Russia says Ukraine seized two Russian servicemen from Crimea - agencies | Reuters

Russia says Ukraine seized two Russian servicemen from Crimea - agencies
| Reuters

MOSCOW Russia's Defence Ministry said on Monday that Ukrainian intelligence services had seized two Russian servicemen from Crimea and taken them to Ukraine, Russian news agencies reported.The ministry demanded that Ukraine immediately return the servicemen to Russia and called what had happened "a provocation".

Russia annexed the Crimean Peninsula from Ukraine in 2014.

(Reporting by Alexander Winning; Editing by Kevin Liffey)

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Updated Date: Nov 22, 2016 03:02:09 IST

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