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What are the options of getting from Ukraine to Crimea (and vice versa) after 2014?

From the Ukrainian point of view, Russia illegally occupied the Ukrainian region of Crimea in 2014. As a result, transport options have been restricted from both the Ukrainian and the Russian side. In ...
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Are there still any trains from Kiev to Crimea?

All trains to Crimea have been shutdown on December 27, 2014: From December 27, 2014 services to Crimea terminate at stations in Novooleksiyivka and Kherson. The measure is designed to ensure ...
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Booking.com host asks to transfer money to his card. Should I comply?

I have booked accommodations in the CIS (Commonwealth of Independent States) using booking.com before. The trouble is that the hosts have their own version of agreement in their respective language. ...
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I am going to Crimea from Russia. Will I be able to visit Ukraine later?

Yes, you are risking of being denied. However, the actual threat depends on who you are, what position you obtain, and what other crimes you have committed besidesĀ¹ the illegal entry. By 13 January ...
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Booking.com host asks to transfer money to his card. Should I comply?

This is common for Yalta, Crimea. The booking.com are aware of this. Their response to my request: Thank you for sending us your request.Apartments on Xxxxxxxx Yalta has been informed on your ...
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Border Controls Between Krasnodar and the Crimea

First of all, August and September are "two big differences", as they say in Odessa. September the 1st is the start of school year, so lots of families with children will end their vacations near end ...
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Border Controls Between Krasnodar and the Crimea

You can easily determine what your wait times and everything else on the site of the Kerch ferry (Russian). Currently it lists wait time at 3 hours and you can see what the queue actually look like ...
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Border Controls Between Krasnodar and the Crimea

Russia consider Crimea as own territory. So there isn't any border control between Krasnodar krai and Crimea. The checkpoint on the E97 you meant isn't a border control point now, but just a security ...
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Border Controls Between Krasnodar and the Crimea

This can be useful for you View from webcams near port where cars get on ferry http://www.gosparom.ru/webcams/video.php You can view and evaluate queues by yourself. And yes - Crimea and Russia are ...
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I am going to Crimea from Russia. Will I be able to visit Ukraine later?

Do I risk being denied entry to Ukraine anytime later if I visit Crimea as a Russian citizen? No, simply because the Ukrainians won't know about it unless you try entering Ukraine from Crimea, ...
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Consular assistance for Australians in Crimea

Consular assistance in Crimea itself will be limited; as such you should head for mainland Russia and contact the Australian embassy in Moscow in case of any issues. That said, Crimea is no longer ...
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Ride hailing options in Crimea as of summer 2020

It's been a while since I was in Creamea last time, so this information can be outdated. Search for ride sharing apps in Creamea didn't get me anything even in Russian, so it looks like you'll need ...
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Flights from Georgia to Crimea?

There are currently no international flights to Crimea due to European and US sanctions. Your only two choices are: Fly via Russia. Kayak shows flights for around $250 from Tbilisi to Simferopol Take ...
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Where outside of Crimea can I experience Crimean Tatar culture?

My advice would be to simply go to Crimea, despite what travel websites might say. Crimea currently has no active warzones or civil unrest, so the likelihood of getting into trouble shouldn't be any ...
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Consular assistance for Australians in Crimea

From the first page that you should look to, your goverments consular advice: Crimea, do not travel We advise against all travel here due to the very high risk. If you do travel, you should typically ...
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Ride hailing options in Crimea as of summer 2020

So I have found out about Shark Taxi. They have an app which looks like a standard ride-hailing app (kind of light on address recognition, but all the expected functionality is there). Of course, I ...
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Ride hailing options in Crimea as of summer 2020

It turns that Taxi Maxim does also work, as witnessed by the following ads, but with a quirk: If you download Android app via app store, it will not list Crimean cities neither it will quote prices, ...
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US citizens traveling between Ukraine and Russia

There are currently no direct flights between Russia and Ukraine. You'd need to factor that into consideration.
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