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Why Ukraine Challenged Russia at the Kerch Strait

Nov 26, 2018 | 21:40 GMT
Cargo ships pass under a bridge over the Kerch Strait, which joins the Sea of Azov and the Black Sea.

Cargo ships pass under a bridge over the Kerch Strait, which joins the Sea of Azov and the Black Sea. Ukraine challenged Russia's claim that the area is now Russian territorial waters after the seizure of Crimea.

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Kiev wants to remind the world of the Kremlin's military aggressiveness and boost the pressure even more on Moscow. But domestic politics could also be playing a part in Ukraine's maritime foray....

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