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Crimea threatens to stop museum cooperation with Europe

Source : ITAR - TASS / 09 Apr 2014

The Republic of Crimea will stop museum and exhibition cooperation with Europe, if the Netherlands refuse to return a collection of Scythian gold which is currently on view in Amsterdam to Crimean museums, the CrimeaInform news agency reported on Monday with reference to Valery Kosarev, the head of the permanent commission of the Crimean State Council (parliament) for education, science, youth affairs and sport.


Over 90% of Russians back Crimea’s accession to Russia — polls

Source : Voice of Russia / 08 Apr 2014

Over 90 percent of polled Russian citizens have backed Crimea’s accession to Russia as a constituent entity, the opinion poll conducted by the Russian Public Opinion Research Center said.


Simferopol airport may become Russia’s biggest

Source : QHA / 07 Apr 2014

The airport of Simferopol, the capital of Crimea, region that recently joined Russia, may become one of Russia’s largest with an annual throughput capacity of over 5 million passengers, Transport Minister Maxim Sokolov said, ITAR-TASS reports.


Crimea's UNESCO sites protected amid ongoing governmental transition

Source : QHA / 05 Apr 2014

Russian Culture Ministry to consult with the Foreign Ministry's branch of the UNESCO secretariat to discuss the best way to protect the UNESCO heritage sites in Crimea during the ongoing governmental transition, RIA Novosti reported.


Russian ruble becomes Crimea’s second official currency

Source : RT / 18 Mar 2014

The Crimean parliament has announced the Russian ruble will become the second official currency of Crimea and will be circulating alongside the hryvnia until it is withdrawn in 2016.

The decision marks the first step in the peninsula’s economic integration with Russia, after Crimea’s citizens overwhelmingly voted for joining Russia in Sunday's referendum.


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