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Putin hails Moscow actions in Black Sea peninsula in 2014
 
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Russian President Vladimir Putin has hailed his country’s actions in the Black Sea peninsula of Crimea in 2014. Putin says Russia’s decisive and timely actions were meant to prevent a conflict in Crimea similar to the one that followed later in eastern Ukraine. Crimea rejoined the Russian federation after breaking away from Ukraine last year. An overwhelming majority of Crimeans voted in a March 16 referendum in support of the move. But this angered both Ukraine and its Western allies especially NATO, which has ever since increased its military presence in the region. Meanwhile, Russia has reportedly started military exercises in Crimea and Georgia's breakaway regions of South Ossetia and Abkhazia. The drills are a tit-for-tat move after the military alliance recently launched yet another naval drill in Eastern Europe. Live @ http://www.presstv.ir/live.html Twitter @ http://twitter.com/PressTV LiveLeak @ http://www.liveleak.com/c/PressTV Facebook @ http://www.facebook.com/PRESSTV Google+ @ http://plus.google.com/+VideosPTV Instagram @ http://instagram.com/presstvchannel
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Look at country's strategic importance as gatekeeper to the Black Sea
 
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Turkey's role is of strategic importance as gatekeeper to the Black Sea, but the country would not be dragged into a conflict if Russia were to attack Ukraine, a legal expert said on Wednesday. Situated between the Black Sea and the Mediterranean Sea, Turkey's Dardanelles and Bosphorus Straits are of strategic importance to Russia and other world powers. Rules governing the passage of warships are laid out in the Montreux Convention in 1936. Dolunay Ozbek, Assistant Professor of Law at Bilgi University in Istanbul, said the Convention is designed to protect Turkey's neutrality. Under the provision that "warships of the fighting states are not allowed to pass through the Straits", Turkey would have very strong legal support for its neutrality. In an eventual world power standoff, Turkey could use the provision to be free from any pressure from the US and Russia to allow or refuse passage of warships. Naval traffic along the straits has been increasing following the escalating tension between Ukraine and Russia on the Crimean Peninsula, located in the Black Sea. One Ukrainian ship and two Russian ships were seen passing through the strait on Tuesday. Russian troops have been occupying the Crimean Peninsula for nearly a week after the removal of pro-Russian President Viktor Yanukovych. Ozbek went on to explain that Turkey's membership of NATO did not mean it would be involved in any conflict if Russia were to attack Ukraine. "NATO is an organisation of mutual self-defence, therefore there would have to be an attack on one of NATO member states. Ukraine is not a member state," she said. "Although Ukraine and NATO do have a special relationship under certain treaties, it still is not a member, therefore an attack .... by Russia on Ukraine would not really invoke (the) self-defence provisions of the NATO," Ozbek continued. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/cb6cf4300e26f24710f484d056f7fb31 Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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Ukraine’s Black Sea coast the next geopolitical flashpoint
 
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Ukraine’s Black Sea coast the next geopolitical flashpoint - The Kerch Strait incident in November 2018 indicates that the geographic focal point of the Russian-Ukrainian military conflict may be currently shifting from the Donets Basin to the Black and Azov Seas. Four factors in particular make further tensions between Moscow and Kyiv, along the shores of the Crimean peninsula and Ukraine’s southeastern mainland coastline probable. On November 25th 2018 Russia attacked Ukrainian naval vessels at the Kerch Strait, captured three ships and arrested the 24 sailors on board. The maritime clash indicates that the focal point of the Russian-Ukrainian military conflict may gradually shift from the Donets Basin to the Azov Sea in 2019. According to Vitaliy Kravchuk, senior researcher at the Institute of Economic Research and Policy Consulting in Kyiv, “if there are further marine incidents, it could mean the closure of the Azov ports for shipping.” Such a development would have grave economic repercussions not only for the large cities of Mariupol (approximately 455,000 inhabitants) and Berdyansk (approximately 115,000 inhabitants). These two ports have hitherto been handling about five per cent of Ukraine’s foreign trade, mostly in steel, chemicals and agricultural products. Ukraine has only limited or/and decrepit alternative transport infrastructure to redirect trade flows that have until now gone through the Mariupol and Berdyansk seaports. Continuing tensions or, worse, further escalation at the Azov Sea will above all threaten social stability in south-eastern mainland Ukraine. It can also lead to a significant reduction or even curtailment of Ukrainian economic growth in 2019 and beyond. Absent Western material reactions and international organizations In spite of these potentially grave consequences, such a scenario is not unlikely. There are several simultaneous and mutually aggravating catalysts for rising tensions along the Azov and Black Sea coastlines. They include: the reaction of the West vis-à-vis different Russian escalation schemes; the degree of involvement of international organizations in the Azov Sea; the stability and functionality of the Kerch Strait Bridge; and the unresolved issue of ensuring a sustainable fresh water supply to occupied Crimea. A major factor currently enabling escalation in the Azov region is the West’s reaction (or lack thereof) to the recent naval confrontation near the Kerch Strait Bridge. The West, so far, follows what one could call the Crimea Modus (and not the Donbas Modus) of response to rising tension between Moscow and Kyiv. The EU has not reacted materially to the capture of Ukrainian sailors, as it did after the shooting down of MH17 in July 2014. Reminiscent of its behavior in the wake of Russia’s annexation of Crimea in March 2014, the EU has instead responded by sending verbal and symbolic signals to Moscow, and may, if at all, impose some individual sanctions. The West’s largely non-material signaling may encourage the Kremlin to switch Russian military and other anti-Ukrainian activities from the Donbas to the Azov Sea and Ukraine’s south-eastern drylands. To Moscow, the latter may appear as a less risky hybrid war theatre than the Donbas, particularly in an economic sense. While continuing blockade of Ukrainian trade or further military escalation may further raise Western “concern,” apparently, the overall costs of such behavior will remain low, for the Kremlin. A second determinant of continuing or rising tensions around Crimea rather than in the Donets Basin is the involvement of international organizations (or lack thereof) in the two different regions. It is worth remembering that in 2017 Putin suggested an increase of such organizations’ presence in the Donbas. He proposed to add a small, armed UN protection contingent to the relatively large, unarmed OSCE observation mission. To be sure, this proposal did not satisfy Ukraine and the West back then and was thus not implemented. Still, Putin has been far more lenient regarding the presence of international organizations in the Donbas than with regard to the Azov Sea and Crimea. Here, the Kremlin is demonstratively blocking even a minor presence of unarmed OSCE observers, not to mention an armed UN mission. The absence of significant international organizations in the Azov Sea and on the Crimean peninsula makes Russian actions against Ukraine in that region less risky and more likely. Unclear future of the Kerch Strait Bridge and Crimean water supply Subscribe Now : https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC0IlEuu4TA9wq1u60tLMqBw?sub_confirmation=1 Facebook: https://facebook.com/USMilitaryNewsVideos Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/militaryvideos_ Twitter:
A closer look at the strategic Black Sea Peninsula of Crimea
 
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The strategic Black Sea Peninsula of Crimea.
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Polish Orliks Highfiyer Pigeons
 
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Please watch: "lasota Vaccine || Newcastle disease treatment || lakwa " https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zYp6u-PJM0k --~-- This particular class of pigeons is native to the Black Sea region of the South Ukraine and the Crimean Peninsula and are generally known there by the name of "Tucheresi" or "Tucurez." It said that the first of these birds appeared at the city of Nikolayev (Nicholaev) in the last century and over time have spread into the surrounding regions.
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Russia MP Compares Crimea Invasion to Falklands: Kremlin annexed Ukraine Black Sea peninsula in 2014
 
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Russia's year-long illegal occupation of Crimea has been compared to Britain's claim to the Falkland Islands by a Russian MP. The comments were made by Alexei Pushkov, head of the Duma foreign affairs committee, who said Russia's claim to Crimea was stronger than Britain's to the Falklands. Check out our website: http://uatoday.tv Facebook: https://facebook.com/uatodaytv Twitter: https://twitter.com/uatodaytv
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USS Caron getting rammed by the Russians in the Black Sea - Feb 1988
 
