Saturday, July 2, 2016

Another U.S. - Russian Navy 'Confrontation' In The Mediterranean

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Gravely (DDG 107) is pictured underway during the multinational UNITAS Atlantic 53-2012 exercise conducted in the western Caribbean Sea in this September 25, 2012 handout photo.REUTERS/ LT. CMDR. COREY BARKER/U.S. NAVY/HANDOUT

ABC News: US Has Another Close Call With Russian Ship in the Mediterranean

A Russian ship again made a close approach to a U.S. Navy ship in the Mediterranean Sea in an encounter that American officials are labeling "unprofessional."

On Thursday, the Russian frigate Yaroslav Mudryy came within 150 yards of the guided missile cruiser USS San Jacinto -- two weeks after the same Russian ship came within 315 yards of the American destroyer USS Gravely.

The USS San Jacinto was operating near the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D Eisenhower in the eastern Mediterranean Sea, where it is conducting flight operations against ISIS targets in Iraq and Syria.

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WNU Editor: The Russians have released a video to explain their side of the story .... still waiting for the U.S. to release theirs.

Previous Post: Russia And The U.S. Continue To Blame Each Other For A 'Naval Confrontation' Two Weeks Ago (June 29, 2016)

More News On Another U.S. - Russian Navy 'Confrontationl' In The Mediterranean

Russian warship made 'unprofessional' maneuver: U.S. official -- Reuters
Russian Frigate Again Harasses U.S. Carrier Strike Group During Flight Operations -- USNI News
Russian Frigate Again Plays Games With US Ships -- Dwefense News
Again, Russian warship in close call with U.S. Navy -- CNN
Russia urges US to stop ‘dangerous activity’ after warship incident in Mediterranean -- TASS
Russian frigate ‘shadowed’ US carrier in recent encounter – Pentagon sources -- RT
The US Navy and Russia: Heading Towards a Crisis in the Mediterranean? -- Dave Majumdar, National Interest

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