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‘Saboteurs’ in Crimea Create New Fears for Russia in Ukraine
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‘Saboteurs’ in Crimea Create New Fears for Russia in Ukraine

The Kremlin appears deeply concerned about the successful sabotage of Russian ammunition and logistics hubs in Crimea during what look to be increasingly brazen Ukrainian commando raids.Both Russia and Ukraine confirmed on Tuesday explosions at a Russian airfield on the critically strategic peninsula that Moscow first annexed in 2014 as well as at an ammunition depot in its Dzhankoi district. Widely disseminated social media posts showed massive plumes of black smoke emanating from the depot as live rounds cooked off, creating secondary explosions.The Ukrainian government was conspicuously tight-lipped – even coy – about the perpetrators of the attack, with President Volodymyr Zelenskyy in his daily address warning his fellow citizens against traveling close to Russian military installa...