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Kyiv denies Russia shot down four Ukrainian jets

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Ukraine's air force denied on Wednesday that Russian forces had shot down four Ukrainian military jets in Ukraine.

The Russian defense ministry said Russian forces had destroyed an Su-25 and Su-24 - both Soviet-era jets used by the Ukrainian air force - over the Donetsk region of eastern Ukraine.

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They also said they had destroyed another Su-25 and a Mig-29, another Soviet-designed fighter aircraft, in the Mykolaiv region of southern Ukraine.

Yuriy Ihnat, a spokesperson for the Ukrainian Air Force, dismissed the assertion as propaganda.

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