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In February 1988, Caron operating with Yorktown, entered Soviet 7 miles ) territorial waters limit in the Black Sea off the Crimean Peninsula. Under international law, this act could be permissible if the ship was progressing from one point in international waters to another point in international waters via the shortest course possible, but according to the Soviet Union, it was the right of the USSR to authorize or prohibit travel in selected areas within the 12 mile limit. The United States however did not recognize the Soviet's claim in this case. To prevent it from becoming accepted precedent, the US Navy claimed that it had sailed warships through such areas at regular intervals in the past, which we had, not just two years prior. On this occasion, Caron had onboard a ships signal exploitation spaces system, operated by a crew of 18 in support of the U.S. National Security Agency. This system was capable of recording data on Soviet defense radars and communications. In response, the Soviets deployed a destroyer and a Mirka II class light frigate as well as a KGB and "civilian" ships to intercept the U.S. ships. Several times, Soviet vessels obtained radar "lock" on the Caron and Yorktown. Both American ships maintained a constant course and speed throughout the incident. Eventually, the Soviets lightly rammed both ships. No significant damage resulted to any of the ships involved. Both US warships sent an account of the incident to the Commander in Chief of United States Naval Forces in Europe. The Caron reported at 13:20 local time, it was informed on channel 16 VHF by the Bezzavetny: "Soviet ships have orders to prevent violation of territorial waters, extreme measure is to strike your ship with one of ours."[1] The reply of the Caron was "I am engaged in innocent passage consistent with international law."[1] The Yorktown, in its report stated that on 9:56, local time, it was contacted by the Bezzavetny via channel 16 and told to leave Soviet territorial waters or "our ship is going to strike on yours."[1] Then, according to the report, the Bezzavetny came alongside port side of the Yorktown at 10:03 and bumped it by turning into the ship.[1] As for the music, take note that this was shot on VHS and back in 1988, when we did not have Youtube. The only people we thought would see this was friends and family, not a bunch of people from all over the world. No the music is not masking the screams from the crew on the USS Caron, so if you don't like it, there is a volume button - use it Also check out the video from the USS Yorktown at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SME4w037FgA This is the video that the Russian news showed on the 10th Anniversary - All I can say is I can't believe that the Russian people believed and animated version of what happened over the real tape. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_dl_WNdiShs&list=FLq9THf99pIznRTXM7P8JIWw&index=54 Also the video the Russians did on the 25th anniversary - They asked me for an interview and I declined for the very reason I that I knew they would not portray it accurately and they didn't let me down http://www.tvc.ru/showspecrep.aspx?id=e1564dbe-d8e8-4ba2-a142-218db8a6e14c Here is the Russians account of what happened http://fishki.net/19391-stalnye-jajca-sovetskogo-flota-9-foto--3-video.html
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Crimea Annexation Aftermath: Black Sea peninsula faces challenges, isolation under Russia occupation
 
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A year after the beginning of Russia's campaign to seize Ukraine's Crimea, the once bustling Black Sea peninsula is as isolated as it was during the height of the Cold War. Check out our website: http://uatoday.tv Facebook: https://facebook.com/uatodaytv Twitter: https://twitter.com/uatodaytv
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Balaklava crimea
 
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The Crimean Peninsula (Russian: Кры́мский полуо́стров; Ukrainian: Кри́мський піво́стрів; Crimean Tatar: Къырым ярымадасы, Qırım yarımadası), also known simply as Crimea (/kraɪˈmiːə/; Russian: КрымUkrainian: Крим; Crimean Tatar: Къырым, Qırım), is a major land mass on the northern coast of the Black Sea that is almost completely surrounded by both the Black Sea and the smaller Sea of Azov to the northeast. The peninsula is located south of theUkrainian region of Kherson and west of the Russian region of Kuban. It is connected to Kherson Oblast by the Isthmus of Perekopand is separated from Kuban by the Strait of Kerch. The Arabat Spit is located to the northeast, a narrow strip of land that separates a system of lagoons named Sivashfrom the Sea of Azov.
Review Mykolaiv City 2017 Ukraine
 
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#Mykolaiv (Ukrainian: #Миколаїв Ukrainian), also known as Nikolaev or #Nikolayev (from Russian Николаев), is a city in southern Ukraine, the administrative center of the Mykolaiv Oblast. Mykolaiv is arguably the main shipbuilding center of the Black Sea. Aside from three shipyards within the city, there are a number of research centers specializing in shipbuilding such as the State Research and Design Shipbuilding Center, Zoria-Mashproekt and others. The city has a population of 494,763 (2015 est.). The city is an important transportation hub of Ukraine (sea port, commercial port, river port, highway and railway junction, airport). Mykolaiv's orderly layout reflects the fact that its development has been well planned from the founding of the city. Its main streets, including the three main east–west Avenues, are very wide and tree-lined. A significant part of Mykolaiv's land area consists of beautiful parks. Park Peremohy (Victory) is a large park on the peninsula just north of the city center of Mykolaiv, on the north side of the Inhul river. The city uses two names, Ukrainian and Russian; there are several transliterations of each name. The Ukrainian name of the city is Микола́їв, transliterated as Mykolaiv, or (officially) Mykolayiv. The Russian name, Никола́ев, transliterates as Nikolaev or as Nikolayev. Mykolaiv is located on a peninsula in Ukraine's steppe region 65 kilometers (40 mi) from the Black Sea along the estuary of the Southern Bug river (where it meets the Inhul River). Both the Inhul River and the Southern Bug River follow very winding courses just before they join at the northeast corner of Mykolaiv. This has created several long and narrow peninsulas just north of Mykolaiv, and the main part of Mykolaiv is itself on a peninsula at a 180-degree bend in the Southern Bug River. Mykolaiv is in a primarily flat terrain area (the steppe grain-producing region of southern Ukraine). The nearest mountains to Mykolaiv are 300 kilometres (186 miles) south, at the southern end of the Crimean Peninsula. The lack of any mountain barriers north of Mykolaiv means that very cold Arctic winds can blow south, unimpeded by any terrain elevation, to Mykolaiv in winter. The area of the city is 260 square kilometres (100 sq mi). Mykolaiv is in the second time zone (Eastern European Time). Thank you very much for views, comments and likes!
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Crimea, History, Economy, Climate
 
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Crimea is a beautiful region on the Black Sea that has long entranced visitors. The Crimean Peninsula is connected to Ukraine by two narrow necks of land, making it more like an island with a couple of natural land bridges. Crimea is a disputed region claimed by both Ukraine and Russia as part of either southern Ukraine or southwestern Russia. LOCATION Crimea is a peninsula on the northern coast of the Black Sea in Eastern Europe that is almost completely surrounded by both the Black Sea and the smaller Sea of Azov to the northeast. It is located south of the Ukrainian region of Kherson and west of the Russian region of Kuban. Crimea is Covering an area of 27,000 km2 HISTORY Crimea or Tauric Peninsula has historically been at the boundary between the classical world and the Pontic–Caspian steppe. Its southern fringe was colonised by the Greeks, the Persians, the Romans, the Byzantine Empire, the Crimean Goths, the Genoese and the Ottoman Empire. In 1783, Crimea became a part of the Russian Empire as the result of the Russo-Turkish War (1768–1774). Following the Russian Revolution of 1917, Crimea became an autonomous republic within the Russian Soviet Federation. In 1954, it was transferred to the Ukrain from the Soviet Federation. With the collapse of the Soviet Union, Ukraine was formed as an independent state in 1991. In February 2014, following the 2014 Ukrainian revolution Russian Armed Forces took over the territory. POPULATION most citizens identify as Russian. Russian currency is used and Russian laws apply. there are three official languages in the republic: Russian, Ukrainian and Crimean Tatar. However, in practice, Russian is by far the main language. Orthodox Christians made up 58% of the Crimean population, followed by Muslims (15%). CLIMATE The weather in Crimea during the summer season is very much Mediterranean. Expect relatively hot weather and lots of thunderstorms that come and go. Hot and very humid at night. In the winter snow can cover the mountains and make the roads almost impassable. However it almost never snows on the southern coast of Crimea. COMMUNICATION Simferopol International Airport's new terminal opened in from April 2018 with the ability to handle 6.5 million passengers a year. Almost every settlement in Crimea is connected with another settlement by bus lines. Crimea contains the longest (96 km or 59 mi) trolleybus route in the world. ECONOMY The main branches of the modern Crimean economy are agriculture and fishing. Other branches are manufacturing, mining, chemical, tourism and ports. Industrial plants are situated for the most part in the southern coast.
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A Closer Look To The Crimean Peninsula
 
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The Crimean Peninsula (Russian: Кры́мский полуо́стров, Ukrainian: Кри́мський піво́стрів, Crimean Tatar: Къырым ярымадасы), also known simply as Crimea (Russian: Крым, Ukrainian: Крим, Crimean Tatar: Къырым), is a major land mass on the northern coast of the Black Sea that is almost completely surrounded by water. The peninsula is located south of the Ukrainian region of Kherson and west of the Russian region of Kuban. It is surrounded by two seas: the Black Sea and the smaller Sea of Azov to the northeast. It is connected to Kherson by the Isthmus of Perekop and is separated from Kuban by the Strait of Kerch. The Arabat Spit is located to the northeast; a narrow strip of land that separates a system of lagoons named Sivash from the Sea of Azov. Crimea—or the Tauric Peninsula, as it was formerly known—has historically been at the boundary between the classical world and the Pontic-Caspian steppe. Its southern fringe was colonised by the ancient Greeks, the ancient Persians, the ancient Romans, the Byzantine Empire, the Genoese and the Ottoman Empire, while at the same time its interior was occupied by a changing cast of invading steppe nomads, such as the Cimmerians, Scythians, Sarmatians, Goths, Alans, Bulgars, Huns, Khazars, Kipchaks, and the Golden Horde. Crimea and adjacent territories were united in the Crimean Khanate during the 15th to 18th century before falling to the Russian Empire and being included into the Russian Taurida Governorate in 1802. After the Russian Revolution of 1917, Crimea became a republic within the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic in the USSR. In World War Two it was downgraded to the Crimean Oblast, and in 1954, the Crimean Oblast was transferred to the Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic. It became the Autonomous Republic of Crimea within newly independent Ukraine in 1991, with Sevastopol having its own administration, within Ukraine but outside of the Autonomous Republic. Sovereignty and control of the peninsula became the subject of an ongoing territorial dispute between Russia and Ukraine, with Russia signing a treaty of accession in March 2014 with the self-declared independent Republic of Crimea, absorbing it into the Russian Federation, though this is not recognised by Ukraine or most of the international community. The classical name Tauris or Taurica is from the Greek Ταυρική, after the peninsula's Scytho-Cimmerian inhabitants, the Tauri. Strabo and Ptolemy refer to the Strait of Kerch as the Bosporus Cimmerius, and to Cimmerium as the capital of the Taurida, whence the peninsula, or its easternmost part, was also named Promontorium Cimmerium. In English, the Crimean Khanate is referred to as Crim Tartary in the early modern period. The Italian form Crimea (and "Crimean peninsula") also becomes current during the 18th century, gradually replacing the classical name of Tauric peninsula in the course of the 19th century. The omission of the definite article in English ("Crimea" rather than "the Crimea") becomes common during the later 20th century. The name "Crimea" ultimately, via Italian, takes its origin with the name of Qırım (today's Stary Krym) which served as a capital of the Crimean province of the Golden Horde. The name of the capital was extended to the entire peninsula at some point during Ottoman suzerainty. The origin of the name Qırım itself is uncertain.
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Ukraine Documentary: The history of Crimea
 
