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See also: crimea
- A peninsula which juts southwards out of the Ukrainian mainland (to which it is connected by the Isthmus of Perekop) into the Black Sea and the Sea of Azov.
- 2015, Shane R. Reeves; David Wallace, “The Combatant Status of the “Little Green Men” and Other Participants in the Ukraine Conflict”, in International Law Studies, US Naval War College, volume 91, number 361, Stockton Center for the Study of International Law, page 393:
- The “little green men”—faces covered, wearing unmarked olive uniforms, speaking Russian and using Russian weapons—have played a significant role in both the occupation of Crimea and the civil war in eastern Ukraine.196
- The Crimean Khanate, which for much of its history controlled most of the Crimean peninsula and various adjacent areas of the mainland.
- 1987, Robert M. Croskey, Muscovite Diplomatic Practice in the Reign of Ivan III, page 96:
- According to Zimin, this individual was in the service of Prince Fedor Vasili'evich Riazanskii as early as 1498, two years after his service on the embassy to the Crimea.
- 1995, Muscovy and Sweden in the Thirty Years' War 1630-1635 →ISBN, page 73
- On its return journey in 1633 the Tatar embassy was arrested by the Muscovite government, which was already at war with the Crimea, and only after several months was it released as a result of an appeal by Sweden[.]
- 2004, Andreas Kappeler, Die Geschichte Russlands im 16. und 17. Jahrhundert →ISBN, page 371
- As late as 1665, the Crimea's demand for continued and increased tribue from Moscow was one of the conditions leading to a peace treaty between a khan and tsar („kaznu v Krym prodolzhat' prisylat' s pribyl'iu“). Notwithstanding Moscow's rhetorical exercises, the Russian government was acutely aware that as long as Russia's military force remained ineffective against the Crimea, peace with Crimea could only be purchased.
- For more examples of usage of this term, see Citations:Crimea.
Often with the article: the Crimea.
- (peninsula): Chersonesus Taurica, Taurica, Tauris, Taurida, Tauric Chersonese, Tavria (historical), Qirim/Qırım, Krym
peninsula — See also translations at Crimean peninsula