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Russia's sharpening of demands over Ukraine not encouraging for ongoing crisis

Ukrainian Military Forces walk as they keep position on the front line with Russia backed separatists, in the Donetsk region, on Feb 17, 2022. PHOTO: AFP
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LONDON - Russia has announced that major nuclear exercises involving ballistic and cruise missile launches will begin on Saturday (Feb 19).

The Russian authorities claim that the drills - which President Vladimir Putin will personally oversee - were “planned in advance”.

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