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Lavrov Accused of Flying Near Remote Estonian Rock

When will the aggression end?

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In the latest example of heinous Russian aggression, Estonia has accused Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov of flying near a 15-acre Estonian 'island' en route to Finland. 

On Friday, the Estonian government claimed a Russian IL-96 passenger plane, allegedly carrying Lavrov to his Finnish destination, briefly violated Estonian airspace on Wednesday evening. 

<figcaption>The smile of aggression</figcaption>
The smile of aggression

Kadri Peeters, adviser to Estonia's prime minister, tweeted up a fury about Lavrov's invasion attempt:

As the Associated Press reports:

The Baltic country's media said the aircraft from Rossiya Airlines used by the Russian Presidential Administration briefly traveled over northern Estonia near Vaindloo island — a place where Russian military planes previously have intruded over the past years.

Clocking in at 15 acres, Vaindloo is the northernmost point of Estonia and is a famous breeding spot for the great tit, purple sandpiper and other flying animals. It's about 16 miles from mainland Estonia. 

Look at what Lavrov tried to annex:

When will Sergey Lavrov apologize for being accused of flying near an Estonian rock in the middle of nowhere?

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