A Russian Pacific Fleet warship approached an American destroyer just 60 meters away. The US destroyer was seen as threatening to violate Russia’s maritime boundary in the Sea of Japan on Friday (10/15/2021).
The Russian Ministry of Defense (Kemhan) immediately issued a statement saying, “Today, 15 October at approximately 17:00 local time, the destroyer USS Chafee, which has been operating in the Sea of Japan for several days, approached territorial waters of Russian Attempts were made to cross the borders of the Union and of the country.”
According to the Russian Defense Ministry, Admiral Tributes, a large Udaloy-class anti-submarine ship (classified by NATO as a destroyer), approached the American battleship.
After several warnings, the Russian battleship began to push the rowdy ship away from Russian waters.
The Russian military further insisted that Chafe’s crew had been informed that they were planning to move through the area closed to foreign ships due to the Russian-Chinese artillery drill “Maritime Interaction-2021” conducted in the area between 14 October. Were trying to. and 17.
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