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Russia warns of “serious consequences” after Turkey shot down warplane but no talk of war

  The world is on edge, with fears of more conflict and unrest after a Russian warplane was shot down by Turkey on Tuesday. Russian President Vladimir Putin vowed that there will be “serious consequences” after the crew was forced to eject from the aircraft and one pilot was shot dead by rebels as he parachuted to the ground. A Russian marine ...

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Russia and Syria increase offensive

Russia has dramatically escalated its air war in Syria, unleashing heavy bombardments and cruise missile strikes from the Caspian Sea as cover for a major Syrian army ground offensive. Russian President Vladimir Putin says Moscow has begun synchronising its strikes with the army’s ground movements against rebels, as the Kremlin voiced willingness to make contact with Western-backed fighters that Washington ...

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