Russia announces large-scale military drills in Crimea involving over 10,000 soldiers, 40 warships

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Monitoring Desk

Russia’s defence ministry announced the start of large-scale military drills in Crimea and the Black Sea on Thursday that it said would involve more than 10,000 soldiers and more than 40 warships, the Interfax news agency reported.

Ukraine and the West have raised alarm over a Russian military buildup near Russia’s border with Ukraine. Moscow annexed the Crimean peninsula from Ukraine in 2014, prompting the West to impose sanctions. Kyiv wants the region back.

Courtesy: Reuters

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