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Russia angry over 'Charlie Hebdo' cartoons poking fun at Egypt plane crash

Officials in Moscow angrily denounced the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo on Friday for publishing cartoons lampooning the plane crash which killed over 200 people, most of them Russian tourists, in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula earlier this week.
"In our country we can sum this up in a single word, sacrilege," a spokesperson for President Vladimir Putin is quoted as saying by the AFP wire service.
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