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U.S. Navy denies Russian warship forced its destroyer out of disputed Pacific waters- Updated | The Drive, US & World Report News

U.S. Navy denies Russian warship forced its destroyer out of disputed Pacific waters- Updated | The Drive, US & World Report News

Russia’s Udaloy class destroyer Admiral Vinogradov has been involved with multiple near-collisions in the past, and is now claiming they threatened to use a “ramming maneuver” on a US destroyer. The U.S. 7th Fleet has confirmed that the USS John S. McCain was conducting a Freedom of Navigation Patrol in the area, but says they were not forced to leave. The Russian Ministry of Defense has stated that the incident occurred in the Peter the Great Gulf. Now, Russia has lodged an official protest with the United States over the event.

Source: https://www.thedrive.com/the-war-zone/37805/navy-denies-a-russian-warship-forced-one-of-its-destroyers-out-of-disputed-pacific-waters

Source: https://www.usnews.com/news/world/articles/2020-11-27/russia-lodges-official-protest-with-us-over-naval-incident

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