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AP Explains: Russia-Ukraine dispute raises new tensions

AP Explains: Russia-Ukraine dispute raises new tensionsMOSCOW (AP) — A dispute between Russia and Ukraine in the waters off the Crimean Peninsula has raised the prospect of a larger military confrontation between the two neighbors.



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Turkey says Kerch Strait must remain open after Russia-Ukraine standoff

Turkey says Kerch Strait must remain open after Russia-Ukraine standoffTurkey said on Monday it was worried by reports that Ukrainian ships had been fired on off the coast of Russia-annexed Crimea and said that shipping in the area should not be obstructed. Russia seized three Ukrainian naval ships in the Black Sea on Sunday after opening fire on them and wounding several sailors, a move that risks igniting a dangerous new crisis between the two countries. The incident took place near the Kerch Strait linking the Black Sea with the Sea of Azov.



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