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The Ministry of foreign Affairs has responded to claims by the United States Navy on the ice breaker "Ivan Papanin"

"Ivan Papanin" is not a classic icebreaker, and a warship, so the installation of weapons should not cause issues, said in an interview with RIA Novosti Ambassador at large of the MFA of Russia Nikolay Korchunov.

Earlier, the commander of the U.S. Navy in Europe and Africa Admiral James Foggo, speaking about the new Russian ice breaker "Ivan Papanin", noted that it can carry cruise missiles "Caliber" and stressed that this type of missile is not a defensive weapon.

Russian fighter intercepted plane-US spy over the Black sea

The su-27 on-duty air defense forces of the southern military district had to raise in the air to intercept the aircraft over the neutral waters of the Black sea, according to the national defence control centre.

Air target approaching the state border, found the Russian means of control of the airspace.

In the United States the accused in the transfer of Russian military faces 64 years in prison

Arrested on charges of transferring a Russian citizen classified information to the serviceman of the U.S. Navy Charles Briggs could face up to 64 years in prison, said Tuesday RIA Novosti Director of public relations of the Navy's North-East region of Beth Baker.

According to the RIA Novosti news post, in the case of recognition of guilt by the court Briggs in addition to the prison faces a demotion in rank and file to the rank of E-1 (he is now the chief specialist for information systems at the rank of E-7, which corresponds to the rank of chief petty officer), as well as fines and confiscation of property.

The first "Ford" lumpy. Why supervises U.S. Navy remains not combat-ready

The American supervenes a new generation of "Gerald Ford" next problem — recently, the U.S. Navy announced the dismissal of the project by a number of senior professionals. The American media is associated with numerous shortcomings identified during the pilot operation of "floating airfield". The most expensive warship in history, worth nearly $ 13 billion is still not ready for service, although he entered the Navy in may 2017. Why "Gerald Ford" not so lucky — in the material RIA Novosti.

To develop the most powerful aircraft carrier began in the mid-1990s. Laid the ship in 2005. According to the plans of the Navy command, he had to change the first American nuclear aircraft carrier "enterprise", who had served since the early 1960s. Built almost ten years and launched in the fall of 2013. Displacement over 100 thousand tons, "Gerald Ford" — the world's largest surface combat ship.

In the Black sea began exercises Sea Breeze-2020

International exercise Sea Breeze-2020 started in the Black sea, they will be in the new format because of the coronavirus, said on Monday the commander of the naval forces of Ukraine Oleksiy Neiipp.

Earlier, the General staff of Ukraine reported that the multinational exercises with the participation of the armed forces of Ukraine postponed due to the spread of the coronavirus.

The USS Porter will participate in exercises with Ukraine

American missile destroyer Porter ("porter") began its transition in the Black sea to participate in joint exercises with Ukraine Sea Breeze 2020, the press service of the Sixth fleet of the U.S. Navy.

"Missile destroyer USS Porter class "Arleigh Burke" began to move into the Black sea on 19 July 2020 to enhance regional stability at sea, participating in the 20's exercises Sea Breeze 2020, organized by the USA and Ukraine", - said in a statement.

The U.S. Navy declined to name the Russians, who received secret data

The U.S. Navy can't provide information about a Russian citizen, that a soldier of Charles Briggs could pass secret information, and answers to other questions in the case, said on Saturday, RIA Novosti Director of public relations of the Navy's North-East region of Beth Baker.

"No. The only information available is that contained in the accusation," she said in response to a request from RIA Novosti.

In San Diego put out a fire on a U.S. Navy ship

Fire on the amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) U.S. Navy in San Diego was extinguished after four days, said Thursday the official representative of command of the U.S. Pacific fleet, rear Admiral Philip Sobek.

"Now, in the end, I can say that we put out the fire," said Sobek at a press conference that was broadcast on social networks for the U.S. forces.

Venezuela has said it is provoked by the American destroyer

The Venezuelan foreign Ministry urged to condemn the statements of the U.S. southern command about the excessive control of the Venezuelan waters and called provocation maneuvers of the missile destroyer "Pinckney" in their adjacent waters.

"The Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela refers to the national and international community to condemn shameful statements by the southern command of the United States of America, which indicated that Venezuela was undergoing "excessive control" over their jurisdictional waters, while the warship USS Pinckney (DDG-91) was the tree in our contiguous zone at a distance of 16.1 nautical miles from the coast of Venezuela," - said in a statement the foreign Ministry Jorge Arreaza on Twitter.

Over the Barents and Black seas found spy planes of NATO

In the skies over the Barents and Black seas on Tuesday was discovered by aircraft reconnaissance Norway and the USA, climbed to intercept Russian fighter jets, according to the National control centre defense of the Russian Federation.

"The fourteenth of July, the Russian means of control of air space over the Barents and Black seas has been detected aerial target flying in the direction of the state border of the Russian Federation", - stated in the message.

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