Ukraine's president Volodymyr Zelensky says people in occupied Crimea will 'gladly welcome Ukrainian authority'.
The President of Ukraine states the issue of the release of Crimean political prisoners is currently ‘completely slowed down’. Moreover, the only way out of this situation may be direct talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Ukraine pushes for investigation of Russia's violent acts against cultural heritage cites in Crimea.
MPs pull the plug on Crimea free-trade zone policy to remove discriminatory norms imposed on Ukrainians residing on the Russia-annexed pennisula.
Russian Federation Defence Minister Sergey Shoygu gave the order to strengthen Russian military presence in occupied Crimea.
In his interview to ‘RBC Ukraine’, Serhiy Deyneko, chief of Ukraine’s State Border Service, said that Russia’s offensive coming from annexed Crimea was still a possible scenario.