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Ukraine Documentary: The history of Crimea The Crimean Peninsula, also known simply as Crimea, is a major land mass on the northern coast of the Black Sea that is almost completely surrounded by water. The peninsula is located south of the Ukrainian mainland and west of the Russian region of Kuban. It is surrounded by two seas: the Black Sea and the smaller Sea of Azov to the east. It is connected with the Ukrainian mainland by the Isthmus of Perekop and is separated from Kuban by the Strait of Kerch. The Arabat Spit is located to the northeast; a narrow strip of land that separates a system of lagoons named Sivash from the Sea of Azov. Crimea—or the Tauric Peninsula, as it was formerly known—has historically been at the boundary between the classical world and the Pontic-Caspian steppe. Its southern fringe was colonised by the ancient Greeks, the ancient Persians, the ancient Romans, the Byzantine Empire, the Genoese and the Ottoman Empire, while at the same time its interior was occupied by a changing cast of invading steppe nomads, such as the Cimmerians, Scythians, Sarmatians, Goths, Alans, Bulgars, Huns, Khazars, Kipchaks, and the Golden Horde. Crimea and adjacent territories were united in the Crimean Khanate during the 15th to 18th century before falling to the Russian Empire and being organised as its Taurida Oblast in 1783. After the Russian Revolution of 1917, Crimea became a republic within the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic in the USSR. In World War Two it was downgraded to the Crimean Oblast, and in 1954 the Crimean Oblast was transferred to the Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic. It became the Autonomous Republic of Crimea within newly independent Ukraine in 1991, with Sevastopol having its own administration, within Ukraine but outside of the Autonomous Republic. Sovereignty and control of the peninsula became the subject of the ongoing 2014 Crimean crisis, a territorial dispute between Russia and Ukraine. During the crisis, unmarked pro-Russian and Russian forces took over most of Crimea and also occupied several localities in Kherson Oblast on the Arabat Spit, which is geographically a part of Crimea. Then, in March 2014, Russia signed a treaty of accession with the self-declared independent Republic of Crimea, absorbing it into the Russian Federation, though this is not recognised by Ukraine or most of the international community. Russia withdrew its forces from southern Kherson in December 2014 and Ukraine now effectively only controls the northern areas of the Arabat Spit and Syvash Sea. ee all my other videos here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCkYAc57Wrmw4nr0EfhoRNuQ Click Here To Subscribe - Never Miss A Video! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCkYAc57Wrmw4nr0EfhoRNuQ See all my other videos here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCkYAc57Wrmw4nr0EfhoRNuQ Twitter: https://twitter.com/pgerrits Udemy: https://www.udemy.com/u/patrickgerrits/ Linkedin: http://nl.linkedin.com/in/patrickgerrits/
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Black Sea and Cape Tarkhankut, Crimea
 
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Black Sea and Cape Tarkhankut, Crimea The Tarkhankut Peninsula (Ukrainian: Тарханкутський півострів, Russian: Тарханкутский полуостров, Crimean Tatar: Tarhanqut yarımadası)) is the peninsula which constitutes the western extremity of Crimea into the Black sea. Its northern shore is a southern coast of the Karkinit Bay. [1] Its westernmost point is Cape Priboyny, to the south of it is Cape Tarkhankut. The terrain of the peninsula is the Tarkhankut Highlands. Cape Tarkhankut is a south-western cape of the Tarkhankut Peninsula, Crimea.[2] The Tarkhankut lighthouse is located on the cape. INFO SOURCE : WIKIPEDIA https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tarkhankut_Peninsula MAP: GOOGLE MAP -~-~~-~~~-~~-~- Please watch: "Zee Horror Show Postmortem Part 4" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_a6LhDM8KHk -~-~~-~~~-~~-~- Visit our Website. https://thisdayinhistory2.blogspot.com ******************************************************************* ******************************************************************* DISCLAIMER: This Channel DOES NOT Promote or encourage Any illegal activities , all contents provided by This Channel is meant for Entertainment PURPOSE only . Copyright Disclaimer Under Section 107 of the Copyright Act 1976, allowance is made for "fair use" for purposes such as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching, scholarship, and research. Fair use is a use permitted by copyright statute that might otherwise be infringing. Non-profit, educational or personal use tips the balance in favor of fair use.
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Crimean peninsula,Ukraine
 
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Navy ships sail through Bosphorus Strait to rejoin Black Sea fleet
 
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Two Russian ships returned to Istanbul's Bosphorus Strait on Tuesday to join their fleet in the Black Sea. The naval vessels- called "Novocherkassk"and "Georgypobedonosets" crossed the Bosphorus on Tuesday morning. The Bosphorus Strait links Turkey's Sea of Marmara to the Black Sea, where the Crimean Peninsula is located. Formerly part of Ukraine, a recent referendum there resulted in the peninsula being annexed by Russia. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/12447f363f089a310cf598b3c78236f7 Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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Crimean Peninsula Etc. Schedule
 
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Scheduled to leave Sedjove Ukraine on the north-eastern Sea of Azoz and travel (drive) to the south-eastern side of the Sea of Azoz and then counter-clockwise around the Crimean Peninsula on the Black Sea Coast - then Kherson and Odessa - moshet bit (Maybe) into Moldava or Romania from there and towards Litice nad Orlice where Litice Castle is - which Lititz PA was named after by the Moravians (ancestors - first 'Protestants') when they went from there to Germany and then America via being sponsored by Count Zinzendorf.
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Ukraine: Crimea Explained in 60 seconds - BBC News
 
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Subscribe to BBC News www.youtube.com/bbcnews Watch a brief history of Crimea. It's located on a peninsula stretching out from the south of Ukraine between the Black Sea and the Sea of Azov Subscribe http://www.youtube.com/bbcnews Check out our website: http://www.bbc.com/news Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/bbcworldnews Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/bbcworld Instagram: http://instagram.com/bbcnews
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Royal Navy warship swarmed by force of Russian jets in Black Sea raid
 
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Royal Navy warship swarmed by force of Russian jets in Black Sea raid The action took place earlier this year as HMS Duncan sailed 30 miles off the coast of Crimea – the closest any British Royal Navy warship has come since Russia annexed the peninsula in 2014. The worrying display of airborne aggression, captured on camera by a Channel 5 documentary crew embarked on Duncan, has been branded ‘unprecedented’ by naval top brass At points the warplanes hurtled just a few hundred feet away from the £1bn destroyer, while brazenly ignoring repeated warnings from the ship. The Russian pilots were flying so dangerously close to Duncan’s high-powered radar system that their jets’ electronics could have been scrambled, causing the planes to crash – and potentially sparking a major international incident.
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Ancient Civilizations Arabian Peninsula to the Syrian Desert
 
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From the Arabian Peninsula, we look at an ancient caravan route through the desert to Syria. ; Along the way, several lush oases in the otherwise barren Syrian desert come to our rescue in the form of Marib and Petra, cite of the great tomb of Aaron that is carved out of a rock face, along with the beautiful city of Palmyra in Syria. Early development The period from the middle of the 2nd millennium BCE to the beginning of the Common Era saw societies in Western Asia, the Mediterranean, China and the Indian subcontinent develop major transportation networks for trade. One of the vital instruments which facilitated long distance trade was portage and the domestication of beasts of burden. Organized caravans, visible by the 2nd millennium BCE, could carry goods across a large distance as fodder was mostly available along the way. The domestication of camels allowed Arabian nomads to control the long distance trade in spices and silk from the Far East to the Arabian Peninsula. Caravans were useful in long-distance trade largely for carrying luxury goods, the transportation of cheaper goods across large distances was not profitable for caravan operators. With productive developments in iron and bronze technologies, newer trade routes—dispensing innovations of civilizations—began to rise. Maritime trade Evidence of maritime trade between civilizations dates back at least two millennia. Navigation was known in Sumer between the 4th and the 3rd millennium BCE, and was probably known by the Indians and the Chinese people before the Sumerians. The Egyptians had trade routes through the Red Sea, importing spices from the "Land of Punt" (East Africa) and from Arabia. Evolution of Indian trade networks. The main map shows the routes since Mughal times, Inset A shows the major prehistorical cultural currents, B: pre-Mauryan routes, C: Mauryan routes, D: routes c. 1st century CE, and E: the "Z" shaped region of developed roads. Maritime trade began with safer coastal trade and evolved with the manipulation of the monsoon winds, soon resulting in trade crossing boundaries such as the Arabian Sea and the Bay of Bengal. South Asia had multiple maritime trade routes which connected it to Southeast Asia, thereby making the control of one route resulting in maritime monopoly difficult. Indian connections to various Southeast Asian states buffered it from blockages on other routes. By making use of the maritime trade routes, bulk commodity trade became possible for the Romans in the 2nd century BCE. A Roman trading vessel could span the Mediterranean in a month at one-sixtieth the cost of over-land routes. Visible trade routes The peninsula of Anatolia lay on the commercial land routes to Europe from Asia as well as the sea route from the Mediterranean to the Black Sea. Records from the 19th century BCE attest to the existence of an Assyrian merchant colony at Kanesh in Cappadocia (now in modern Turkey). Trading networks of the Old World included the Grand Trunk Road of India and the Incense Road of Arabia. A transportation network consisting of hard-surfaced highways, using concrete made from volcanic ash and lime, was built by the Romans as early as 312 BCE, during the times of the Censor Appius Claudius Caecus. Parts of the Mediterranean world, Roman Britain, Tigris-Euphrates river system and North Africa fell under the reach of this network at some point of their history.
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Yalta, Crimea - Russia/Ukraine. HD Travel.
 
