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December 13, 2015

The crew of the Russian “Smetlivy” destroyer was forced to use firearms on Sunday to prevent a collision with a Turkish seiner vessel in the northern part of the Aegean Sea, according to Russia’s Ministry of Defense.

“On the 13 December 2015 the crew of the Russian patrol ship “Smetlivy” prevented a collision with a Turkish seiner vessel 22 kilometers [13.6 miles] from the Greek island of Limnos in the northern part of the Aegean Sea,” Russia’s Defense Ministry statement reads.

Read more: http://sputniknews.com/military/20151213/1031680448/russian-frigate-collision-turkey.html#ixzz3uCvIuBb6

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