Sevastopol

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...

Byzantine Ship Wreck Discovered in Black Sea

The wreck of a large Byzantine ship, dating from the 10th century and filled with amphorae, was discovered by divers off the coast of Sevastopol in Crimea. The shipwreck was discovered by a Russian archaeological submarine mission in the Black...