Russian Airbase

A Russian airbase far behind the frontline in Crimea was damaged by several large explosions 

Multiple videos on social media showed explosions and clouds coming from the Saky military base...

Russia’s defence ministry told the RIA Novosti news agency that the explosions took place at about 3.20pm local time, and that...

Russian tourists holidaying on beaches nearby could be seen leaving in fear. It is one of few occasions that the peninsula, occupied...

Sergey Aksyonov, the Russian-appointed head of occupied Crimea, said one person had died. Earlier, he had filmed a video...

In his nightly address, Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelenskiy did not say who was behind the attacks, but he did promise to “liberate” Crimea.

“Our peninsula, which has always been and will always be one of the best places in Europe, is now one of the most dangerous...

One adviser to the president, Mikhail Podolyak, said Ukraine was not taking responsibility for the explosions, suggesting partisans...

Ukraine’s defence ministry said it could not determine the cause of the explosions but added, sardonically, that people should have regard...

In February 1945, Franklin Roosevelt and Winston Churchill landed at the airbase on their way to the Yalta conference.