diverted to Ukraine's Russian-annexed Crimea region in breach of sanctions.

- The Local - INT

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