Crimea Under Occupation

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Illegal Visits of Foreign Citizens to the occupied Crimea in August 2017 – Monitoring Results

25 October 2017

By encouraging and facilitating the visits to the occupied peninsula, especially for foreigners, Russia tries to demonstrate that more and more citizens of the Western countries, violating the order of entry into the temporarily occupied territory, consider the Crimea Russian and that “the sanctions do not work” and therefore, it’s time to officially recognize Crimea part of the Russian Federation.

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Database of the Russian Airlines that Flew to the Occupied Crimea in September 2017

25 October 2017

The Black Sea Institute of Strategic Studies, BSNews and Maidan of Foreign Affairs monitoring group presents the list of the Russian airlines illegal flights to the occupied Crimea in September 2017.

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The Stormy Summer of 2017 in the Ports of the Occupied Crimea: "Foreign Crimean Grain Fleet" and… Ukrainian Reloaders

23 October 2017

The Black Sea Institute of Strategic Studies, Maidan of Foreign Affairs and BlackSeaNews monitoring center continues presenting the results of its ongoing monitoring of the violations of the Ukrainian and international sanctions against the Russian-occupied Crimea by the sea vessels.

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The Stormy Summer of 2017 in the Ports of the Occupied Crimea: the Real Numbers of the Infringing Vessels and Lay-Up as a Growth Factor (1)

20 October 2017

The Black Sea Institute of Strategic Studies, Maidan of Foreign Affairs and BSNews monitoring center continues presenting the results of its ongoing monitoring of the violations of the Ukrainian and international sanctions against the Russian-occupied Crimea by the sea vessels.

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A database of the Russian airlines that have flown to the occupied Crimea in August, 2017

15 September 2017

The Black Sea Institute of Strategic Studies, BSNews and Maidan of Foreign Affairs monitoring group presents the list of the Russian airlines illegal flights to the occupied Crimea in August 2017.

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Turkish Dry Cargo Vessel Carrying Ore to the Titan Plant in the Occupied Crimea Broke in Half at the Entrance to the Bosphorus - Photo, Video

27 August 2017

The Black Sea Institute of Strategic Studies, BSNews and Maidan of Foreign Affairs monitoring group continues to publish our monitoring results of the vessel violations of the Ukrainian and international maritime sanctions regarding the Russia-occupied Crimea.

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Violations of the Crimean maritime sanctions in February 2017: Russia, Turkey, Romania, Egypt

01 April 2017

The Maidan Foreign Affairs Monitoring Group and BSNews continue to publish the monthly monitoring results of violations by Ukrainian and international maritime vessels of the sanctions against the occupied Crimea.

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Rosmorport bought an old Israeli liner ROYAL IRIS for the Crimea cruises – a BSNews investigation

01 April 2017

In the course of a journalistic investigation, the monitoring group of the Maidan of Foreign Affairs and the BSNews has revealed a carefully concealed by the Russian Federation in the fear of sanctions passenger liner scheduled for the cruise route Sochi - (Novorossiysk?) - Yalta - Sevastopol - Istanbul - Sochi. In the interest of the security of information sources, the methodology and the course of the journalistic investigation are not disclosed.

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Crimea: Summary of Monitoring the Violations of the Sanctions and of the Occupied Territories Regime in December 2016

11 March 2017

The monitoring group of the BSNews and the Maidan of Foreign Affairs has summed up the results of the daily monitoring of violations of the sanctions and the occupied territories regime for December 2016.

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A database of the Russian airlines that have flown to the occupied Crimea in January, 2017

01 March 2017

The BSNews and Maidan of Foreign Affairs monitoring group has summed up the illegal flights of the Russian airlines to the occupied Crimea in January 2017.

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Russian illegal flights to the occupied Crimea in February 2017 and database

01 March 2017

The BSNews and Maidan of Foreign Affairs monitoring group has compared the number of illegal flights by the Russian airlines to the occupied Crimea in February 2017 with that in the corresponding months of 2015 and 2016.

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Summary of Monitoring the Violations of the Sanctions and the Occupied Territories Regime in October and November, 2016

21 February 2017

The joint BSNews and Maidan of Foreign Affairs monitoring group has summed up the results of the daily monitoring of violations of sanctions and the regime of the occupied territory in the Crimea in October-November 2016.

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Violations of the Crimean Maritime Sanctions and of the Occupied Territory Regime in January 2017

12 February 2017

The Maidan Foreign Affairs and BSNews monitoring Group has summed up the results of the daily monitoring of the violations of the sanctions against the occupied Crimea and the occupied territory regime for January 2017.

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Russian illegal flights to the occupied Crimea in October-November 2016 and database since the annexation

03 January 2017

The BSNews and Maidan of Foreign Affairs monitoring group has compared the number of illegal flights by the Russian airlines to the occupied Crimea in October-November 2016 with that in the corresponding months of 2014 and 2015.

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The Effectiveness of the Maritime Sanctions in Relation to the Occupation of Crimea. «The Turkish List» (3)

20 December 2016

The "Maidan of Foreign Affairs" and BSNews monitoring group has conducted a special investigation of the vessel offenders related to Turkey. According to the results of the special investigation, of the 276 vessels-offenders that have called at the ports of Crimea between the beginning of the annexation on March 18, 2014 and December 1, 2016, 68 vessels operating under different flags are related Turkey according to the registration of the ship owner and/or operator. That represents 24.6% of the total quantity.