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Russian weapons and proxy fights add to tensions in one of the world’s ‘most kinetic areas’


First parts of a Russian S-400 missile-defense system are unloaded from a Russian plane near Ankara, Turkey, July 12, 2019.
Turkish Military/Turkish Defence Ministry/Handout via REUTERS
Reports that Turkey activated a Russian-made air-defense system to track US-built fighter jets raised hackles in Washington, which is pressuring Ankara to get rid of the system.
The reports have also added to existing tensions in the Eastern Mediterranean Sea region, where Turkey has a number of disputes with its neighbors, including its NATO allies.
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