Ukraine Missile Tests, Planned Near Crimea, Anger Russia
Thursday, 1 December 2016 Ukraine is due to start two days of missile tests Thursday, a move that has angered Russia, prompting it to put its air defense forces on high alert on the annexed Crimean Peninsula. The disagreement marks a fresh escalation in tensions between the onetime allies, whose relations collapsed in 2014 after Russia seized Crimea and backed pro-Russian separatists fighting in eastern Ukraine. Ukraine says the tests in its southern Kherson region, bordering Crimea, are legitimate and will be...
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