The two men, Aleksandr Baranov and Maksim Odintsov, were arrested on the Ukrainian-controlled side of the frontier yesterday afternoon.
Tag: Russian occupation of Crimea
Early in the morning on the 7th of August, Russian border guards closed all the security checkpoints on the border between Crimea, which Russia illegally annexed in March 2014, and the rest of Ukraine. Witnesses reported the sounds of shots fired near the administrative border. The Russians re-opened the security checkpoints later but offered no […]