A missile hit was the only possible reason for the Russian TU-154M liner crash of October 4, Alexander Kuzmuk, Ukraine's Defence Minister, said to newsmen on a hotline telephone conference. The jumbo, on a Tel Aviv-Novosibirsk flight, collapsed into the Black Sea after an S-200 missile hit it in a Crimean anti-aircraft troops exercise. The minister knew it even on the fatal day, and urgently applied to resign, he now says.
Russian small missile ships - the Grad Sviyazhsk and the Great Ustyug - set off for a mission to the Mediterranean Sea
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