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Find hotel for best price here http://hotellook.com/?marker=86708.youtube The City of Yalta (Ukrainian and Russian: Я́лта; Crimean Tatar: Yalta) is a resort city on the south coast of the Crimean Peninsula surrounded by the Black Sea. It serves as the administrative center of Yalta Municipality, one of the regions within Crimea. The city is located on the site of an ancient Greek colony, said to have been founded by the Greek conquerors who were looking for a safe shore (γιαλός – yalos in Greek) on which to land. It is situated on a deep bay facing south towards the Black Sea, surrounded by the mountain range Ai-Petri. It has a warm humid subtropical climate and surrounded by numerous vineyards and orchards.
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Ялта Крым: Пляж город рынок
 
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Ялта находится приблизительно на одной географической широте с известными итальянскими городами Равенной и Генуей. Солнце сияет здесь в среднем 2250 часов в году — это примерно столько же, сколько в Ницце, Каннах, Сан-Ремо и других средиземноморских курортах, и больше, чем в Сочи и Кисловодске. Климат Ялты — средиземноморский до высоты 200 м над уровнем моря; выше этого уровня среднеянварские температуры опускаются уже ниже 2° и растительность постепенно теряет свой субтропический характер[9]. Характеризуется мягкой и дождливой зимой, прохладной весной, жарким и длительным летом и долгой тёплой осенью. Самую важную роль играет сочетание тёплого, незамерзающего моря и Крымских гор, которые поднимаются стеной на пути холодных ветров. Средняя температура июля +24,1 °C, средняя температура января +4,0 °C, в морозные зимы, при вторжении холодного арктического циклона или сибирского антициклона температура может снижаться до отрицательных значений. Нередко бывают даже в январе по-настоящему тёплые, солнечные дни, когда термометр показывает +20 °C. Январь 2006 года был аномально холодным для Ялты: температура опускалась до −10,2 °C. Крым , ранее — Таврида (греч. Ταυρίδα)) — полуостров в северной части Чёрного моря, с северо-востока омывается Азовским морем. Бо́льшая часть полуострова является объектом территориальных разногласий между Россией, контролирующей её с марта 2014 года, и Украиной. Большинство государств — членов ООН продолжают рассматривать весь Крым как часть Украины[2][3]. Согласно федеративному устройству России, на спорной территории Крыма располагаются субъекты Российской Федерации Республика Крым и город федерального значения Севастополь. Согласно административному делению Украины, здесь располагаются Автономная Республика Крым и город со специальным статусом Севастополь. Северная часть Арабатской стрелки относится к Херсонской области Украины и не является объектом территориальных разногласий.
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Погода в Севастополе.  14 декабря. 2018 г.
 
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Город на юго-западе Крымского полуострова, на побережье Чёрного моря. Незамерзающий морской торговый и рыбный порт.. Носит звание «Город-Герой». City in the South-West of the Crimean Peninsula, on the black sea coast. Ice-free sea trade and fishing port.. Has the title of "Hero City".
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Russia showcases navy muscle in Crimea
 
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Russia's Black Sea Fleet celebrated fifth anniversary of annexing Crimea by welcoming Crimeans on board one of their most celebrated naval vessels. Naval officers conducted tours on board the vessel which civilians otherwise rarely get to see. The frigate has recently returned from the Mediterranean Sea where it bolstered Russia's military presence in Syria. President Vladimir Putin who also came to the peninsula inaugurated two new power stations in Crimea Ukraine says it wants Crimea back and most countries still recognize it as Ukrainian territory. Russia says the matter is closed forever, and that a 2014 referendum held after Russian forces secured the peninsula showed Crimeans want to be part of Russia. Watch Live: http://www.presstv.com/live.html YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/videosptv/ Twitter: http://twitter.com/PressTV LiveLeak: http://www.liveleak.com/c/PressTV Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/PRESSTV Google+: http://plus.google.com/+VideosPTV Instagram: http://instagram.com/presstvchannel #PressTV #News #Iran
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Cenote Angelita: "Underwater River"
 
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Cenote Angelita: "Underwater River" Camera: Anatoly Beloshchin. www.anatoly.pro Cenote Angelita information: - Location: Mexico, 22km. to the south of Tulum - Maximum depth: 59m. - Fresh water: 0-29m. - A layer of hydrogen sulfide: 29-31m. - Fresh water: 31-59m.
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Russian military monitors US warship guide missile destroyer USS Donald Cook in Black Sea
 
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Russian military monitors US warship guide missile destroyer USS Donald Cook in Black Sea Russia’s Black Sea Fleet is monitoring movements of the US guided-missile destroyer USS Donald Cook, which had entered the Black Sea, the Russian Defense Ministry’s National Defense Control Center said on Saturday. "Forces of the Black Sea Fleet have begun tracking the guided-missile destroyer USS Donald Cook immediately after she made a transit into the Black Sea," the center said. According to the center, "the Black Sea Fleet guard ship Pytlivy began tracking the movements of the US naval ship immediately. Besides, the US ship will be monitored with the help of the fleet’s electronic and technical means. USS Donald Cook entered the Black Sea at 8.50 p.m., the National Defense Control Center specified. The top brass recalled that under the Montreux Convention, which regulates transit and navigation through the Bosphorus and Dardanelles Straits, the USS Donald Cook cannot stay in the Black Sea longer than 21 days, as a naval warship belonging to a country without a Black Sea coastline. Earlier in the day, the US 6th Fleet’s press service reported that the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Donald Cook began its transit of the Dardanelles Strait heading into the Black Sea "to conduct maritime security operations and enhance regional maritime stability, combined readiness and naval capability with our NATO allies and partners in the region.". The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer was navigating the Dardanelles Strait in Turkey on January 19 as it headed north toward the Black Sea, the U.S. Navy said in a statement. “The U.S. Navy routinely operates in the Black Sea consistent with the Montreux Convention and international law,” the statement said. It did not say when it expected the ship to reach the Black Sea, but the TASS news agency quoted the Russian Defense Ministry’s Defense Control Center as saying it is “tracking the movements” of the Donald Cook, which according to international convention may stay in the Black Sea for no longer than 21 days. Tensions in the region have been heightened since November 25 when Russian security forces fired on, boarded, and then seized three Ukrainian vessels near the Kerch Strait, which links the Black Sea and the Sea of Azov. Moscow claims the Ukrainian vessels illegally entered Russian territorial waters near Crimea, the Ukrainian peninsula that Russia occupied and took over in 2014. It is holding 24 Ukrainian sailors for possible trial on charges of illegal border crossing. The United States, European Union, and other Western countries have called for their release. "The United States and the U.S. Navy continue to stand alongside our allies in defense of shared regional interests and maritime stability," Commander Matthew J. Powel, commanding officer of Donald Cook, said in the Navy statement. "Our arrival into the Black Sea will showcase the Navy's interoperability in pursuit of common security objectives, enabling us to respond effectively to future crises or deterring aggression," he added. U.S. national security adviser John Bolton said in December that there will be no substantial meeting between President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin while Moscow still holds the Ukrainian ships and sailors. Russia moved swiftly to seize control over Crimea after Moscow-friendly Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych was pushed from power in Kyiv by the pro-European Maidan protest movement in February 2014. Putin's government sent troops without insignia to the peninsula, seized key buildings, took control of the regional legislature, and staged a referendum denounced as illegitimate by at least 100 countries at the UN. Russia also fomented unrest and backed opponents of Kyiv in eastern Ukraine, where more than 10,300 people have been killed in the ensuing conflict since April 2014. The International Criminal Court (ICC) ruled in November 2016 that the fighting in eastern Ukraine is "an international armed conflict between Ukraine and the Russian Federation." Subscribe Now : https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC0IlEuu4TA9wq1u60tLMqBw?sub_confirmation=1 Facebook: https://facebook.com/USMilitaryNewsVideos Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/militaryvideos_ Twitter:
Russia: Black Sea Fleet test their readiness with explosive military drills in Crimea
 
