Upsurge in Russian units transit UK waters


Moscow: A new threat is posed by Russia to internet cables under the water to Britain due the warship shadow casted through the North Korean Sea on Christmas Day, the Royal Navy revealed on December 26, 2017.

Reports stated, “HMS St Albans was sent on Saturday to keep watch on the new Russian warship Admiral Gorshkov as it passed close to UK territorial waters.”

It had been reported that Escort Admiral Gorshkov said, “A British frigate shadowed a Russian warship through the North Sea near UK waters on Christmas Day.

“HMS St Albans monitored our activity in areas of national interes.”

Russian media reported that Admiral Gorshkov, was a new guided-missile frigate, who still undergoing trials.

It was told that the Russian ship was tracked.

“I will not hesitate in defending our waters or tolerate any form of aggression,” Defence Secretary of Russia said, “Britain will never be intimidated when it comes to protecting our country, our people, and our national interests.”

Earlier that month, Sir Stuart Peach said, “The need of an hour is to protect lines of communication under the seabed.”

Furthermore, the UK Ministry of Defence released photos of HMS St Albans crew during the tracking operation.















Reporter: Syeda Faiza Bukhari

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