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- Jun 20, 2008
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Russia and Ukraine are firing on each other right now. This has the potential for ballooning into trump first bona-fide international crisis. How well do you expect him to handle it?
https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-46338671?ocid=socialflow_twitterUkraine's navy says Russia has opened fire and seized three of its vessels off the coast of the annexed Crimea, in a major escalation of tensions.
It said two gunboats and a tug were captured by Russian special forces after a chase. Two Ukrainian crew members were injured.
Russia is yet to comment on the claims.
It earlier accused Ukraine of illegally entering Russian waters, blocking access to the Sea of Azov with a tanker put under a bridge in the Kerch Strait.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko called an urgent meeting of his "war cabinet", his spokesperson said.