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Russia’s Black Sea Fleet units held training on Saturday at the Crimean range on Opuk as a part of mass snap exercises. The drills are taking place in the Western, Southern and Central Military Districts, a huge area of Eurasia from Irkutsk in the east to St. Petersburg in the west, and Dagestan in the south to Murmansk, just above the Arctic Circle. Video ID: 20160827-013 Video on Demand: http://www.ruptly.tv Contact: [email protected] Twitter: http://twitter.com/Ruptly Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/Ruptly
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Russia holds military exercise in Black Sea
 
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The Russian naval and armed forces on Thursday staged joint military exercises in the Black Sea, on the coast of the Crimean peninsula. Crimea separated from Ukraine and voted to return to Russia in 2014 after the ousting of former President Viktor Yanukovich, which has dragged relations between Russia and the West to a low level. Subscribe to us on Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/user/CCTVNEWSbeijing Download for IOS: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cctvnews-app/id922456579?l=zh&ls=1&mt=8 Download for Android: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.imib.cctv Follow us on: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cctvnewschina Twitter: https://twitter.com/CCTVNEWS Google+: https://plus.google.com/+CCTVNEWSbeijing Tumblr: http://cctvnews.tumblr.com/ Weibo: http://weibo.com/cctvnewsbeijing
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Two Navy ships boost US presence in Black Sea
 
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Two Navy ships boost US presence in Black Sea SUBSCRIBE my channel here: https://goo.gl/F8gn4Z G+ here: https://goo.gl/UzMJVe ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- A destroyer and a transport vessel are conducting separate missions in the Black Sea, only the second time since 2014 that two Navy vessels have operated simultaneously in this tense region for more than just exercises. The USNS Carson City is the first expeditionary fast-transport vessel ever to enter the Black Sea. It is conducting support operations while the Arleigh Burke-class destroyer USS Carney patrols the waters. Both entered the Black Sea last week, officials said. The Navy has been increasing its presence in the Black Sea in the past two years as Russia deploys more naval forces — particularly submarines — in the region. In February, the USS Ross and USS Carney were the first two Navy ships to patrol the Black Sea in tandem since the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, just before Russia’s seizure of Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula. Moscow views any Navy ship entering the Black Sea as an intrusion in its territory, said Jim Holmes, a professor of strategy at the Naval War College. They would be all the more upset by two ships operating there, even if one is a transport vessel. “They see it as a Russian lake and would prefer for outsiders to remain out,” Holmes said. Russia isn’t as proprietary about the Black Sea as China is about the South China Sea, largely because Turkey controls the only access between the Black Sea and the Mediterranean, Holmes said, but it still sees any NATO presence as provocative. Navy officials say warships are sent in to help safeguard the region. “Carney’s arrival in the Black Sea demonstrates our continued commitment to security and stability in the region,” Cmdr. Tyson Young, the Carney’s commanding officer, said in a statement. The Carson City has been carrying personnel and equipment, including for exercise Noble Partner in Georgia, and will remain here for a week more. This vessel has only light, defensive weaponry, but when combined... ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
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Crisis in Ukraine : Russia Extends its Control over the Black Sea and Strategic Waterways
 
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Crisis in Ukraine: Russia Extends its Control over the Black Sea and Strategic Waterways On May 15, President Vladimir Putin took part in the opening ceremony of the Crimean Bridge – “a super 19-kilometre-long construction” linking Crimea to Russia’s Krasnodar region. This bridge is strategic and broader the economic and geopolitical implications in the region. The decision of Crimea to join the Russian Federation has strategic and geopolitical implications. The union of Crimea with Russia redefines both the geography as well as the geopolitical chessboard in the Black Sea basin. It constitutes a major setback for US-NATO, whose longstanding objective has been to integrate Ukraine into NATO with a view to undermining Russia, while extending Western military presence in the Black Sea basin. With the March 18, 2014 Treaty signed between Russia and Crimea, the Russian Federation will extend its control over the Black Sea as well over the Sea of Azov, the West coastline of which borders on Eastern Ukraine and the Donesk region. Under the agreement between Russia and Crimea announced by president Putin, two “constituent regions” of Crimea will join the Russian Federation: the “Republic of Crimea” and the “City of Sevastopol”. Both will have the status of “autonomous regions”. The status of Sevastopol as an autonomous entity separate from Crimea is related to the location of Russia’s Naval base in Sevastopol. Since the break-up of the Soviet Union, Russia retained its naval base in Sevastopol under a bilateral agreement with Ukraine. With the signing of the March 18th Treaty, that agreement is null and void. Sevastopol including the Russian naval base become part of an autonomous region within the Russian Federation. The naval base is no within Ukraine under a lease agreement. Moreover, Crimea’s territorial waters now belong to the Russian Federation. Russia now formally controls a much larger portion of the Black Sea, which includes the entire coastline of the Crimean peninsula. The Eastern part of Crimea –including the Kerch straits– are now under Russia’s jurisdiction control. On the Eastern side of the Kerch straits is Russia’s Krasnodar region and extending southwards are the port cities of Novorossiysk and Sochi. Novorossiysk is also strategic. It is Russia’s largest commercial port on the Black Sea, at the cross-roads of major oil and gas pipelines between the Black Sea and Caspian sea. Historically, the Kerch straits have played a strategic role. They constitute a gateway from the Black Sea to Russia’s major waterways including the Don and the Volga. During World War II, the Kerch peninsula occupied by Nazi Germany was an important point of transit by land and water. In the coldest months of Winter, it became an ice bridge linking Crimea to the Krasnodar region. The Kerch straits are about 5 kilometers in length and 4.5 km. wide at the narrowest point between the tip of Eastern Crimea and the peninsula of Taman. Kerch is a major commercial port linked to railway, ferry and river routes. the integration of Crimea into the Russian Federation means that Moscow is now in full control of the Kerch Straits linking the Black Sea to the Sea of Azov. The Ukrainian authorities are no longer in control of the port of Kerch. The bilateral agreement between Russia and Ukraine governing the maritime route through the Kerch straights has been scrapped. The straits constitute an entry point into Russia’s major river waterways. The Sea of Azov connects with the Don River and the Volga, through the Volga Don Canal. In turn, the Volga flows into the Caspian sea. The Kerch straits are strategic. The Kerch-Yenikalskiy Canal allows large vessels to transit from the Black sea to the Sea of Azov. the Kerch Straits link the Black Sea to the Volga which in turn connects to the Moscow river through the Volga-Moskva canal. Full control of the narrow Kerch straits by Russia ensures unimpeded maritime transit from the Black Sea to Russia’s capital as well as the maritime route to the Caspian Sea. The Russia-Ukraine 2013 agreement pertaining to the construction of the bridge had, for all purposes already been scrapped before March 16. Crimea’s union to Russia was already in the pipeline prior to the referendum, it was a fait accompli. Less than two weeks before the March 16 Referendum, at the height of the crisis in Ukraine, Russia’s Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev ordered the state-road building corporation “Russian Highways” “to create a subsidiary company that will oversee the building of a bridge across the Kerch Strait”. This bridge would largely be geared towards train transport routes linking Western and Eastern Europe to the Caspian Sea basin, Kazakhstan and China. subscribe: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC9IFRHTtYJFjhI5fBrLIJiQ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DNA997
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Ukraine Backs Martial Law After Gunfire at Sea
 
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Nov 26, 2018 – KYIV — The Ukrainian parliament has voted to impose martial law for 30 days after Russian forces fired on Ukrainian ships and seized 23 sailors in the Black Sea off the coast of the Russian-controlled Crimean Peninsula. http://marygreeley.com/?p=78172 marygreeley.com Twitter - https://twitter.com/Lucky_finds Patreon https://www.patreon.com/user?u=3969921 PayPal paypal.me/Marygreeley https://www.paypal.com/pools/c/7ZFN5i3TVd https://www.paypal.com/donate/?token=IhqBlUUP7tdIytQZT92rsRS9cbqiK2Y-8Aa9-d1zJlaZDRb7ioZJLrY_On7fChawt2nRrG&country.x=US&locale.x=US
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Europe
 
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Europe is one of the world's seven continents. Comprising the westernmost peninsula of Eurasia, Europe is generally divided from Asia to its east by the water divide of the Ural Mountains, the Ural River, the Caspian Sea, the Caucasus region (specification of borders) and the Black Sea to the southeast. Europe is bordered by the Arctic Ocean and other bodies of water to the north, the Atlantic Ocean to the west, the Mediterranean Sea to the south, and the Black Sea and connected waterways to the southeast. Yet the borders for Europe is a concept dating back to classical antiquity which are somewhat arbitrary, as the term continent can refer to a cultural and political distinction or a physiographic one. Europe is the world's second-smallest continent by surface area, covering about 10,180,000 square kilometres (3,930,000 sq mi) or 2% of the Earth's surface and about 6.8% of its land area. Of Europe's approximately 50 states, Russia is the largest by both area and population (although the country has territory in both Europe and Asia), while the Vatican City is the smallest. Europe is the third-most populous continent after Asia and Africa, with a population of 731 million or about 11% of the world's population. Europe, in particular Ancient Greece, is the birthplace of Western culture. It played a predominant role in global affairs from the 16th century onwards, especially after the beginning of colonialism. Between the 16th and 20th centuries, European nations controlled at various times the Americas, most of Africa, Oceania, and large portions of Asia. Both World Wars were largely focused upon Europe, greatly contributing to a decline in Western European dominance in world affairs by the mid-20th century as the United States and Soviet Union took prominence. During the Cold War, Europe was divided along the Iron Curtain between NATO in the west and the Warsaw Pact in the east. European integration led to the formation of the Council of Europe and the European Union in Western Europe, both of which have been expanding eastward since the fall of the Soviet Union in 1991.
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Tensions in Black Sea As Russian and Ukrainian Ships Clash Near Strategic Bridge
 
