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Russia accuses Kosovo of 'provocation' over Serb detentions

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MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Tuesday accused Kosovo of provocation after its police detained what Moscow said were 13 Serbians in Serb-populated municipalities in Kosovo’s north.

Serbia ordered its security forces on full alert on Tuesday after Kosovan police mounted an anti-smuggling operation.

(Reporting by Polina Ivanova; writing by Tom Balmforth; editing by John Stonestreet)

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