Thursday, February 16, 2017

Russian Spy Ship Still Off The Eastern Coast Near Critical U.S. Naval Bases

CNN: Russian spy ship lurks off Connecticut coast

Washington (CNN)A Russian spy ship sits 30 miles off the coast of Connecticut, a US defense official told CNN, while an armed Russian warplane recently carried out a "mock attack" against a US ship.

This is the farthest north the Russian spy vessel has ever ventured, according to US defense official.

CNN reported that the Leonov, which conducted similar patrols in 2014 and 2015, was off the coast of Delaware Wednesday, but typically it only travels as far as Virginia.

The ship is based with Russia's northern fleet on the North Sea but had stopped over in Cuba before conducting its patrol along the Atlantic Coast and is expected to return there following its latest mission.

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WNU Editor: They are just fishing for tuna.

Russian Spy Ship Still Off The Eastern Coast Near Critical U.S. Naval Bases

Russian spy ship no longer 30 miles from Groton submarine base, spotted near Virginia base -- AP
Russian spy ship spotted near Virginia -- FOX News
Russian Spy Ship Spotted off Connecticut Coast Heads South -- NBC
Report: Spy Ship Leaves Waters Off Connecticut Coast -- Hartford Courant
Russian spy ship spotted off coast of Virginia -- Virginia Pilot
Lawmakers sound alarm over Russian spy ship patrolling off U.S. East Coast -- CBS
Russia Spy Ship Viktor Leonov’s Presence Off US Coast Not A ‘Direct Threat’ Amid Escalating Tensions Between Moscow, Washington -- IBTimes
Up close and personal: Russian spy ship skims edge of US waters near sub base -- Ars Technica
Why you shouldn't freak out about the Russian spy ship loitering outside a US Navy base -- Alex Lockie, Business Insider

1 comment:

Jay Farquharson said...

BTW, Emptywheel has noted that they are not "loitering" off USN Bases,

They are "loitering" off the Russian Spy Compounds that Obama ordered emptied.