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Russian President Vladimir Putin chairs a meeting with members of the Security Council to discuss additional security measures for Crimea after clashes on the contested peninsula, at the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, August 11, 2016. Sputnik/Kremlin/Alexei Druzhinin/via REUTERS

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MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin has held a meeting with his Security Council to discuss additional security measures for Crimea after the clashes on the contested peninsula, the Kremlin said on Thursday.

Russia was considering tightening security at the land and sea borders with Ukraine, the Kremlin said on its website.

(Reporting by Maria Kiselyova; Writing by Maria Tsvetkova)

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