Ukraine missile drill to avoid Crimea airspace, military officials say

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Move averts possible confrontation with Russia, which annexed the peninsula in 2014 and was angered by military exercise

Ukraine’s military has said a two-day missile drill will avoid the airspace over Crimea, sidestepping a possible confrontation with Russia, which annexed the peninsula in 2014.

News of the tests starting on Thursday had angered the Kremlin, prompting it to put its air defence forces on high alert and manoeuvre warships in the Black Sea.

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