Peninsula in the Black Sea

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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, to which it is connected by the Isthmus of Perekop, and west of the Russian region of Kuban, from which it is separated by the Strait of Kerch though linked by the Crimean Bridge. 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. Across the Black Sea to its west is Romania and to its south Turkey.

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Human rights body had stripped Moscow of its voting rights over 2014 Crimea annexation Russia will remain in the Council of Europe after ministers at the human..
5 days ago • WorldNews

Foreign ministers from the Council of Europe, the continent's chief human rights watchdog, reached an agreement on Friday that opens the way for Russia to return..
Credit: Reuters - Published 6 days ago

On May 18, it is 75 years from deportation of the Crimean Tatars - the act of genocide and one of the dark pages of Stalin’s era. For the Crimean Tatars it is..
Credit: WorldNews - Published 1 week ago

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