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    Britain has denied Russian reports that its military fired warning shots at a UK destroyer in the Black Sea.

    Moscow’s defence ministry said HMS Defender entered Russian territorial waters near Crimea while a patrol ship fired warning shots and a fighter jet dropped bombs in its path.

    But the Ministry of Defence (MoD) said “no warning shots have been fired at HMS Defender”.

    It added that the ship was sailing in Ukrainian waters.

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