A ship of the Royal Navy great Britain HMS Sutherland will be accompanied by two Russian warships through the English channel. This is stated in the message published on the website of the British Ministry of defense, reports “Gordon”. By the shores of the UK have to pass Russian ships “Savvy” and “Courageous”, as well as escort ships – a tanker and a tug.
It is reported that the Russian ships were discovered on the morning of 14 April, when they sailed in the North sea in the Strait of Pas-de-Calais. “A frigate of the Royal Navy great Britain HMS Sutherland today accompanied by two Russian warships are expected to sail tonight across the channel”, – stated in the message.
“HMS Sutherland will carefully keep track of these Russian ships as they pass near British waters. The Royal Navy maintains vigilance and is always ready to ensure the security of the UK”, – said the Minister of defense Michael Fallon.
Recall that in January last year, British military aircraft and warships, the composition with one of the best frigates in the world, was accompanied in the English channel the heavy aircraft-carrying cruiser of the Russian Navy “Admiral Kuznetsov” , which was returning from the conflict zone in Syria.