Ukraine Russia Standoff – Latest Update
- Russian Attack on Yavoriv Military Base
- Renowned US journalist Brent Renaud was killed when Russian troops opened fire on a car
- Ukraine Accuses Russia of using Banned Phosphorus Munitions
- Jake Sullivan Warns China to Avoid Helping Russia
Here are some important maps related to Ukraine-Russia War Crisis:
- Ukraine Russia War Crisis – Updated Information
- Ukraine Map
- Russia Map
- Kyiv (Kiev) Map
- Where is Kyiv (Kiev)
- NATO Members Map
- Where is Chernobyl
You can also buy a high-resolution image file of these maps or order a large paper/laminated map
|Map Name||Digital Map||Paper or Laminated Map|
|Russia Ukraine Map||Digital||Paper/Laminated|
|Russia Location Map||Digital||Paper/Laminated|
|Ukraine Location Map||Digital||Paper/Laminated|
|Crimea Location Map||Digital||Paper/Laminated|
|NATO Members Map||Digital||Paper/Laminated|
|Coordinates||44.9333° N, 34.0999° E|
|Founded||Oct 18, 1921|
|Location||Located on the northern coast of the Black Sea|
|Capital of Crimea||Simferopol|
|Administrative divisions of Crimea||Crimea is subdivided into 25 regions: 14 raions (districts) and 11 city municipalities|
|Ethnic groups||58.32% Russians, 24.32% Ukrainians, 12.10% Crimean Tatars|
|Currency||Ukrainian hryvnia (UAH)|
|Time zone||EET (UTC+2), in Summer; EEST (UTC+3)|
Where is Crimea located?
The Crimean Peninsula is located in the Black Sea, narrowly attached to the Ukrainian mainland. It has a strategic eastern boundary that almost touches Russia.
Why is Crimea important to Ukraine and Russia?
Crimea region is an autonomous part of Ukraine but has a majority people of Russian dissent. It is also strategically located as it almost touches Russia in the east. Crimea is the location of Sevastopol, the Russian naval fleet in the Black Sea. In 2010, Russia and Ukraine signed a treaty that would extend Russian naval presence until 2042
What is the historical significance of Crimea in Russian history?
Crimea has been part of the Russian Empire, the Soviet Union, and now Ukraine, but before that, it belonged to the Crimean Tatars, descendants of Genghis Khan.
How has Crimea become part of Ukraine?
In 1954 Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev gave the peninsula as a gift to Ukraine. Crimea became part of Ukraine, but as an autonomous part of the country.
During 1853-56 the Crimean Peninsula witnessed the Crimean War which was fought between Russia and the alliance of Britain, France, and the Ottoman Empire. In this war, Russia lost. The war came to an end in 1856 with the Treaty of Paris.