Putin tells military to be ready for threats
Russian President Vladimir Putin told an annual end-ofyear meeting with the Defense Ministry to be ready for potential threats at the Russian border. Tensions between Russia and the West escalated after Russia’s annexation of Crimea in 2014. Both Russia and NATO members conducted a flurry of military drills near the Russian border this year. authorities investigated what caused the incident. Authorities in Mexico state said the death toll could rise further because 12 people were listed as missing and some body parts were found at the scene of Tuesday’s tragedy in the San Pablito fireworks market in Tultepec.