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US Navy insists destroyer was on ‘routine' mission after Russia summons military attache over Sea of Japan incident

1 month ago   |   By RT

Responding to Moscow's protests over the approach of USS Chaffee to Russian territorial waters, the US Pacific Fleet called the Russian account ‘false' and said its guided missile destroyer did nothing wrong.
The Russian Defense Ministry said on Friday that it had summoned the US military attache in Moscow to protest the incident earlier in the day, when a Russian vessel had to warn off the US Arleigh Burke-class destroyer in the Peter the Great Bay near Vladivostok.
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Russia says it pushed US destroyer from area near its waters

Russia says it pushed US destroyer from area near its waters

1 month ago   |   By My Sanantonio

MOSCOW - Russia's Defense Ministry said a Russian warship on Friday prevented a U.S. Navy destroyer from what it described as an attempt to intrude into Russia's territorial waters in the Sea of Japan.
Hours later, U.S. Indo-Pacific Command called the Russian statement false and said the ships' interaction was “safe and professional.”
The incident came as Russia and China conducted joint naval drills in the area, and followed other dangerously close encounters involving Russian and Western warships. It appears to reflect Moscow's intention to raise the stakes in deterring the U.S. and its...
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Russian video shows a close encounter between US and Russian warships in the Pacific

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

US Navy destroyer Chafee seen from Russian destroyer Admiral Tributs in the Sea of Japan near Russian territorial waters, on October 15, 2021.
Russian Ministry of Defense
Russia said Friday one of its ships drove a US Navy ship away from Russian waters in the Pacific.
The incident occurred in the Sea of Japan, where the US has challenged Russian maritime claims before.
The incident Friday came as Russia and China conducted a joint naval exercise in the same area.
Russia's Ministry of Defense on Friday released video of a close encounter between Russian and US warships in the Sea of Japan...
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