Sunday, July 25, 2021
Russian Sailors silhouette Sevastopol

Putin Authorizes Attacks On Royal Navy

by Andrey Ostroukh  (Reuters) The Russian navy can detect any enemy and launch an “unpreventable strike” if needed, President Vladimir Putin said on Sunday, weeks after a UK warship angered Moscow by...

July 25, 2021
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Wednesday, July 14, 2021

Russia Warns Britain: Sail Near Crimea Again and Your Sailors Will Get Hurt

MOSCOW, July 14 (Reuters) – A senior Russian security official warned Britain on Wednesday not to sail its warships near Russian-annexed Crimea again unless it wanted its sailors to get...

July 14, 2021
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Monday, June 28, 2021
British Royal Navy Ship Trent

Offshore Crimea – NATO to Start Black Sea Naval Drill

By Pavel Polityuk (Reuters) – Ukraine and the United States will start a military exercise involving more than 30 countries in the Black Sea and southern Ukraine on Monday, despite...

June 28, 2021
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Thursday, June 24, 2021

Did Russia Try To Bomb A Royal Navy Ship?

Moscow said it fired warning shots and dropped bombs in the path of the British destroyer HMS Defender. Are the claims true? By Guy Faulconbridge (Reuters) Russia accused Britain on...

June 24, 2021
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Wednesday, June 23, 2021

Russia Says It Fired Warning Shots at British Destroyer Off Crimea

By Maria Kiselyova and Andrew MacAskill MOSCOW/LONDON, June 23 (Reuters) – Russia said on Wednesday it had fired warning shots and dropped bombs in the path of a British warship...

June 23, 2021
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Tuesday, May 6, 2014
Icebreakers Healy And Renda
Maritime News

Crimea, Climate Change, and U.S.-Russian Relations: A Perfect Storm

By Anthony Russell As Russian forces took Crimea in late February, commentators repeatedly emphasized the Ukrainian peninsula’s strategic importance as a warm-water port. Meanwhile, the rapidly growing importance of Arctic...

May 6, 2014
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Monday, March 17, 2014
Maritime News

West Imposes Russian Sanctions After Crimea Votes to Secede

The U.S. and the European Union imposed sanctions on Russia in their worst dispute since the Cold War after a vote paved the way for President Vladimir Putin to annex Crimea from Ukraine.

March 17, 2014
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