British Navy Spots Russian Warship Sailing ‘Close to England’ (PHOTOS)

The Royal Navy said it had tracked the Russian guided-missile frigate Admiral Gorshkov and its accompanying tanker Kama as it traveled in international waters near Britain.


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UA Russian warship that sailed “close to the United Kingdom” in the North Sea was pursued by the British Royal Navy on Wednesday evening.


He said his warship HMS Portland, a Type 23 frigate, was watching the Russian guided-missile frigate Admiral Gorshkov and its accompanying tanker Gama sailing in international waters near Great-Brittany.

However, he added, “protecting warships in UK territorial waters and adjacent sea areas is a regular activity of the Royal Navy”.

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HMS Portland joined the Norwegian Coast Guard ship Bergen as the Russian ships moved south into the Norwegian Sea, the Royal Navy said.

“By maintaining a visible and stable presence, the Royal Navy upholds maritime law and deters malicious activity to protect our nation’s interests,” said Commander Ed Moss-Ward of HMS Portland.


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