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Russia Says Molotov Cocktail Thrown at Consulate in Ukraine, Protests to Ukraine Authorities


A map of Ukraine showing the location of Lviv.

The Russian foreign ministry said Friday that someone had thrown a Molotov cocktail at the Russian consulate in Ukraine's Lviv and that it had formally protested over the attack, which it called "an act of terrorism."

Russia's foreign ministry summoned a Ukrainian official and demanded apologies from Ukrainian authorities.

Ukrainian police in Lviv said they had launched an investigation into the incident, which they referred to as "hooliganism."

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