Chersonesus

Ancient Greek Site in Crimea Under Federal Control Due to Public Outrage

Russian President Vladimir Putin placed one of Europe's most sacred spiritual symbols and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the ancient Greek colony of Chersonesus in Crimea, under federal control, after social turmoil spread over the appointment of its director. Strong public criticism and furious...

Chersonesus, Crimea, 2300-Year-Old Massacre

Chersonesus , an ancient Greek colony founded approximately 2,500 years ago in the southwestern part of the Crimean Peninsula, known then as Taurica, was established in the 6th Century BC by settlers from Heraclea Pontica. “We’ve learned things that have...