Ukraine-Russia war latest: Kremlin ‘trying to destabilise Moldova’; Russian warship conducts exercise in South China Sea


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Analysis: Who shot down the military plane over Russia? By Sean Bell, military analyst Last Wednesday, a Russian Air Force IL76 transport aircraft crashed near Belgorod, the Russian town near the border with Ukraine. Russia claims that 65 Ukrainian prisoners of war were being transported on the aircraft when it crashed, together with six crew members and three guards. There were no survivors. Moscow claims the aircraft was shot down by a Ukrainian missile, but controversy surrounds the loss of this strategically important Russia air asset. Despite the circumstances, in the information war that at times envelops Russia's illegal invasion...