Russia Fires ‘Warning’ Shots at British Warship Near Crimea | Ukraine Today .org

Russia Fires ‘Warning’ Shots at British Warship Near Crimea | Ukraine Today .org

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Russia Fires ‘Warning’ Shots at British Warship Near Crimea | Ukraine Today .org

Russia Fires ‘Warning’ Shots at British Warship Near Crimea

A Russian fighter jet and border guard ships have fired “warning” shots at a British warship that the military said violated Russia’s borders in the Black Sea near annexed Crimea, state media reported Wednesday. The Russian Navy’s Su-24 attack aircraft performed the airstrike along the path of the British Royal Navy’s HMS Defender destroyer to “stop” it from further maneuvers, the state-run TASS news agency cited the Defense Ministry as saying. The HMS Defender “did not respond to a warning” about the use of weapons in response to its movements, the Defense Ministry was quoted as saying. The Royal Navy said earlier in June that HMS Defender “peeled away” from the U.K.’s carrier strike group in the Mediterranean “to…

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