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ASW Destroyer "Smetlivy" Project 61M / Kashin Mod class

ASW Destroyer “Smetlivy” Project 61M / Kashin Mod class

 

Express.co.uk by Joey Millar

A Russian warship fired a warning shot at a Turkish ship in the Aegean Sea this morning, raising tensions further between the two nations.

Russian military ships during an exercise in the Pacific Ocean Russia said the shots were fired at a Turkish shipping vessel in order to avoid a collision. They said in a statement that the Turkish boat had approached to 600m. The Russian ship had been unable to make radio contact and the Turkish vessel did not respond to flares or visual signals. After the Russian “guard ship” Smetlivy fired warning shots, the Turkish ship […]