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Russia's Defence Ministry says military drills near Ukraine over

Source: Reuters - Fri, 8 Aug 2014 17:23 GMT
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MOSCOW, Aug 8 (Reuters) - Russia's Defence Ministry said late on Friday that it had finished military exercises it was conducting near the border with Ukraine, where pro-Russian separatists are fighting Ukrainian government forces, Interfax news agency reported.

"Aircraft taking part in exercises have been redeployed from temporary to their permanent air bases, anti-aircraft missile units ... have started to load their equipment to depart to their permanent positions," Interfax reported, citing the ministry's press service. (Reporting by Alexander Winning; Editing by Dmitry Zhdannikov)

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