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Putin warns Turkey after shooting of warplane






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Russia has warned Turkey it would pay for shooting down one of its warplanes. Turkish fighter jets shot down a Russian plane. Turkey said Russia's plane was flying over Turkey. Moscow said it was above Syria. Turkey warned Russia before about Russian planes flying over Turkey. Turkish pilots said they warned the Russian pilots before they fired their missiles. A Russian pilot said he got no warnings and that he was flying over Syria.

Mr Putin advised Russians not to go to Turkey. Russia will cut many economic ties and projects with Turkey. Russian holiday firms have stopped tours to Turkey. Millions of Russians holiday in Turkey each year. Turkish companies trading with Russia will face more difficult trading conditions. Turkey gets most of its energy from Russia. This includes 60 per cent of its gas and 35 per cent of its oil. Russia was planning to build Turkey's first nuclear power station.

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