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MOSCOW (AP) — Russia and Ukraine traded accusations over an incident at sea Sunday near the disputed Crimean Peninsula, increasing tensions between both countries and prompting Moscow to block passage through the Kerch Strait. Russia’s coast guard said that three Ukrainian navy ships made an unauthorized crossing through Russian territorial waters, while Ukraine alleged that one of its boats was rammed by a Russian coast guard vessel. The Kerch Strait is a narrow body of water nestled between Crimea and the Russian mainland. The incident began after the Ukrainian navy claimed a Russian coast guard vessel rammed one of its tugboats, which was traveling with two Ukrainian navy artillery boats from Odessa on the Black Sea to Mariupol in the Sea of Azov, via the Kerch Strait. “Russian coast guard vessels … carried out openly aggressive actions against Ukrainian navy ships,” the Ukrainian navy statement said. It said a Russian coast guard ship damaged the tugboat’s engine, hull, side railing and a lifeboat. The statement added that Russia had been informed in advance about the planned journey. Russia then blocked off the strait. The move comes after months of growing tensions between Ukraine and Russia, which annexed Crimea from Ukraine in 2014 and has steadily worked to increase its zone of control around the peninsula. The Kerch Strait is the only passage into the Sea of Azov beyond it. The strait is crossed by the recently completed Kerch Bridge, connecting Crimea to Russia. Transit under the bridge has been blocked by a tanker ship, and dozens of cargo ships awaiting passage are stuck. Russia has not given any indication of how long it will keep the strait blocked off, but a long-term closure to civilian traffic would amount to an economic blockade of Ukrainian cities on the Azov coast. And Russia’s Black Sea Fleet greatly outmatches the Ukrainian navy. Ukrainian cities on the Sea of Azov include strategically vital centers such as Mariupol — the closest government-controlled city to Donetsk and Luhansk, the breakaway regions of eastern Ukraine controlled by Russia-backed separatists. Russia’s Federal Security Service, known as the FSB, told Russian news agencies Sunday that the Ukrainian ships held their course and violated Russian territorial waters. The FSB accused the Ukrainian navy of staging a provocation against Russia. “Their goal is clear,” an FSB statement said — “to create a conflict situation in the region.” The statement didn’t mention ramming a Ukrainian tugboat. Though a 2003 treaty designates the Kerch Strait and Sea of Azov as shared territorial waters, Russia has been asserting greater control over the passage since 2015. The Ukrainian Foreign Ministry said in a statement that Russia’s actions were a violation of the U.N. Charter and international law, and pledged to “promptly inform our partners about Russia’s aggressive actions.” “Such actions pose a threat to the security of all states in the Black Sea region,” the statement said, “and therefore require a clear response from the international community.” Dmitry Kiselyov, a commentator on the state-controlled Rossiya channel, told viewers of his Sunday evening news program that Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko — encouraged by the U.S. — is looking to pick a fight with Russia in the Black Sea. The talk show host also said that the U.S. talked Poroshenko into staging a provocation against Russia as a means to disrupt the upcoming meeting between Presidents Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump at this week’s Group of 20 summit in Argentina. “What is happening now at the (Kerch) bridge threatens to turn into a very unpleasant story,” Kiselyov warned. http://bit.ly/2Bwy0hF Subscribe To The New Channel: https://www.youtube.com/POTUSTrumpKAG ✝ Please Donate Just $1 A Month. Thank you 😉 https://www.paypal.me/POTUSTrumpMAGA #POTUSTrumpMAGA #POTUSTrumpKAG Visit The Website For Exclusive Videos! https://www.POTUSTrumpMAGA.com
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Europe Map | यूरोप का मानचित्र | World Map | World Geography
 
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World Map Series | Part 1 - https://bit.ly/2pDdyoL World Map | Asia | Part 2 - https://bit.ly/2G32qMc World Map | Europe | Part 3 - https://bit.ly/2IPXmbC World Map | North America | Part 4 - https://bit.ly/2G6m4qM World Map | South America | Part 5 - https://bit.ly/2JHdvRq World Map | Africa | Part 6 - https://bit.ly/2J6z6Sr World Map | Australian Continent | Part 7 - https://bit.ly/2JxBiSk Great Lakes of North America - https://bit.ly/2GbqAzZ Trick to Remember Countries on Equator - https://bit.ly/2J7lu9F Countries Through which Tropic of Cancer is Passing - https://bit.ly/2G7pYeU Countries Through which Tropic of Capricorn is Passing - https://bit.ly/2G7SEUY Indian States on International Borders with Map - https://bit.ly/2GmgJei Trick to Remember Indian States on Tropic of Cancer - https://bit.ly/2IPZYq7 We have Covered following thing in this Video : Scandinavian countries Map Jutland peninsula Map Iberian Peninsula Map Iberian Peninsula Countries Map Italian Peninsula Map Balkan peninsula Map Balkan peninsula countries Map Benelux countries Map Baltic peninsula Map Baltic countries Map British Island Map British Isles Map United Kingdom Map ural mountains map Map black sea map Map Baltic Sea Map English Channel Map Norwegian Sea‎ Map North Sea‎ Map Irish Sea Map Mediterranean Sea Map Gibraltar sea Map Strait of Gibraltar Map Mont Blanc Map Caucasus Mountains Map alps mountains Map Alps Map Map Bosphorus strait Map Bosphorus sea Map Balearic island Map Balearic sea Map Canary Islands Map Kerch Strait Map extreme points of Europe Map
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How to Pronounce Crimea
 
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Learn how to say Crimea with Japanese accent. Crimea (kurimia): In Japanese, it can be written as クリミア . "The Crimean Peninsula (Russian: Крымский полуостров, Ukrainian: Кримський півострів, Crimean Tatar: Qırım yarımadası), also known simply as Crimea, is a major land mass on the northern coast of the Black Sea that is almost completely surrounded by water. The peninsula is located south of the Ukrainian mainland and west of the Russian region of Kuban. It is surrounded by two seas: the Black Sea and the smaller Sea of Azov to the east. It is connected with the Ukrainian mainland by the Isthmus of Perekop and is separated from Kuban by the Strait of Kerch. The Arabat Spit is located to the northeast; a narrow strip of land that separates a system of lagoons named Sivash from the Sea of Azov." - from Wikipedia For more pronunciation of Japanese words, please check: http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL4JALsptyAzrbc1xVMxjj2QA1jgYAwrDV Or how Foreign Words are pronunced in Japan, please check: http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL4JALsptyAzrqkXyiz34ldUlYEYKQwkRW For more playlist, please check below: https://www.youtube.com/user/JapaneseEng101/playlists
USS Taylor sails through Strait, reported to be heading for Black Sea
 
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A US warship returned to Istanbul's Bosphorus Strait on Tuesday for the second time in as many months as Vice President Joe Biden visited Ukraine amid high tension in the region. The frigate USS Taylor was en route to the Black Sea, according to Turkey's private Dogan News Agency. The Bosphorus Strait links Turkey's Sea of Marmara to the Black Sea, where the Crimean Peninsula is located. Formerly part of the Ukraine, a recent referendum there resulted in the peninsula being annexed by Russia. Biden's trip comes days after the US, Russia, Ukraine and Europe signed an agreement in Geneva calling for Moscow to use its influence to get pro-Russian forces to leave the numerous government buildings they now occupy in cites throughout eastern Ukraine. The US asserted on Monday that publicly available photographs from Twitter and other media show that some of the troops in eastern Ukraine were Russian special forces, and the US said the photos support its case that Moscow is using its military to stir unrest in Ukraine. The USS Taylor was in the Black Sea in February on a "routine trip," according to the US Navy, when it ran aground near the Turkish port city of Samsun. Russia accused Turkey of violating the 1936 Montreux Convention by permitting the US ship to remain in the Black Sea for longer than the time allowed as the USS Taylor underwent repairs. Ankara denied the allegations. According to a 1936 agreement that regulates traffic in the Turkish straits, military ships of non-littoral (not lying along the shore) states are not allowed to stay over 21 days in the Black Sea. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/a7deabbc7d37b957054fb7d435a5c171 Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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Kids, Crabs and the Best Day Ever - Yorke Peninsula, South Australia
 
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'Kids, Crabs and the Best Day Ever" by Randy Larcombe is part of the South Australian Tourism Commission's Through Local Eyes film project. Shot on location at Black Point, Yorke Peninsula, South Australia Film credits: Directed, shot and edited by Randy Larcombe Additional footage: Estelle Chapple and the kids Production and titles: Suzi Ting Music: Never Feel Lonely by Max Brodie
Russia Closes Kerch Strait Connecting Donbas to Black Sea
 
