Sanctions

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German Ship Delivers 10,000 Tons of Ilmenite from Norway to the Occupied Crimea’s Titan Plant – a BSNews Investigation

27 December 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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November 2017 Violations of the Crimea Maritime Sanctions: Grain Export and Cement and Ilmenite Import

19 December 2017

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

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Violation of the Crimean Maritime Sanction in September-October 2017: the Lebanese-Egyptian Fleet

14 December 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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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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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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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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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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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.

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Blacklist: 260 foreign ships that entered Crimea over period of annexation as of August 15, 2016

12 September 2016

The monitoring group of the Maidan of Foreign Affairs and BSNews present to our readers the "black list", or rather, the complete database of ships that in violation of the Ukrainian legislation and the international sanctions, docked at the ports of the occupied Crimea since its annexation, i.e. from March 18, 2014 to August 15, 2016.

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Blacklist: 105 foreign ships that entered Crimea over period of annexation (Russian and Ukrainian not included)

21 July 2015

According to Maidan of Foreign Affairs, more than 216 foreign trade vessels entered the occupied seaports of Crimea since the occupation. Russia is the top violator of the sanctions regime on this annexed territory of Ukraine: 101 Russian vessels account for 46.75% of the total number of violators. Russia is followed by Turkey with 52 vessels or 24.14%, Greece with 28 vessels or 13%. Overall, vessels registered in these three states that have entered Crimea since the time of annexation make 83.8% of the total number.

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Turkey and integrity of Ukraine: Turkish ferry RAINBOW entered Evpatoriya seaport three times in 2015, departured from Zonguldak

04 March 2015

Andriy KLYMENKO, Maidan of Foreign Affairs (Kyiv), BSNews. Turkey is negotiating the resumption of the Zonguldak-Yevpatoriya ferry line with the authorities of the occupied Crimea. A trial ferry trip and statements on it by the Yevpatoriya seaport officials once again confirm the fact that Turkey is no longer a friend to Ukraine or Crimean Tatars. How will the Ukrainian Foreign Affairs Ministry respond to this?

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Blacklist: vessels, entered the Crimean occupied seaports

19 August 2014

Andriy KLYMENKO, Olha KORBUT, Maidan of Foreign Affairs, BSNews, Yalta-Kyiv. Maidan of Foreign Affairs and BSNews monitoring group publishes the blacklist of vessels (3rd edition) that entered Crimean seaports after Crimea was occupied and annexed by Russia. The list currently includes 91 vessels, with 38 Russian, 24 Turkish and 14 Greek vessels.