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Putin accuses Ukraine of 'dangerous provocative actions' in call with Erdogan

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Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan gives a statement after a meeting in Ankara, Turkey, April 5, 2021. Murat Cetinmuhurdar/PPO/Handout via REUTERS

MOSCOW, April 9 (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin accused Ukraine of "dangerous provocative actions" in its eastern Donbass region in a phone call with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan, the Kremlin said on Friday.

The two leaders also discussed possible joint production of Russia's Sputnik V vaccine against COVID-19.

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Reporting by Tom Balmforth and Vladimir Soldatkin; Editing by Andrew Cawthorne

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