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Russia has made the Kerch Strait off limits for ship travel. The strait connects the Black Sea and the Sea of Azov, separating the Kerch Peninsula of Crimea from the Krasnodar region of Russia. The reason given for the closure was installation of arch spans for a new bridge. _ Follow UATV English: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/UATVEN Twitter: https://twitter.com/UATV_en Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/uatv.en Medium: https://medium.com/@UATV_English
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Walking and boat trip in Yalta ~ Virtual City Tour in Crimea 4K UHD
 
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Yalta Travel Guide. Crimean cities. Amazing places around the world 4k. Yalta is a resort city on the south coast of the Crimean Peninsula surrounded by the Black Sea. The city is located on the site of an ancient Greek colony, said to have been founded by the Greek conquerors who were looking for a safe shore (γιαλός – yalos in Greek) on which to land. Walking and boat trip in Saint Petersburg - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QerG0MFdYag 00:00 - Ялта, гора Ай-Петри 00:27 - памятник Ленину 01:05 - набережная имени Ленина (Ялтинская набережная) 08:01- памятник Краснову 09:16 - памятник Юлиану Семёнову 09:35 - улица Гоголя 10:15 - улица Коммунаров 10:22 - памятник Горькому 10:53 - Приморский парк 11:11 - памятник Чехову 13:13 - верёвочный парк 15:15- Ливадийский дворец 17:14 - Ливадия 21:17 - набережная имени Ленина 29:26 - Прогулки на катере в Ялте 33:04 - Массандровский парк 35:55 - Массандровский пляж 37:55 - прогулки на катере в Ялте и Гурзуфе 40:45 - Гурзуф 42:18 - гора Медведь и Адалары 42:37 - детский лагерь Артек 43:01 - Адалары, Артек, гора Медведь 43:46 - Массандровские пляжи 44:14 - Эйфелева башня на Массандровском пляже 45:37 - Прогулка по вечерней набережной Ялты 47:58 - мотоциклы байкеров 50:06 - панорамный ресторан Чайка 51:38 - смешная собака 53:53 - ресторан Белый лев 55:01 - улица Игнатенко 55:35 - гостиница Крым (Московская улица) Nature Playlists: Crimea 4К https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL3q425sB2nfLJMqOY7g6gPNigq-aHE8Yw Amazing places 4K https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL3q425sB2nfLvqCSpHvMWOB5uw-8K_VbL Relaxing Nature sounds https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL3q425sB2nfI6OnlLUXRu11u3gEmpQeI3 Videographer: Sergey Khvostov (Сергей Хвостов) Сamera: Sony FDR-AX100 / 4К UHD 25 fps 3-Axis gimbal stabilizer Profi 2017, microphone Sony ECM-XYST1M. Instagram https://www.instagram.com/sergey.khvostov/ My channel https://www.youtube.com/user/SergKhvostov/featured?disable_polymer=1 VK Вконтакте https://vk.com/id14521713 #walkingtour #traveltour #videotour #citywalks #citytour #yalta #blacksea #travel #tourism
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[Wikipedia] Crimea
 
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The Crimean Peninsula (Crimean Tatar: Къырым ярымадасы, Qırım yarımadası; Ukrainian: Кри́мський піво́стрів, Kryms'kıy pivostriv; Russian: Кры́мский полуо́стров, Krymskiy poluostrov;), also known simply as Crimea (/kraɪˈmiːə/; Crimean Tatar: Къырым, Qırım; Ukrainian: Крим, Krym; Russian: Крым, Krym, Greek: Κριμαία), is a major land mass on the northern coast of the Black Sea that is almost completely surrounded by both the Black Sea and the smaller Sea of Azov to the northeast. The peninsula is located south of the Ukrainian region of Kherson and west of the Russian region of Kuban. It is connected to Kherson Oblast by the Isthmus of Perekop and is separated from Kuban by the Strait of Kerch. The Arabat Spit is located to the northeast, a narrow strip of land that separates a system of lagoons named Sivash from the Sea of Azov. Crimea (or the Tauric Peninsula, as it was called from antiquity until the early modern period) has historically been at the boundary between the classical world and the Pontic–Caspian steppe. Its southern fringe was colonised by the ancient Greeks, the Persians, the Romans, the Byzantine Empire, the Crimean Goths, the Genoese and the Ottoman Empire, while at the same time its interior was occupied by a changing cast of invading steppe nomads and empires, such as the Cimmerians, Scythians, Sarmatians, Goths, Alans, Bulgars, Huns, Khazars, Kipchaks, Mongols and the Golden Horde. Crimea and adjacent territories were united in the Crimean Khanate during the 15th to 18th century. In 1783, Crimea was annexed by the Russian Empire. Following the Russian Revolution of 1917, Crimea became an autonomous republic within the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic in the USSR, though later, during World War II, it was downgraded to the Crimean Oblast. In 1954, the Crimean Oblast was transferred to the Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic by Nikita Khrushchev in order to bolster the "unity of Russians and Ukrainians" and the "great and indissoluble friendship" between the two peoples. It became the Autonomous Republic of Crimea within newly independent Ukraine in 1991, with Sevastopol having its own administration, within Ukraine but outside of the Autonomous Republic. Since 1997, after the Peace and Friendship Treaty signed by Russia and Ukraine, Crimea hosts the Russian Black Sea Fleet naval base in Sevastopol. The ex-Soviet Black Sea Fleet and its facilities were divided between Russia's Black Sea Fleet and the Ukrainian Naval Forces. The two navies shared some of the city's harbours and piers, while others were demilitarised or used by either country. Sevastopol remained the location of the Russian Black Sea Fleet headquarters with the Ukrainian Naval Forces Headquarters also based in the city. On April 27, 2010, Russia and Ukraine ratified the Russian Ukrainian Naval Base for Gas treaty, extending the Russian Navy's lease of Crimean facilities for 25 years after 2017 (through 2042) with an option to prolong the lease in 5-year extensions. In March 2014, following the ousting of pro-Russian president Viktor Yanukovych in the 2014 Ukrainian revolution, armed Russian special forces backed by pro-Russian separatists invaded major Ukrainian government buildings, military bases and telecommunication facilities of the peninsula and forced local authorities to hold an illegal referendum on "reunification with Russia". Most of the international community (except Zimbabwe, Venezuela, Syria, Nicaragua, Sudan, Belarus, Armenia, North Korea and Bolivia) do not recognize the annexation and consider Crimea to be Ukrainian territory. Russia currently administers the peninsula as two federal subjects: the Republic of Crimea and the federal city of Sevastopol. Ukraine continues to assert its right over the peninsula. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crimea Please support this channel and help me upload more videos. Become one of my Patreons at https://www.patreon.com/user?u=3823907
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South china sea: Russia warns UK over military bases in Southeast Asia
 
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South china sea: Russia warns UK over military bases in Southeast Asia SUBSCRIBE my channel here: https://goo.gl/F8gn4Z G+ here: https://goo.gl/UzMJVe ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Russia warns UK over military bases in Southeast Asia MOSCOW: Russia has warned Britain that it will retaliate any threat against its interests in the Caribbean and Southeast Asia, the two regions London is expected to establish permanent military bases in after leaving the European Union. British Defence Minister Gavin Williamson said earlier that that the UK military was working on plans to build at least two new overseas bases “within the next couple of years.”Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said on Saturday that while the UK had the right to consider such plans, Moscow would not hesitate to react against any threats posed by London’s military expansion.“In the event of any measures that pose a threat to Russia’s security or that of its allies our country reserves the right to take appropriate retaliatory measures,” she warned. Zakharova described Williamson’s comments as “counter-productive,” warning that the UK’s military plans could cause instability considering the current state of world affairs.“The pronouncements by the UK defence secretary in favor of further militarizing the British policy cause at least bewilderment,” the diplomat said. Williamson has yet to specify where the bases might be built. However, citing unnamed military sources, The Telegraph said they could be built in Singapore and Brunei. The UK has long been flaring up tensions with Russia over what it described earlier last year as a growing threat from Moscow. It has also been showing interest in supporting Ukraine in a standoff with Russia over the Crimean Peninsula. Back in November, London warned Moscow against using its growing military presence in the Sea of Azov, a strategic ocean route linked to the Black Sea by the narrow Strait of Kerch, where Russia has built a bridge to link the Crimean Peninsula with the mainland. Ties between Russia and the rest of Europe... ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
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Korean Peninsula Boiling, Russia doing military exercises
 
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North Korea said today it had formally entered a state of war with South Korea and warned that any provocation would swiftly escalate into a nuclear conflict. The North had announced earlier that it was ripping up the armistice and other bilateral peace pacts signed with Seoul in protest against South Korea-US joint military exercises. Russia's Status Russia is not in any controversy with them. But in the meanwhile Russia doing military exercises in Black Sea. Russian President Vladimir Putin arrived in the Krasnodar region on Friday to watch military drills, which he ordered at the last minute in the Black Sea coastal area to test troops' combat readiness. Putin watched the maneuvers of troops and military hardware in the company of Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu. The drills were launched by the president in the early hours of Thursday. Up to 7,000 troops are engaged in the exercises.
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| SSO | Black Sea | Katya Mistnest |
 
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-Редактор-Sony Vegas Pro 13- -Музыка- Natasha Blume- Black Sea- -Клуб-"Elite Foxes Band"- -Ник в игре-Катя Мистнест- -Сервер-Papaya Pond-
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MYSTERIOUS Abandoned Places in Russia
 
