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    Ukraine missile drill to avoid Crimea airspace, military officials say
    Dec01

    Ukraine missile drill to avoid Crimea airspace, military officials say

    Move averts possible confrontation with Russia, which annexed the peninsula in 2014 and was angered by military exerciseUkraine’s military has said a two-day missile drill will avoid the airspace over Crimea, sidestepping a possible confrontation with Russia, which annexed the peninsula in 2014. News of the tests starting on Thursday had...

    Russia says Ukrainian missile drills are 'dangerous precedent' – Ifax
    Dec01

    Russia says Ukrainian missile drills are 'dangerous precedent' – Ifax

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia’s foreign ministry said on Thursday Ukrainian missile tests near Crimea were a “dangerous precedent,” Interfax news agency reported. …read more Source: The...

    Russia threatens retaliation if Ukraine holds missile tests
    Dec01

    Russia threatens retaliation if Ukraine holds missile tests

    Stephen FellerKIEV, Ukraine, Nov. 30 (UPI) — Russian air defenses have been put on high alert ahead of Ukraine’s missile tests this weekend, warning they will retaliate if the tests happen. …read more Source: United Press...

    Russia says Ukrainian missile drills are ‘dangerous precedent’
    Dec01

    Russia says Ukrainian missile drills are ‘dangerous precedent’

    December 01, 2016 6:10 PMMOSCOW (REUTERS, AFP) – Russia’s foreign ministry said on Thursday (Dec 1) Ukrainian missile tests near Crimea were a “dangerous precedent,” Interfax news agency reported. …read more Source: The Straits...

    Putin says work on Russia’s bridge to Crimea is on schedule
    Dec01

    Putin says work on Russia’s bridge to Crimea is on schedule

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia is pressing ahead with construction of a road and rail bridge to Crimea and work is on schedule, President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday during his annual state of the nation address in the Kremlin. …read more Source:...

    Putin says work on Russia’s bridge to Crimea is on schedule
    Dec01

    Putin says work on Russia’s bridge to Crimea is on schedule

    Russia is pressing ahead with construction of a road and rail bridge to Crimea and work is on schedule, President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday during his annual state of the nation address in the Kremlin. …read more Source: Channel...

    Ukraine says missile tests will avoid Crimea, mollifying Russia
    Dec01

    Ukraine says missile tests will avoid Crimea, mollifying Russia

    Ukraine’s military said its two-day missile drill starting on Thursday would avoid the airspace over Crimea, sidestepping a possible confrontation with Russia which annexed the peninsula in 2014. …read more Source: Channel...

    Black Sea border services sign memorandum of cooperation
    Dec01

    Black Sea border services sign memorandum of cooperation

    Heads of border services of the Black Sea countries signed a memorandum of cooperation within the frameworks of their sitting in Bulgaria’s coastal town of Burgas. According to the document, Bulgaria, Georgia, Romania, Russia, Turkey and Ukraine will introduce a modernized automated system for information exchange on topics related to...

    Ukraine launches missile drills near Russia-annexed Crimea (AFP)
    Dec01

    Ukraine launches missile drills near Russia-annexed Crimea (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine on Thursday unleashed a barrage of missile tests near Russian-annexed Crimea in a show of strength and defiance bound to irritate Moscow. …read more Source: The West...

    Putin says work on Russia's bridge to Crimea is on schedule
    Dec01

    Putin says work on Russia's bridge to Crimea is on schedule

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia is pressing ahead with construction of a road and rail bridge to Crimea and work is on schedule, President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday during his annual state of the nation address in the Kremlin. …read more Source: The...