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Drama in the Kerch Strait: teasing the Russian bear

When the Ukrainian navy sent a tugboat and two small gunboats on Sunday to force their way through the Kerch Strait into the Sea of Azov, it knew in advance the Russian response would be swift and merciless.  After all, Kiev was entering waters claimed by Russia with military vessels without clarifying their intent. The […]

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