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From abandoned gulag camps in Siberia to ghost towns along the black sea, here are mysterious abandoned places in Russia Subscribe to American Eye http://goo.gl/GBphkv 7.Marx Generator Hidden within a forest near Moscow is a strange, abandoned machine that might cause some confusion if you stumbled upon it one day. This massive configuration of tubes, and coils is what’s known as the Marx Generator and it’s a shockingly powerful machine. This strange device is capable of generating lightning bolts. At it’s peak performance, it was able to generate a discharge of lightning equal to all of the power generators in Russia, but for only a fraction of a second. It could create a bolt of lightning over 100 feet high, Why would the soviets build such a powerful, electrical device? This was to test how planes and other equipment would hold up against lightning strikes or to see how they would react against an electromagnetic pulse.The US had constructed a similar electronic pulse stimulator for the same reasons but it looks completely different! 6.Crimean Atomic Energy Station This unfinished construction project remains abandoned in Russia and it was set to be one of the bigger power plants in ukraine. After pripyat appeared to be a success until the meltdown, the Soviets thought they could build a similar one on the the Crimean peninsula but not all went according to planned. A town known as Shcholkine was built to house the workers who were building the project. However after the chernobyl power plant disaster, many scientists began to doubt the power plants design and started to double think its construction. Today the city and the site are completely abandoned. It’s better to not take a risk with the same design that contaminated a large part of the country. Other power plants have been abandoned due to association with the one in Chernobyl. 5.Siberian Diamond Mine Also known as the Mirny Mine, The USSR began searching for ways to make to make themselves a more economical stable and independent union. In 1955 the Soviets discovered large diamond deposit s at this site in the far away lands of Siberia and many people got to work very quickly in order to help bring wealth to the union. After about 20 years of operations, they finally decided that At one point this mine produced 10 million carats of diamonds a year and reaches a max depth of 524 meters or around 1700 feet making it the 2nd largest excavated hole in the world. The mine is so deep, airspace is closed over the hole due to helicopter crashes caused from the downward flow of air. It’s possible that controlling this diamond is mine is crucial to controlling the price of diamonds across the world. 4.Gagra, Russia Gagra is located along the Black sea and stretches 5 kilometers along the water. The subtropical climate made for a perfect location for Russians who wanted to escape the cold winters but with war in the area the town became quickly depopulated. In 1989 it had had a population of 26,636 but it was left as a lost paradise when hundreds of Georgian citizens were expelled from their homes and many were massacred, turning it into a complete ghost town. The war-torn land turned Ghagra from a beautiful tourist attraction to a grim dark place where many murders took place. Many still claim the land is still haunted to this day. 3.Lake Karachay Located in Russia’s Chelyabinsk Oblast Region, near the border of Kazakhstan, it’s been home to quite a few accidents, releasing a deadly cocktail of hazardous radioactive elements into the water. The lake has also been known to dry up and spread radioactive dust in the wind! Lake Karachay has been a dumping ground for one of the Soviet Union’s biggest Nuclear weapons facilities and it wouldn’t be a good idea to even get close. It’s currently listed as a near surface and dry nuclear waste storage facility and it appears from google maps at least that the pollution has caused the entire lake to dry up. 2. Moscow Downtown While there is the Alexanderplatz in Berlin and Eiffel tower in Paris, you really won’t see more than just one skyscraper in western european cities. Here in this photo, we see the modern skyscrapers that literally look like they're scraping the skies. Although some of these skyscrapers are mainly vacant at the moment, Russia’s financial district proves to be at the very least, an impressive architectural achievement. Wealthy Russians can afford to live in these luxury high rise buildings, and enjoy the escape from the crowded city center. These unusual weather conditions allowed for some astonishing photos, with a mix of purple, gold and red. Here in this photo we see the Ostankino Tower, which is a television tower that rises amazing 1772 feet in the sky! It’s currently the tallest structure in continental Europe and remains the eighth tallest building in the world. 1...
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Tasman Peninsula Kayaking - Wild Tasmania - Ep. 3
 
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Kayaking the Tasman Peninsula was quickly added to our Tasmania tour list after we saw pictures of the Totem Pole and Candlestick (0:30) that somehow manages to not fall over into the ocean. We didn't realize it until after we got back and looked at our drone footage but there was actually a rock climber making their way up the rock, crazy! We did this trip with Roaring40s Kayaking. Check their trips out here: http://www.roaring40skayaking.com.au/ Stoked for Saturday Links: Blog: http://www.stokedforsaturday.com Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/stokedforsaturday Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/stokedforsaturday Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/Stoked4Saturday Snapchat: @stoked4saturday Music: Driving Indie Anthem - Seastockaudio (audiojungle.net) Shot with: GoPro Hero 4 http://bit.ly/GoProHero4Camera DJI Phantom 2 Drone http://bit.ly/DJIPhantom2Drone Canon 5D Mark III http://bit.ly/Canon5DMarkIIICamera Canon 16-35mm F/2.8L lens http://bit.ly/Canon16-35mm Canon 70-200mm F/4L lens http://bit.ly/Canon70-200mmLens Glidecam HD-2000 http://bit.ly/GlideCam2000 For business inquiries and licensing email [email protected]
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Ship Sinked to Block Port: Russian Roulette in Ukraine
 
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Subscribe to VICE News here: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-VICE-News With Crimea's parliament voting to secede from Ukraine, Russia's blockade of Ukrainian military installations in the peninsula has moved seaside. The Russian Black Sea Fleet prepared a special operation: the sinking of a decommissioned ship in the middle of Donuzlav Bay in order to prevent traffic in and out of Crimea's port. VICE News correspondent Simon Ostrovsky noticed that the unidentified men in military fatigues had suddenly disappeared from the bases — locals said that they'd gone to obstruct a mission of observers from the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) from entering the region. Follow @simonostrovsky on Twitter here: https://twitter.com/SimonOstrovsky Check out the VICE News beta for more: http://vicenews.com Watch all of VICE News' coverage of the conflict in Ukraine here: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLw613M86o5o7DfgzuUCd_PVwbOCDO472B Follow VICE News here: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/vicenews Twitter: https://twitter.com/vicenews Tumblr: http://vicenews.tumblr.com/
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Crimea Tourism Slump: Occupied Ukrainian peninsula short of guests following Russian annexation
 
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Crimea's Kremlin-backed authorities have confirmed that the Black Sea peninsula's tourism industry has collapsed. The self-styled leader of Crimea Sergey Aksionov said that visitor numbers were far below the 'optimal level.' Aksionov blamed the drop on Ukraine's decision to shut down the railway from mainland Ukraine.
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Russian aircraft confront U S destroyer in Black Sea
 
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News Link: http://www.smh.com.au/world/russia-scrambles-jets-to-confront-us-destroyer-in-the-black-sea-20150530-ghdb5i.html -~-~~-~~~-~~-~- Please watch: "China says it has developed The ZKZM 500 laser assault rifle' that can hit targets from half a mile " https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wqOBpuAA00E -~-~~-~~~-~~-~-
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1988 years. soviet ramming USS Yorktown CG 48 in black sea
 
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In February 1988, Caron operating with Yorktown, entered Soviet 7 miles ) territorial waters limit in the Black Sea off the Crimean Peninsula. Under international law, this act could be permissible if the ship was progressing from one point in international waters to another point in international waters via the shortest course possible, but according to the Soviet Union, it was the right of the USSR to authorize or prohibit travel in selected areas within the 12 mile limit. The United States however did not recognize the Soviet's claim in this case. To prevent it from becoming accepted precedent, the US Navy claimed that it had sailed warships through such areas at regular intervals in the past, which we had, not just two years prior. On this occasion, Caron had onboard a ships signal exploitation spaces system, operated by a crew of 18 in support of the U.S. National Security Agency. This system was capable of recording data on Soviet defense radars and communications. In response, the Soviets deployed a destroyer and a Mirka II class light frigate as well as a KGB and "civilian" ships to intercept the U.S. ships. Several times, Soviet vessels obtained radar "lock" on the Caron and Yorktown. Both American ships maintained a constant course and speed throughout the incident. Eventually, the Soviets lightly rammed both ships. No significant damage resulted to any of the ships involved. As for the music, take note that this was shot on VHS and back in 1988, when we did not have Youtube. The only people we thought would see this was friends and family, not a bunch of people from all over the world. No the music is not masking the screams from the crew on the USS Caron, so if you don't like it, there is a volume button - use it Also check out the video from the USS Yorktown at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SME4w0... This is the video that the Russian news showed on the 10th Anniversary - All I can say is I can't believe that the Russian people believed and animated version of what happened over the real tape. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_dl_WN... Also the video the Russians did on the 25th anniversary - They asked me for an interview and I declined for the very reason I that I knew they would not portray it accurately and they didn't let me down
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British destroyer enters Black Sea
 
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HMS Duncan, the destroyer of the British Royal Navy entered the Turkish waters of the Black Sea. According to the NATO’s Joint Navy HQ, the ship escorts a Turkish frigate.The command did not specify the destination of the British vessel. Last summer, Duncan came to the southern Ukrainian port of Odesa and participated in the joint Ukrainian-British exercises – for the first time in ten years. ******************************************************************* 112 International: Breaking News and Analysis from Ukraine and Around the World ******************************************************************* Visit our web-site: http://112.international/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/112UAInternational/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/112NewsFeed