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Ukraine says Russia shot down military plane; Moscow attacks sanctions
Ukraine says Russia shot down military plane; Moscow attacks sanctions

A Ukrainian official on Thursday accused Russian forces of shooting down one of his nation’s warplanes the day before near their shared border, raising tensions between the two nations as Ukrainian troops continued their campaign against pro-Russia insurgents. The accusation came amid strong criticism from Moscow of the Obama administration’s imposition Wednesday of additional sanctions on Russia over the conflict. Andrey Lysenko, spokesman for Ukraine's National Security Council, said a Russian warplane shot down the Ukrainian Su-25 jet with a missile over the Donetsk region of eastern Ukraine. Separate crash: Passenger jet reportedly crashes in Ukraine “On...

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