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Russia Tests Missiles in Crimea After Start of Ukraine-NATO’s Black Sea Military Drill

HeadlineJun 30, 2021

Russia says it has tested its surface-to-air missile system and warplanes in occupied Crimea following the launch of Ukraine and NATO’s military drills in the Black Sea, known as Sea Breeze 2021. The joint exercise, which includes the U.S. military, will last two weeks and involves around 5,000 military personnel, 30 ships and 40 aircraft. Last week, Russia said its Navy fired warning shots and dropped bombs in the path of a British warship in the Black Sea that entered waters claimed by the Kremlin.

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