British destroyer escorts a group of Russian ships in the English channel
Accompanied by a British destroyer off the coast of great Britain a group of Russian military ships passing through the English channel, said the press service of the Navy of the United Kingdom.
before the press service of the Northern fleet said that the Russian detachment of ships led by the frigate "Admiral Gorshkov" started to pass the English channel.
The Defender ship watching the Russian group and its actions during the passage close to British territorial waters, according to a received Last news the press-service.
Captain of the British destroyer Richard Hewitt said that his team, together with colleagues on the NATO will continue to monitor the Russian ships.
"We are working with colleagues will continue to escort the Russian ships in international waters off our shores, to ensure that during the movement (Russian ships) in compliance with all protocols" - are reported words of the captain.
Defender sailed from the port of Newcastle on 2 March and arrived in the territory yesterday of the passing of the Russian group.
part of the Russian team, except for the "Admiral Gorshkov" includes tug " Nikolay Chiker ", support vessel "Elbrus" and the tanker " Kama ". Defender will continue to escort the Russian ships until they are clear of the English channel this week.