Putin discusses Crimea security after alleged Ukrainian incursions

Russian President Putin speaks during news conference after meeting with his Armenian counterpart Sarkisian at Kremlin in Moscow

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin has held a meeting with his Security Council to discuss additional security measures for Crimea after the clashes on the contested peninsula, the Kremlin said on Thursday.

Russia was considering tightening security at the land and sea borders with Ukraine, the Kremlin said on its website.

(Reporting by Maria Kiselyova; Writing by Maria Tsvetkova)