U.S. Navy/Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Justin Stumberg / REUTERS
Ukraine sent on a joint U.S. military exercise “armored fishing boat”. To such conclusion came Chinese edition Sohu.
Journalists have noticed that in the Black sea near the American destroyer was the Ukrainian artillery boat, none of the characteristics are not superior. “The Ukrainian command ship is comparable to a fishing boat. It’s still trying to scare Russia?”, — ridiculed publishing situation.
1 to July 12, hosted NATO exercises Sea Breeze-2019. In the maneuvers involved 19 countries, 32 of the ship and about a thousand personnel of the marine corps. The Russian foreign Ministry called their conduct “dangerous idea”.
Simultaneously with the Sea Breeze, the Russian military has also conducted planned exercises in the Black sea. The event involved about 10 ships, including large landing ships “Azov” and “Caesar Kunikov”. The crew practiced maneuvers and complex systems.
On 7 July the President of Ukraine Vladimir Zelensky called on international partners to assist in the modernization of the fleet. “Our common goal is a strong, equipped with modern ships, weapons and equipment of the Navy”, he said.
Video, photo All from Russia.