Russian Navy warship 'sails within 25 METRES of NATO fleet as crew stare each other down'

THESE dramatic pictures show the tense moment a Russian Navy warship sailed within 25 metres of a NATO fleet in a “very close” encounter while transiting the Bosphorus strait.

The Alligator-class landing ship was pictured cruising through the Bosphorus on Sunday en route to the Black Sea after a deployment to Syrian waters in support of Bashar al-Assad.  Returning from its ninth deployment to 2018 in Syria, the LST Orsk 148 passed by three NATO ships – FGS Rhein, SPS Turia and TCG Erdemli – heading for the Mediterranean.  With several Turkish Coast Guard vessels in tow, the Russian ship passed by the NATO fleet within about 25 metres,...
source: Daily Star

2018-11-20 15:05
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