After an emergency parliamentary session saturday russia approved president vladimir putins request to send troops into the turbulent nation of ukraine. After months of protests ukraines controversial president fled and now russia occupies the crimea.
Russia war on ukraine in donbas and crimea.
Map of russia and ukraine and crimea. Strabo geography vii 43 xi2. Putin of russia said he was reversing what he described as a historical mistake declaring crimea has always been an integral. What is going on.
The bilateral relationship between russia and ukraine formally started in the 1990s immediately upon the dissolution of the soviet union of which both russia and. The following index maps scholarly commentary on the legal arguments regarding the public international law and some domestic. Explore live news interactive map.
Russian military agression against free world. Crimea votes debatably to join russia. Russias president goes on the offensive.
The classical name tauris or taurica is from the greek tayrikh after the peninsulas scytho cimmerian inhabitants the tauri. The swift annexation of crimea from ukraine by russia is one of the biggest international incidents of recent years with global condemnation leading to. As crimeas regional parliament voted to secede from ukraine and join russia we explain crimea.
Months of violent protests.