Russian senator says U.S. warship in Black Sea should keep its distance

The U.S. Navy Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Donald Cook, part of the U.S. 6th Fleet, transits the Bosphorus Strait while en route to the Black Sea in Istanbul, Turkey January 19, 2019. U.S. Navy/Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Ford Williams/Handout via REUTERS

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Visits to the Black Sea by U.S. warships have nothing to do with U.S. security and are motivated by domestic politics, prominent Russian senator Alexei Pushkov said on Sunday, warning they should stay away from the Russian coast. The U.S. guided-missile destroyer Donald Cook began moving towards the Black Sea on Saturday, […]

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