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As war nears Crimea, Russian occupiers are trying to lure tourists

By Francesca Ebel and Natalia Abbakumova

03 Jul 2023 · 5 min read

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  1. Crimea, the Black Sea peninsula that Russia annexed from Ukraine in 2014, has been targeted in repeated drone attacks.

KYIV, Ukraine - Crimea, the Black Sea peninsula that Russia seized from Ukraine and illegally annexed in 2014, has been targeted in repeated drone attacks against naval targets, railway lines and oil depots.

Moscow accused Kyiv last month of firing British Storm Shadow missiles at a bridge that connects the 10,000-square-mile landmass to southern Ukraine.

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