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Russia to build new missile early-warning radar station in Crimea: Ifax

Russia to build new missile early-warning radar station in Crimea: IfaxRussia plans to build a new missile early-warning radar station in Crimea next year, the Interfax news agency reported on Thursday, citing a Crimean security source. News that a new military facility will be built in Crimea, which Russia annexed from Ukraine in 2014, follows Russia’s seizure of three Ukrainian navy vessels off the coast of the peninsula on Sunday. The new radar station — which will be able to track ballistic and cruise missiles from a long distance — will be built near the port of Sevastopol where Russia’s Black Sea fleet is based, the source told the news agency.



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Russia says ready to exert influence on North Korea: Ifax

Russia says ready to exert influence on North Korea: IfaxRussia has communication channels with North Korea open and Moscow is ready to exert its influence on Pyongyang, Interfax news agency quoted Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Igor Morgulov as saying on Tuesday.



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Russian army denies building up forces near North Korea: Ifax

Russian army denies building up forces near North Korea: IfaxThe Russian military said on Friday it was not building up its forces near the border with North Korea, denying earlier media reports which said it was, the Interfax news agency reported, citing an army spokesman. Some media in Russia’s Ear East have cited local residents as saying they had seen military hardware being moved toward North Korea as tensions with the United States over its nuclear programme escalated.



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