Germany Urges Russia, Ukraine to Cool Tensions Over Crimea

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  • Russia ready to provide proof of Ukraine attack, Lavrov says
  • Ukraine conflict resolution has stalled, Steinmeier says

A resident looks through a hole into an apartment building destroyed from shelling on June 24.

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German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier urged Russia and Ukraine to reduce tensions over Crimea amid what he said was contradictory evidence from the two countries of an alleged attack on the peninsula.

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