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China's leader Xi Jinping claps as he listens to Russian President Vladimir Putin via a video link, from the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Dec. 2, 2019. Xi will meet Putin this week on a visit to Moscow. Noel Celis/Pool photo via AP hide caption

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Natalia and Ivan Tarabalka, parents of slain Ukrainian MiG-29 fighter pilot Maj. Stepan Tarabalka, show a photo of their son in the basement air raid shelter of the music school he attended as a kid, in Kolomyya, Ukraine. Eric Westervelt/NPR hide caption

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One Ukrainian family grieves the loss of their fighter pilot son

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The U.S. is sanctioning China's military for buying equipment from Russia that included fighter jets and surface-to-air missiles. Russian President Vladimir Putin (right) is show with Chinese President Xi Jinping, in Russia earlier this month. Bloomberg/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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This handout photo provided by the Office of the Defense Secretary (OSD), taken Aug. 19, 2014, shows a Chinese fighter jet that the White House said Friday conducted a "dangerous intercept" of a U.S. Navy surveillance and reconnaissance aircraft. Uncredited/AP hide caption

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