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Cameron offers more Typhoons for Nato air mission

Britain will offer another two Typhoon warplanes to patrol the skies of eastern Europe amid continuing tensions with Russia over the Ukraine cris, David Cameron has said.

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Putin: Kiev provoked bloodshed in Odessa

The Kiev authorities and their Western backers are directly responsible for the bloodshed in the Ukrainian city of Odessa, where at least 38 people have been killed, Russian President Vladimir Putin's spokesman said.

Kiev and its Western sponsors are practically provoking the bloodshed and bear direct responsibility for it.

– Vladimir Putin's Spokesman Dmitry Peskov

He added that yesterday's violence made the idea of holding presidential elections in Ukraine later this month "absurd".

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