Daily Mail: Putin taunts Britain again: Two Russian warships are escorted through English Channel by Royal Navy amid escalating global tension
* Two Russian warships were spotted sailing through the North Sea this morning, Ministry of Defence confirms
* They will continue through the English Channel but it is not clear what their final destination will be
* Top military officer warned that there is now more Russian naval activity in Europe than in the Cold War
* Tensions between Britain and Russia are severely heightened after Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson cancelled a trip to Moscow over
* Putin's support for Syria following a chemical attack which killed 87 civilians
The Royal Navy will escort two Russian warships through the English Channel tonight after they were spotted sailing through the North Sea towards Dover today.
Royal Navy frigate HMS Sutherland located the two ships in the early hours of this morning.
The Ministry of Defence published photographs of the ships today and said Royal Navy sailors will be keeping watch on their every movement by using state-of-the-art radars to track their course and speed.
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