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    According to head of the Russian Foreign Ministry's European Cooperation Department, Russia is interested in a strong Europe and is not celebrating the UK's vote to leave the EU.

    BERLIN (Sputnik) — Russia is not celebrating the Untied Kingdom's vote to leave the European Union as Moscow is interested in a strong Europe, the head of the Russian Foreign Ministry's European Cooperation Department said Friday.

    "We are not going to be happy about what happened. A strong Europe is in our interests, because a strong Europe means good economic development," Andrei Kelin told RIA Novosti.

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